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Monday
May142012

Jay-Z Announces ‘Made in America’ Music Festival

Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) -- On the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art made famous by Rocky, Jay-Z took the stage Monday and announced a two-day music festival that will take place over Labor Day weekend in the City of Brotherly Love.

“It’s going to be a great day in Philly,” Jay-Z said.

The festival will be held on Sept. 1 and Sept. 2 in Fairmount Park and feature nearly 30 acts on three stages. The acts will include rap, rock, R&B, Latin and dance performers “that embody the American spirit.” Jay-Z said that about 70 percent of the acts have been confirmed.

Tickets for the “Budweiser Made in America” festival which will benefit the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey go on sale May 23.

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Tuesday
Feb152011

Arcade Fire, The Strokes, Black Keys Headlining Bonnaroo Festival

Photo Courtesy - Getty Images(MANCHESTER, Tenn.) -- If you make your way down to Manchester, Tenn., for the Bonnaroo festival this year, your headliners will be Arcade Fire, The Strokes, The Black Keys, Eminem, Lil' Wayne, Robert Plant, Gregg Allman and Widespread Panic.

The festival, which runs from June 9-12, will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year.

Other artists performing include The Decemberists, Mumford & Sons, Ray Lamontagne, Primus, Florence & The Machine and a reunited Buffalo Springfield.  Original members Neil Young, Stephen Stills and Richie Furay will make Bonnaroo their only festival appearance on their reunion tour.

Tickets for the event go on sale this Saturday, Feb. 19 at Bonnaroo's website and at Bonnaroo.com.

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