Made in America festival returning to Philadelphia this summer

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Jay-Z with Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter in 2012. Credit: Rikard Larma/Metro

The Budweiser Made in America concert, which last year drew nearly 75,000 fans to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, is returning this Labor Day weekend, a spokesman with Live Nation has confirmed.

He said more information is expected to be announced Wednesday.

Last year’s two-day concert was headlined by Pearl Jam and curator Jay-Z, and featured surprise guests like a Run DMC mini-reunion.

Jay-Z released a promotional video on YouTube on Monday announcing the concert’s return, as first reported by City Paper.

“Returning to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, PA Labor Day weekend (8/31 – 9/1),” he wrote. “Line Up to be revealed on Spotify 4/10.”


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