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Made In America Festival - Preparation

Philly Celebrates Made In America Festival On The Parkway

Organizers are expecting 50,000 people to fill the Ben Franklin Parkway each day Saturday and Sunday.

09/01/2012

Ron Howard

Jay-Z, Ron Howard Spotted Before ‘Made In America’ Festival

An estimated crowd of 50,000 will be on the Parkway Saturday. Many will be there to see one man, Jay-Z, who made a brief public appearance Friday night.

08/31/2012

(Stage construction for Jay-Z's "Made in America" concert in 2012.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Final Preparations Underway For Made In America Festival

More than a hundred stage hands have been working for the past several days to assemble two stages and VIP tents in preparation for Jay-Z’s Labor Day weekend event.

08/31/2012

(Credit: Jim Melwert)

Local United Way To Benefit From Made In America Festival

This weekend’s “Made in America” concert on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia could translate into some big dollars for the local United Way.

08/31/2012

Rapper Jay-Z. (credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Your Guide To Philadelphia’s ‘Made In America’ Festival

This Labor Day weekend, Jay-Z and Budweiser’s Made In America Music Festival will take over Fairmount Park right here in Philadelphia! Here’s your guide to the two-day event.

08/30/2012

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‘Made In America’ Artists With Philadelphia Connections

The event aims to “embody the American spirit,” but many of the performers also embody Philadelphia’s spirit.

08/30/2012

file photo of Jay-Z (credit: Jason Squires/Getty Images)

Full Schedule For This Weekend’s ‘Made In America’ Festival Released

Eyewitness News has learned the full schedule for Labor Day weekend’s “Made in America” Festival.

08/29/2012

Stigall Show Log 8.28.12

Chris reviews Chris Christie’s Keynote speech from the Republican National Convention with Breitbart TV’s Larry O’Connor and reporter Bob Ingle. He also talks to Senator James Inhofe from Oaklahoma and Staples founder Tom Stenberg.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/29/2012

Ben Franklin Parkway (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

As Parkway Transformed Into Concert Venue, Mayor Nutter Reassures City On Safety And Crowd Control

“This is a big thing, and we can do big things. We’ve done big things in the past,” said Mayor Michael Nutter on Tuesday, as he assured the public that the city is prepared for the concert.

08/28/2012

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter. (credit: John McDevitt)

Nutter: Made In America Music Fest A Cost-Sharing Event

It may be weeks until the city knows how much it will cost to put on this weekend’s Made In America Music festival along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

08/28/2012

(Stage construction for Jay-Z's "Made in America" concert in 2012.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Streets Closed, Museums Open During Jay Z’s Music Festival

The two-day Made in America music festival is this weekend. There will be a number of streets that will be closed but opened will be the museums, with one exception.

08/27/2012

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Philly Gets Ready To Host “Made In America Festival”

The city where America was made is gearing up for rapper Jay-Z’s “Made In America” music festival, which officials estimate will attract 100,000 fans to Philadelphia over Labor Day weekend.

08/24/2012

Jay-Z in Philadelphia to announce massive music festival coming to the City of Brotherly Love this fall.

New Details On The Labor Day Weekend ‘Made In America Festival’

New details have been released on the “Made In America Festival” set to take place in Philadelphia over Labor Day weekend.

08/20/2012

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Top Upcoming Summer Concerts In Philadelphia

This summer promises a series of musical events in every genre, from multi-day festivals to one-night shows.

07/26/2012

file photo of Jay-Z (credit: Jason Squires/Getty Images)

Jay-Z’s Music Festival Will Have Minimal Impact On Center City Hotel Bookings

It’s a little more than six weeks before Jay-Z’s “Made in America” two-day music festival arrives in Philadelphia. Huge crowds are expected, but hotels in Center City are not expecting to benefit much.

07/19/2012

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