Concert production company “Live Nation” says it will transform the abandoned Ajax Metal Company building into what executive Don Gastion calls its “best venue in the country.”
A half-dozen bands, many of them local, are headlined this year as Penn’s Landing hosts a jam-packed day of music this Memorial Day weekend.
An unnamed ‘charitable foundation’ has pledged a willingness to buy the historic Boyd Theater, with the intent of preserving the old movie palace.
You’ll probably have to deal with shaky video, plus a sound track of fans screaming and singing along, but it’s a growing trend.
The CBS Radio stations in Philadelphia and concert promoter Live Nation are joining forces to raise money for the American Red Cross fund for “Superstorm Sandy” victims.
How soon? “Very shortly is, literally, very shortly,” the mayor says.
Eyewitness News has obtained a copy of the Made in America contract between Live Nation and Philadelphia from the Controller’s Office.
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.
Jeff Gordon with Live Nation says about 6,000 people are expected to attend. “The line-up this year includes Nas, Wiz Khalifa, and of course the legendary Grammy Award winning The Roots.”