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Made In America Festival

(UNMADE IN AMERICA.   Workers dismantle one of the stages used in the "Made in America" music festival.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

As ‘Made in America’ Festival Packs Up, Nearby Residents Give Thumbs Up

On Tuesday, crews of cleaners used leaf blowers to round up the debris along the parkway as laborers took apart the four performance stages.

09/03/2013

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Beyoncé, Imagine Dragons Highlight ‘Made In America’ Day 1

Beyoncé didn’t headline the first night of the Made In America festival as much as the Mrs. Carter World Tour made a stop in Philadelphia. In an hour and a half she went through no less than 7 costumes, performed 17 songs and showed 7 short films.

09/01/2013

(The mainstage for "Made in America" nears completion on the Ben Franklin Parkway.  Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Final Preparations Underway For Weekend ‘Made in America’ Music Fest

There are four performance areas, and the main stage looks just about ready.

08/30/2013

2 Chainz performs during Lollapalooza 2013 at Grant Park on August 4, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Rapper Slated To Perform At Made In America Arrested In Oklahoma

Eleven people, including 2 Chainz, were arrested Thursday after refusing to get off the bus for about nine hours following the traffic stop.

08/29/2013

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

‘Made In America’ Fest, With Jay-Z, Returning For 2nd Year To Ben Franklin Parkway

Last year’s two-day “Made in America” festival during the Labor Day weekend drew thousands, and according to city officials provided a big boost to the local economy with hotel and restaurant bookings.

04/08/2013

(Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Mayor Nutter’s Office Releases Cost Of Made In America Festival

The total cost of the Made in America concert is now available from Mayor Nutter’s office, and it looks like taxpayers came out on top.

09/19/2012

(Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter speaks with reporters in City Hall.  File photo by Mike Dunn)

Nutter Says City’s Cost For Jay-Z Fest Will Be Revealed ‘Very Shortly’

How soon? “Very shortly is, literally, very shortly,” the mayor says.

09/18/2012

(Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Philadelphia Image Sees Little Short-Term Boost From ‘Made in America’ Fest

One national media watcher says the impact of the two-day concert was actually not very big for Philadelphia’s image — though that could change later.

09/04/2012

Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam/photo credit: Maria Ives

Pearl Jam Brings Politics, Jay-Z, To The Stage At Made In America Day Two

Throughout day two of the Made In America festival, fans had eyes peeled for the event’s spokesman and headliner, Jay-Z.

09/03/2012

Last year's Made in America Day 1 (Credit: Melony Roy)

Made In America Shines Positive Light On Philadelphia

The Ben Franklin Parkway is the focus of the music world this weekend as Jay-Z and friends rock the Art Museum steps with Made in America.

09/01/2012

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Security Issues Surface Hours Before Made In America Festival

In the first-of-its-kind Made in America Music Festival up to 50,000 people packed the Ben Franklin Parkway, but over the last 24 hours, police have scaled back the number of officers.

09/01/2012

Made In America - Day 1

Made In America Festival Underway

The two-day music festival is taking over the parkway and putting Philadelphia at the center of the music universe.

09/01/2012

Made In America Festival - Preparation

Possible Positive Economic Impact From Made In America

The true economic impact of the Made In America concert won’t be known for a few weeks, but the concert is already proving profitable for hotels in the city.

09/01/2012

Jay-Z

‘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

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

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