Made in America
Nine Inch Nails headlined the second night of Made In America, filling the “rock legend” slot occupied by Pearl Jam at last year’s festival.
Staying hydrated and avoiding the rowdy crowds is a main concern at this years ‘Made In America’ concert.
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.
Screams were drowned out only by the music, as crowds soaked up sun along the Ben Franklin Parkway.
Last year, residents close to the concert complained about the noise, the traffic and the people, and this year neighbors hope those won’t be as big of a concern this time around.
One local educator wants the performers at this weekend’s Made in America festival to pitch-in to help Philadelphia’s cash-strapped schools system.
As “Made in America” is set to bring thousands to the Parkway over the holiday weekend, Gail Harrity, CEO of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, has a simple message: the museum is open for business.
Less than three weeks before the second “Made In America” concert on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, promoters and the city have yet to sign a contract — and residents near the venue are worried about repeats of last year’s headaches.
City Council members are worried that this summer’s second Made in America concert on the Ben Franklin Parkway will result in major damage to a nearby ball field. The Nutter Administration says not to worry.
Chris talks to Senator Pat Toomey about his compromise with Democrats for background checks on gun purchases and Senator Paul Ryan about President Obama’s latest budget proposal. He also talks to Tim Goeglein from Focus on the Family about the latest trends on abortion and out-of-wedlock births.
The concert is scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 31st and Sunday, September 1st on the Ben Franklin Parkway.
You’ve got 99 problems, but wondering whether or not Jay-Z’s ‘Made in America’ Festival is going to return isn’t one.
Chris discusses the fallout on Sixers owner Marc Leder after a video surfaced of Mitt Romney speaking at fundraiser he hosted. He talks to Dom Giordano about a town hall event he hosted with Governor Tom Corbett that was interrupted last night and Senator Pat Toomey to analyze the state of the presidential election so far.
Eyewitness News has obtained a copy of the Made in America contract between Live Nation and Philadelphia from the Controller’s Office.
The remnants of the Made in America Music Festival are still very visible. What remains to be seen is how many taxpayer dollars were spent to bring the concert to Philadelphia.