Made in America
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.
As stages and equipment from the Made in America music festival are packed up, the open areas around the Art Museum have taken a beating.
Chris gets ready for the start of the Democratic National Convention with Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on a special Tuesday edition of the Monday Morning Matchup. He also talks to CBS 3’s Chris May in Charlotte covering the convention all week, reviews the Made in America concert from the weekend and chats with Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel.
Throughout day two of the Made In America festival, fans had eyes peeled for the event’s spokesman and headliner, Jay-Z.
Day one of Jay-Z’s Made In America Festival seemed like a huge success despite overcrowding, and long lines for bathrooms, beer and pretty much anything else. On the plus side, it was probably the most racially integrated summer festival yet, and therefore was more of a microcosm of America than most festivals. It’s hard to imagine anyone other than Jay-Z pulling such a diverse audience, or creating such a diverse bill.
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.
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.
The two-day music festival is taking over the parkway and putting Philadelphia at the center of the music universe.
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.