A thrilled Bill Clinton meandered around the Made in America festival grounds on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Sunday, stopping to chat and take photos with fans and looking just about as happy as when he got to play with balloons at the Democratic National Convention in July. Read more »
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory @ Venice Island in Manayunk
Pay tribute to Gene Wilder by watching one of his most beloved performances on the big screen at Venice Island Performing Arts Recreation Center. Read more »
Lyft will be offering free rides home this weekend for attendees of Budweiser’s two-day Made in America Festival at Benjamin Franklin Parkway on September 3rd and 4th.
New and existing users will be able to get 2 free rides of up to $10. The ridesharing company says the code will be available onsite and via a push notification within the app.
Beta Hi-Fi Emerging Music Festival @ World Café Live | August 30 to September 1
The three-day Beta Hi-Fi fest is a showcase of up-and-coming musicians, with a local focus and a different lineup each night. On the bill are Layne (singer Layne Putnam and drummer Alex Rosca), Matthew Green, Joseph Alton Miller, Community Center, E. Joseph and the Sparrows, The Real Feel and New Shields.
Rihanna and Coldplay will headline the fifth annual Made in America Festival on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
The lineup was announced earlier this afternoon. Set times have not been announced, but since the first festival there is a “rock” headliner one night and a “hip-hop/R&B” headliner the other. Read more »
He’s got 99 problems, and apparently getting an on-stage seat for his wife’s Made in America concert was one.
It looks like Jay Z took matters into his own hands at this past Saturday’s Made in America bash by joining the massive crowd gathered along the Parkway to see Beyonce perform live. He’s seen here jamming out to the Queen wearing a gray hoodie next to Nick Jonas, of all people.
Unless you’ve been hiding under a huge Made in America rock, you most likely know that Beyonce herself made audiences “bow down” during Saturday night’s Made in America festivities. The Queen herself posted some amazing shots on her Instagram account of her Philly appearance, and, of course, so did her loyal fans. We rounded up ten of our favorite booylicious posts that show Beyonce in action in front of our iconic Art Museum.
@Beyonce #MadeinAmerica . #KimKardashian #Beyonce #NorthWest #BlueIvy #beyonce #beyonceknowles #beyonceknowlescarter #knowles #mrscarter #queenyonce #kingbey #blueivycarter #jayz #jayonce #thecarters #look #love #solangeknowles #tinaknowles #sisters #hot #sexy #diva #rebel #loyal #beautiful #beauty A photo posted by Beyonce Perfection (@thebeyoncesworld) on
Center City will be a mess this weekend, with thousands of revelers heading to the Parkway for the 2015 Made in America Festival, which takes place on Saturday and Sunday. To keep things running as smoothly as possible, SEPTA has announced it will increase train and rail service throughout the weekend. They’ve also released information about any interrupted routes so you don’t get on a detoured bus.
Beyoncé will headline one night of the fourth-annual Made in America Festival. R&B artist The Weeknd will headline the other. It is Beyoncé’s second time headlining a night at the festival; she previously closed out the first night in 2013.
Other artists on the bill include De La Soul, Axwell & Ingrosso, J. Cole, Bassnectar, Modest Mouse, Death Cab for Cutie, Banks, Meek Mill, Big Sean, Future, Santigold, Nick Jonas, Matric, A-Trak and DJ Mustard. Philly’s own Creepoid is also playing the show. Read more »