Pearl Jam, Maybach Music Group To Headline Jay-Z’s Upcoming Made In America Festival

By Allen Starbury  |  05/22/2012

Jay-ZA week after announcing the upcoming two-day music festival, dubbed the Budweiser Made in America Festival, Jay-Z reveals the line-up he curated, showing his eclectic taste in music with the announcement of the headliners and supporting acts.

During the Philadelphia festival, going down at Benjamin Franklin Parkway on September 1 and 2, Jay will share headlining duties with Pearl Jam, as well as Grammy-winning EDM star Skrillex, Odd Future and the Maybach Music Group featuring Rick Ross, Wale and Meek Mill.

Other performers include Afrojack, Calvin Harris, Passion Pit, Santigold, D'Angelo, Miike Snow, Dirty Projectors, X, Janelle Monae, Prince Royce, Rita Ora, the Knocks and a DJ set by Savoy.

The festival will also feature the long-awaited live return of R&B singer D'Angelo and Pearl Jam's appearance will be one of the band's only U.S. dates this year.

Tickets for the show go on sale on Wednesday (May 23) and more acts will be announced soon.

Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit United Way Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey.