The wait is finally over and the lineup for one of the world’s most anticipated summer festivals is finally here. This summer, Kings of Leon will headline Philadelphia, and City and Colour, The National, AWOLNATION, Spoon, Kongos, Mayer Hawthorne will also be featured rock acts in the City of Brotherly Love. Also set for Philly are co-headliner Kanye West alongside Pharrell Williams, Steve Aoki, Tiesto, J. Cole, Girl Talk, and many more. Kings of Leon’s Mechanical Bull and City and Colour’s The Hurry and The Harm were both ranked in TheRockRevival.com’s Top 50 Albums of 2013. For the last two years, Budweiser Made In America Festival has taken place over Labor Day Weekend on the Ben Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, PA. This year, the festival will expand to a bi-coastal bash with Los Angeles serving as Philadelphia’s counterpart. Made In America will premiere in LA simultaneously with the Philadelphia show on August 30-August 31. The Los Angeles lineup drops later today at 3pm ET/12pm PT.
Curated by Jay Z, the Budweiser/LiveNation event has grown to one of the world’s premiere music festivals in just two years. In the past, the festival has boasted some of the best musical talent in the world, including top-tier rock acts like Nine Inch Nails, Pearl Jam, Queens of the Stone Age, Imagine Dragons, The Hives, The Gaslight Anthem, Phoenix, Gary Clark Jr., Fitz and The Tantrums, Walk The Moon, and more. Early-bird tickets for the 2014 installment are on sale now via www.madeinamericafest.com. – by Matt Bishop (@The_MattBishop)