Pearl Jam, Skrillex to perform at Philly festival
FILE - In this May 14, 2012 file photo, entertainer Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter smiles in between interviews, after a news conference at Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia. Pearl Jam, Skrillex, D'Angelo and more performers will take the stage at the Jay-Z-curated “Budweiser Made in America” music festival in Philadelphia this September. The festival will feature 28 acts at Philadelphia's Fairmount Park on Sept 1. and Sept. 2, which is Labor Day weekend. Tickets for the two-day festival go on sale Wednesday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, file)
NEW YORK (AP) — Pearl Jam, Skrillex and D'Angelo are among the performers scheduled to take the stage at the Made In America music festival Jay-Z is curating in Philadelphia in September.
Jay-Z will also perform, as will Janelle Monae, Passion Pit, Odd Future, Santigold, Afrojack, Calvin Harris and Rick Ross and his Maybach Music group.
The festival will feature 28 acts over Labor Day weekend. Tickets for the two-day festival are to go on sale Wednesday.
Jay-Z announced plans for the event last week atop the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Proceeds will benefit the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey.
More performers will be announced later.