“BUDWEISER MADE IN AMERICA”
ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF
THE TIDAL STAGE
The TIDAL Stage to Feature TIDAL Rising AND
TIDAL Discovery Artists
The “Budweiser Made In America,” concert will benefit United Ways in Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and Lancaster County, PA. A primary goal of this music festival is to have a positive impact on the communities involved and the money raised will be invested into these communities to positively impact the education, income and health of the most vulnerable and most needy citizens in these regions. The money raised from last year’s “Budweiser Made In America” festival allowed the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey to invest more than $300,000 into education and talent development initiatives, to enhance cradle-to-career education, equpping individuals with the job skills and training they need to secure a family-sustaining income. The festival also enabled United Way of Lancaster County to invest an additional $100,000 in programs and services in education, financial stability and health.
WHEN: Saturday, September 5, 2015 and Sunday, September 6, 2015
WHERE: Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, PA
THE TIDAL STAGE LINE-UP:
Lili K: Hailing from Chicago, IL, classically trained vocalist Lili K was featured on Rolling Stone‘s “Best of 2013” list and received praise for her feature work with Chance the Rapper and Vic Mensa.
Bizzy Crook: The Miami hip-hop artist draws his inspiration from Jadakiss, DMX, Ludacris and more. He has already been featured in XXL magazine and on BET.
Bass Drum Of Death: From Oxford, MS, this rock group’s music has been featured in MLB2K12 and in the film “Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance.” Their latest album is entitled Rip This.
Sarah Jaffe: This Denton, TX singer-songwriter just released her first EP entitled Even Born Again, and has received rave reviews from Rolling Stone, NPR and The Dallas Observer. She has previously toured with Norah Jones, Lou Barlow and Chelsea Wolfe.
Mike Floss: The Tennessee native is rapidly expanding his audience with his last two releases For The Rebels 1 & 2, that were recognized by Nashville Scene as Mixtape and Hip Hop Album Of The Year respectively. He has opened for Pusha T, Wale, Stalley and Yo Gotti, among others.
Tanlines: This rock duo draws from every genre including pop, dance and world music. The Brooklyn natives comprised of percussionist Jesse Cohen and guitarist and vocalist Eric Emm, released their debut album Mixed Emotions in 2012 and reached a top position on Billboard‘s “Heat Seekers Charts.”
Twin Peaks: The rock band recorded their debut album in 2012 and their newest release Wild Onion in 2014. Their sound is influenced by acts such as The Strokes and Ty Segall.
Hippo Campus: Gearing up for their tour in early 2016, the group from Woodbury, MN, recently released their album Bashful Creatures online, CD and vinyl.
Bully: Currently touring the US, this Nashville-based group recently released their album Feels Like this year.
Tickets can be purchased at www.livenation.com
For the latest on the “Budweiser Made In America” festival, visit: www.madeinamericafest.com
About Shawn “JAY Z” Carter
Since 1996, 21-time GRAMMY award-winner, Shawn “JAY Z” Carter has been a dominant force in popular culture. With multiple businesses and accolades across the recording industry and strong relationships with global investment leaders like Warren Buffet, JAY Z personifies the “American Dream.” Among his achievements, Carter has served as President of Def Jam Recordings, launched the successful “Made In America” festival and acquired luxury spirits brand Armand De Brignac. In 2013, Carter launched Roc Nation Sports, whose roster includes three-time NBA scoring champion and Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant and MLB All-Star Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano.
Carter is active in giving back to the community, most notably through his philanthropic work through the Shawn Carter Foundation. The Foundation, founded in 2002, is dedicated to helping individuals facing socio-economic hardships further their education, encouraging them to tap into their potential. Since the foundation launched, Shawn Carter Scholars are studying at over 100 institutions of higher education throughout the nation.
About Live Nation Entertainment
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Live Nation Media & Sponsorship and Artist Nation Management. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.
Budweiser, an American-style lager, was introduced in 1876 when company founder Adolphus Busch set out to create the United States’ first truly national beer brand – brewed to be universally popular and transcend regional tastes. Each batch of Budweiser follows the same family recipe used by five generations of Busch family brewmasters. Budweiser is a medium-bodied, flavorful, crisp and pure beer with blended layers of premium American and European hop aromas, brewed for the perfect balance of flavor and refreshment. Budweiser is made using time-honored methods including “kraeusening” for natural carbonation and Beechwood aging, which results in unparalleled balance and character.
About United Way of Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, serving communities in Pennsylvania’s Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties, and New Jersey’s Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May and Cumberland counties , is part of a national network of more than 1,300 locally governed organizations that work to create lasting positive changes in communities and in people’s lives. United Way engages the community to identify the underlying causes of the most significant local issues, develops strategies and pulls together financial and human resources to address them, and measures the results. United Way is advancing the common good in Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey by positively impacting the lives of people throughout the region in the areas of education, income, and health.
About United Way Of Lancaster County
United Way of Lancaster County advances the common good and creates opportunities for a better life for all by focusing on the key building blocks to a good life: Education, Financial Stability, and Health. United Way brings together people, organizations, and resources to make lasting change in the community and invites all to LIVE UNITED by giving, advocating, and volunteering to help build a stronger Lancaster County.
About “Budweiser Made In America” Festival in Philadelphia
Slated for its fourth year in Philadelphia, the “Budweiser Made in America” Festival will once again attract thousands of visitors and festival-goers to the City of Brotherly Love on Labor Day weekend 2014. After the inaugural two-day music festival in 2012, Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that the event generated at least $10 million in economic impact for the city’s economy. Additionally, the “Budweiser Made in America” Festival benefits local United Way organizations with the goal of having a positive impact on the host community. As a result of the 2012 festival, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey invested more than $350,000 into education and workforce development initiatives. The City of Philadelphia is well-positioned to host the festival once again in 2014: the city is strategically located on the east coast, boasts world-class transportation and amenities, and local officials have experience producing and accommodating big events like the annual Gore-Tex Philadelphia Marathon, the annual Wawa Welcome America Festival for the 4th of July, and the upcoming World Meeting of Families 2015.
TIDAL is an innovative platform to experience and discover music from artists around the world, enjoy access to exclusive and curated content, and connect and share with artists. TIDAL is available in more than 44 countries with a 30 million song catalog, and more than 75,000 high quality videos. The service offers high-fidelity CD sound quality, high quality video, expertly curated content and unique experiences.