Pearl Jam Headlining Jay-Z’s Made In America Festival


Stereogum just shared news about Jay-Z’s Made In America Music festival that takes place Saturday, September 1 and Sunday, September 2 in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park. It looks like Pearl Jam will be headlining the event, with Passion Pit and Dirty Projectors also mentioned. Pearl Jam’s exact performance date/time will be announced in the coming weeks, according to the band’s recent press release.

There’s no actual full lineup announcement yet, but has pointed out that Drake, Santigold, Skrillex, Afrojack, Odd Future, and Miike Snow may also be on the bill. The two-day Made In America fest will feature 28 performances overall, set on 3 stages. Tickets go on sale this Wednesday, May 23 at 10am ET (7am PT). Part of the proceeds will be donated to local non-profits through the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey. What do you make of the lineup so far? Who are you hoping to see?