Budweiser’s “Made In America” Festival To Hit Los Angeles This Labor Day

139711aShawn “JAY Z” Carter,Los AngelesMayorEric Garcetti, Live Nation CEOMichael Rapino, Budweiser and United Way ofGreater Los Angelesare bringing the spirit of “Budweiser Made In America,” toLos Angelesduring the 2014Labor Day weekend. The two-day music festival began inPhiladelphiaonLabor Dayweekend 2012 to benefit United Way ofPhiladelphiaandSouthern New Jerseyand United Way ofLancaster County, and this year will deliver twice the amount of music. Live Nation will produce both thePhiladelphiaandLos Angelestwo-day music festivals, delivering must-see performances on both coasts. Details and lineups for both festival locations will be announced at a later date.

“Budweiser Made In America” will be the first American festival to run simultaneously on both coasts. Performances from both “Budweiser Made In America” sites will be available for fans to view with live-streaming.

With the addition of the west coast festival, JAY Z, Live Nation, Budweiser and United Way are committed to improving lives and strengthening local communities inLos Angeles County. United Way will invest the funds raised to ensure more people have the opportunity to reach their potentialthrough quality schools, good jobs and stable housing. The “Budweiser Made In America” Festival provides the perfect crescendo to summer and coincides with the culmination of “Summer of Success,” a multi-pronged approach by Mayor Garcetti to advance youth during the school break by providing them jobs, learning opportunities, and extended programming atCity of Los Angelesparks and recreational facilities.

Budweiser, JAY Z and this festival embody the American spirit and enhance the ongoing partnership between the United Way ofGreater Los Angeles, and theCity of Los Angeles.

ThePhiladelphiasite will benefit United Ways inGreater PhiladelphiaandSouthern New JerseyandLancaster County, Penn.The primary goal of this music festival is to have a positive impact on the communities involved. As a result, the money invested into these communities will positively impact the education, income and health of the most vulnerable and needy citizens in these regions.

As a result of last year’s “Budweiser Made In America” Festival, United Way ofGreater PhiladelphiaandSouthern New Jerseyis investing$300,000 in education and talent development initiatives to enhance cradle-to-career education that ensures all students graduate high school, college and are career-ready, and equips individuals with the job skills and training they need to secure work that provides a family-sustaining income.

The festival also enabled United Way ofLancaster Countyto invest an additional$100,000in programs and services that support learning success across the education continuum.

WHEN:
Labor DayWeekend 2014,Aug. 30 31

WHERE:
The Los Angeles “Budweiser Made In America” Festival will take place on Grand Park in downtownLos Angeles.

ThePhiladelphiafestival site will remain on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

TICKET PURCHASE:
2 Day Early Bird tickets are available now atwww.livenation.com.
2 Day Early Bird tickets forPhiladelphiaare$99.50andLos Angelesare$125.
Additional on sale information will be announced.

ONGOING FESTIVAL INFORMATION:
The festivals site,www.madeinamericafest.comwill be updated with general information.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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