‘Made In America’ concert kicks off in Philly

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The “Budweiser Made in America” concert has kicked off in Philadelphia with Young & Sick performing on the main stage.

This is the third year the Jay Z-curated festival has been held on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway over Labor Day weekend.

Saturday’s headliner is Kanye West, who is scheduled to take the stage at 10:30 p.m.

The two-day music extravaganza was first held in 2012 to showcase acts that Jay Z said “embody the American spirit.” This year, he added a location in Los Angeles to the bill.

In Philadelphia, concertgoers will be able to see bands such as The National, Kings of Leon, Pharrell and Tiesto.

At Grand Park in Los Angeles, performers will include Iggy Azalea, John Mayer, Imagine Dragons and Weezer.

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