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JAY-Z’s Made in America Festival Will Remain in Philadelphia

The show will go on.

JAY-Z’s Made in America Festival will stay in Philadelphia, the city’s mayor announced on Monday (July 23) after what he called a “productive” meeting with Roc Nation.

Mayor Jim Kenney and Roc Nation Chief Operating Officer Desiree Perez agreed to keep the festival at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway this year and for years to come.

“I am greatly appreciative of everything that Made in America has done for the City of Philadelphia and I remain committed to its continued success,” said Mayor Kenney. “The Made in America festival belongs in Philadelphia – the birthplace of our country – and I’m optimistic that we can turn an unfortunate misunderstanding into a positive outcome and even stronger event. I look forward to working with Roc Nation and Live Nation, and maintaining this Philadelphia tradition for years to come.”