John Mayer, Demi Lovato & More To Play Philadelphia's July 4th Celebration
May 9, 2013


Demi Lovato
The lineup for Philadelphia's annual, free 4th of July concert, part of the city's week-long "Welcome America" celebration of Independence Day, has been announced. Led by John Mayer, Demi Lovato and Philly's own Jill Scott, the concert also includes Ne-Yo, Grace Potter, J. Cole and Ben Taylor. As per tradition, The Roots serve as the house band for the show, as well as assisting in curating the lineup.

The concert will take place on the Ben Franklin Parkway in front of the iconic Philadelphia Art Museum, and also air from 8-11 p.m. ET on both VH1 and Palladia.

"The City of Philadelphia is proud to join with VH1 and Palladia in welcoming an incredibly talented group of musicians to our city this Fourth of July," says Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter in a statement.

Roots drummer ?uestlove tweeted, "#welcomeamerica2013 July 4th 2013: w/ The Roots, John Mayer, J Cole, Jill Scott, Demi Levato, Ne Yo, Grace Potter, Dj Jazzy Jeff, and so much more surprises up our sleeve----that I can't tweet about just yet. We promised Mayor Nutter the greatest free party in America. And dagnabit we delivered. Thank You #Philly"




 
Music News
Taylor Swift Talks Pop Genre, 1989 & More
The Week In Review: 10/20-10/24
Quick Hits: The Grammys, Sam Smith, Foo Fighters, The Grateful Dead
Taylor Swift Reveals Songs of 1989
One Direction Goes "On The Road Again"
Quick Hits: American Music Awards, Justin Timberlake, New Now Next Awards, Foo Fighters, Jake Miller, ShipRocked
Florida Georgia Line, Bob Seger Lead Sales Chart
Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, Foo Fighters, Gwen Stefani, Cold War Kids
Charli XCX, Haim and More Contribute to Hunger Games
Quick Hits: Meghan Trainor, Smashing Pumpkins, Milky Chance
U2 Sits Down For Intimate Radio Special
Quick Hits: Coldplay, Gwen Stefani, Foo Fighters, Dropkick Murphys, Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear
One Direction Reveal Four Tracklist
The Week In Review: 10/20-10/24
Quick Hits: Iggy Azalea, U2, Snoop Dogg / Pharrell, iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina
Breaking News
eQB NOW
The Week In Review: 10/20-10/24
Beasley Broadcast Group Issues Third Quarter Results
Pandora Reports Q3 2014 Financial Results
Deezer Acquires Stitcher
In Brief - October 24, 2014
October 23, 2014
Nielsen Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results, Announces $1B Share Repurchase Authorization
iHeartRadio Now Available For Use In Apple's CarPlay
In Brief - October 23, 2014
October 22, 2014
Pandora AMP Allows For "Large Scale" Artist Analytics
Spanish Broadcasting System Names Eric Garcia Radio Revenue Chief, GM, New York Market
The Conclave To Honor Ginny Morris With The Rockwell Award
In Brief - October 22, 2014
October 21, 2014
Report: Ron Fair Departs Virgin Records
Adobe, Nielsen To Create Comprehensive Measurement Platform For Digital Content
DMR/Interactive Names Doug Smith VP/Marketing Strategy
Triton Digital's August 2014 Ranker: Major News Events Show Impact On Top 20 Streaming Audio Markets
October 20, 2014
iHeartMedia San Francisco Names Mark Adams PD of KYLD & KIOI
Premiere Networks Promotes Claudine Cazian To VP/Programming & Branded Entertainment
Entercom Names Carlos Lamadrid VP/National Sales, Strategic Partnerships
Pandora Hires Steve Bené As General Counsel
In Brief - October 20, 2014
October 17, 2014
In Brief - October 17, 2014
The Week In Review: 10/13-10/17
October 16, 2014
FMQB NOW

Christopher K
APD/MD, KDND & KUDL
Sacramento

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!