Beyonce, Nine Inch Nails, QOTSA for Jay-Z's second Made In America festival

The festival will take place in Philadelphia on August 31 and September 1

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Beyonce and Nine Inch Nails are set to headline the Jay-Z-curated Budweiser Made In America music festival, which takes place in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park on August 31 and September 1.

Last year's inaugural festival was headlined by Jay-Z and Pearl Jam.

Other bands set to perform this year include Queens Of The Stone Age, Deadmau5, Phoenix, Calvin Harris, Empire Of The Sun, Wiz Khalifa, Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Public Enemy, Nero, 2 Chainz, The Gaslight Anthem, A$AP Rocky, Walk The Moon, Solange, Emeli Sande, Haim, Rudimental and AlunaGeorge, reports Billboard.

Of the event, Paul Chibe, Budweiser's Vice President of marketing, has said: "The point of having that diversity in our music line-up [is beacuse] we're trying to expose the people to different types of music."

He continued: "Much like last year, where if you never saw Pearl Jam but you're a Jay-Z fan, we want fans of Beyonce or Calvin Harris or Wiz Khalifa to have the opportunity to see Nine Inch Nails or stuff they might have [not] seen for a while like Public Enemy. That eclectic mix creates an opportunity for us to really show the impact of music and culture."

A documentary about the festival, directed by Ron Howard and produced by Brian Grazer and Jay-Z, will be released before the second Made In America takes place.

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