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    Mon, 10 Jun 2013 15:34:09

    Star-Studded Lineup Announced for Philadelphia's 2013 Wawa Welcome America! Festival - The Roots, John Mayer, Jill Scott, Demi Lovato, Ne-Yo, Grace Potter, J. Cole, Ben Taylor and Marsha Ambrosius to perform

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    Philly, son! Some news is worth repeating. If you are in the tri-state area near Philly, why not hang out in the City of Brotherly Love on Independence Day?

    Once again, Philadelphia is celebrating the nation's birthday in style by putting on "The Largest Free Concert in America," as part of the Wawa Welcome America! festival. The Philly 4th of July Jam will feature a number of top musical artists, including: The Roots, John Mayer, Jill Scott, Demi Lovato, Ne-Yo, Grace Potter and J. Cole, along with Ben Taylor and other surprise guests. An additional performance by Marsha Ambrosius will take place on July 6 during the Taste of Philadelphia.

    "The City of Philadelphia is proud to welcome an incredibly talented group of musicians to our city this Fourth of July," said Philadelphia's Mayor, Micheal A. Nutter. "We believe that this year's festival will go down in history as the best yet. We know that Philadelphia is the foremost place to celebrate our nation's birthday. With this superb lineup of talent, we have an opportunity to prove it to the world."

    Wawa Welcome America! is a multi-day festival that celebrates America's birthday in America's birthplace, Philadelphia. In 2013, Welcome America, Inc. is proud to celebrate 20 years as the producer of Philadelphia's Fourth of July festival. For more information, please visit WelcomeAmerica.com.

    What are you doing this 4th of July? Heading to Philly? Anyone?

    —Maggie Pannacione
    06.10.13



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