You just knew Jay Z’s TIDAL music streaming service would be implemented into the 2015 Budweiser Made In America (MIA) Festival that the rapper turned mogul curates. Today (July 20), MIA announced that a TIDAL Stage has been added to showcase new, up and coming artists at the two-day music festival.
Nine TIDAL Rising and TIDAL Discovery artists will perform on the stage each day starting at 2:45pm.
The Budweiser Made In America Festival goes down over Labor Day weekend on Saturday, September 5, 2015 and Sunday, September 6, 2015 at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, PA. This year’s headliners are Beyonce and the Weeknd.
The TIDAL Stage line up consists of:
Lili K: Hailing from Chicago, IL, classically trained vocalist Lili K was featured on Rolling Stone’s “Best of 2013” list and received praise for her feature work with Chance the Rapper and Vic Mensa.
Bizzy Crook: The Miami hip-hop artist draws his inspiration from Jadakiss, DMX, Ludacris and more. He has already been featured in XXL magazine and on BET.
Bass Drum Of Death: From Oxford, MS, this rock group’s music has been featured in MLB2K12 and in the film “Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance.” Their latest album is entitled Rip This.
Sarah Jaffe: This Denton, TX singer-songwriter just released her first EP entitled Even Born Again, and has received rave reviews from Rolling Stone, NPR and The Dallas Observer. She has previously toured with Norah Jones, Lou Barlow and Chelsea Wolfe.
Mike Floss: The Tennessee native is rapidly expanding his audience with his last two releases For The Rebels 1 & 2, that were recognized by Nashville Scene as Mixtape and Hip Hop Album Of The Year respectively. He has opened for Pusha T, Wale, Stalley and Yo Gotti, among others.
Tanlines: This rock duo draws from every genre including pop, dance and world music. The Brooklyn natives comprised of percussionist Jesse Cohen and guitarist and vocalist Eric Emm, released their debut album Mixed Emotions in 2012 and reached a top position on Billboard’s “Heat Seekers Charts.”
Twin Peaks: The rock band recorded their debut album in 2012 and their newest release Wild Onion in 2014. Their sound is influenced by acts such as The Strokes and Ty Segall.
Hippo Campus: Gearing up for their tour in early 2016, the group from Woodbury, MN, recently released their album Bashful Creatures online, CD and vinyl.
Bully: Currently touring the US, this Nashville-based group recently released their album Feels Like this year.