The greatest Independence Day party is of course the Philly 4th Of July Jam. But when these artists aren’t putting on a fantastic show, they like to celebrate in their own way. And as you would imagine, they go hard. We had exclusive interviews with members of the line up as they told us what their July 4th celebrations typically entail (hint: red, white, blue and awesomeness).
The 4th of July is tomorrow, people—TOMORROW! And what better what to celebrate it than with some music? Well, you’re in luck because The Philly 4th of July Jam is tomorrow and will certainly be chock-full of incredible artists—ahem: Nicki Minaj, Ed Sheeran, and Jennifer Hudson to name a few—and rockin’ music for patriotic celebration. ‘Murica. But it’s got some pretty large shoes to fill after last year’s extravaganza. Take a look!
It’s that time of year, people. With Independence Day fast approaching, VH1 is heading back to the City Of Brotherly Love for 2014′s Philly 4th Of July Jam. This time around, Philadelphia’s annual free holiday concert, part of the Wawa Welcome America! Festival, will be hosted by comedic actor Marlon Wayans.
Do you wish someone would press “stop” on “We Can’t Stop”? You’re not alone. The lead single off of Miley Cyrus‘ brand new Bangerz LP is undeniably one of the catchiest pop songs of the year, but after hearing it in constant, heavy rotation for the better part of the last four months, our ears have begun feeling like they need a temporary break from this earworm. Enter Jimmy Fallon and The Roots, who teamed up with Miley for an incredible a cappella version of “We Can’t Stop” on last night’s Late Night With Jimmy Fallon that breathes brand new life into the track.
Did you miss Philly 4th of July Jam? No worries, VH1 has got you covered with the full concert! That’s right, you can jam out to 3 hours of great music by The Roots, Jill Scott, Grace Potter, DJ Jazzy Jeff, J. Cole, John Mayer and Ne-Yo. You may be wondering where Demi Lovato is in the line-up. The singer pulled out last minute but Hunter Hayes stepped in to deliver a killer performance. What a trooper!
The sun was still bearing down hard on the beach, but the fans still filled the beach area in front of the Chevrolet Stage to capacity to watch The Roots tear it up for an hour of non-stop dance-worthy tracks on Day Two of Hangout Fest.
The Grammy-winning neo-soul hip hop band may be best known now for slow jamming the news as house band for Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, but that was the furthest gig from anyone’s mind. Read more…
Hangout Music Fest is in full swing this weekend in Gulf Shores, Alabama, and we’ve got the five acts you can’t afford to miss today–plus some awesome photos from the festival and exclusive behind-the-scenes video with the bands.