CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) — The DNC is just weeks away, but Hillary Clinton will not be the only big name coming to our area. Lady Gaga, Lenny Kravitz and Philly’s own DJ Jazzy Jeff will be performing in Camden, N.J. during the convention. George Norcross, the chairman of Camden’s Cooper University Healthcare and the MD…

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George Norcross, the chairman of Camden’s Cooper University Healthcare and the MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, is a member of the Democratic National Committee and announced the concert on Wednesday.

“With the Philadelphia skyline in the background, it is a perfect time to bring Camden out of the shadows for the country to see what can be done to rebuild even the most troubled of our cities. The transformation of Camden highlights the hard work of many, including the building and trade craftsmen who are committed to rebuilding urban areas throughout America,” Norcross said in a statement.

The artists will be performing as a part of Camden Rising which will take place on Thursday, July 28.

Tickets will be available for convention delegates and invited guests. New Jersey Congressman Donald Norcross, George Norcross’ brother, will be a special guest at the concert.

The BB&T Pavilion in Camden will provide the backdrop for the concert