Jay Z to announce Made in America music festival in Los Angeles with Mayor Eric Garcetti

By Rebekah Penner ,

Jay Z is coming out West. His Made in America music festival will come to Los Angeles later this year.

Jay Z is expected to share the announcement with Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday at City Hall in downtown Los Angeles, reports MTV News.

The event will take place on Labor Day weekend and feature a two-day concert while another music festival is held simultaneously in Philadelphia, notes the Associated Press.

Although the performers have not yet been announced, the Made in America music festival could possibly draw in as many as 50,000 people into downtown Los Angeles. The city’s Grand Park is expected to host the event to revive its tourism as a cultural destination, reports Variety.

Previously the event was help in Philadelphia and featured Jay Z, Beyoncé, Skrillex, Rich Ross, Nine Inch Nails, and Passion Pit.

The Los Angles City Council has acknowledged their concern about the possible disruption the festival could bring to Los Angeles residents. Taking it one stop further, Los Angles City Councilman Jose Huizar asked the city to not give permits until it was understood how the disruptions would be resolved.



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