Garcetti, Jay Z Announce Downtown Summer Music Festival
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Mayor Eric Garcetti and Jay Z announced plans for the rapper’s “Made In America” music festival in downtown L.A. Wednesday morning.
The two-day festival, scheduled for August 30 and 31 in Grand Park, raised concerns from councilman Jose Huizar, who complained earlier this month about possible ten-day street closures in his district.
The festival’s line-up, as well as information on ticket sales, have not been announced.
Huizar introduced a motion on March 28 (PDF) asking city staff to delay permits for the .
The councilman’s spokesperson, Rick Coca, reiterated his concerns on Tuesday, saying that “more work is needed” before permits are issued by city staff.