The city of Los Angeles is in discussions with
Reports indicate that the festival is targeted for downtown's Grand Park and surrounding areas in front of and around City Hall.
A spokesman from the offices of Los Angeles Mayor
Representatives for Live Nation and festival sponsor Budweiser did not respond to requests for comment.
Sources familiar with the festival indicated that the L.A. edition of Made in America was initially planned to be announced as early as April. L.A.'s Made in America is planned to be staged during the same weekend as the one in Philadelphia.
Documents posted by KPCC state that Made in America organizers were aiming for a total capacity of 50,000 people and that the festival would require street closures in the area around Grand Park for as many as 10 days.
Huizar in his motion to withhold permits is critical of the city for failing to engage the community and notes that Made in America "will involve the full closure of many streets in the civic center area creating major disruption concerns for workers; residents and businesses."
Headliners for the 2013 Made in America in Philadelphia included Beyoncé, Deadmau5, Nine Inch Nails and
Additional reporting by Times staff writer Gerrick D. Kennedy.