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The prospect of a major concert drawing as many as 50,000 people to the heart of downtown had raised red flags for Councilman
A spokeswoman for Molina, a major force behind the creation of Grand Park, strongly suggested that the event has the county supervisor's support. "If my boss is going to this press conference, and they're announcing they're having the Made in America festival, then it's fair to say she's on board," Roxane Marquez said.
"We want to work together with the council office to make sure this concert is positive for concert-goers and residents alike," Robb said. "There is plenty of time to work all these issues out, and we're going to."
Grand Park has grown increasingly popular as a venue since it opened in 2012. A Fourth of July fireworks event last year drew 12,000 people. Months later, a
At a minimum, Jay Z is expected to be a "curator" of performances at the festival, which is expected to have multiple stages and beer gardens.