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Budweiser Made in America fest: A scorching day, a barrage of branding
Budweiser Made in America fest: A scorching day, a barrage of branding

Let's all raise a glass to the guy with a giant "It's Miller Time" tattoo at the first L.A. edition of Budweiser's Made in America music festival.  That fan's lonely back piece was a riposte against the branding onslaught of Grand Park's largest private for-profit music festival yet. Over the first half of Saturday afternoon, artists such as Iggy Azalea, YG and Capital Cities did their best to rile the crowd despite a shadeless heat that hit nearly 90 degrees. But fans were left in a funny predicament: They were at a concert venue on public land at the seat of government and the common interest, yet without a single sight line that led away from...

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