LA's new downtown hangout Grand Park is the West Coast location for Jay Z’s Made in America Festival this Labor Day weekend.

Made in America Festival Los Angeles 2014

Aug 30 2014

Curated by Jay Z and landing on the West Coast for the first time ever, the Budweiser Made in America Festival is a Labor Day weekend blowout taking place in downtown LA's Grand Park. The festival features gourmet food trucks, beer gardens, and local and national artists including John Mayer, Imagine Dragons, Cypress Hill, Steve Aoki, Afrojack, Weezer and Kendrick Lamar.

Jay Z's Made in America Festival has always prided itself on inclusion. For the first time in 2014 the party goes bicoastal and will be taking place over Labor Day weekend in Grand Park, in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. Budweiser Made in America Festival has been one of the top music events in Philadelphia since 2012, and this year the brainchild of Jay Z will go off simultaneously in Philly and LA. The festival will feature different lineups in each city, but the same smashing mix of hip hop, rock, EDM, R&B and pop music. Over 50,000 fans are expected to descend in downtown Los Angeles for this two-day event, which is held on Saturday, August 30 and Sunday, August 31. The party takes place near the steps of City Hall in Grand Park, LA's new downtown gathering place that offers lawns, courtyards and an interactive fountain plaza. A showcase for American bands as well as LA born-and-bred artists, the entire roster is curated by rapper/producer/business mogul Jay Z. Saturday's lineup features Imagine Dragons, Steve Aoki, Juanes, Rise Against, Weezer, Sublime with Rome, Cypress Hill, Gareth Emery, R3hab, DVBBS, 12th Planet, YG, Dr. Dog, Terraplane Sun, ZZ Ward, Ab-Soul, Isaiah Rashad, Jay Rock, Will Sparks and Cut Snake. The lineup on Sunday includes John Mayer, Afrojack, Kendrick Lamar, Metric, Capital Cities, Chance the Rapper, Schoolboy Q, Wolfgang Garner, Borgore, Mute Math, Rita Ora, Nipsey Hussle, Classixx, Hit-Boy, DJ Mustard, SZA, Yellow Claw, Grits & Biscuits, Scavenger Hunt and A Tribe Called Red.

Director Ron Howard filmed the 2013 Made in America Festival in Philadelphia as part of the Made In America documentary about Jay Z's rags-to-riches story and his considerable influence on contemporary music culture. It tells why Jay Z founded the festiva

Forget parking in downtown LA during this event. Instead, take the Los Angeles Metro Red Line and Purple Line to the Civic Center station, or the Silver Line to the 1st Street/Hill Street stop or the Spring Street/City Hall stop. You'll also find numerous

Grand Park

Address: 200 N Grand Ave
City: Los Angeles

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