‘Made In America’ Aftermath Garners Mayor’s Praise, Residents’ Complaints

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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Some 70,000 music fans attended a two-day concert this weekend in the heart of downtown Los Angeles that showcased John Mayer and Kanye West, officials said Monday.

KNX 1070’s Claudia Peschiutta reports while the Budweiser Made in America event was largely considered a success, some downtown residents were thrilled to see crews begin taking down the venue.[cbs-audio-player title=”‘Made In America’ Aftermath Garners Mayor’s Praise, Residents’ Complaints” artist=”Claudia Peschiutta” download=false image=”http://cbsla.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/knx-logo-black.jpg” url=”https://cbsla.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/mp3_bc_-wav_am-drop-box_amd-mia-fest-folo-cpe-2.mp3″ station_name=”KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO” station_logo=”http://cbsla.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/knx-radio.jpg”]

About 500 people were on the job Monday tearing down the festival, which featured 30 solo performers and bands – including Weezer, Iggy Azalea, Kendrick Lamar and South Gate’s own Cypress Hill – in Grand Park and drew a slightly larger crowd Sunday, according to Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office.

Ticket holders at Day 2 of the event on Sunday numbered just under 37,500, up from about 34,374 Saturday, said LAPD Officer…

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