Made In America

No Made In America In Los Angeles This Year!

By Alyson Camus | June 5, 2015

‘This is not at all a stepping back — this is a reevaluation of the model of going from one location to two to three,’ told Budweiser VP of marketing Brian Perkins to Billboard. ‘We’re a very ambitious brand, and we have a very ambitious partner in Jay Z, who also dreams big. And we always want to do big, bold things with music under the moniker of Budweiser Made In America.’

Jay Z's Made In America Festival Will Cost $170,000 To Los Angeles

By Alyson Camus | November 13, 2014

Taxpayers may wind up paying about $170,000 to cover expenses associated with Made in America’, the festival organized in Los Angeles by Jay Z this summer, in parallel with the one happening in Philadelphia… How is this possible? They even had promised us it would make money!

Made In America Is This Weekend And It Has Not Sold Out!

By Alyson Camus | August 31, 2014

Summer is not totally over yet, and we still have one festival to go here in Los Angeles, the brand new version of Made in America which will take over downtown LA this weekend… but I am not going because the line up sucks… and I am not the only one!

More Controversy Before Made In America Arrives In Los Angeles

By Alyson Camus | July 25, 2014

You know how it works, only people who disagree protest, but if Facebook comments can be any indication of the success of a festival, well, this Made in America thing is not going to please many.

Kanye West And Iggy Azalea Added To Jay Z ‘s Made In America In Los Angeles.

By Alyson Camus | July 18, 2014

Kanye (who is already playing at the east coast version in Philly) will play on Sunday and Iggy on Saturday, but she is not headlining, you are still stuck with the always generic Imagine Dragons for that. Will this addition make me spend $200 and go to the two-day festival?

Made In America Announces Its Los Angeles Line-Up And It Sucks!

By Alyson Camus | May 26, 2014

Not only the line-up sucks big time, but the price is high: $200 for a 2-day pass and $629 for a VIP pass (against respectively $129 and $229 plus fee for the FYF fest). I wonder what you will get for these 600 bucks, champagne with Jay Z? Rather a beer I presume, because the festival is sponsored by Budweiser, a shitty beer for a shitty fest. Where is Solange when we need her?

Is Made In America the Beginning Of Downtown LA Rave Parties?

By Alyson Camus | April 20, 2014

More and more EDM DJs every year? EDM promoters have had some difficulties to find a venue around LA, and since the Los Angeles State Historic Park (home of Hard Summer and Insomniac) is currently closed for renovation, it is crucial for them to find a new venue, and that’s why the EDM promoters are all eyes for Grand Park.