Looks like it’s all going downhill for Jay-Z and gang as the festival pulls out its Los Angeles edition and moves to a new location.

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The Budweiser Made In America festival will no longer be held at Los Angeles this year. Having been around for 4 years in Philadelphia, the festival expanded to Los Angeles last year but all doesn’t seem to be going down so well as the festival now faces a cancellation after a thorough postmortem was conducted by the city’s officials. A prime example of bad management and poorly curated line-ups, Made In America will now host a free concert in New York – its new home.

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Singer Mary J. Blige is being tipped to headline the event and the marketing VP of Budweiser claims: ‘This is not at all a stepping back — this is a reevaluation of the model of going from one location to two to three’. There’s no news about the third location so far, but it’s safe to say that the Jay-Z camp is definitely going through a prolonged rough patch, owing mostly to their Tidal failures.

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Let’s hope Made In America lives up to the promise it showed us last year. In the meanwhile, check out this smashing Imagine Dragons performance from the LA stint:

 

(Source: LA Times

(All Images Courtesy: Made In America Facebook)