Made in America fest may cost LA taxpayers $170K

November 11, 2014 6:01 PM

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Los Angeles taxpayers may be on the hook for about $170,000 in expenses associated with Made in America, the two-day music festival held in Grand Park over the summer.

Aides for Mayor Eric Garcetti tell the Los Angeles Times ( ) that LiveNation, which staged the event, is required to pay a half-million dollars of the $670,000 tab. The city will pick up the rest.

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