CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES ( —  Mayor Eric Garcetti and Jay Z are expected to announce plans for the rapper’s “Made In America” music festival in downtown L.A. Wednesday morning, despite objection from a city council member.

The two-day festival, scheduled for August 30 and 31 in Grand Park, raised concerns from councilman Jose Huizar, who complained earlier this month about possible ten-day street closures in his district.

However, Garcetti, alongside County Supervisor Gloria Molina, organizer Jay Z and executives from event-sponsor Budweiser plan to discuss details of the festival on City Hall’s steps at 9:30 a.m.

The festival’s line-up has not been announced.

Huizar introduced a motion on March 28 (PDF) asking city staff to delay permits for the event.

The councilman’s spokesperson, Rick Coca, reiterated his concerns on Tuesday, saying that “more work is needed” before permits are issued by city staff.

Coca also said that although the length of…

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