Memphis in May CEO Jim Holt to retire

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 28, 2023 7:15 PM CT | Published: November 28, 2023 10:58 AM CT

Holt has been leader of the 46-year-old festival for more than 25 years. His retirement, effective at the end of January, comes after a series of fundamental changes to the set of month-long events.


Memphis in May International Festival Jim Holt

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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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