Beale Street Music Festival ‘paused,’ barbecue contest moves to Liberty Park

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 12, 2023 5:13 PM CT | Published: October 12, 2023 1:56 PM CT

Memphis in May confirmed in a Thursday, Oct. 12, press release that, at least for next year, the music festival would be “paused” and the barbecue fest would move to Liberty Park.


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