Beale Street $5 cover to return for rest of May

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 08, 2019 7:46 AM CT | Published: May 07, 2019 9:06 PM CT

A city council decision to return to a Beale Street cover charge for the remainder of May reignited a long-running debate. It follows two crowd "surges" and a shooting after two sold-out nights at the nearby Beale Street Music Festival last weekend.


Beale Street Jamita Swearengen Martavius Jones Memphis City Council Michael Rallings

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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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