Music Fest needs an overhaul

By , Guest Columnist Published: May 10, 2019 2:45 PM CT
Guest Columnist

Taylor Berger

Taylor Berger is the proprietor of, co-owner/operator of the local restaurant group, works as a development consultant and is an affiliate broker at Trotz Real Estate Services.

What happens at Music Fest in Memphis feels like a frantic cash-grab to break even on the massive production costs of creating a miniature city at Tom Lee Park every May. New Orleans’ Jazz Fest and Austin’s South by Southwest do a better job of dispersing throughout the city cores, which boosts businesses while drawing tourists.


Beale Street Music Festival

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