Music Fest needs an overhaul

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

Taylor Berger

Taylor Berger is the founder of Two Broke Bartenders and several Memphis restaurants, as well as an affiliate commercial real estate broker with 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.

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Beale Street Music Festival

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