MIM announces Sunset Symphony's final season - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

MIM announces Sunset Symphony's final season

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Memphis in May International Festival officials announced 2015 will be the last year for AutoZone Sunset Symphony.

The symphony will end its 39-year run with a grand finale celebration on May 23 in Tom Lee Park. The celebration will feature Memphis Symphony Orchestra, special guests, and an expanded fireworks display.

Memphis in May officials say the decision came after studying trends and analyzing the popularity of similar events around the country for several years.

"Last fall, the board of directors made a decision that in 2015, we would celebrate the Sunset Symphony with a grand finale," said Memphis in May CEO Jim Holt. "And move forward with a new program for Memorial Day weekend in 2016."

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