Memphis in May to reveal 2018 economic impact

Memphis in May to reveal 2018 economic impact

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Memphis in May organizers will release the economic impact of 2018's festival on Thursday.

In May, they said they felt good about the announcement, noting that attendance was a hit for everything from 901 Fest to the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.

As for Beale Street Music Festival, some expect record numbers.

The last day of the festival was sold out thanks to acts like Odeza, Post Malone, and Erykah Badu.

The 2019 salute will also be announced Thursday after Czech Republic was represented in 2018.

They'll also announce the 2019 board chair, new board members, and the dates for the next Beale Street Music Festival.

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