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Beale Street Music Festival Named Among World's Best
The Memphis in May International Festival announced today that the Beale Street Music Festival has been named to the 2017 List of the World’s 300 Best Festivals, as compiled by Everfest.
With only 105 North American festivals on the prestigious global list, the Beale Street Music Festival is joined by such major festivals as Burning Man, Coachella, Lollapalooza, and SXSW among others.
The annual listing of the Best 300 Festivals in the World covers broadly diverse events such as Glastonbury (United Kingdom), Oktoberfest (Germany), Rosklide Festival (Denmark), Fuji Rock Festival (Japan), Rock in Rio (Brazil), and Running of the Bulls (Spain).
Memphis in May International Festival president & CEO, James L. Holt said "It is an honor for our Beale Street Music Festival to be rated among the best festivals and events in the world, for the second year in a row. Our dedicated staff and volunteers work hard producing a world-class event for Memphians and global visitors every year and this is a testament to their great work."
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