MEMPHIS, Tenn. – March 30, 2022 – Arrangements have been made with Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) to operate a free rapid bus shuttle between downtown and the Fairgrounds in Liberty Park during the festival to accommodate out-of-town fans accustomed to staying in downtown hotels. The shuttle service will serve ticket holders that register in advance and are attending the Beale Street Music Festival, April 29 – May 1, 2022.
Two pickup / drop off locations DOWNTOWN:
1 – Second St. and Exchange Ave. at the Sheraton Hotel
2 – Union Ave. and BB King Blvd. at the Peabody Hotel
Hours: Friday 4-9 PM, Saturday 12-9 PM, Sunday 12-7 PM
Two pickup / drop off locations at the FAIRGROUNDS IN LIBERTY PARK:
1 – Central Ave. and Early Maxwell Blvd. – near North Entrance
2 – Southern Ave. and Early Maxwell Blvd. – near South Entrance
Hours: Friday 9 PM-1 AM, Saturday 9 PM-1 AM, Sunday 8 PM-11:30 PM
- Shuttles will run approximately every 10 minutes.
- Riders must register in advance to use the shuttle at www.memphisinmay.org/bsmf
- Riders will need to present a ticket for that day to board the shuttle to the venue.
- Shuttle service is offered free of charge to ticketholders.
The 2022 edition of the Beale Street Music Festival will be presented at the Fairgrounds in Liberty Park to make way for the construction of the redesigned Tom Lee Park. The 2023 Beale Street Music Festival will return to Tom Lee Park and the Memphis riverfront when park construction is completed in April 2023.