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    NYE on Beale Street

    My friends and I are trying to figure out New Year's Eve plans in Memphis. None of us are sure if we need to make reservations someplace or if Beale Street is just kind of a free for all where we can easily wander from one place to another. Anybody have any idea on that?



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    Re: NYE on Beale Street

    Quote Originally Posted by Cubsfan View Post
    My friends and I are trying to figure out New Year's Eve plans in Memphis. None of us are sure if we need to make reservations someplace or if Beale Street is just kind of a free for all where we can easily wander from one place to another. Anybody have any idea on that?
    Sunday It's free:
    Bash on Beale

    Sunday Parade at 3 PM is free also:
    http://www.autozonelibertybowl.org/e...-street-parade

    New Years Eve:

    http://www.bealestreetmerchants.com/...il.php?id=4173


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    Re: NYE on Beale Street


    The last link doesn't really say a lot about cover charges/ buying tickets in advance for bars/restaurants. Does anyone know anything about? My guess is that it might be so crowded you'll have to pick a place and stay there.


    Hilton Coliseum was specifically built to hold in sound with a solid concrete structure, steel doors, and a crowd that sits just a few feet from the court. With a fan base that frequently ranks among the nations largest crowds, players from opposing teams, as well as Iowa State, have said that the floor has shaken due to the loudness of the crowd

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    Re: NYE on Beale Street

    I've figured the most fun nights might be Saturday and Sunday,
    While NYE might get a bit overcrowded.



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    Re: NYE on Beale Street

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    I've figured the most fun nights might be Saturday and Sunday,
    While NYE might get a bit overcrowded.

    Note from the Tulsa website: TUAlumni.com - Official TU Beale Street Bowl Bash

    Mr. Handy's Blues Hall is one of my destinations, but I may have to work around their event.

    TU Beale Street Bash
    Co-hosted by the TU Alumni Association and Golden Hurricane Club
    Sunday, December 30, 2012
    Drop in from 5:30 p.m. until 11:30 p.m.
    Kings Palace Cafe * Rum Boogie Cafe * Mr. Handy’s Blues Hall * Beale Street Tap Room * Absinthe Room
    $20 per person

    Here are the Iowa State locations:

    2012 Bowl - Iowa State University Alumni Association

    Cyclones Take Beale by Storm, 5:30 p.m.-?

    • Alfred’s: Come for a buffet meal served from 5:30-8 p.m. First come, first served. Pay at the door. Cost is $20 and includes food, wristband for re-entry, and soft beverage. Alcohol available for purchase on your own. Menu to include: Spicy Spinach and Artichoke Dip with homemade chips, cup of Chicken and Sausage Gumbo, slow smoked Pulled BBQ Pork Sandwich, homemade Cole Slaw and Baked Beans
    • Blues City Café: Down South Delta Cookin’ where ISU flags will be flying. Purchase dinner and drinks on your own, then D.Y.M.O (dance your meal off) in the live music room.
    • Silky O’Sullivan’s: Cyclone Party Central for entertainment. Purchase dinner and drinks on your own. Drink specials will include “the Cyclone”and “the Iowa State Sunrise.” Enjoy live entertainment by the Dueling Pianos as well as the live goat on the patio.



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    Check out Todd Snider at the New Daisy Theatre.



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