Beale Street schedule for New Year’s/Liberty Bowl weekend

I was forwarded the Beale Street schedule for this New Year’s/Liberty Bowl weekend by a contact at the CCC, and figured I’d pass the info along.

Thursday, December 31st:

1PM: U of M pep rally in W.C. Handy Park; should last no later than 2PM

2PM: Doors to the Forum open, Tigers/Vols game begins at 3PM

4PM: AutoZone Liberty Bowl bands will start arriving on both ends of Beale Street; ECU will line up on the west end, between BB King’s and Blues City Café, ARK at the Double Deuce

5PM: Bands will start to play and march to Handy Park

6PM: Bands finish and will be leaving

8PM: Entertainment begins in Handy Park, will last until 12:30AM

Midnight: Countdown with the Guitar Drop and fireworks

Friday, January 1st:

3PM: AutoZone Libertybowl parade

Saturday, January 2nd:

4:30PM: Game begins

GO HOGS!!!!!