Mission & Charities

Our Mission

Music City Festival, Inc. (IRS approved 501(c)(3) charitable organization EIN # 45-3527760) produces the Music City Festival and BBQ Championship.  We embrace the spirit of Nashville with an extensive network of volunteers and over $30,000 in donations to charity over the past five years.

Music City Festival and BBQ Championship celebrates the “music” in Music City and features a Tennessee State BBQ competition on the last weekend in August.  During a two-day period, we host live music in downtown Nashville as well as an Amateur and Professional BBQ teams who compete on a level sanctioned by the Memphis BBQ Network and Kansas City BBQ Society.


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 2014 Charities

Shriners Hospitals for Children® is a health care system of 22 hospitals dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing pediatric specialty care, innovative research, and outstanding teaching programs for medical professionals. Children up to age 18 with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate are eligible for care and receive all services in a family-centered environment, regardless of the patients’ ability to pay.  Their Lexington, KY facility is within a 200 mile radius of Nashville.

 The Music City Festival, Inc. is an IRS approved 501(c)(3) charitable organization. EIN # 45-3527760