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From Economy Boosts to Breaking Records: The Music City Bowl’s Enduring Impact on Nashville’s Economy

BySamantha Johnson

Mar 27, 2024
The 2023 Music City Bowl Boosted Nashville’s Economy by $23 Million

In 2023, the TransPerfect Music City Bowl had a direct economic impact of $23 million on Nashville’s economy. The game, where Maryland defeated Auburn 31-13, took place on Dec. 30 at Nissan Stadium and drew an attendance of 50,088, making it the fourth-largest college football bowl game of the year outside of the College Football Playoff.

Scott Ramsey, President & CEO of the Music City Bowl, expressed his satisfaction with the positive economic impact of the event. He attributed it to the support from fans, sponsors, and the community. Ramsey emphasized the bowl’s ongoing contribution to Nashville’s economy and expressed optimism for the future.

The all-time economic impact record for the Music City Bowl was set in 2021 when Purdue defeated Tennessee in a sold-out game. This game generated $32 million in economic impact with an attendance of 69,489. In 2023, during the bowl festivities, a total of 24,363 room nights were occupied. Out-of-town attendees spent an average of $243 daily while in-town attendees spent an average of $206 daily. Since its establishment in 1998, the Music City Bowl has contributed over $400 million in direct economic impact to Nashville’s economy.

For more information about the Music City Bowl’s economic impact and future plans, contact Mike Organ at (615) 259-8021 or follow him on Twitter @MikeOrganWriter.

By Samantha Johnson

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