26th SOUTHERN HERITAGE CLASSIC® CULTURAL CELEBRATION

September 10-12, 2015

Memphis, Tennessee

Events

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Thursday, September 10


Classic Business Conference 8 a.m., FedEx Institute of Technology University of Memphis. Presented by the Business GPS Partners. Empowering local and regional businesses. For information, call (901) 636-6210 or email at BusinessGPS@memphistn.gov.

Classic College Fair 9 a.m., Pipkin Building at Tiger Lane/Fairgrounds. Presented by Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. and City of Memphis Office of Youth Services. Regional college and university representatives will be available to provide information about attending college. For information and a list of participating schools, call (901) 636-6264 or online at www.cityofmemphisyouth.org.
Free admission.

Classic VIP Party 5 p.m., Halloran Centre for Performing Arts & Education. Sponsored by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee.
Hosted by Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. Music by Trio Plus. Invitation only.

Classic Concert 8 p.m., Orpheum Theatre. Enjoy a Classic performance by the Empress of Soul Gladys Knight.
Special guest: Jammin Jay Lamont. Tickets: $82.50 and $62.50 plus service charges.
ON SALE NOW at Ticketmaster outlets, Orpheum Theatre Box Office or online at www.ticketmaster.com.
To charge by phone, call 1-800-745-3000.

 

Friday, September 11


V101’s The Tom Joyner Morning Show 5 a.m., Tiger Lane at the Fairgrounds. Live broadcast of the TJMS with Tom Joyner, Jay Anthony Brown, Sybil Wilkes and Stormy.

Classic College Fair 9 a.m., Pipkin Building at Tiger Lane/Fairgrounds. Presented by Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. and City of Memphis Office of Youth Services. Regional college and university representatives will be available to provide information about attending college. For information and a list of participating schools, call (901) 636-6264 or online at www.cityofmemphisyouth.org.
Free admission.

Nike Classic Coaches Luncheon Noon., The Peabody Hotel/Grand Ballroom.
A Classic salute to TSU head football coach Rod Reed and JSU head football coach Harold Jackson .
Invitation only.

Greek Showdown 7 p.m. Southwest Tennessee Community College/Nabors Auditorium, 5983 Macon Cove. A step show presented by the Memphis Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Tickets: $15 advance admission, $20 at the door. For tickets and information, contact Adrienne Dobbins at adriennedobbins@ymail.com, or (901) 603-9003 or online at www.memphisalumnaedst.org.

Classic Music Festival 7:30 p.m., Landers Center. Enjoy Classic performances by Anthony Hamilton, Fantasia, Johnny Gill and Avery*Sunshine. Hosted by Jammin Jay Lamont. Tickets: $87, $77, $57 plus service charges. All seats reserved.
ON SALE NOW at Ticketmaster outlets, Landers Center Box Office or online at www.ticketmaster.com.
To charge by phone, call 1-800-745-3000.

 

Saturday, September 12


Classic Tailgate 8 a.m., Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium parking lot and Tobey Park. Food, music and fun. Premium Tiger Lane, RV and tailgating packages available. ON SALE NOW at Ticketmaster outlets or online at www.ticketmaster.com.
To charge by phone, call 1-800-745-3000. For more information, call (901) 729-4344.

Ed “Too Tall” Jones Golf Classic 8 a.m., Tunica National Golf & Tennis. $150 per person, includes green fee and 1/2 cart.
For more information, call (901) 398-6655. CLICK HERE for registration form.

Classic Parade 9 a.m., Presented by the Orange Mound Parade Committee as a salute to the Southern Heritage Classic. The parade route is along Park Avenue from Haynes to Airways featuring area high school marching bands.
For information, contact Claudette Boyd at (901) 413-7109 or online at www.orangemound.vze.com.

Classic Battle of the Bands 10 a.m., Whitehaven High School Stadium. The competition will feature the best high school show
bands in the region with show-stopping dance routines. Tickets: $10 plus service charges. ON SALE NOW at Ticketmaster outlets or online at www.ticketmaster.com. To charge by phone, call 1-800-745-3000. For tickets and information, contact Andre Newsom
at anewsom01@yahoo.com or (901) 230-6973 or Walter Banks Jr. at walterbanksjr@aol.com.

Classic Fashions & Brunch 11 a.m., Holiday Inn University of Memphis.
“Celebrating 25 Years of Style, Glitz & Glamour” presented by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women-Memphis Chapter. Tickets: $50.
For tickets and information, contact Bettye Boone at (901) 831-8739.

Southern Heritage Classic Football Game 6 p.m., Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. A great football rivalry featuring TENNESSEE STATE and JACKSON STATE. Tickets: $50, $35 and $20 plus service charges. All seats reserved.
ON SALE NOW at Ticketmaster outlets or online at www.ticketmaster.com.
To charge by phone, call 1-800-745-3000.

AutoZone Halftime Show
featuring
TSU’s Aristocrat of Bands
and JSU’s Sonic Boom of the South

Classic 5th Quarter
A grand finale for the Southern Heritage Classic football game featuring a battle of the bands.

SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE