25th SOUTHERN HERITAGE CLASSIC® CULTURAL CELEBRATION

September 11-13, 2014

Memphis, Tennessee

Events

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Thursday, September 11


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) 576-6520 or email at BusinessGPS@memphistn.gov.

Classic VIP Party 5 p.m., Memphis Sheraton Downtown/Heritage Ballroom.
Hosted by Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. Music by Trio Plus. Invitation only.

Classic Concert 8 p.m., Orpheum Theatre. An evening of classic hits starring the Empress of Soul Gladys Knight. Special guest: Jammin Jay Lamont. Tickets: $82.50 and $62.50 plus service charges. All seats reserved. On sale June 13 at Ticketmaster outlets, Orpheum Theatre Box Office or online at www.ticketmaster.com. To charge by phone, call 1-800-745-3000.

 

Friday, September 12


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., Memphis Sheraton Downtown/Heritage Ballroom.
A Classic salute to JSU head football coach Harold Jackson and TSU head football coach Rod Reed.
Special guest speaker: Shannon A. Brown, Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources & Diversity Officer, FedEx Express.
Invitation only.

Greek Showdown 7 p.m., LeMoyne-Owen College/Bruce Hall. 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 Charlie Wilson, Joe and Mint Condition.
Tickets: $85, $75 and $55 plus service charges. All seats reserved. On sale June 13 at Ticketmaster outlets, Landers Center Box Office or online at www.ticketmaster.com. To charge by phone, call 1-800-745-3000.

Classic Comedy Jam 8 p.m., Orpheum Theatre. Get your laugh on with Lavell Crawford, Dominique, Cocoa Brown and Jammin Jay Lamont. Tickets: $62.50 and $52.50 plus service charges. All seats reserved. On sale June 13 at Ticketmaster outlets, Orpheum Theatre Box Office or online at www.ticketmaster.com. To charge by phone, call 1-800-745-3000.

 

Saturday, September 13


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 June 13 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 or click here. Sponsored by Fitz Casino & Hotel.

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 June 13 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. “Elegance, Sophistication and Grace” presented by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women-Memphis Chapter. Tickets: $50.
For tickets and information, contact Niki Barnes at ncbwmemphistn@gmail.com or (901) 830-3569.

Classic College Fair Noon., 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.

Southern Heritage Classic Football Game 6 p.m., Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. A great football rivalry featuring JACKSON STATE and TENNESSEE STATE. Tickets: $50, $35 and $20 plus service charges. All seats reserved.
On sale June 13 at Ticketmaster outlets or online at www.ticketmaster.com.
To charge by phone, call 1-800-745-3000.

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

Classic 5th Quarter
A grand finale for the Southern Heritage Classic football game featuring fireworks by Pyro Shows and a battle of the bands.

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