September 12-14, 2024

Memphis, Tennessee


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Thursday, September 12

Classic Concert 8 p.m., The Orpheum Theatre. Enjoy an evening of Classic soul starring Patti LaBelle with Jammin Jay Lamont.
Tickets available at The Orpheum Theatre Box Office and online at

Friday, September 13

Classic College & Career Fair 8:30 a.m., Memphis Sports & Events Center, 995 Early Maxwell Blvd in Liberty Park. Presented by the City of Memphis Office of Youth Services. Regional college and university representatives as well as businesses will be available to provide information about attending college and employment opportunities. For more information, call (901) 636-6264.
Visit online at Free admission.

Classic Coaches Luncheon presented by FedEx Noon, Renasant Convention Center/Grand Ballroom. A Classic salute to UAPB head football coach Alonzo Hampton and TSU head football coach Eddie George. Special guest speaker: TBA. Invitation only.

Tamia & Joe 8 p.m., Landers Center. Prepare for a night of soulful melodies and captivating performances by these award-winning artists. Tickets available at

Saturday, September 14

Classic Tailgate 8 a.m., Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium parking lots and Tiger Lane. Friends, Food and Football.
On sale Friday May 3rd at 10 a.m. CT. Tailgate packages available at

Penny Hardaway Memphis District Golf Classic 8 a.m., Tunica National Golf &Tennis. $500 per team, 4-man scramble. All participants receive a golf shirt and gift bag with premium items. For information, call (901) 633-3933 or online at

Classic Parade 9 a.m., Presented by the Orange Mound Community 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 Algenner Jackson at (901) 230-3819 and online at

Classic Battle of the Bands 11 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: $12 advance; $15 day of. For tickets and information, contact Walter Banks Jr. at
(901) 497-2015 or email at or Vincent Smith at (901) 831-7624 or email at

Classic Fashions & Brunch 11 a.m., The Guest House at Graceland. “Purple Passion of Fashion” presented by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. – Memphis Chapter. Tickets: $75. For tickets and information, call (901) 568-4021 or online at

Southern Heritage Classic Football Game 6 p.m., Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium. A great football rivalry featuring
ARKANSAS-PINE BLUFF vs. TENNESSEE STATE. Tickets: $53, $38 and $23 plus service charges. All seats reserved.
Tickets available at

AutoZone Halftime Show
UAPB’s Marching Musical Machine of the Mid-South
and TSU’s Aristocrat of Bands

Classic 5th Quarter presented by FedEx Employees Credit Association
A grand finale for the Southern Heritage Classic football game featuring a battle of the bands.