Southern Heritage Classic Quickly Approaching

August 23, 2021

Many Memphian’s look forward to the Southern Heritage Classic  as a kick-off to college football season and Fall.  This year’s schedule of events is sure exceed all expectations!

September 9 – September 11, 20201

Thursday, September 9

LIVE at The Orpheum 8 p.m., The Orpheum Theatre. Enjoy an evening of Classic soul starring Stephanie Mills and Jeffrey Osborne.
Tickets: $128, $98, $88 and $68 plus service charges. All seats reserved. ON SALE NOW at The Orpheum Theatre Box Office and online at To charge by phone, call 1-800-745-3000.

Friday, September 10

Classic College & Career Fair 9 a.m., Pipkin Building at Tiger Lane/Fairgrounds. Presented by the 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, contact Seria Ross at (901) 636-6264 or email
Visit online at Free admission.

Classic Coaches Luncheon presented by FedEx Noon, Renasant Convention Center/Grand Ballroom. A Classic salute to TSU head football coach Eddie George and JSU head football coach Deion Sanders. Special guest speaker: Cerelyn “C.J.” Davis, Chief of Police, City of Memphis. Invitation only.

Saturday, September 11

Classic Tailgate 8 a.m., Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium parking lots and Tiger Lane. Friends, Food and Football. For more information, call (901) 729-4344.

Memphis District Golf Classic 8 a.m., Tunica National Golf & Tennis. $500 per team, 4 man scramble. For information, call (901) 265-4886 or 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 Kellen Christian at (901) 214-6094 or email at

Classic Fashions & Brunch 11 a.m., Renasant Convention Center/Grand Ballroom. “Back in Stride Again” presented by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. – Memphis Chapter. Tickets: $50. For tickets and information, call (901) 482-6036 or online at

Southern Heritage Classic Football Game 6 p.m., Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. A great football rivalry featuring TENNESSEE STATE vs JACKSON STATE. Tickets: $53, $38 and $23 plus service charges. All seats reserved. ON SALE NOW at To charge by phone, call 1-800-745-3000.

AutoZone Halftime Show
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.


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