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Southern Heritage Classic presented by FedEx

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The 32nd Southern Heritage Classic is September 9 - 11 2021.  This annual cultural celebration is the premier sports and entertainment event in Memphis that creates a strong economic impact and promotes higher education. Each year, over 75,000 fans flock to the home of the blues and rock and roll to see Tennessee State University take on Jackson State University at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. Although, this HBCU football match-up is the focal point of the weekend it's much more than just a game! 

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Thursday, September 9, 2021

Come see classic crooners Stephanie Mills and Jeffrey Osborne at the Orpheum Theatre at 8 p.m. They'll be singing all your favorite hits. Tickets can be purchased at

Friday, September 10, 2021

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Saturday, September 11, 2021

The Classic Tailgate begins at  8 a.m. at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium parking lots and Tiger Lane. Come take part in Friends, Food, Fun, and Football! 

The Southern Heritage Classic Football Game kickoff is at 6 p.m. at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. It's a great football rivalry featuring TENNESSEE STATE with Coach Eddie George vs JACKSON STATE with Coach Deion "Prime" Sanders. All seats reserved. ON SALE NOW at To charge by phone, call 1-800-745-3000.

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Southern Heritage Classic presented by FedEx

For the most up-to-date hours and information, please contact Southern Heritage Classic presented by FedEx directly.


4466 Elvis Presley Blvd.
Suite 248
Memphis, TN 38116


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Tickets for the game at $23, 38 and $53 plus service fees.

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