Schedule of Events

  • Friday, SEPTEMBER   4th

    8:00pm - 1:00am

    6th Annual John Merritt Classic
    "Back to the Bridge" Mixer

    Location: Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge
    Admission: $10
    *This is a Rain or Shine Event!


  • Saturday, September 5th

    2nd Annual Rewind BBQ Festival

    Location: Metro Courthouse Plaza

    Acts to be Announced

    Doors Open at 4PM

  • Sunday, September 6th

    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Tiger Town Tailgate Experience
    LP Field
    Parking lots will open up at 9am


    2:00 p.m.
    Showcase of High School Bands
    Location: Tiger Town at LP Field
    Admission included in Game Ticket


    4:00 - 5:30 pm

    JMC Alumni Tailgate Tent

    Location: Tiger Town at LP Field

    Free and Open to all TSU Alumni


    "It's Showtime!"

    6:00 p.m.
    John Merritt Classic XVII
    Tennessee State University Tigers


    Alabama State University Hornets

    at LP Field

    Featuring a Halftime performance by the

    TSU Aristocrat of Bands & ASU Mighty Marching Hornets