Schedule of Events

 

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WHAT: Join us in the streets of downtown Birmingham and prepare to be entertained by the best bands, dance teams and entertainment around! The parade will be led by the famous McDonald’s float carrying celebrities and the Magic City Classic Ambassador, award-winning actor Don Cheadle. You won’t want to miss the bands and dance teams from both Alabama State University and Alabama A&M University. This is a rain-or-shine event, and admission is free. The parade also will be broadcast LIVE on Fox 6 in Birmingham as well as the Raycom affiliates in Huntsville, Montgomery and Dothan!

WHEN: SATURDAY OCTOBER 27TH| 8AM

WHERE: DOWNTOWN BIRMINGHAM

 

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WHAT: There’s no tailgate party in the country like the Coors Light Pregame Tailgate Party at the Magic City Classic. Get hype for the game with fresh DJs, live music performers - led by Memphis hip-hop legends 8Ball & MJG - hot food and cold beverages. Join the best-dressed fans in college football and get your game face on.

WHEN: SATURDAY OCTOBER 27TH | 10AM - 2PM

WHERE: HISTORIC LEGION FIELD, WEST SIDE PARKING LOT

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WHAT: Witness the 77th football clash between Alabama A&M University and Alabama State University, two in-state SWAC rivals who come together every year to put on the No. 1 HBCU Classic in the country. The competition is just as fierce at halftime with the battle of the bands between A&M’s Marching Maroon & White and ASU’s Mighty Marching Hornets. Don’t miss the unique national anthem by world-renowned saxophonist Mike Phillips, the inventive improv from the game emcee, Birmingham's own Jermaine "FunnyMaine" Johnson, and the special recognition of the Magic City Classic Ambassador, Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner Don Cheadle.

WHEN: SATURDAY OCTOBER 27TH |  2:30PM

WHERE: HISTORIC LEGION FIELD IN BIRMINGHAM

 

WHAT: The game ends, but the party continues! Stick around for the postgame concert featuring superstar rapper (and Bessemer, Alabama native) Gucci Mane. Admission to the concert is included with your game ticket. 

WHEN: SATURDAY OCTOBER 27TH POSTGAME

WHERE: HISTORIC LEGION FIELD IN BIRMINGHAM

 

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