Grambling announces Jazmine Sullivan, Tank, Keith Sweat and more for Homecoming

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Grambling State Hosts National Recording Artists & BET/Atlantic Records Access Granted Finale for Homecoming
Jazmine Sullivan, Teyana Taylor, Keith Sweat and more to headline November 2 Concert.

This year’s homecoming week is projected to be one of our largest in history,” said Marc Newman, the University’s Vice President for Advancement, Research, and Economic Development. “Between our iconic football program, world-famed band, and one of our largest enrollments in recent history we’re already seeing record interest. This year’s artist list is helping to boost ticket sales to what could be a new record.”

In addition to headliners, this year Grambling State will host 2018 finale performance for the Atlantic Records First-Ever Access Granted: HBCU Tour With BET. Atlantic Records (label home of top talent including Cardi B, Janelle Monae, and Missy Elliott) will host performances and a signing event featuring four of its top new artists: Bri Steves, Ayanis, RecoHavoc, and K’ron.Grambling State’s homecoming celebration is a joint effort bringing together the University’s campus, alumni groups, and the City of Grambling to host more than 7,000 alumni and students. Marquis events include:

Homecoming Concert
Friday, November 2 @ 7pm
Featuring: Teyana Taylor, Jazmine Sullivan, Tank and Keith Sweat @ Favrot Student Union (On-Campus)

Homecoming Comedy Show
Thursday, November 1 @ 7pm
Featuring Comedians: Steve Brown, Toya Turn Up, King Keraun, D’Lai, and Jennifer Thomas@ Favrot Student Union (On-Campus)

Homecoming Football Game: GSU vs. Mississippi Valley State University
Saturday, November 3 @2pm
Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium (On-Campus)