Get ready to celebrate, and experience the ultimate HBCU spirit because Tennessee State University’s Homecoming Week 2023 is just around the corner! It’s that time of the year when Tigers old and new come together to paint the town blue and white, and boy, do we have a line-up that’s hotter than a Nashville summer night!
Get geeked, get geeked, it’s homecoming week!
Homecoming at TSU is more than just a football game; it’s a week-long fiesta that captures the essence of our rich Black heritage and the vibrant culture that makes our beloved university so special. Prepare to be dazzled by a kaleidoscope of events that will make your heart swell with Tiger pride.
Of course, the heart-pounding football game is at the center of it all. Our TSU Tigers will be facing off against fierce rivals under the stadium lights, and you can bet it’s going to be a showdown you won’t want to miss. Tailgating, cheerleaders, and the Marching Aristocrat of Bands will have you dancing in the bleachers!
But that’s just the beginning! We’ve got something for everyone during Homecoming Week. Picture yourself grooving to the smooth tunes of a jazz concert, laughing your heart out at the comedy show, and savoring mouthwatering soul food at Nashville Black-owned restaurants. It’s a cultural explosion that’ll leave you wanting more.
So, whether you’re an alum, a current student, or just looking for a good time, mark your calendars for TSU’s Homecoming Week 2023. Get ready to immerse yourself in the energy, history, and fun that makes our HBCU so special. Stay tuned as we dive deep into all the exciting events coming your way – it’s going to be a Homecoming Week for the books!
The list below will be updated daily with events and will list both homecoming and non-homecoming events*
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Sunday, Oct 8th
Robert N.Murrell Oratorical contest at Floyd-Payne Campus Rm.210 3 pm
Gospel Explosion at Gentry Center 6 pm
Metallic Rave at Kean Hall 8 pm
Monday, Oct 9th
SUBG Basketball game at Kean Hall at 6 pm
Lil Yachty: The field trip tour at Marathon Music Works
Tuesday, Oct 10th
Comedy Show at Gentry Center 7 pm
Wednesday, Oct 11th
Miss and Mister TSU Coronation at Kean Hall 6 pm
Thursday, Oct 12th
Golf Tournament at Ted Rhoads Golf Course 8 am
President’s Society & Legacy Luncheon at New Residence Hall 11 am
Homecoming Concert Gentry Center 7 pm
TSU Alumni Blackout at Wildhorse Saloon 7 pm
Red Lights Special at Minerva Avenue
Friday, Oct 13
TSU Throwback party at Clarion Hotel downtown Nashville at 7 pm
Baby: An Intimate R&B Throwback Party at The Blue Room at Third Man Records 623 7th Ave S
Breakfast of champions at Kean Hall 8 pm
The Charles A Campbell 52nd Annual fish fry at Presidents Lawn 10 am
Homecoming Prep Rally at Hale Stadium 11:30 am
The “we are one” day party at Ed Temple track at 1 pm
Homecoming gala and dinner at Renaissance Nashville Hôtel 611 Commerce St
Step Show at Gentry Center 7 pm
World Kup at Geodis Park
Play no games R&B Experience at game terminal
Tip-Off Breakfast First Horizon Park 7:30 am
Saturday, Oct 14th
2023 Nashville IOTA TSU Tailgate- Bottomless green punch cup
Hocus Pocus in concert at the Nashville Symphony
Homecoming parade on Jefferson St 9 am
Essence of TSU Blg blue homecoming party at Sheraton Music City 777 McGavock Pike
HennComing Brunch at Events at 1900
Privilege at Electric Jane
Sunday, Oct 15th
Jazz on the Cumberland concert series. Nashville Cumberland park
Slim pickings presents For Us By Us Pop Up Shop 914 Buchanan Street
Come Together Day TSU homecoming Celebration Hadley Park Community Center
The last Brunch + day party at Minerva