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MEDIA ADVISORY: LSU Homecoming Activities for Thursday, Oct. 24

10/24/2013 11:41 AM

BATON ROUGE – The following events related to LSU Homecoming will be taking place on Thursday, Oct. 24. Each of these events will occur on the Parade Ground.


• Battle of the Bands, 5 p.m. – LSU Student Government’s Students on Target group will host the annual Battle of the Bands competition. The competition will be among four student, faculty and staff bands – Deacon Jones, Rockin’ Rouge, The Collective Band and Knew Identity.

• Homecoming Pep Rally, 7 p.m. – Don’t miss the Homecoming Court, the cheerleaders, Tiger Girls, Mike the Tiger, the Golden Band from Tigerland and the Golden Girls in this exciting celebration of Tiger spirit and preparation for weekend’s the athletic contests.

• Homecoming Concert, 8:15 p.m. – Following the pep rally, this year’s Homecoming concert will feature R&B/pop duo Karmin, best known for their hits “Brokenhearted,” which reached the top 40 in the U.S., and “Hello,” which reached number one on the Dance Billboard Chart in the U.S.


Media are asked to check in at the table in the backstage area on the LSU Student Union side of the stage for credentials. Media parking will be in the parking garage at the corner of Highland Road and Raphael Semmes Road, behind the Barnes & Noble Bookstore at LSU. No flash photography will be permitted after the first five minutes of the Karmin performance.


For more information about these and other Homecoming events, including media requests, contact Margo Jolet in LSU Campus Life at 225-578-5955 or





Contact Aaron Looney
LSU Media Relations