Circle City Classic returns to Indy for weekend of music and football

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Sept. 24, 2015) – Circle City Classic returns to Indianapolis for its 32nd edition, and FOX59 is proud to partner with Indiana Black Expo for the event.

This year’s matchup features the Central State University Marauders and the Kentucky State Thorobreds. The game kicks off Saturday at 3 p.m. at Lucas Oil Stadium. Click here to buy tickets for the game.

Before kickoff, don’t miss the annual Circle City Classic Parade featuring grand marshal Yazz the Greatest, who plays Hakeem Lyon on the hit FOX show “Empire.” He’ll also perform at halftime.

FOX59’s Tanae Howard, Gabby Gonzalez, Aishah Hasnie, Kyle Inskeep and Charlie De Mar will appear in the parade, which is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday.

Once the game ends, Jeezy, Rico Love and Silento will perform for fans.

Circle City Classic has raised money for historically black colleges and universities since 1984, bringing in more than $3.4 million for its scholarship fund.

Here’s a list of events for the Circle City Classic this weekend:

NCAA Circle City Classic Coaches Luncheon
Sep 25 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Circle City Classic Pep Rally
Sep 25 @ 4:00 pm

Friday Nite Classic Cabaret
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm

Circle City Classic Fan Fest (Tailgate)
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Circle City Classic Parade
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

32nd Annual Circle City Classic Football Game
Sep 26 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Circle City Classic Battle of the Bands – Half Time
Sep 26 @ 4:30 pm