BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — 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.