In Partnership with the Southern Weekend

Rhythm & Blues Legend Keith Sweat Headlines ASU’s Labor Day Classic Concert

ASU’s inaugural Labor Day Classic Weekend kicks off with a classic concert on September 1. The concert will feature legendary R&B artist, Keith Sweat, “Up Close and Personal.”

Sweat will headline a ticket that includes the soulful stylings of Montgomery’s own Toia Jones and the antics of comedian Steve Brown.

“We’re extremely excited to have Keith Sweat as the artist who will kick off the Labor Day Classic Weekend,” said Zillah M. Fluker, ASU’s Vice President for Institutional Advancement. “This is part of the University’s perfect ‘staycation’ for the Labor Day weekend.”

When: September 11, 2017 from 8 p.m. – 11 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Where: ASU Dunn-Oliver Acadome

Cost: $50 (includes late night breakfast)

Attire: All black attire is preferred


Other Labor Day Classic Weekend events include:

ASU Classic Cabaret Noir

The ultimate concert after-party takes place from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. on September 1. This event features Yung Vokalz and DJ Hollin John from Washington, D.C. It will be held in the ASU J. Garrick Hardy Student Center.

Labor Day Football Classic

Features the return of the showdown between the ASU Hornets and the Tuskegee Golden Tigers. The classic will be held on September 2 in the ASU Stadium at 7 p.m.

Nat King Cole Jazz Festival sponsored by WVAS

Will be held in the ASU Stadium on on September 3.

More Information

“For those who want to enjoy the concert, the game and other Labor Day Classic events, we have a number of special packages available. This is a weekend that has something for everybody,” Fluker added.

For tickets and other event information, visit www.alasu.edu/labordayclassic.