N.C. A&T HOMECOMING CONCERT TO FEATURE ‘THRILL SEEKERS’ FUTURE, WALE

The stage has been set for the 2015 edition of North Carolina A&T State University’s the Greatest Homecoming on Earth with some of the hottest acts in rap music set to perform at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24, at the Greensboro Coliseum.

This year’s concert, sponsored by the Student Union Activities Board and the Student Government Association will feature headliners Future and Wale as well as Young Dro, Rae Sremmud and Fetty Wap.

"Each year, the lineup is based on the Homecoming Survey we send out at the end of the spring semester to accurately assess the opinions of the student population,” said Emani Terry, the vice president of external affairs for the Student Government Association.

“Judging from the thousands of tickets that have already been sold to students and the general public, this chosen line-up we’re marketing as the ‘Thrill Seekers,’ will bring the anticipated thrill and high energy to the celebratory environment our renowned homecoming is known for."

Eight days of student events begin Sunday, Oct. 18, and includes a comedy show featuring Sommore and Cedric the Entertainer, a gospel concert featuring Fred Hammond, Donnie McClurkin and others, and pep rally. All student tickets are available at the N.C. A&T ticket office in Brown Hall.

Here is a partial list of events:

Sunday, Oct. 18

Mister and Miss A&T Coronation and Reception
5-10 p.m., Corbett Sports Center
Admission: Free, tickets are required

Monday, Oct. 19

Greatest Homecoming on Earth Countdown
9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Corbett Sports Center
Admission: $5 A&T Students, valid ID required

Tuesday, Oct. 20

HBCU Entrepreneur’s Connection Summit
6-8 p.m., General Classroom Building
Admission: Free

Wednesday, Oct. 21

Homecoming Comedy Show
Featuring Sommore and Cedric the Entertainer
7:30 p.m., Corbett Sports Center
Admission: $17.50/$20 A&T Students, valid ID required; $27.50 public

Thursday, Oct. 22

U-Time: “The Homecoming Pregame”
11 a.m.-1 p.m., Moore Gym (Temporary Union)
Admission: Free

Pep Rally
Featuring A&T Sports Teams
6 p.m. Corbett Sports Center
Admission: Free

Friday, Oct. 23

SGA Reception
10 a.m.-noon, Alumni-Foundation Event Center
Admission: Free and open to the public; business casual attire requested

Queens Reception
12:30-2:30 p.m., Alumni-Foundation Event Center
Admission: Free and open to the public; business casual attire requested

National Pan-Hellenic Step Show
7:30 p.m., Greensboro Coliseum, 1921 W. Lee St.
Admission: $15 A&T students, valid ID required; $18.50, public; $23.50 day of show

Saturday, Oct. 24

Parade
8 a.m.
Start: Morrow Boulevard
End: Aggie Stadium

Game vs. Howard University
1 p.m., Aggie Stadium
Admission: $35, general admission; $45, reserved

SGA/SUAB Homecoming Concert
Featuring Future, Wale, Fetty Wap, Rae Sremmurd and Young Dro
7:30 p.m., Greensboro Coliseum, 1921 W. Lee St.
Admission: $44.50/$49.50/$59.50, Limited amount of student tickets available only at the A&T Ticket Office, valid ID required

Sunday, Oct. 25

Festival of Praise Gospel Show
Featuring Fred Hammond, Donnie McClurkin, Kim Burrell and Hezekiah Walker
6 p.m., Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center, 1921 W. Lee St.
Admission: $15/$17.50 A&T students, valid ID required; $29.50 public