Grambling State Hosts Grammy-Winning Artists, BET, and adidas for Homecoming 2019

square-monicaAward-Winning R&B Artists Monica, Joe, and Ari Lennox to Headline November 1 Concert  
GRAMBLING, La – September 23, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University announced its 2019 Homecoming lineup will include headline performances by award-winning artists Monica, Joe, and Ari Lennox at the “Vibe-ish” concert, Friday, November 1, 2019, at 7 p.m.  

“This year the Grambling State homecoming made worldwide news before we shared the schedule,” said President Rick Gallot. “We’re excited to welcome a record-number of brands, partners, and people to celebrate our global legacy and our Bring it Home Campaign.” 

In addition to its concert headliners, this year Grambling State will host comedians Steve Brown, B. Simone, Darren Brand, and Desi Banks for its comedy show on October 31, 2019 at 7 p.m. 

“Gram-ish: For the Culture,” Grambling State’s Homecoming 2019 celebration, is a joint effort bringing together the University’s campus, alumni groups, and the City of Grambling to host more than 18,000 alumni and students.  

The week’s major events include: 



Homecoming Comedy Show 
Thursday, October 31, 7:00 p.m. 
Featuring Comedians: Steve Brown, B. Simone, Darren Brand, and Desi Banks 
Favrot Student Union (On-Campus) 
Student Admission: Free  
General Admissionsquare-joe: $15 

Homecoming Concert 
Friday, November 1, 7:00 p.m. 
Featuring: Monica, Joe, and Ari Lennox 
Hobdy Assembly Center (On-Campus) 
Student Admission: Free  
General Admission: $40 

Homecoming Greek Show 
Saturday, November 2, 8:00 p.m. 
Hobdy Assembly Center (On-Campus) 
Student Admission: Free  
General Admission: $20 

square-ariHomecoming Football Game: Grambling State vs. Texas Southern 
Saturday, November 2, 2:00 p.m. 
Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium (On-Campus) 
Student Admission: Free  
General Admission: from $15 to $40 

For a full list of events and pricing information, attendees can visit

Ticket Information 
For non-student tickets, alumni and supporters are invited to the following: 

  • For event packages, visit  
  • For individual major events, call (318) 274-6115 or visit one of the following Student Activities ticket purchase locations in-person on: 
  • Monday, October 28 – Wednesday, October 30, 2019  
    11:00am – 5:00pm Favrot Student Union, Room 234 
  • Thursday, October 31 – Friday, November 1, 2019       
    6:00pm – 8:00pm Hobdy Assembly Center 
  • Saturday, November 2, 2019                
    5:00pm – 9:00pm Hobdy Assembly Center 

For media event credentials, interviews or more information, please contact or call 318-274-2866.