Vanderbilt University homecoming parade Oct. 13

Vanderbilt University invites members of the Nashville community to attend its annual homecoming parade on Saturday, Oct. 13, at noon.

The parade will start on the university’s campus at the corner of 24th and Kensington avenues and travel a route that turns right onto Vanderbilt Place, left onto 25th Avenue, right onto Jess Neely Drive, right onto Natchez Trace and concludes with a right on to Kensington Avenue.

Please note that these streets will be closed briefly during the parade.

Following the parade, the Vanderbilt Commodores will meet the Georgia Bulldogs in football for Vanderbilt’s homecoming game. Kickoff is at 5 p.m. central time.

Commodore Quake, the university’s annual homecoming concert, which this year features hip hop artist Kanye West, pop/rock band Guster and singer-songwriter Brett Dennen, will be held Friday, Oct. 12, at Memorial Gym. The event is open to the public and starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 for students and $35 for the general public through Ticketmaster at or 615-255-9600. Tickets may also be purchased at the Sarratt Student Center‘s box office on Vanderbilt’s campus.

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