UK Alumni Association Hosting Homecoming Tailgate Tent Party featuring J.D. Shelburne

J.D. Shelburne

J.D. Shelburne

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The UK Alumni Association invites alumni and fans to a Homecoming tailgate tent party at 1:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Oct. 8, before the University of Kentucky football team takes on Vanderbilt University.

The party will be at the Tobacco Research Lawn at the corner of Cooper and University Drives. There will be a barbecue meal from Bradford BBQ along with entertainment, giveaways, appearances by the UK cheerleaders, dance team and pep band and a special performance by UK alumnus and Nashville recording artist J.D. Shelburne. 

The cost is $5 for UK Alumni Association members, Fellows and Women & Philanthropy members, and $10 for nonmembers who preregister. Children ages 10 and under are admitted free. A limited number of walk-up registrations will be available while food supplies last.  

Register for the tailgate at For questions about the event, please contact Jack Gallt at or 859-257-3801.

The UK Alumni Association is a membership supported organization committed to fostering lifelong engagement among alumni, friends, the association and the university. For more information about the UK Alumni Association or to become a member, visit or call 1-800-269-2586.

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