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The Southwestern Athletic Conference Announces the 2014 Toyota SWAC Football Championship Post-game Concert The SWAC championship weekend closes Judgment Day with postgame concert on December 6 at NRG Stadium with famed old-school band Maze ft. Frankie Beverly

RALEIGH, NC (October 15, 2014) – The Southwestern Athletic Conference will welcome Maze ft. Frankie Beverly on December 6 as part of the 2014 Toyota SWAC Football Championship weekend of events.

The post-game concert is free with a paid championship game ticket, starting at $15.

The show, which will begin immediately after the game, will be a celebration for the championship winners and Frankie Beverly as he celebrates his 68th birthday.

Making their way to NRG stadium to perform hit songs such as “Before I Let Go,” “Joy and Pain” and “We are One”, SWAC fans will surely enjoy the famed old-school R&B band, after the East SWAC division takes on the West (kick-off is at 3:00 p.m. CST). The group, who has performed endlessly for the past 40 years, will bring its honest and raw soul, center field for all the SWAC fans to enjoy.

Maze featuring Frankie Beverly arrived on the scene in 1977 with a string of hits including “Happy Feelings”, “Lady of Magic”, “While I’m Alone” and “Workin’ Together.” Throughout the years, the soul classics continued with “Golden Time Of Day”, “Southern Girl”, and many more.

Bringing music from the heart and continuing their brilliant artistry has allowed the band to continue to headline at top concert venues across the globe. Join the SWAC and enjoy Beverly with his smooth, soulful vocals supported by the Maze band.

Group tickets and mid-field seats for the concert are available for purchase online at http://www.ticketmaster.com, by phone at 1-800-653-8000, or in person at the NRG Stadium box office located inside Budweiser Plaza.

This year, the 2014 Toyota SWAC Football Championship will officially be hosted by Big Tigger. Additional events and entertainment are also scheduled for the weekend. For ticket information and event details for the 2014 Toyota SWAC Football Championship, please visit http://www.swacfootball.org<http://www.swacfootball.org>.

Southwestern Athletic Conference

The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC), established in 1920, is a college athletic conference headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., which is comprised of historically black universities in the Southern United States. It participates in the NCAA’s Division I for its 18 sports and the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS).

About Toyota

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