In Game

While you may technically be going to a football game when attending a game at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium, a Jackson State Tigers game is all about the band. The Sonic Boom of the South put on an incredible show that any marching band fan or college football fan won’t want to miss. They’ve received lots of praise of the years, and with good reason, so make sure to enjoy the Sonic Boom of the South when attending a Tigers football game.

The Sonic Boom of the South isn’t the only spirit group that puts on a fantastic performance at Tigers games. The J-Settes also provide fans with plenty of entertainment and their dance routines are a must-see part of any Tiggers game. You’ll also enjoy watching Wavee Dave, and the Baby Tigers perform as well, and the cheerleaders do an excellent job of keeping the fans up on their feet and cheering.

Additionally, the fans themselves create a fun atmosphere as diehard Tiger fans fill MVMS on game days. No matter what the score you’ll see a large number of fans cheering on the team and showing their support. The fans here are also extremely knowledgeable and more than happy to talk to newcomers about the team and its history.

You’ll have a fantastic time attending a Jackson State game where the band and spirit groups still the show to create an unforgettable experience.

Things to check out

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Sonic Boom of the South

The Sonic Boom of the South is the best reason to come to a Jackson State game and is one of the best bands in the country. The band has received national acclaim over the years and has even earned the moniker “Hollywood’s band of choice.” Enjoy the Sonic Boom of the South’s performance as they’re a can’t miss part of any Tigers game.

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While the Sonic Boom of the South may get the most press, deservedly so, the J-Settes are no slouches either. Enjoy watching the J-Settes incredible dance routines when taking in a game at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium.

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Wavee Dave and the Baby Tigers

Keep an eye out for the Tigers mascot Wavee Dave and the Baby Tigers during the game. Wavee Dave and the Baby Tigers will dazzle you with their dance moves and have been a big part of every Jackson State game since the early 1980s and the 1990s respectively.


Join in the cheers lead by the cheerleaders to give the Tigers as much of a home field advantage as possible. There’s no better way to show off your JSU spirit than by cheering along with the JSU Cheerleaders.

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Fight Songs

  1. “Cheer Boys”

    Official Fight Song

    Cheer Boys for Jackson,
    Jackson Will Win
    Cheer Boys for Jackson,
    Never Give In
    You do your best boys,
    We will do the rest boys
    Cheer Boys for Victory
    (Fight, Fight, Fight!)

  2. “Get Ready”

    Official Band Theme Song

    I never met a girl who makes me feel
    the way that you do.
    (You’re alright)
    Whenever I’m asked who makes my dreams real,
    I say that you do.
    (You’re outta sight)
    So, fee fi fo fum
    Look out baby, ’cause here I come.

    And I’m bringing you a love that’s true.
    So get ready, so get ready.
    I’m gonna try to make you love me too.
    So, get ready, so get ready,
    ’cause here I come.
    (Get ready ’cause here I come) I’m on my way.
    (Get ready ’cause here I come)

    If you wanna play hide and seek with love,
    let me remind you
    (It’s alright)
    But the lovin’ you’re gonna miss
    and the time it take to find you
    (It’s outta sight)
    So, fiddley dee, fiddley dum
    Look out baby, ’cause here I come.

    (Repeat Chorus)

    If all my friends should want you too,
    I’ll understand it.
    (Be alright)
    I hope I get to you before they do,
    the way I planned it.
    (Be outta sight)
    So tiddley dee, tiddley dum
    Look out baby, ’cause here I come.

    (Repeat Chorus)

  3. “Jackson Fair”

    Jackson Fair, Jackson Dear
    Thee I love, My dear ole college home
    Thee I love, Where ever I may roam
    Jackson Fair, Jackson Dear

    (Men) Hail, Hail to Thee
    (Ladies) Yes, Hail to Thee
    (Men) Yes, Hail to Thee
    (Ladies) Yes, Hail to Thee

    (All) Hail to the college of my heart!

    (Repeat All)

  4. J-S-U Rocks the House

    J-S-U Rocks the House

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