Fans gather for Magic City Classic

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Tens of thousands of football fans are in Birmingham to celebrate the Magic City Classic.

There will be parties, tailgating, and a whole lot of fly dressing people out Friday through Saturday night.

Early Friday morning, 10,000 people showed up to hear live music and live radio. Syndicated radio host Tom Joyner was entertaining the crowd with his half-A&M/half-State jersey and matching shoulder pads. He says he was partying at the Classic before it became the number one HBCU game in the country.