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Honoring David Ruffin
October 26, 2019, 11:00 am – 1:30 pm CDT
Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate Meridian’s own R&B great and one of the front men of the Temptations, David Ruffin! You’ve heard his raspy baritone vocals on classics like “My Girl,” “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg,” and “(I Know) I’m Losing You.” A star in his name will be installed on The MAX Walk of Fame on Front Street followed by a parade to the Temple Theater, led by the Jackson State Marching Band, where a section of 8th Street will be named “David Ruffin Boulevard.” All events are free and open to the public.
Schedule of events
11am: Star Unveiling at The MAX, 2155 Front St.
11:30am: Parade begins from The MAX to the Temple Theatre.
Noon: Street Unveiling (Temple Theatre, corner of 8th Street & 24th Avenue).
12:20pm.: Parade continues to City Hall Lawn.
1pm: Celebration begins at City Hall.