Hall of Fame Inaugural Class

Celebrate The MAX Hall of Fame Inaugural Class 

On December 16, The MAX is hosting a Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Reception at the MSU Riley Center in downtown Meridian. The ceremony will begin at 6pm and will be followed by a cocktail reception. To purchase tickets or for more information, please call 601-581-1550.


The Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience (The MAX) invited its fans to participate in the selection of the inaugural Hall of Fame class by voting for their favorites from a list of 64 nominees selected by The MAX Nominating Committee. Voting officially ended at midnight on February 17, and the class was announced at a press conference at the Mississippi State Capitol on March 23, 2017.

Inaugural Hall of Fame selections announced at the State Capitol.

Below are the first eighteen inductees into The MAX Hall of Fame. The class will be inducted into the Hall at an official ceremony in December of this year. If you would like more information, subscribe to our e-news here and receive an update and other exciting information about The MAX.

You can read more about the inductees by clicking on their name below.