Feed Your Senses: Marshall Ruffin
80 Forsyth St.
Bring your lunch and enjoy the FREE performance by guitarist Marshall Ruffin. Marshall Ruffin is a Georgia based guitarist, songwriter, and singer.
Ruffin has recorded two E.P.s under the Lagrange GA label Jammates, Rich Man’s Dime (2007) and Morning Glory (2009). He also wrote and recorded an E.P. with the band King Lincoln, and is the featured vocalist on five others with collaborator Alex Gordon Hi-Fi.
Ruffin has performed and recorded as the guitarist and backing vocalist for Lonnie Holley, with whom he recently toured Europe. His song Light The Way was featured during their session in London at BBC Radio 6. Ruffin was the winner of the 39th Eddie’s Attic Songwriter Shootout in 2013. Ruffin has performed gospel music at COGIC and AME churches in Georgia.
Plan to meet your friends downtown for Feed Your Senses, the Rialto’s free Lunchtime Learning Performing Arts Series, every third Wednesday at noon, in the Lobby at the Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State University. The program features a different artist or speaker each month providing a casual and fun insider’s look at their craft. Previous Feed Your Senses have featured the Faculty Jazztet from Georgia State’s School of Music, Latin jazz group Havana Son, and Nefertari Bey, jazz vocalist.
Feed Your Senses is supported in part by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners, Georgia Council for the Arts through appropriations from the Georgia General Assembly (GCA is a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts), the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, and 100 Peachtree.