PHOTOS — Community, featured speakers celebrate UGK Day in Port Arthur
Published 12:50 am Sunday, December 4, 2022
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D.J. Spin of Port Arthur and Tudy DuRiso. (Mary Meaux/The News)
Joshua Arbuckle and Daniel Grogan. (Mary Meaux/The News)
Various T-shirts in honor of the event. (Mary Meaux/The News)
A number of vendors set up at the pavilion for the event. (Mary Meaux/The News)
Nuong Tran, left, is presented with a door prize from Chad Butler Jr., with DJ. Bird on the right at UGK Day last week in Port Arthur. (Mary Meaux/The News)
Waiting for the show to kick off. (Mary Meaux/The News)
Families wait for the show to begin. (Mary Meaux/The News)
The 10th Anniversary Celebration of UGK Day was filled with music and memories Saturday at the pavilion in downtown Port Arthur.
Underground Kingz, or UGK, was created by Port Arthur natives Bernard ‘Bun B’ Freeman and Chad ‘Pimp C’ Butler.
Butler died Dec. 4, 2007.
Butler’s son Chad Butler Jr. was at the celebration as well as Big Smoke and D.J. Bird, as well as others.
READ MORE: Bun B welcomes upcoming UGK Day in Port Arthur.