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Sept. 17: The Dumpy Jug Bumpers in Concert

String band brings back old-time sounds of country blues, ragtime and jug band music.

2017-09-18
Minnesota State University, Mankato Department of Music News Release, 9-5-2017

MANKATO, Minn. – The Dumpy Jug Bumpers perform on Sunday, Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Minnesota State University, Mankato's Elias J. Halling Recital Hall stage of the Earley Center for Performing Arts, 320 Maywood Ave.

The Dumpy Jug Bumpers are a string band that brings back the old-time sounds of country blues, ragtime and jug band music from the era of 78-RPM records. Playing a menagerie of acoustic string and mouth instruments, they transform any stage into a barrelhouse romp.

Concert admission is $12, $11 for students with a valid MavCARD. Discount tickets are available online for University students. Advance purchase is strongly encouraged. Those who wish to purchase tickets online should go to www.mnsu.edu/music. For more information, call the Performance Series office, (507) 389-5549.

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