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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.

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 For more information, call the Performance Series office, (507) 389-5549.

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