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MSU Libraries Hosting Templeton Ragtime & Jazz Festival and Gatsby Gala

28 Feb 2019 9:05 AM | Anonymous

The MSU Libraries will host its annual Charles Templeton Ragtime & Jazz Festival and the Gatsby Gala March 28-30, 2019.  The Festival features pianist Martin Spitznagel, Larisa Migachyov, multi-instrumentalist Dave Bennett and drummer Ha Smith.  This year’s festival will feature a salute to Benny Goodman and Jerry Lee Lewis.  The Gatsby Gala, a 1920’s fashion show, features 1920’s inspired dresses designed by the Fashion Design and Merchandising students.  The mission of the Templeton Festival is to provide another educational and artistic opportunity for the citizens of Starkville, Oktibbeha county and the surrounding counties. The Festival endeavors to educate audiences on these early forms of music from ragtime to blues, jazz, stride, and more.  For more information visit http://library.msstate.edu/festival

Submitted by

Stephen Cunetto

Associate Dean, University Libraries

Mississippi State University





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