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Ragtime, Blues, & All That Jazz

September 16, 2017 - 5:00 pm
The Maryland Theatre
21 S Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
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301-797-4000 x102



Saturday, September 16, 2017
5:00 pm Concert
3:30 pm Special Event

Featuring Guest Artists:
Byron Striplingtrumpet and vocals

In "Ragtime, Blues, and All That Jazz," Byron Stripling showcases ragtime masters Scott Joplin and Jelly Roll Morton plus blues legends B.B. King and Muddy Waters.

We kick off the 2017-2018 MSO season with Classics & Crabs, a celebration of all things Maryland on Saturday, September 16. This special event includes a pre-concert beer festival in The Maryland Theatre courtyard, courtesy of Flying Dog Brewery; a special MSO  concert featuring the eclectic mix of ragtime, blues, and jazz; and a post-concert street festival and crab feed.

SPECIAL NOTE: In order to purchase the ticket upgrade for Classics & Crabs ($50), patrons must first purchase a “Ragtime, Blues, & All That Jazz” concert ticket (Adults $19-$69, Children Under 18 Free) on Upon completing your concert ticket purchase, you will be contacted by the Box Office with a link and code to purchase the Classics & Crabs add-on on Eventbrite. There is no assigned or reserved seating for Classics & Crabs; seating is family-style on a first come first serve basis.

Click on the Spotify icon below to listen to musical selections from Byron Stripling's 2001 album "Byron, Get One Free..." on Spotify. A free account is required to listen. Music performed by Byron Stripling can also be found on other music sharing sites/services as well as YouTube.