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Music at MSU Denver Music & Film Festival April 29 & 30 image over trees in park

Music at MSU Denver Music & Film Festival

April 29 & 30, 2021
9th Street Park, Auraria Campus
Music at 6:30 pm, Film at dusk

Bring your blanket or chair, your family, and perhaps some taco money for Music at MSU Denver's first Music & Film Festival, happening April 29 & 30 in the 9th Street Park on the Auraria Campus. Join us for an evening of live music from MSU Denver's jazz and global music ensembles, followed by a film screening each night. Food will be available for purchase from Los Molinos. Music performances begin at 6:30 pm, with films screening at dusk. This event requires that masks be worn and social distancing be observed.  

For more information, contact Elizabeth Macy (emacy@msudenver.edu) or Dawn Clement (dcleme15@msudenver.edu).


Music & Film Festival: April 29

Image of film Paris is Burning

Music at MSU Denver Music & Film Festival

Thursday, April 29, 2021
Live music at 6:30 pm, Film at dusk
9th Street Park, Auraria Campus
Facebook Event Page

Enjoy live music beginning at 6:30 pm from Mark Harris' Jazz Combo, MSU Denver's African Drum & Dance Ensemble, Gamelan Manik Kusuma, Jakey Wherry Sound, and a pop-up dance performance from the MSU Denver Department of Theatre and Dance. At dusk we will screen Paris is Burning (1991), a chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality. Food will be available from Los Molinos. Bring a blanket or chair and your family. This event requires masks be worn and social distancing be observed.

Music & Film Festival: April 30

Image of film The Girls in the Band

Music at MSU Denver Music & Film Festival

Friday, April 30, 2021
Live music at 6:30 pm, Film at dusk
9th Street Park, Auraria Campus
Facebook Event Page

Live music starts at 6:30 pm from Anisha Rush's Jazz Combo, Shane Endsley's Jazz Combo, and Jakey Wherry Sound. At dusk, enjoy a screening of the documentary The Girls in the Band (2011), the untold stories of female jazz and big band instrumentalists and their journeys from the late 1930's to the present day. Food will be available from Los Molinos. Bring a blanket or chair and your family. This event requires masks be worn and social distancing be observed.

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