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College of Liberal Arts
University of Mississippi

Event Calendar

If you have questions or require assistance relating to a disability, please contact the College of Liberal Arts at or (662) 915-1778, or contact the phone or email that may be listed for the particular event. 

Event Information:

  • Thu

    World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest and Festival

    Oxford, Mississippi

    Join us in historic Oxford, Mississippi for "live" old-time piano playing this May. After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Contest is raring to go and contestants are signing up to compete. You can keep track of the 2022 contestants on our website.

    THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2022

    7:30 pm Tune-ups Party


    FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2022

    10:00 am Double-decker Bus Tour of historic Oxford

    2:00 pm Workshop with Carl Sonny Leyland

    3:00 pm Workshop with Brian Holland

    6:00 pm New Rag Contest

    8:00 pm Ragfest


    SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2022 

    9:00 am Junior Division Contest

    11:45 am Silent Movie Luncheon with Adam Swanson

    1:00 pm Preliminary Rounds: Regular & Senior Divisions

    6:30 pm After-hours & “Old-Time Sing-a-long”


    SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2022

    10:55 am Church Service at Oxford United Methodist

    1:00 pm Regular Division Semis & Finals / Seniors’ Final

    7:00 pm Red, White & Blue Salute to Veterans