Assistant Festival Director, Thumper Entertainment

Shay Jasper loves live music and interned for The Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival in 2014.  After the internship of a lifetime, Shay was driven to become more involved in the local Columbia music scene.


Shay was born and raised in New Haven, Mo and is a William Woods University graduate with a degree in Journalism and Marketing and a minor in English. She worked as the Marketing Director at Lucky’s Market in Columbia before taking her position with The City of Columbia as the Marketing Coordinator.


In her free time, Shay loves hiking, cooking, live music, craft beer, and writing short stories.


Shay has been a member of The Roots N Blues Foundation board since November 2014 and has served as Secretary since December 2016.

Shay Jasper

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