West Coast Ragtime Society
Dedicated to the preservation and promtion of Ragtime and vintage American music.

2013 Ragtime Festivals

Current Update 11/2/2013
Previous Update 10/1-3/2013

The table below lists details on upcoming ragtime festivals. The information shown was obtained from various sources.. The West Coast Ragtime Society does not vouch for the accuracy of the information. You should check with the sponsors of the event in order to ascertain the accuracy of the information. 

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Recent Updates: Fresno Flats Ragtime Festival.
When What Where Information
January 11-13, 2013

Eau Claire 12th Annual
 Ragtime Festival
To benefit: Feed My People
Featured Artists: Larisa Migachyov, Ivory&Gold and Marty Mincer!
Three Concerts, Sing-a-longs, Food & Root Beer Floats, Saturday Symposia & Silent Films, 1913 Timeline & Vintage Dress Display, Twin Piano Lounge, Friday Dinner, Saturday Dinner, Sunday Buffet & Frigid Frolics Farewell Bash
Eau Claire, Wisconsin

First Congregational
Church UCC
310 Broadway
Eau Claire, WI

Lodging Available at Holiday Inn
Phone: 800-472-3297
Holiday Inn Web Site

Ticket information & prices: Click here.

Visit web site
or call 

(715) 834-2668  (Church)
(9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. CST M-F)

Jan 25-27, 2013

 19th Annual Eagles & Ivories Weekend

Artists: Jeff Barnhart & Anne Barnhart; Richard Dowling, Chase Garrett, Morgan Siever

Muscatine, IA

Visit website for
Web site: click here
April 12-14 2013
Fri: 5:30
Sat: 2:00
Sun: 2-4:40 pm

13th Annual Fresno Flats
& Vintage Music Festival

Performers: Jack & Chris Bradshaw, Tom Brier, Robyn & Steve Drivon, Larisa Migachyov
Fri Dinner & Concert: History Park Park School House, 49777 Road 427 (School Road)
Sat Concert & After Hours: History Park Park School House
Sun Finale Concert: Oakhurst Lutheran Church, Road 426 (39255 Black Rd.)

Oakhurst, CA

Locations: See left. Tickets: Fri: $10; 
Sat: $5; Sun: donation
Contact Bea at:
(559) 641-2272
or email:
May 23–27, 2013

Every year over Memorial Day weekend in Peoria Illinois, the Old-Time Music Preservation Association stages the World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest to educate people about old-time piano music written prior to 1930.
Peoria, IL

Peoria, Illinois Click here for information and location and ticket information
Apr 23-26 2013
Check back.

Zehnder’s 20th Annual Ragtime Festival
Featuring: Bob Milne (emcee & pianist) brings a lineup of performers to the stage.
Frankenmuth, MI

Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth
730 S. Main
Frankenmuth, MI
Reservations are required for lunch, brunch and all dinner concerts.  For more info or reservations call 800-863-7999 or visit www.zehnders.com
May 17-19, 2013
Fri - Sun
7:00 pm
7th Annual San Antonio Ragtime Festival
Danny Coots, Robert Edwards, Brian Holland, Larisa Migachyov, and Martin Spitznagel, and others!!

Radius Center (Fri) & Market Square (Sat & Sun)
San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio, Texas
See web site for more details.
Suggested donation, $10 for Friday. Saturday & Sunday Free.
Information: Jimmy Drury 210-541-0760,
Mar 22, 23, 2013
Fri, Sat
Charles Templeton Ragtime Festival

Featuring: Jeff Barnhart, Frederick Hodges, Brian Holland, Sonny Leyland
Join us for concerts, seminars, and tours of the Museum during our 7th annual festival celebrating the music of the ragtime era.
Starkville, Mississippi
Mitchell Memorial Library, on the campus
of Mississippi State University
Starkville, MS
For ticket prices, accommodations, and more information,
see web site:
C. Templeton Ragtime Festival
or call
Mar 22-24, 2013
Fri, Sun
2013 Durango Co. Ragtime & Early Jazz Festival

Featuring: Adam Swanson, Danny Coots,
Bill Edwards, Will Perkins, Martin Spitznagel,
Dr. Lisa Campi Walters, Ian Whitcomb
at the Strater Hotel
Durango, Colorado
Strater Hotel
699 Main Avenue
Durango, CO 81301
Local: (970) 247-4431
Toll Free: (800) 247-4431
To book a room, please click here
All Events for Two: $99
All Events for One: $55
Click here for Day
and Student tickets
Information: click here
for festival web site.

For email, click here.
By phone: Michelle Thom, General Mgr.
Strater Hotel
May 24-26, 2013
Times vary.

Ragtime Corner
at  the 2013 Sacramento Music Festival
Partial list of performers: Elliott Adams, Tom Brier, Frederick Hodges, Larisa Migachyov,Virginia Tichenor. Groups present will be Hedgehogs, Pacific Coast Ragtime Orchestra, Porcupine Ragtime Ensemble , Ragtime Skedaddlers, Smalltimers, Sullivans and Drivons and Tom Brier and the Saloon Sweeties
Hyatt Regence Hotel

Sacramento, CA

Hyatt Hotel – 1209 L Street
Sacramento, CA
Free. Music Festival registration is not required.
Jun 5-8, 2013z

Scott Joplin Festival
Performers:  Jacob Adams, Paul Asaro, Jeff Barnhart, Tom Brier, Phillip Dyson, Bill Edwards, Ann Gibson (Theresa LaQuey), Frederick Hodges, Brian Holland, Max Keenlyside, Sue Keller, Dave Majchrzak, Terry Parrish & Elite Syncopaters, Jim Radloff, David Refkin, John Remmers, Rhythmia, Dalton Ridenhour, Don Ryan. Morgan Siever, Martin Spitzbagel, Steve Standiford, Adam Swanson, Stephanie Trick, Bryan Wright, Tex Wyndham 
Sedalia, MO

Venue location vary. Click here for
downtown Sedalia map.

Sedalia, Missouri

Festival home page, click here.
Paid-venue tickets: click here. z
Email, click here.
Jun 10 & 11, 2013
Mon, Tue

Blind Boone Ragtime & Early Jazz Festival

Performers: Morten Gunnar Larsen, Frederick Hodges, Jelani Eddington, Dalton Ridenhour, Paul Asaro, Adam Swanson, Bryan Wright, Bob Seeley, Terry Waldo, Dick Kroeckel, Terry Hartzel, Bill Edwards, Danny Coots
The Young Turks: Andrew Barrett, Max Keenlyside, John Reed Torres, Vincent Johnson, Frank LiVolsi, Daniel Souvigny
Johnny Maddox interviewed by protégé Adam Swanson with duets, too

Missouri Theatre for the Arts
Columbia, Missouri

Headquarters Hotel: the new University Hampton Inn & Suites  —on the south end of campus—south of the University Medical School and Hospital –Veterans Hospital complex

Ticket sales: Details at concertseries.org .Via telephone with credit card. 573-882-3781 
Information: 573-268-6690 or SalernoL@missouri.edu

Jun 21-13, 2013
Fri, Sat, Sun
Central Pennsylvania Ragtime Festival
Rockhill Furnace, Pennsylvania is the place to be to hear great ragtime.

Performers: Adam Swanson, Frederick Hodges, Ann Gibson, Bryan Wright, Russell Wilson, plus Mel Kauffman Workshop with Andrew Green.
Rockhill Furnace, PA
Rockhill Furnace, PA. Ticket and schedule  information, click here.

Information: call 814-447-3984
or email, click here,

or festival web site, click here.

Or write:
David Brightbill
PO Box 272
Orbisonia, PA 17243

Jun 29, 30, 2013
Sat 2:30pm and 8:15pm
Sun 2:30pm
Old Town Music Hall
38th Annual Ragtime Festival

Performers: Kathy Craig, Frederick Hodges, John Reed-Torres and Vincent Johnson
El Segundo, PA
140 Richmond Street
El Segundo, CA 90245
All Seats: $20.00
Reservations recommended.
(310) 322-2592
Web Site, click here.
Jul 13, 2013
11:00 a.m. to 6:15 p.m.
Cline Wine & Dixieland Jazz
Festival 201
Bands: Black Diamond Blue Five, Devil Mountain Jazz Band, Golden Gate Rhythm Machine, Jambalaya Big Swing Band, Natural Gas Jazz Band, Royal Society Jazz Orchestra,
San Francisco Feet Warmers
Other Entertainers on piano: Ray Skjelbred,
Tom Brier, Frederick Hodges, Marty Eggers, Virginia Tichenor, The Ragtime Skedaddlers,
Pat Yankee

Wine, beer, food available. Or, bring your own picnic.
Sonoma, CA

Cline Cellars
24737 Hwy 121
Sonoma, CA

General Admission: $30;
Club members: $25
Information: www.jazznut.com
Reservations & Info:
(707) 940-4025
On line reservation,
 click here.
Aug 9-13, 2013. 14th Annual Sutter Creek
Ragtime Festival
Performers: Patrick Aranda ,Jack and Chris Bradshaw, Tom Brier, The Crown Syncopators ,The Drivons (Robyn and Steve), Marty Eggers, Frederick Hodges, Carl Sonny Leyland, Larisa Migachyov, Stevens Price, Ragnolia Ragtette, Ragtime Skedaddlers, Raspberry Jam Band, John Reed-Torres, John Remmers, Tim Rotolo, Sean Sharp, Ray Skjelbred, Squeek Steele, Paul Stewart, Monty Suffern, The Sullivans and Drivons, Keith Taylor, Virginia Tichenor

Sutter Creek, CA

Sutter Creek, CA
Click here for map
All events badges: 
'Early Bird' $65 if ordered by 7/15/12.
$75 after 7/15/12. 
Contact info:  Mother Lode Ragtime Society
11310 Prospect Drive #10, PMB 12
Jackson, CA 95642. 
Phone: (209) 405-1563
Email: motherloderagtime@comcast.net

Web site: Click here.
Sutter Creek Ragtime Festival: Click here.
Oct 19-20, 2013. 
Sat, Sun

Ragfest 2013

Performers: Meredith Axelrod, Andrew Barrett, Shirley Case, Bill Edwards, Jimmy Green, Vincent Johnson, Brad Kay, Eric Marchese, Erika C. Miller, Bill Mitchell, Bob Pinsker, Gary Rametta, John Reed-Torres, Evans & Rogers, Ryan Wishner  Groups: Brad Kay and Those Syncopating Songbirds, Heliotrope Ragtime Orchestra, The California Feetwarmers, Janet Klein and her Parlor Boys, Tom Marion and his Ragtime String Trio
Fullerton, CA
Fullerton, CA

Saturday: Steamers Jazz Club & Cafe, 138 W Commonwealth Ave Fullerton, CA 92832

Muckenthaler Cultural Center, 1201 West Malvern Ave, Fullerton, California 92833

Click here for complete information.

Nov 22, 23, 24,
Fri, Sat, Sun

27th Annual

Solo Performers:  Cleve Baker, Clint Baker, Jeff Barnhart, Andrew Barrett, Mimi Blais, Tom Bopp, Chris & Jack Bradshaw, Tom Brier, Alisa Clancy, Jared Di Bartolommeo, Marty Eggers, Ann Gibson, Gary Greenlund, Rosemary Hallum, Alex Hassan, Frederick Hodges, Brian Holland, Steve Johnson, Scott Kirby, Carl Sonny Leyland, Jonathan Meredith, Larisa Migachyov, Ezequiel Palleja, Bob Ringwald, David Thomas Roberts, Jack Rummel, Christoph Schmetterer, Sean Sharp, Patrick Skiffington, Squeek Steele, Stanley Stern & Marti Lindholm, Adam Swanson, Virginia Tichenor, Kitty Wilson
Special Guest: Max Morath
Youth Performers: Diego Bustamante, Vincent Johnson, Max Keenlyside, Florian Krüger, Entung "Enya" Kuo, Frank Livolsi, Graham Messer, Morgan Siever, Daniel Souvigny, John Reed -Torres, Ryan Wishner
Groups: Big Mama Sue & Fast Eddie, Crown Syncopators, Ivory & Gold, Pacific Coast Ragtime Orchestra, Porcupines, Raspberry Jam Band, Ragnolia Ragtette, Ragtime Skedaddlers, Sullivans/Drivons
Seminars: Bryan Cather, Andrew Greene, Max Morath, David Reffkin, Sean Sharp, Bruce Vermazen
Dance Instructors: Bruce Mitchell, Richard Duree, Stan Isaacs, Stanley Stern & Martin Lindholm (Piano Accompanists)

Sacramento, California

Clarion Inn & Conference Center Arden Village*
1401 Arden Way
Sacramento, CA   95815

* New name for the Red Lion. The festival is at the same location as last year.

For information
Visit Web Site
or email
Festival Information
or call Petra Sullivan at 
or toll free at
or write to:
West Coast Ragtime Society
PO Box 13346
CA 95813-3346

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