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28th Annual Eagles and Ivories Ragtime Weekend Festival
January 27 - January 30$70
Eagles and Ivories four-day music experience is back in full swing this year.
This music-filled weekend brings in world-renowned pianists and musicians to entertain Ragtime, Jazz, and Classical music. Ivory and Gold, featuring Jeff and Anne Barnhart, are recurring guests of the festival. This festival is packed full of incredible entertainment, with music for all ages. Including the final concert at the Muscatine Art Center, entitled “Music That Made America Great,” and will be a celebration of 500 years of classic American music.
The weekend also features eagle watching on the Mississippi River with Dave Bakke, a Naturalist/Ranger of Muscatine County.
Festival Director Dave Ales said, “This festival will be the first big performance since the pandemic started that the Barnhart’s, our feature performers, will headline. We’re happy to have them here again. Muscatine is fortunate to have such world-renowned artists here for us to enjoy.”
Event information and list of schedules and performers can be found on the Muscatine County Arts Council website. Visit: https://www.muscatineartscouncil.org
Tickets are $70 for the full weekend of entertainment. Individual days can be purchased separately. Tickets may be purchased at Flowers on the Avenue, located at 1138 E. Ninth Street or at the door.
“We are always happy to help promote Eagles and Ivories Ragtime Weekend in hopes of bringing visitors to our community. Attendees will not only enjoy the music-filled weekend and eagle watching, but also have fun exploring Muscatine,” said Jodi Hansen, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Greater Muscatine Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The Merrill Hotel is offering a special rate of $119 for attendees of Eagles and Ivories 2022. Visit: https://www.themerrill.com/eagles-and-ivories.htm for more information.
For a full list of Muscatine lodging facilities visit: http://visitmuscatine.com/259/Places-to-Stay
The event is co-sponsored by Muscatine County Arts Council, Muscatine Art Center, and Visit Muscatine.