The Scott Joplin International Ragtime Festival will be held this year in downtown Sedalia with the theme, Women of Ragtime. And the festival will be held June 2 – 4.

Featured performers will include: Clint and Ramona Baker, Anne and Jeff Barnhart, Taslimah Bey, Danny Coots, Bill Edwards, Marty Eggers, Virginia Eskin, Frederick Hodges, Brian Holland, Dave Majchrzak, Marilyn Nonken, David Reffkin, Joyce Richardson, Martin Spitznagel, Squeek Steele, Adam Swanson, Virginia Tichenor, Stephanie Trick and Bryan Wright.

Bryan Wright will be the artistic director, while Bill Edwards will be the symposia director. Special events will include an Early Bird Social/Dance, a Donor Party, and the traditional After Glow.

As soon as all details are finalized a festival schedule and ticket order form will be made available via the Foundation's email distribution database, at, as well as a mailing to their Sedalia festival fanbase list.

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