Tuesday, September 22, 2015

East Coast, West Coast ragtime pianists
to meet in concert on Saturday, October 24

Ragtime pianists from the East Coast and West Coast will meet in the Midwest when the Friends of Scott Joplin present Frank LiVolsi and John Reed-Torres (pictured) in a concert at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, October 24 in the Scott Joplin House State Historic Site's New Rosebud Cafe.

LiVolsi, who's from Rhode Island, travels the country several times a year to play in ragtime and early jazz festivals, while Reed-Torres, a Californian, has performed extensively around the Los Angeles area, and also has visited Missouri before in 2012 and 2013 to play at the Blind Boone Festival in Columbia.

Tickets for the "East Coast Meets West Coast" concert will be $20 at the door.

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