BREAKING NEWS ………….. Steve Hicks to play at Scott Joplin International Ragtime Festival


Steve Hicks is set to perform at the Scott Joplin International Ragtime Festival May 29th – June 2nd 2024 in Missouri, USA.

The Scott Joplin Ragtime Foundation presents this International Festival in the historic town of Sedalia and celebrates Scott Joplin, (1868? – 1917), the King of Ragtime.

Joplin settled in Sedalia around 1894 and made his name there.   2024 marks the Golden Jubilee year of the festival and promises to be a very special event.  The festival’s artist list reflects a veritable who’s who of ragtime musicians. 

Steve Hicks is acknowledged worldwide for his arrangements and performances of piano rags adapted for guitar.  He is absolutely delighted to have been invited to play this year’s festival and is excited to be going to, ‘The Cradle of Ragtime,’ aka Sedalia, Missouri.

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