Eagles and Ivories Ragtime WeekendCradle of Iowa Ragtime on the Mississippi River in Historic Muscatine, Iowa

January 19, 20, 21 & 22, 2023

Music enthusiasts will enjoy world-class Ragtime, Jazz, and Classical music at the 29th Annual Eagles and Ivories Ragtime Weekend held in Muscatine, IA. This wonderful winter treat in brings world-renowned pianists and musicians including recurring guests, Ivory&Gold, featuring Jeff and Anne Barnhart, beginning Thursday, January 19 through Sunday, January 22. Venues include Wesley United Methodist Church, Addington Place at Muscatine, Muscatine Arts Center, and The Merrill Hotel.

Stay near all the entertainment at award-winning AAA Four-Diamond The Merrill Hotel, Muscatine, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel!  


During this peak eagle watching season along the Mississippi River, you won't want to miss the Eagle Watch at the Pearl City Station across from The Merrill Hotel. Eagles & Ivories Ragtime Concert is co-sponsored by the Muscatine County Arts Council and Muscatine Art Center.


Thursday, January 19

  • Cabaret - 7:00pm: Ivory&Gold featuring Jeff & Anne Barnhart with Dr. Dave Majchrzak The Merrill Hotel

Friday, January 20

  • Kick-Off ConcertAddington Place at Muscatine
  • Soup Supper - 5:00pm - 7:00pm: music by The Mad Creek Mudcats Wesley United Methodist Church
  • Concert - 7:00pm: TBD
  • After Hours - 10:00pm - 12:00am: with Jim Radloff & The Mad Creek Mudcats The Merrill Hotel

Saturday, January 21

  • Eagle Watch - 9:00am - 2:00pm: with Dave Bakke Riverfront
  • Silent Movies - 12:00pm: Muscatine Arts Center
  • Concert - 2:00pm - 4:00pm: TJ Muller & Jeff Barnhart Muscatine Arts Center
  • Syncopation Desserts - 5:00pm - 7:00pm: music by The Locust Street Boys Wesley United Methodist Church
  • Concert - 7:00pm: TBD
  • After Hours - 10:00pm - 12:00am: with Jim Radloff & Locust Street Boys The Merrill Hotel
 Sunday, January 22
  • Concert - 2:00pm - 3:30pm: The Music That Made America Great join Ivory&Gold as they celebrate 500 years of music in America Muscatine Arts Center


Tickets available for purchase online, at Flowers on the Avenue, and at the doors of venues

  • Entire 4 Day Concert Package ($70.00)
  • Thursday Evening Concert ($15.00)
  • Friday Evening Concert ($20.00)
  • Saturday Eagle Watch is free
  • Saturday Afternoon Silent Movies ($5.00)
  • Saturday Afternoon Concert ($15.00)
  • Saturday Evening Concert ($20.00)
  • Sunday Afternoon Concert ($15.00)