Thu, Sep 22 · 19:00

Join us September 22-25 2022 for the Central Pennsylvania Ragtime and American Music Festival! Four fun-filled days of music, silent movies, lectures, open houses, and more. Hear Jazz, Boogie-Woogie, Stride, Blues, Ragtime, and hits from the Great American Songbook, all performed by Grammy Award winning musicians. Plus, enjoy rides on the town's two signature attractions, the historic East Broad Top Railroad, and the neighboring Rockhill Trolley Museum!

2022 Performers Include: Frederick Hodges, Adam Swanson, Bryan Wright, Brian Holland, Danny Coots, Martin Spitznagel, Richard Dowling, and Andrew Greene's Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra, hailed as "the premier American Ragtime ensemble".

Event Schedule:
Thursday September 22, 2022: 7:00 PM - Festival Kickoff Concert at the 12th Street Church, 313 12th Street, Huntingdon, PA - 2 Hour Concert Program with Dueling Pianos!

Friday, September 23, 2022:
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM - Live Piano At The East Broad Top Railroad, 421 Meadow Street, Rockhill Furnace, PA - FREE
2:00 PM - Afternoon Concert at the Orbisonia Presbyterian Church, Orbisonia, PA - 2 Hour Concert Program with dueling pianos
5:00 PM - Jazz Age Social at the Rockhill Trolley Museum, 430 Meadow St, Rockhill, PA - Live Music, Trolley Rides, Dancing, and Food provided by Rebelz Food Truck.
7:30 PM - Silent Movies at the East Broad Top Railroad Station, 421 Meadow Street, Rockhill Furnace, PA - Three silent comedy shorts from the 1910s and '20s will be screened, with live musical accompaniment by musicians of the Central Pennsylvania American Music Festival!

Saturday, September 24, 2022:
10:00 AM - Saturday Morning Symposium at the Orbisonia Presbyterian Church, Orbisonia, PA - Pianist and historian Adam Swanson presents his lecture on the Golden Reunion in Ragtime - a recording session featuring Charlie Thompson, Eubie Blake, Joe Jordan, and "Ragtime" Bob Darch.
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM - Live Piano At The East Broad Top Railroad, 421 Meadow Street, Rockhill Furnace, PA - FREE
2:00 PM - Afternoon Concert at the Orbisonia Presbyterian Church, Orbisonia, PA - 2 Hour Concert Program with dueling pianos
5:00 PM - The Broad Top Ball - Dinner Train, Concert and Dancing - 421 Meadow Street, Rockhill Furnace, PA - Hop aboard a 1 hour round trip excursion on the East Broad Top Railroad. Upon returning to the Orbisonia Station, sit down to a catered dinner, live music, and dancing throughout the night.

Sunday Sept 25th:
9:30 AM - Ragtime Goes To Church - Music Filled Church Service at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Mt. Union, PA. FREE
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM - Live Piano At The East Broad Top Railroad, 421 Meadow Street, Rockhill Furnace, PA - FREE
2:30 PM - Afternoon Concert at the Orbisonia Presbyterian Church, Orbisonia, PA - 2 Hour Concert Program featuring the Peacherine Ragtime Orchestra.

URLs:
Facebook: https://go.evvnt.com/1282278-3?pid=5731
Sponsor: https://go.evvnt.com/1282278-4?pid=5731

Prices:
All Festival Pass: USD 250.00,
Thursday 9/22 - Evening Concert: USD 20.00,
Friday 9/23 - Afternoon Concert: USD 35.00,
Friday 9/23 - Jazz Age Social Reception: USD 40.00,
Friday 9/24 - Silent Movies at EBT Station: USD 20.00,
Saturday 9/24 - Symposium on "Golden Reunion in Ragtime": USD 20.00,
Saturday 9/24 - Afternoon Concert: USD 35.00,
Saturday 9/24 - "The Broad Top Ball" Dinner Train, Concert and Dancing: USD 80.00,
Sunday 9/25 - Peacherine Ragtime Orchestra Afternoon Concert: USD 35.00

Artists: Frederick Hodges, Adam Swanson, Martin Spitznagel, Richard Dowling, Brian Holland, Danny Coots, Bryan Wright, Peacherine Ragtime Orchestra, Andrew Greene

Venue details: East Broad Top Railroad, 421 Meadow Street, Rockhill, Pennsylvania, 17249, United States