March 16, 2017 - SCOTT JOPLIN INTERNATIONAL CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION
Music! Music! Music! From Ragtime to Rock, Big Band to Jazz, it’s all on tap during Texarkana’s Scott Joplin International Centennial Celebration, March 31 through April 2, presented and hosted by the new Regional Music Heritage Center. It all begins with a Preview Party on Friday, March 31. Celebratory festivities follow on Saturday, April 1 (the day Joplin died 100 years ago) and ends with the presentation of markers on the famed Arkansas Municipal Auditorium’s “Walk of Fame” honoring two of Texarkana’s music icons.