Music will be provided by the River Raisin Ragtime Revue. Based in Tecumseh, Michigan, River Raisin Ragtime Revue (R4) is a professional orchestra dedicated to educating and entertaining as well as the preservation and restoration of American music. They have performed at The Henry Ford Museum, The Detroit Institute of Art, as well as The Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor. Additionally, R4 has four CD recordings which include The Red Back Book: Standard High-Class Rags, Ragtime Detroit! Michigan's Contribution to America's Original Music (2006), collaboration with Greenfield Village Raggin' at Greenfield Village (2011), and Animal Fair: Ragtime Music for Children and the Young at Heart (2013). A special thank you to Theresa Powers for her time and energy in booking R4 for this year’s Veteran’s Day Concert at the TCA, and the ERW Foundation for their support and sponsorship of this event.
Guest speakers include Mayor Jack Baker, Kali Fox representing U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow’s office, Local Historian Bob Elliott and Elizabeth Ruthruff Wilson Foundation President Theresa Powers.
This performance is part of The TCA Michigan Homegrown Project and is sponsored in part by Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. To learn more about our free Veterans Day Concert, please call the TCA at 517.423.6617 or visit www.TheTCA.org.