UNION — Vose Library’s April 7 “Zoom with Vose Wednesdays at 6 p.m.” program will feature an hour of live ragtime-era music with Isaac Cherry and Jerry Rabushka and The Ragged Blade Band.

Well-recognized as “Cherry & Jerry,” Isaac Cherry plays percussion, and Jerry Rabushka piano. Based in St. Louis, the duo also is part of the larger “Ragged Blade Band,” and has toured music of the ragtime era throughout a several state area. They’ve found this music is great for venues like brewpubs, wineries, markets and festivals.

They’ve appeared in the Big River Steampunk Festival in Hannibal, Montana, the Oddities and Curiosities Expo in Chicago and Tulsa, the RAGBRAI bicycle event in Iowa, and the St. Louis World’s Fare in their hometown. A typical performance includes some well-known songs of the early 20th century as well breathing life back into as some rarely-played tunes.

Hits of the ragtime era such as “The Entertainer,” “Alexander’s Ragtime Band,” “St. Louis Blues,” and “Ballin’ the Jack” may be familiar to listeners.

Follow the duo on Facebook at facebook.com/cherryandjerrymusic.

To request an invitation and passcode to attend this program, email [email protected] prior to 3 p.m. April 7.

Vose Library is located at 392 Common Road, and is open for curbside pick-up services and for in-person services by appointment.

For more information, call 207-785-4733 or visit voselibrary.org.

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