One of the most influential jazz soloists of the 1920s was born and raised right here in the QCA, and it’s time to celebrate his birthday! That’s right, it’s Bix Beiderbecke’s birthday!

The Bix Birthday Bash fundraiser is happening this Saturday Mar 10 at Rhythm City Casino (7077 Elmore Avenue Davenport) from 6:30 – 9 p.m. in the Rhythm Room!

This evening includes free Swing Dance Lessons from 6:30 – 7 p.m. Then stick around to enjoy live music from Dandelion Stompers from 7 – 8 p.m. and Locust Street Boys from 8 – 9 p.m.

In addition to the amazing musical entertainment, enjoy some delicious birthday cake and Bix souvenirs!

The cost for this event is $15 per person. Must be 21 and over to enter the casino.

Come help celebrate this one of a kind man in a style that would make him proud!


Tess Abney was born and raised in the Quad Cities. Her passion for writing and entertainment was apparent at a very young age. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.