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Bix Fest 2022 Kicks Off Today At Davenport’s Rhythm City, Runs Through Weekend

August 4th, 2022
Bix Fest 2022 Kicks Off Today At Davenport's Rhythm City, Runs Through Weekend

This year’s Bix Beiderbecke Jazz Festival is August 4th – 6th at Rhythm City Casino Davenport, IA. We have many spectacular bands performing including fan favorites and new additions. Come out and join the fun! 2022 Bix Jazz Festival Bands: – Jeff Barnhart’s Ragtime To Swing – New Orleans Night Owls – Chicago Cellar Boys – Dave Bennett’s Jazz Quartet – Joe Smith & The Spicy Pickles – NOLA Jazz Band – Benny Goodman Trio – Graystone Monarchs – TJ Müller Trio – Bix Youth Jazz Band Ticket orders: https://www.eventbrite.com/…/bix-jazz-festival-2022… Special... Read More

Bix Museum Audio Archives To Go Online, 49th Jazz Fest Starts Friday

July 30th, 2020
Bix Museum Audio Archives To Go Online, 49th Jazz Fest Starts Friday

The Friends of the Davenport Public Library recently won a state of Iowa grant to make material about jazz legend Bix Beiderbecke much more accessible to the public. The library earned nearly $15,000 from the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs to digitize audio recordings for the Bix Beiderbecke Museum and World Archive, which opened three years ago at the lower level of River Music Experience, 2nd and Main streets, Davenport. The collection of 239 reel-to-reel tapes and other media formats, including cassettes, CDs and VHS tapes, has been stored at the lower level of the Davenport Main Library,... Read More

Quad-Cities’ Bix Beiderbecke Jazz Festival Goes Virtual This Year

June 8th, 2020
Quad-Cities' Bix Beiderbecke Jazz Festival Goes Virtual This Year

Joining the cavalcade of Quad-Cities cultural offerings impacted by Covid-19, the 49th-annual Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival in Davenport also is moving online this year, July 31 and Aug. 1. It had been scheduled for the Rhythm City Casino Event Center in Davenport, but bands this time will record videos that can be seen for free, said Steve Trainor, Bix Society board president. “I think the majority of the board of directors of the Bix Jazz Society had felt, almost from the beginning that this was not going to be your typical year,” he said Monday. “And like everyone else, the more... Read More