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

June 8th, 2020

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

Josh, Neal And Freddy Rolling Out The LiveStream Jazz Saturday

March 23rd, 2020

Have a jones for some live jazz music this weekend? Join Josh Duffee, Neal Smith and Freddy Allen as they live-stream again from Josh’s living room this Saturday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.! As Freddy put it, “Last week’s show was so much fun, we thought we’d do it again this week. Maybe we’ll even make this a regular event whilst we all stay inside and practice social distancing. Josh will be on drums, Neal on sax, and I’ll be at the keys and singing some of our favorite jazzy tunes. We’ll be doing some of the requests we missed from last weeks show, and we’ll be taking new requests... Read More

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