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New Orleans Comes To Downtown Rock Island In New Block Party Event

September 16th, 2021
New Orleans Comes To Downtown Rock Island In New Block Party Event

River Music Experience, Downtown Rock Island and the Bix Jazz Society present… NOLA Block Party featuring Tuba Skinny At the Great River Plaza in Downtown Rock Island (2nd Avenue pedestrian mall) Sponsored by Illinois Casualty Company, Holiday Inn Rock Island, Rock Island Brewing Company, Daiquiri Factory and The Arena Saturday, Sept. 18 Gate and food vendors open at 6 p.m.; Music starts at 7 p.m. Admission: FREE – Donations will be accepted at the gate to support the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s Hurricane Ida Disaster Fund Rock Island Brewing Company (RIBCO), Daiquiri Factory and The... Read More

Bix Jazz Fest Goes Virtual

July 29th, 2020
Bix Jazz Fest Goes Virtual

The Bix Jazz Society is excited to announce they are hosting a VIRTUAL JAZZ FEST on Friday Jul 31 and Saturday Aug 1. This virtual concert is free to anyone who wishes to experience 1920’s-30’s Jazz. Covid-19 may be separating us, through Bix, Jazz and Technology we will unite! The 49th annual Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival will feature six fantastic bands from Denver to Chicago. Each band will premiere new sets of traditional 1920’s & 30’s era Jazz music on Friday, July 31 from 6pm – 9pm and Saturday, August 1 from 6pm – 9pm. These concerts may be viewed on a smartphone,... Read More