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Moline, Illinois 61265
Since 1972, the Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival has been held annually to honor this unassuming young genius.
There will be three nights and two afternoons of traditional jazz, plus “Swing,” from
six national bands 2 All-Star bands playing five hours each session at the Rhythm City Casino Resort
in north Davenport.
The Manny Lopez septet performs. Wed. at Grumpy’s Saloon in the Village of East Davenport,
from 6-8 pm (admission is free). A second free treat begins the next day, Thursday,
Aug. 1st, where The New Red Onion Jazz Band will play Bix’s own horn from 3-4 pm (admission is free).
A third, free treat can be found at LeClaire Park, Friday night Aug. 2nd from 6-9 pm with three local and
regional bands. At Moline’s Bass St. Landing that same night, from 6 - 8, you can hear Miss Jubilee from St.
Louis, also for free. All schedules & ticket information is at www.bixsociety.org or call 563-324-7170.