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  or call 563-324-7170.


Rhythm City Casino Resort • 7077 Elmore Ave. • Davenport, Iowa
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