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** Bix Festival 2020 Update **

The 49th annual Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival will feature six bands on the Bix YouTube channel. The dates and times will be Friday, July 31st and Saturday, August 1st from 6pm to 9pm. These premieres may be viewed on a smartphone, tablet, desktop or laptop computer or a television screen.

Festival Bands

2020 Bix Festival Bands

Band Websites

2021 Bix Festival Dates - Our 50th!

The dates for 2021 are Aug. 5, 6, & 7, most likely to be held at the Rhythm City Casino’s Events Center in north Davenport. To get the latest information, become a member and receive the newsletter; also, make this page a “favorite” along with the Bix Society’s Facebook page.


The Rhythm City Casino Resort in north Davenport has a great room (“Event Center”) for our concerts, 3 restaurants, free parking (including valet), and is our host hotel and a major sponsor. It is also very close to many shopping & other dining options.

More than 100 volunteers perform the vast array of tasks required to stage a festival the size and length of the Bix Jazz Festival. More are always needed. If you'd like to help call the B.B.M.S. office at (563) 324-7170.