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2021 Bix Festival Dates - Our 50th!

The dates for 2021 are Aug. 5, 6, & 7, will be held at the Rhythm City Casino’s Events Center in north Davenport.

Aug. 5 — 6 - 11pm
Aug. 6 — 11:30 am - 4:15 pm; 6 - 11 pm
Aug. 7 — 11:30 am - 4:15 pm; 6 - 11 pm

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August 5th - 7th


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Bix Band Schedule - 2021

Thursday - Putnam Museum
3:00 - 4:00 - NOLA Jazz Band

Rhythm City Casino
6:00 - 6:45 - Bix Youth Jazz Band
7:00 - 7:45 - Chicago Cellar Boys
8:00 - 8:45 - NOLA Jazz Band
9:00 - 9:45 - Mortonia Sextet (All-Stars)
10:00 - Miss Jubilee and the Yas Yas Boys

Friday - Rhythm City Casino
11:30 - 12:15 - Bix Youth Jazz Band
12:30 - 1:15 - NOLA
1:30 - 2:15 - Southside Aces
2:30 - 3:15 - Cakewalkin' Jass Band
3:30 - 4:15 - Chicago Cellar Boys
BREAK - 4:15 - 6:00 pm
6:00 - 6:45 - Joe Smith & the Spicy Pickles
7:00 - 7:45 - Mortonia Sextet
8:00 - 8:45 - Graystone Monarchs (All-Stars)
9:00 - 9:45 - Miss Jubilee and the Yas Yas Boys
10:00 - Southside Aces

Saturday - Oakdale Cemetery - 25th & Eastern
10:00 - 11:00 - Cakewalkin' Jass Band

Saturday - Rhythm City Casino
11:30 - 12:15 - Bix Youth Jazz Band
12:30 - 1:15 - Southside Aces
1:30 - 2:15 - Cakewalkin' Jass Band
2:30 - 3:15 - Graystone Monarchs
3:30 - 4:15 - Joe Smith & The Spicy Pickles
BREAK - 4:15 - 6:00 pm
6:00 - 6:45 - Miss Jubilee and the Yas Yas Boys
7:00 - 7:45 - Graystone Monarchs (All-Stars)
8:00 - 8:45 - Chicago Cellar Boys
9:00 - 9:45 - Mortonia Sextet
10:00 - Joe Smith & The Spicy Pickles



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Photo of the Rhythm City event center


Motel Reservation Information

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Online Reservations with a Group Booking Code
Go to: www.rhythmcitycasino.com

If you need to contact the hotel directly, please call 563-328-8000

Quality Inn in Davenport

For motel reservations at the Quality Inn in Davenport, call the hotel directly at (563) 386-8336 and ask for the Bix Jazz Festival group block for your special rate. The motel is an easy, 4-min. drive to the west of the Casino & festival.

Quality Inn & Suites
6605 N. Brady Street
Davenport, Iowa

You must call the hotel directly to obtain the discounted negotiated rate.


OTHER HOTEL OPTIONS:  https://visitquadcities.com/stay/hotels


'21 Festival Bands


** Bix 49th Festival On-Line **

The 49th annual Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival featured six bands on the Bix YouTube channel. Click on the red "Watch" button on the Home page to get to our YouTube page.  You can then cursor through any song or band you like, over the some 6-hr. festival.


Venue

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.

Photo of the Rhythm City event center Photo of the Rhythm City event center


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.