The Festival Roundup July 2020

This is an old, and horribly outdated Festival Roundup from way back in the lost summer of 2020. You can find current listings for events and festivals under "events" in our menu. BIX BEIDERBECKE MEMORIAL JAZZ FESTIVAL (Livestream Event) – July 30-Aug. 1 The Bix Jazz Society is excited to announce we are hosting a VIRTUAL JAZZ FEST on July 31st & August 1st.  This virtual concert is being share with our community at no charge. Yes, free to anyone who wishes to experience 1920’s-30’s Jazz.  Many of our fans and members have shared the importance of this event in their lives.  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 talented bands from     Denver to Chicago.  Each band will premiere new sets of traditional 1920’s & 30’s Jazz era music on Friday, July 31st from 6pm to 9;m and Saturday, August 1st from 6pm - 9pm.  These concerts may be viewed on a smartphone, table, desktop or laptop computer or a television screen. More information will soon be available at and Facebook @Bix Society. Bands scheduled to perform at the virtual 49th Jazz Fest are: Joe Smith and the Spicy Pickles (Denver); Chicago Cellar Boys, led by Andy Schumm; Vine Street Rumble (Kansas City); NOLA (Des Moines); and from the Quad Cities, Josh Duffee Quart
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