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2024 Bix Festival Dates

The dates for 2024 are August 1-3, 2024 at Rhythm City Casino Event Center in Davenport, Iowa. Related special events will be held at various venues within the Quad City area e.g. Bix's Gravesite Performance, Putnam Museum ft. Bix's Horn, BixJazz Riverboat Cruise,Jim's Knoxville Tap, etc.

2024 Schedule

2024 Festival Schedule

2024 Ticket Information

Order Online

Or you can call our office at (563) 324-7170 or mail in one of our ticket order forms to 129 N. Main St. Davenport, IA 52801

Hotel Reservation Information

Rhythm City Casino Hotel
For hotel reservations at the Rhythm City Hotel, call the hotel directly at (563) 328-8000 and ask for the Bix Jazz Festival group block for your special rate.*
*You must call the hotel directly to obtain the discounted rate
Rhythm City Casino Resort
7077 Elmore Avenue
Davenport, IA 52807
(563) 328-8000

Quality Inn in Davenport
For hotel 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 hotel is an easy, 4-min. drive to the west of the Casino & festival.
*You must call the hotel directly to obtain the discounted rate
Quality Inn & Suites
6605 N. Brady Street
Davenport, Iowa 52806

(563) 386-8336

Hampton Inn & Suites
You may book your rooms online directly using this booking link*:
*In order to receive the Bix Festival rate you must use this booking link.
Hampton Inn & Suites
5290 Utica Ridge Road
Davenport, IA 52807
(563) 441-0001


2024 Festival Bands

Chicago Cellar Boys
El Dorado Jazz Band
Graystone Monarchs
Mike Davis' New Wonders
Paul Asaro and his Rhythm
T.J. Muller's Jazz-O-Maniacs
The Dooley Band
Bix Youth Jazz Band

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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.

2024 Bix Jazz Riverboat Cruise

Friday, August 2, 2024
Board the Celebration Belle at 10:30am
Bix Jazz Fest Lunch Cruise 11am-2pm
Cruise includes: 3-hour cruise, a full hot 2-entree lunch buffet, coffee, iced tea, tax, meal gratuity, and fabulous entertainment from 2 of the Bix Society's hot jazz bands.
Only $62.95 per person
(This rate is for Bix Society Members)
For tickets, call: Celebration Belle River Cruises at 309-764-1952
Make reservations online at
Online rate is $64.95