Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: March 6 to 9, 2014

 

25th Annual Tribute To 1920's Jazz Immortal Bix Beiderbecke, Racine, Wisconsin

 

 

This image was obtained by scanning a postcard of the Bix Beiderbecke mural on the building located at Brady St. and West River Drive, Davenport, Iowa. The mural portrait is by Loren Shaw. The photograph of the mural is by Dennis/Karen Clevenger.

 

Racine, Wisconsin (January 14, 2014) - The Tribute to Bix Fest, a tribute to 1920's jazz immortal Bix Beiderbecke, will be held March 6-9, 2014, at the Racine Marriott, Racine, Wisconsin (Hwy 20, 7111 Washington Ave). 

 

Featured bands will include Janet Klein and Her Parlor Boys from California with New York's Dan Levinson on reeds; Marla Dixon and her (very hot) Shotgun Jazz Band from New Orleans; Josh Duffee's Graystone Monarchs from Davenport with Andy Schumm on cornet.  Other events include Nicolle Wood's 1929 Galaxy Girls Chorus Line; twelve hour Bus Tour To Hell (this year three states) with onboard facilities, drinks, snacks, rare DVD's on overhead TV.

 

There will be new and used records, books and sheet music sales with over fifty dealers. 

 

Also, a late night jam session, rare and early jazz and entertainment films on the big screen, lecture on Bix Emulators with Sonny McGown, all night 78 record playing, Extra Innings will perform in the hotel bar on Sunday evening with free Bix Birthday cake in the shape of 78rm records.  The Hotel offers plenty of dance floor space. 
 
Rooms only:  262-886-6100 or Racine-Marriott online and when prompted, type "bixbixa" and proceed.  All rooms 1-4 occupants are $89 for all.  Mention "Bix fest" or Tribute to Bix" when asking for $89 rate.  Each room has two large beds.  Reservations by February 28 for free room drawing.


Visit
www.bixfest.com or call 847-996-0246 for details. bixguy@hotmail.com, until March 3rd only, for fest detail. 

 

 

 Contact & Media Visits  

 

Media Contact: Phil Pospychala

Email: bixguy@hotmail.com

Phone: 847-996-0246

 

Tribute To Bix

15745 W Birchwood Lane, Libertyville, Illinois, 60048

Web: www.bixfest.com

 

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25th Annual Tribute To 1920's Jazz Immortal Bix Beiderbecke, Racine, Wisconsin

Racine, Wisconsin - The Tribute to Bix Fest, a tribute to 1920's jazz immortal Bix Beiderbecke, will be held March 6-9, 2014, at the Racine Marriott, Racine, Wisconsin (Hwy 20, 7111 Washington Ave). Featured bands will include Janet Klein and Her Parlor Boys from California with New York's Dan Levinson on reeds; Marla Dixon and her Shotgun Jazz Band from New Orleans; Josh Duffee's Graystone Monarchs from Davenport with Andy Schumm on cornet.  Other events include Nicolle Wood's 1929 Galaxy Girls Chorus Line; twelve hour Bus Tour To Hell with onboard facilities, drinks, snacks, rare DVD's on overhead TV. Also, a late night jam session, rare and early jazz and entertainment films on the big screen, lecture on Bix Emulators with Sonny McGown, all night 78 record playing, Extra Innings will perform in the hotel bar on Sunday evening with free Bix Birthday cake in the shape of 78rm records. Rooms only:  262-886-6100 or Racine-Marriott online and when prompted, type "bixbixa" and proceed.  All rooms 1-4 occupants are $89 for all.  Mention "Bix fest" or Tribute to Bix" when asking for $89 rate.  Each room has two large beds.  Reservations by February 28 for free room drawing. Visit www.bixfest.com or call 847-996-0246 for details. bixguy@hotmail.com, until March 3rd only.