Phil Pospychala Presents

Bix Beiderbecke


A Tribute to Bix Beiderbecke


March 9-12, 2017

The Dream Continues


Tribute to BIX Fest:

March 9-12, 2017
Architect's Hotel
(former Marriott)
Racine, WI

Featured Bands Include:

Honkey Tonk Gang
from Germany

Tuba Skinny
with Erika Lewis

Ralph Norton
and his
Varsity Ramblers

Other Attractions:


New and Unabridged
with Sonny McGown:
BG & Big T:
Early Years Together

Jazz Site Bus Tour to Hell
March 9
All New, greater Chicago
Laugh, eat, sleep, cry!
Two Days of New and Used Record, Book and
S/M Sales!

Prohaska, Beasley Books, Nelson, McGown, Illiana, Rolfs, Klopp, Others!

Free Table with Either Patron Fee
50 Tables 50

$100 Mystery Record Contest!

Anybody can win! Schmooze Gal Approved!

Friday Late Nite Record spinning! Late Jam Session on Saturday Nite! Bring your hot 78 originals Friday, it's Old Crow Nite!

Free Bix Birthday Cakes on Sunday!

Rare Jazz Films
on big screen!
All New with
Ron Brosig


Friends of the Fest:

Shotgun Jazz Band

Tuba Skinny

Janet Klein

Madison Jazz Society

Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz

Riverwalk Jazz

Jazz Unlimited of Greater Milwaukee

Jazz Record Mart

International Association of
Jazz Record Collectors

Piano courtesy of the

St. Louis Jazz Club

Classic Jazz Stompers

Barbara Rosene

Indianapolis Jazz Club

The Bix Society

Racine Arts Council


Cooking for BIX

Nice Shoe
How many feet?

Alan Gresik as a kid.

Nancy in another life.

Honky Tonk Gang

The Honky Tonk Gang consists of four (4) musicians playing for many years in various bands and around Hamburg. All Musicians have many years esperience playing on international jazz festivals. The band has specialized in the Chicago South Side style, played by small black bands in the 1920s.

All Musicians have the ambition to revive the hot and lusty music of that time and to recreate the exuberance and groovy mood in those honky tonks.

Roland Pilz - cornet & vocal
Claus Moller - clarinet & vocal
Andreas Clement - piano
Pavel Grunwald - drums

Tuba Skinny

Lakeshore Syncopators 2015-2016

I no longer tend bars in Davenport, but I am still good looking!

The Bus Tour to Hell wants you!


Some of the Varsity Ramblers

King Kong Stomp


Still in Milwaukee

Frank Pospychala - Chicago 1928
In the heart of the former Tenderloin District. The ol' man got around.

On our way to the fest!

Fletcher Henderson in the Middle East

Claus Moller

Miff Mole and Old Style 1950's
, at Jazz LTD. Chicago.
Old style lager from LaCrosse. Now brewed in Milwaukee.



Still got questions? E-mail Phil Pospychala  --

Erika Lewis

Nicole Wood & Her Galaxie Girls

Listen Up! BIX phone hotline:
(847) 996-0246

Our official Fest Schmooze Gals will take care of everything. 
Bite off and mail $100 or $85 cash or check - for each patron admission or individual events of your choice to:

Phil Pospychala
15745 W. Birchwood Ln.
Libertyville  IL  60048-5101

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