West Music Quad Cities to Host Steinway Artist BK Davis Print
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Written by Kelly Goerdt   
Wednesday, 07 August 2013 12:41

Davenport, Iowa – August 18 – West Music Quad Cities is proud host Davenport, Iowa native and Steinway piano artist, BK Davis, for a special performance at the Redstone Room at River Music Experience (RME) on Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 6:00PM. Come enjoy an evening full of swingin’ music for a one night only event. This exciting concert will be full of jazz, gospel, pop music and more. After the performance, CDs will be available for purchase, as well as a special opportunity to meet Mr. Davis.

Tickets are $10/person and all proceeds benefit RME's fundraising campaign for a new Steinway family piano . Tickets may be purchased in advance at RME or West Music Quad Cities. RME is located at 129 Main Street, in Davenport, Iowa. Contact Patrick Downing at West Music Quad Cities at 309-764-9300 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to learn more.

About BK Davis

Davis is currently on a nationwide tour, visiting many Steinway piano dealer locations. Born in Davenport, Iowa, home of 20th century jazz great Bix Beiderbecke, Davis was raised in a musical household. He has been composing and performing music for 40 years. Davis and his band are currently headliners at the Fox Restaurant in Tampa, FL, which is rated by Downbeat magazine as one of the 214 best jazz cafes in the U.S.

Davis’ latest project is to pursue the one accolade he hasn’t received: a Grammy nomination. He is in the studio composing a new album and negotiating with a major record label for representation so the new album may be eligible for honors by the Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the body that bestows Grammy awards.

About Steinway and Sons Piano Company

Since 1853, Steinway pianos have been handmade to last for generations. A treasured possession that grows in value over the course of time. Steinway is the choice of 99% of concert artists, and it is, quite simply, the standard by which all other pianos are compared. Details about Steinway & Sons may be obtained by calling (800) 366-1853 or by visiting www.steinway.com.

About West Music Company

Founded in 1941, West Music’s mission to “Enrich peoples’ lives through participation in music” is at the root of its success and continued growth. West Music specializes in pianos, guitars, drums and percussion, band and orchestra instruments, and print music as well as offers music instruction, repair and music therapy services. West Music has six retail locations in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. For more information, visit West Music’s comprehensive online website at www.westmusic.com or call 1-800-373-2000.


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