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Bellson Music Fest in Rock Falls
A celebration of the life and legacy of Rock Falls native son Louie Bellson (1924-2009), the world-renowned drummer, bandleader and composer.
It’s hosted by Rock Falls Tourism, working in close association with Bellson’s widow Francine Bellson and music director Josh Duffee.
Festivities kick off with a Seminar on Louie Bellson at noon. Followed by four bands to perform from 2:00 pm to 9:30 pm. Josh Duffee & His Orchestra; Joel Paterson Trio; Pippi Ardennia & Daniel Leahy; the Rock River Jazz Band, Inc.