Winona Dixieland Jazz

  Dixieland Jazz Festival 2022 will be at LaCanne Park, Goodview, MN on July 30, Noon - 5:00                    (LaCanne  Park  is  North  of                Winona & Goodview                              on the right side of Hwy. 61).                                                                                 


Noon - 1:30 ~ Les Fields and the

Turkey River All Stars

1:45 - 3:15 ~ Midwest

Banjo Band

3:30 - 5:00 ~ Gate City

Jazz Band


 Scroll down for more information

on the Banjo Band

and other

Dixieland events

First Sunday


at the Black Horse

First Sunday

every month


5:00 - 7:00 pm


This is the plan 

for 2022

and we hope it

will continue 












or call: (507)4528382


Upper Mississippi Jazz Society 


Winona, MN 55987

Non-Profit 50c3 corporation 


More information on the Midwest

Banjo Band


 Debbie Schreyer

Debbie is a member of the Banjo Hall of Fame,

and now lives in St. Paul, MN.  She has played

Banjo all her life, for many years on the 

Boardwalk in Atlantic City.


Paul Erickson

 Paul, also a Banjo Hall of Fame member, is from La Crosse, WI.  He is a headliner at many Banjo Festivals all over the U.S.  He also heads the Midwest Banjo Festival (Sept.16-18).

Dr. Ron McLawhon

He is from Chicago and is very active in the Banjo world.Ron is a fan of the great Eddie Peabody and plays in in his style.

Fred Dodd

Fred is from West Salem, WI.  He has played on the river boats for 25 years.  He now plays in the Gate City Jazz Band.

Dr. Denny Robertson

He  is from Rochester, MN, and has played Banjo with the Turkey River All Stars

Tom Owens

Tom is from St Paul.  He will play String Bass in the band.  He is a retired river boat captain, also plays Washboard and does Vocals.

Eric Heukeshoven

He is from Winona, a man of many talents, will play Trombone in the band


Other Events

Friday July 8, 2022.  Gate City Jazz Band under the Big Tent at the County Fair at St. Charles 7-9 pm


Wednesday August 24, 5:30-7:30 pm, Gate City Jazz Band at the Crossings in Lewiston.  They have Farmers Market and a Food Truck.


September 16-18 Midwest Banjofest in LaCrosse, WI (


Saturday October 1, 1;30-3:30, Gate City Jazz Band at  Apple Affair at Fairgrounds in Galesville


 Wednesday October 5, 7-9 pm, Gate City Jazz Band at Westby Schools, Westby, WI


Sunday October 30 10:30-noon, Gate City Jazz Band at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Strum WI