Music.  Film.  Comedy.  Art. That’s right, Alternating Currents returns to Downtown Davenport.

Alternating Currents, now in its 3rd year, will take place from Thursday Aug 22 through Sunday Aug 25, and will include 100 + performances and events throughout 17 different venues.

Come celebrate the Birthday and life of Ellis Kell with a two-day vinyl record sale and musical swap meet Friday Aug 23 from 4 -8 p.m. and Saturday Aug 24 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the River Center (136 E 3rd St. Davenport)!  Multiple vendors will be selling vinyl albums, amps, instruments, and other musical wares, all while being serenaded by sets from local musicians and guest DJ’s that knew and loved Ellis.  A portion of all proceeds will benefit The Karli Rose Kell Music Scholarship Fund, River Music Experience, and the Davenport Noon Optimists Club.

Enjoy Keller William’ Grateful Grass on Thursday Aug 22 at the Adler Theatre. Tickets are on sale now, at

Experience Max Weinberg’s Jukebox with an opportunity for a VIP Meet & Greet! Tickets can be purchased now online.

A weekend pass for Alternating Currents can be purchased for just $15, today! Get yours today at

For a full list of activities, events and performances during this year’s Alternating Currents Festival, visit


Tess Abney was born and raised in the Quad Cities. Her passion for writing and entertainment was apparent at a very young age. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.