Hey Quad Cities, are you ready for a party like none other?

Lobo’s Salsa presents The Dawn’s Live Album Release of The Dawn – Live at The Raccoon Motel this Saturday Mar 30 at RIBCO (1815 2nd Avenue Rock Island), beginning at 8 p.m.

For the past 13 years, western Illinois based rock/jam band “The Dawn” has spread their love of cutting-edge improvisational rock throughout the Midwest. From their humble beginnings in the shadow of the Mississippi River, they have crafted out their place as one of the premier up and coming jam bands.

The Dawn’s live show experience has proven contagious and is tightly gripped in spacious jams, roaring guitar and soulful harmonies. Now a six-piece, The Dawn pushes the envelope at every performance and audiences are rewarded with an experience that can only be described as “The Dawn Effect.” Coupled with an equally adventurous light show, The Dawn concerts keep their dedicated and growing fanbase coming back for more.

This momentum has continued to build over the last few years with more major festival appearances, including playing host to their own “Dawn and On” Music Festival, debuting in 2015 and consistently drawing over 1500 fans the last four years. Combined with high profile club gigs, The Dawn is turning many heads in the jam scene. Now signed with Cartouche Records, The Dawn continues their successful journey with their latest album, The Dawn – Live at The Raccoon Motel.

The friendship between James Lopez, creator and owner of Lobo’s Salsa, and members of The Dawn is a strong one. The two Quad Cities entities came together a little over a year ago (Mar 10, 2018) for the launch party of Lobo’s Salsa, which also took place at RIBCO. The Dawn hosted the party and now the favor will be returned by Lobo’s Salsa. Nothing more real than good friends and cross-promotion!

This Saturday night’s extravaganza will kick off with live music from Soultru and Condor & Jaybird. The Dawn will keep the party going and will even include a special 90’s hip-hop set with Serge and BMack.

The Dawn – Live at The Racoon Motel CD’s will be available for purchase, at only $10 each. RIBCO will also have some specials featuring the delicious and infamous Lobo’s Salsa.

For more information on The Dawn and the upcoming Dawn and On Music Festival, visit http://dawnandon.com.

If you find yourself needing to fulfill a Lobo’s Salsa craving or want to stock up on some new gear, check out https://lobossalsa.itemorder.com/sale.

Don’t miss this exciting evening filled with live music, friends and fun!

Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. 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.