The Speakeasy in downtown Rock Island has an exciting weekend of entertainment planned this Friday and Saturday night! Tickets for both shows can be reserved by calling 309-786-7733, Ext. 2 or online at



Windy City Dueling Pianos combines high-energy live music played on two pianos by highly skilled and talented players! The performers, hailing from Chicago and across the Midwest, have decades of dueling piano experience performing in nationally renowned clubs!

The musicians play off each other in the traditional “Classic” dueling pianos style that has made these shows so popular! You, the audience, control the show and decide what songs are played! These talented performers can play anything from Top 40, Classic Rock, Hip Hop to Country, Blues, etc! You name it….they can play it! This is truly dueling piano entertainment at its best!

Doors 7 pm, and Show begins at 8 pm
Tickets $12.00 in advance, $15.00 day of show
Must be 18 or older to attend



The Speakeasy, in downtown Rock Island, is thrilled to be working with The Burlesque Box from Chicago to bring THE BURLESQUE INVASION back to the Quad Cities for a second time on June 17th in an all new show featuring awarded winning performers from across the United States and Canada!

The first show was two years ago and sold out weeks in advance! The Burlesque Box is the premiere social media site for burlesque in the Midwest!

The all star lineup for the June 17th show is…

Nox Falls – Amarillo, Texas

Cherie Blondell – Columbus, Ohio

Phoenix L’Amour – Rapid City, South Dakota

Mac Deville – Davenport, Iowa

Chocolate Scandal – Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Gypsy LaMoan – Rock Island, Illinois

Moxie Rhodes – Madison, Wisconsin

Mary Quite Contrary – Moline, Illinois

Miss Kaliyah – Chicago, Illinois

Naughty Lola – Lafayette, Louisiana

Kinky Taboo – Rock Island, Illinois

Luscine Vero – St. Louis, Missouri

Katzia Fontaine – St. Louis, Missouri

Roxy Rhythm – Peoria, Illinois

Calamity Jane – Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada)

(Performers are subject to change)

The collection of performers that Producer, Geoffrey Harley, has put together is going to make this a terrific show you don’t want to miss! It also features a few of your favorite performers from Bottom’s Up Quad City Burlesque who perform in The Speakeasy one weekend a month.

Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 the day of the show. Those attending must be 18 or older – no exceptions.


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