When the weather starts to warm up, the live outdoor music in the QCA follows closely behind. That’s right, it’s time to start up the River Music Experience Friday Live@Five!

Since 2010, the River Music Experience (RME) has hosted this free summer concert series in the RME Courtyard on 2nd Street in Davenport. All ages are welcome and the shows are every Friday night at 5 p.m.

Here is the line-up of concerts for the 2017 season:

June 9-                    RME Anniversary: Nikki Hill (Sponsored by: Tri-City Electric)

June 16-                 Soul Storm (Sponsored by: US Bank)

June 23-                 Frankie Fontagne & The Ramblers (Sponsored by: MVBS)

July 7-                      Rude Punch (Sponsored by: QC Foot & Ankle Assoc.)

July 14-                   3rd St. Villains (Sponsored by: IHMVCU)

July 21-                   Lojo Russo– Full Band (Sponsored by: WVIK)

Aug 4-                      Jason Carl Band (Sponsored by: Friends of RME)

Aug 11-                   The Candymakers (Sponsored by: Northwest Bank & Trust)

Aug 18-                   Lewis Knudsen Band (Sponsored by: 7G & WVIK)

Sept 1-                     The Blackstones (Sponsored by: JD Coussens)

Sept 8-                     The Maytags (Sponsored by: Sears Manufacturing)

Sept 15-                  Avon Dale (Sponsored by: 7G & WVIK)

Sept 22-                  Monica Bell Band (Sponsored by: Hub International)

Sept 29-                  The Velies (Sponsored by: QC Roof Drs)


Whether you looking to relax after work, kick-starting your evening out or want a cost-effective event to take the kids, RME Friday Live@Five is the place to go!



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.