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Who’s Going To Win The John Deere Classic? The Answer Will Surprise You!

July 10th, 2019

Who’s going to win the John Deere Classic, running at Deere Run Thursday through Sunday this week? Will it be favorite Collin Morikawa, who is on top of the Vegas odds board at 14-1? Nope. Not according to a computer simulation run at the controversial website Sportsline.com, well known for its computer simulations and predictions on huge sporting events. No, Sportsline barely has Morikawa finishing in the top 10. Instead, they’ve got Kevin Streelman, a 25-1 long shot, making a strong run at the title. He has a much better chance to win it all than his odds imply, so he’s a target for... Read More

Vintage Trailer Rally Rolls into Illiniwek

July 10th, 2019

Remember the days of loading up the family camper and setting out for a memory-making getaway? Take a step back in time this weekend, to a sun-filled summer day with some vintage trailers. The 5th Annual Great River Road Vintage Trailer Rally is taking place at Illiniwek Forest Preserve (1201 State Avenue Hampton) this week. More than 40 vintage trailer owners will be gathering together for a 4-day rally along the beautiful Mississippi. The rally will begin tomorrow, Thursday Jul 11, and will continue through this Sunday Jul 14. The Great River Road Vintage Trailer Rally is part of the Tin Can... Read More

Jon Burns Brings Iconic Imagery To DeSoto Studio

July 9th, 2019

Coming to DeSoto Studio in Rock Island for the month of August 2019 is”QC Icons and Landmarks The Art Of Jon Burns,”A collection of new work from Moline, Illinois native Jon Burns. The opening reception at the gallery, 2324 3rd Ave Rock Island (Enter through alley), is 6-10 p.m. Friday, August 2, and the closing reception will be Friday, August 30. Jon Burns is an artist and musician living and working in the Quad Cities IA/IL region. He has shown art at several galleries around the Q.C. including The Artery, Bucktown, Rozz Tox, Midcoast Gallery West, Peanut Gallery, Mode Art Gallery,... Read More

Take A Trip Down 42nd Street With QCMG

July 9th, 2019

The toe-tapping American musical dance sensation, 42nd Street, is coming to the Quad Cities! Presented by Quad City Music Guild, 42nd Street will be playing at the Prospect Park Auditorium (1584 34th Avenue Moline) July 12-14 and 18-21. Thursday, Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday shows will be at 2 p.m. This 1980 Broadway production won the Tony Award for Best Musical and became a long-running hit and its 2001 Broadway revival won the Tony for Best Revival. With lyrics by Al Dubin and Johnny Mercer, and music by Harry Warren, the show follows director Julian Marsh as he... Read More

Slayer Rocking TaxSlayer On Final Tour

July 9th, 2019

Looks like the TaxSLAYER Center is going to live up to its name. Slayer will be playing a date on its farewell tour at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Moline arena. Also on the bill are Primus, Ministry and Philip H. Anselmo and the Illegals. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Friday. However, there’s a way to get tickets before that. According to Blabbermouth.net, here are the details, and a chance to get an early jump on tickets: “A special BLABBERMOUTH.NET presale will begin on Wednesday, July 10 at 10:00 a.m. local time and end on Thursday, July 11 at 10:00 p.m. local... Read More

Charity Concert Kicks Off John Deere Classic Week in the Quad Cities!

July 8th, 2019

John Deere Classic week is right around the corner in the Quad Cities! So, let’s get this party started right! Kick off the week in style with the 4th Annual John Deere Classic Charity Concert on Wednesday Jul 10 at The Rust Belt (533 12th Avenue East Moline). This year’s Charity Concert features headliner Dustin Lynch with opening act Austin Burke!  You know Dustin from hits like Good Girl, Small Town Boy, Cowboys & Angels and most recently I’d be Jealous too. All ticket proceeds from the show will benefit the Bonus Fund which provides all 500+ local and regional participating Birdies... Read More

Experience YouthFest 2019 at Fejervary Park!

July 7th, 2019

Enjoy the Quad Cities’ biggest youth extravaganza of the summer! Hosted by Davenport’s Parks and Recreation department, YouthFest 2019 is happening this Wednesday Jul 10 at Fejervary Park (1800 W 12th Street Davenport) from 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. And it’s FREE! YouthFest is a yearly celebration sponsored by Davenport Parks & Recreation and Davenport Community Schools to encourage youth involvement in constructive summer activities. Participants will enjoy hands-on games, activities, and interactive displays at Fejervary Park Come explore the natural play features and enjoy music, food,... Read More

Brand-New Butterworth Dog Park Opening Soon!

July 6th, 2019

The City of Moline has a new Dog Park opening and would like to invite you and your furry friend in celebrating the grand opening of Moline’s downtown, Butterworth Dog Park! Butterworth Dog Park (15th Street and 8th Avenue Moline) Ribbon Cutting will take place on Tuesday Jul 9 at 5:30 p.m. Street parking is limited. Those who are within walking distance may want to walk to the park or please consider using downtown’s parking ramps. Bring those four-legged friends for some amazing photo opportunities, give-a-ways and commemorative bricks! Oakie’s Designs will also be in attendance and... Read More

Dawn and On Music Festival Shining On Schwiebert Park

July 5th, 2019

The Quad Cities’ grassroots music festival “Dawn and On” will rise over Rock Island’s Schwiebert Park Saturday! The day-long festival, now heading into it’s fifth year, had previously been held at Moline’s North Shore Inn in each of it’s first 4 years. Dawn and On has grown in attendance each year, exceeding 1500 attendees in 2018. In light of the move to Schwiebert Park, the event format will stay the same, with live music running from noon-midnight, along with a full slate of local craft vendors, food vendors, full bar offerings and kid-friendly activities.  Tickets will remain... Read More

East Moline Spartans Win Muscatine Tournament, Chasing Top Ten Ranking

July 5th, 2019

The 08 East Moline Silvis Soccer Club Spartans were already ranked in the top 15 in the state going into the Muscatine Soccer Club tournament June 9, and after a thoroughly dominating performance, it’s justifiable to see them chasing a top ten ranking soon. The Spartans completely demolished their opponents, outscoring AYSO, Quad Cities Rush and the home team of Muscatine Soccer Club by a combined goal total of 18-1. They say defense wins championships, and it was defense that led the way to EMSSC’s slaughter of their opponents. The scores were only part of the story, as the point differential... Read More

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