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Learn about the works of Jason Reynolds at two Rock Island Library Book Talks

February 16th, 2019

The Rock Island Public Library will introduce the works of award-winning writer Jason Reynolds to readers via two book talk discussions before the writer visits the Quad Cities in person in late March.  Library staff will host informal discussions on Tuesday, February 19, starting at 5:30 pm at Rozz-Tox Coffeehouse, 2108 3rd Avenue, Rock Island, and again on Tuesday, March 19, also starting at 5:30 pm, at Cool Beanz Coffeehouse, 1325 30th Street, Rock Island. Guests can purchase a coffee or beverage and learn a little about Reynolds’ books or share thoughts about ones they’ve... Read More

Great River Show Choir Invitational Will Fill the Adler Theatre

February 15th, 2019

The 18th Annual Great River Show Choir Invitational is coming to Davenport this weekend, and you won’t want to miss it! Davenport’s Central and West High Schools are co-hosting the 2019 Great River Show Choir Invitational at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd St. Davenport) this Friday Feb 15 and Saturday Feb 16. The Middle School Show Choir competition will begin at 4:30 p.m. on Friday Feb 15. Admission for adults is $8, students (K-12) are $5 and seniors (60 years and older) are $5. The High School competition continues the fun on Saturday Feb 16 at 8 a.m. Admission for adults is $15, students... Read More

Quad Cities Red Dress Run 2019 Back and Better Than Ever

February 14th, 2019

Grab those red dresses and prepare to have some fun with friends while raising money for a great cause, this weekend! The Quad Cities Hash House Harriers 2019 Red Dress Run takes place this Saturday Feb 16. The fun will begin at the Stardust (218 Iowa Street Davenport) with doors opening at 12:30 p.m., Circle Up at 1:45p.m. and Hares Away at 2 p.m. This year’s charity selected for the Red Dress Run is Friendly House. Friendly House, in Davenport, lives the mission to respond to the needs of children, families and seniors through quality, affordable services that will enrich lives and strengthen... Read More

Gretchen Wilson is Coming ‘Here For The Party’!

February 13th, 2019

Country music artist Gretchen Wilson takes the stage at Rhythm City Casino (7077 Elmore Avenue Davenport) this Saturday Feb 16. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and this all ages show begins at 7 p.m. To all appearances, Gretchen Wilson went overnight from talented obscurity to phenomenon. Her meteoric rise, the kind experienced by only a handful of artists in the past few decades, was that rare instance where talent and moment meet to form a cultural tidal wave. Gretchen’s ability to tailor songs as gorgeously rough-edged as she is, have given her the kind of “I am what I sing” originality... Read More

Summer Camp: On The Road Makes Stop in Quad Cities This Weekend

February 12th, 2019

Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe will host the coolest music festival in the Midwest this Memorial Day weekend.  That’s right, I’m talking about Summer Fest 2019! If you are getting anxious, don’t fear. The magic of Summer Camp is coming to the Quad Cities this weekend! Summer Camp: On The Road is heading to the Redstone Room at River Music Experience (129 N Main St Davenport) this Saturday Feb 16! Summer Camp is visiting multiple cities across the country searching for the best talent the area has to offer. Four local acts will be competing for a chance to play at the Summer Camp Music... Read More

Spend a Sultry Evening at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel

February 10th, 2019

An amazing lineup of talented women are taking over in Davenport this Wednesday night. Come check out Elizabeth Moen, with Katie Sin and Elly H, at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel (304 E 3rd Street Davenport) this Wednesday Feb 13. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. With a sultry and intoxicating voice, Elizabeth Moen lures you in. Paired with introspective lyrics that echo both bitter and sweet, her music will captivate you then stay with you. Hailing from the small town of Vinton, Iowa located in the middle of the heartland, Moen taught herself how to play guitar... Read More

Win Free Tacos for An Entire Year!

February 9th, 2019

The moment we have all been waiting for has finally arrived! The chance to win FREE TACOS FOR AN ENTIRE YEAR! Start preparing now for Azteca 1 Mexican Restaurant’s (4811 N Brady Davenport) Taco Eating Contest, which will take place this Wednesday Feb 13 from 7 – 8 p.m. Registration is only $20. Each participant will receive 14 soft shell tacos. The first to finish all of the tacos wins tacos for an entire year! Must be 18 and over to participate. Friends and family are encouraged to come and watch the contest! Participation is limited, so stop by Azteca 1 today and get registered! For more... Read More

Get Some Jake McVey at RME!

February 6th, 2019

The live music scene is strong in the Quad Cities this week, and the River Music Experience is no exception! Don’t miss Jake McVey, with Angela Meyer, in the Redstone Room at River Music Experience (129 N Main St. Davenport) this Thursday Feb 7. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m. Music has the power to move the masses and few artists understand that better than Jake McVey. A relentless road dog who performs 250+ dates a year, McVey has earned a loyal fan base that’s addicted to his fiery stage show and arsenal of ear-grabbing songs. A compelling performer who combines his... Read More

From England to Malibu, the Ruen Brothers Are Now Making a Stop in the Quad Cities!

February 5th, 2019

Whether you romanced and danced to the music of the 50’s, or wished you would have, you won’t want to miss the next musical performance at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel! The Ruen Brothers take the stage at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel (304 E 3rd St. Davenport) this Thursday Feb 7. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the music begins at 7 p.m. The rockabilly band from Scunthorpe England, features siblings Henry and Rupert Stansall. The band released its debut album, All My Shades of Blue in 2018. The album was produced by noted producer Rick Rubin and received favorable reviews... Read More

Twen and Jenny O Perform Live in Davenport

February 4th, 2019

Davenport is the place to be for live music this week. Check out Twen and Jenny O this Wednesday Feb 6 at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel (304 E 3rd St. Davenport). Doors open at 6 p.m. and music begins at 7 p.m. Propelled by golden-voiced singer and guitarist, Jane Fitzsimmons, Twen is completed by guitarist Ian Jones. Instant darlings of the Nashville indie scene, Twen share their name with a Cold War-era West German monthly that also circulated beyond the Berlin Wall. Their calling card is a 2016 live EP recorded at Boston’s Track Shack on the eve of their first show, and which... Read More

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