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Quad-Cities Downtowns Celebrate The Holidays With Awesome Events!

November 20th, 2021
Quad-Cities Downtowns Celebrate The Holidays With Awesome Events!

Deck the Downtowns promotions are going on NOW in Downtown Bettendorf, Davenport and Rock Island. Each downtown will promote their own unique activities encouraging people to eat, drink, shop and be merry downtown. “This is the first time the three downtowns managed by the Quad Cities Chamber have come together to showcase the businesses that make each downtown unique with Deck the Downtowns,” said Kyle Carter, VP of Place Management, Quad Cities Chamber. “There is so much to offer in each downtown during the holidays – whether it’s enjoying a holiday event with your family, date... Read More

LOLO Returning To Davenport’s Raccoon Motel In February

November 20th, 2021
LOLO Returning To Davenport's Raccoon Motel In February

After a couple attempts to bring LOLO back to town this last year were thwarted by Covid, she’ll be back in February with a full band to try and dismantle the new Raccoon Motel. Tickets are on sale now. TICKETS to all Raccoon Motel shows can be purchased HERE!!  Read More

Pro Tips On Becoming A Music Industry Professional

November 20th, 2021
Pro Tips On Becoming A Music Industry Professional

Saturday in the Arts is a weekly feature covering a trend, subject, event or personality of local interest. It runs every Saturday morning on your site for the best entertainment and arts coverage in the area, QuadCities.com! The following article is part of QuadCities.com’s partnership with local music website The Echo. For more, check out theechoqc.com! By Cory Ewing Becoming a music industry professional requires a base level of knowledge. Whether you’re looking to become an artist, producer, manager (the list goes on), there are fundamental aspects of the industry to know early on.  Know... Read More

Davenport’s Mockingbird Brings The Laughs With New Comedy Series, Funny Bird

November 19th, 2021
Davenport's Mockingbird Brings The Laughs With New Comedy Series, Funny Bird

The Mockingbird on Main kicks off its new comedy series, THE FUNNY BIRD, this Saturday, November 20 at 8pm! The debut features Funny Bird’s co-creator and host Dana Moss-Peterson (dubbed Dipshit Dana) along with with Quad City stand-up aficionados Chris Starman, Pubali Kundu and Colin Mattox. “The art of comedy seems a silly and simple endeavor… But it’s a high wire act and often there is no safety net,” Moss-Peterson said. “You tap dance through the inferno, hoping to make it through to the other side and as a comedian you are always chasing the next laugh, languishing against... Read More

Liz Cooper And Pearl Charles Playing Raccoon Motel TONIGHT

November 19th, 2021
Liz Cooper And Pearl Charles Playing Raccoon Motel TONIGHT

Liz Cooper w/Pearl Charles will be performing at 7 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Raccoon Motel in Davenport! Want to hear some of their tunes?  LISTEN to Liz Cooper here; LISTEN to Pearl Charles here. Tickets are on sale now. TICKETS to all Raccoon Motel shows can be purchased HERE!! TICKETS to all Codfish Hollow shows can be purchased HERE!! More info? www.theraccoonmotel.com  Read More

Festival Of Trees Is BACK In The Quad-Cities This Weekend!

November 19th, 2021
Festival Of Trees Is BACK In The Quad-Cities This Weekend!

Oh, What Fun! The Kwik Star Festival of Trees is BACK in person this year! Returning to the River Center, November 20 – November 28, this year’s Festival brings the magic of the holiday season to life in our NEWLY designed Festival Village, complete with the Tree of Lights as the focal point of the main town square.  In its’ 36th year as the annual fundraiser for Quad City Arts, over 30,000 people experience the 10-day Festival of Trees each year and an additional 45,000 watch the Holiday Parade, making this event one of the largest attractions in the Quad Cities. Festival of Trees features... Read More

Genesis Medical Center Davenport Earns Level III Trauma Reverification

November 19th, 2021
Genesis Medical Center Davenport Earns Level III Trauma Reverification

Genesis Medical Center-Davenport will continue to treat and care for trauma patients after being re-verified as a Level III Trauma Care Facility by the Iowa Department of Public Health’s (IDPH) Bureau of Emergency and Trauma Services. The reverification is for a three-year period. The Level III reverification means that the hospital has demonstrated an ability to provide prompt assessment, resuscitation, surgery, intensive care, and stabilization of injured patients and emergency operations. “We are pleased to be acknowledged for the quality trauma care that Genesis provides for our community,”... Read More

NEW CONCERT ALERT! Jimmie Allen, Carly Pearce, Toby Keith Headlining 2022 Mississippi Valley Fair!

November 19th, 2021
NEW CONCERT ALERT! Jimmie Allen, Carly Pearce, Toby Keith Headlining 2022 Mississippi Valley Fair!

Headliners are starting to be announced for the 2022 Mississippi Valley Fair! Three big names have just been announced and we are just getting started! More to come! Coming to the fair are: Jimmie Allen -Thursday, August 4th Carly Pearce – Friday, August 5th Toby Keith- Sunday, August 7th! **Ticket on sale info *** WHEN: Saturday, December 4th 8am-noon. WHERE: At the fair grounds in the Keppy Hall, located two buildings down from the Grandstand. Both the WLLR fast pass and regular Funcards will be sold. Cash or credit card accepted. The first 200 people to purchase WLLR... Read More

Behind The Fluff: The Tawdry Tales Of Festival Of Trees’ Teddy Bear Teas

November 19th, 2021
Behind The Fluff: The Tawdry Tales Of Festival Of Trees' Teddy Bear Teas

Entertainment is a tricky thing. One person’s wholesome fare is another person’s demon-possessed trash. From time to time, I’ll get emails from irate people who are disappointed that I’ve recommended some bit of entertainment they find to be offensive. One of them messaged me about it. Another called me, taking me to task for “leading children down the path of evil.” How she knew I’d been a tour guide at Disneyland is beyond me. But nonetheless, this lady wasn’t pleased. “You shouldn’t be telling parents to let their children go to demonic concerts…you should be warning them... Read More

Grilled Cheese Bar Melting Hearts In Village Of East Davenport

November 18th, 2021
Grilled Cheese Bar Melting Hearts In Village Of East Davenport

Ready for something cheesy? Well, we’ve got some gouda news for you. Are you cheddy? A new Grilled Cheese Bar is open at 1019 Mound St., in the Village of East Davenport! I haven’t eaten there yet, but we’ve got some screenshots of their menus, which we’re sharing below. I’m hoping it’s as good as the late, great Melts food truck, which was an awesome food truck with phenomenal grilled cheeses! Will it be as good as Melts? I Swiss! Keep your eyes open for more slices of news on this development on QuadCities.com… Advertisement  Read More