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John Crist Coming To Adler Theatre

June 25th, 2019

Internet comedy sensation John Crist will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25 at the Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. Tickets are on sale at the Adler box office, and ticketmaster.com. Comedian and viral sensation John Crist is the next big thing in stand-up comedy. Whether you know him from viral videos like “Millennial International,” “Road Rage in the Church Parking Lot,” or “Every Parent at Disney,” Crist has solidified his comedic prowess with sold out shows from coast to coast. Crist has shared the stage with some of the best in the business, including Dave Chappelle,... Read More

Speakeasy Debuting ‘(Not So) Newlywed Game Show’

June 23rd, 2019

For the last eight years, The Speakeasy in downtown Rock Island has been the diverse entertainment venue in the Quad Cities!  From Bottom’s Up Quad City Burlesque and Manscape (the area’s only male burlesque revue) to Windy City Dueling Pianos, Viva La Divas Drag Show, The Manny Lopez Big Band, countless stand up comedy and improv comedy shows and monthly trivia contests, there is truly something for everyone at The Speakeasy! The theater is thrilled to announce its newest show THE (NOT SO) NEWLYWED GAME SHOW. The first performance will be on Saturday, June 29. This will be similar... Read More

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live Coming To Adler Theater

June 4th, 2019

  Are you ready for some cheese? The award-winning TV comedy “Mystery Science Theater 3000” (MST3K) is coming to the Quad Cities playing the Adler Theatre in an all-new LIVE show featuring Joel Hodgson, original host and the creative vision behind the beloved TV and Netflix comedy series for more than three decades, in his final live tour. Produced by Alternaversal LLC, Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour will play the Adler Theatre in Davenport on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. with the never-before-screened film No Retreat, No Surrender. Tickets... Read More

Steve Martin and Martin Short Coming to the Quad Cities!

June 3rd, 2019

Comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short take the stage at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd St. Davenport) on Saturday Jun 9 at 7 p.m. In their show, “Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t,” comedians Steve Martin and Martin Short present new material in a variety of musical sketches and conversations about their iconic careers, most memorable encounters, and of course, their legendary lives in show-business. Special guests Steep Canyon Rangers will also be making an appearance. Steep Canyon Rangers is an American bluegrass based in Asheville and Brevard, North Carolina. Though formed in 2000,... Read More

Shots And Giggles Returns To Speakeasy

May 23rd, 2019

After a sold out performance in March, The Speakeasy is happy to welcome back the popular adult improv comedy show SHOTS ‘N’ GIGGLES on May 25!  “The audience at our performance in March was amazing!  The energy in the room was unbelievable and the performers were feeding off that the entire night” said Brett Hitchcock director of audience development.  “It was similar to when the show was performed by The Blacklist a number of years ago which, at the time, was the most popular adult improv comedy show in town.” SHOTS ‘N’ GIGGLES The show brings improv comedy... Read More

An Exciting Week for Moeller Nights All Across the Quad Cities

May 14th, 2019

There’s no question that Moeller Nights provides one of the most impressive collections of live entertainment acts in the Quad Cities and surrounding areas, each and every week. Moeller Nights are filled with unique voices, writers and players. Every artist, comedian or author who takes the stage at a Moeller Nights function will guarantee you an evening like no other that’s happening anywhere else in the world.   Check out some of the amazing Moeller Nights performances coming up this week: Thursday May 16 Railroad Earth with Lindsay Lou take the stage at The Rust Belt (533 12th Avenue... Read More

Steve Martin and Martin Short Coming to the Quad Cities!

May 4th, 2019

Comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short take the stage at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd St. Davenport) on Saturday Jun 9 at 7 p.m. In their show, “Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t,” comedians Steve Martin and Martin Short present new material in a variety of musical sketches and conversations about their iconic careers, most memorable encounters, and of course, their legendary lives in show-business. Special guests Steep Canyon Rangers will also be making an appearance. Steep Canyon Rangers is an American bluegrass based in Asheville and Brevard, North Carolina. Though formed in 2000,... Read More

Los Improviachis Bring Cinco De Laughso To Speakeasy

April 24th, 2019

The Speakeasy in downtown Rock Island is celebrating Cinco de Mayo a day early with the debut of Los Improviachis!  This hilarious improv comedy show comes direct from Chicago and will be making their Speakeasy debut on May 4! LOS IMPROVIACHIS  brings to the stage improvised music, dance and comedic scenes in the style and grace of the time-honored tradition of the mariachi. With lots of audience participation, this show is always a fun, hilarious fiesta! LOS IMPROVIACHIS have performed across the country at Bexar Stage (Texas), Chemically Imbalanced Comedy (Ill), Chicago Improv Festival, Chicago... Read More

Carlos Mencia Coming To Rhythm City

April 12th, 2019

Legendary comedian, Carlos Mencia is bringing his live performance to the Rhythm City Casino Event Center stage, 7077 Elmore Ave, Davenport, Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $25 – $35 plus applicable taxes and fees. Tickets go on sale Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 10 AM CST and can be purchased by visiting rhythmcitycasino.com or by calling 844-852-4FUN. Doors open at 6 for the 7 show. This show is for mature audiences only. Mencia began his career doing stand-up on amateur night at the world renowned comedy club, Laugh Factory. He later showcased at The Comedy Store and... Read More

Comedy Sportz Leaving The Establishment May 25

April 4th, 2019

After eight years, Comedy Sportz is leaving The Establishment Theater, 220 19th Street, Rock Island. “It is not the close of our shows just the venue,” said Patrick Adamson, director of Comedy Sportz Quad-Cities. “I don’t want to disclose the future locations for ComedySportz yet.”We are excited for the future,” Adamson added. “The team is on board and ready to rumble. We have so much love for the Establishment and Rock Island.” Adamson declined to comment on potential new venues for the troupe, although there is speculation on two particular landing... Read More

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