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Comedian Andrew King Debuts New Show For The Coronavirus Era

March 22nd, 2020

Maybe he’s just bored and trying to entertain himself. Maybe he’s trying to bring a heapin’ helpin’ of the best medicine — laughter, my friends, laughter — to the masses during this trying time. Maybe a little of both. But regardless, local comedian Andrew King has started up a new show on YouTube to check out while you’re in self-quarantine. According to Andrew, from his Facebook: I put together this experimental thing. A curated Youtube playlist with schtick in between, because fuck algorithms! There’s no personality with that. Included are appearances... Read More

There IS Good News In The Quad-Cities, And You Can Read About It Here!

March 20th, 2020

Hey, let’s face it, we all know this is a troubling time. With all of the precautions, panic and precarious situations surrounding the coronavirus, it’s gotten very difficult to maintain a positive outlook. However, no matter how negative things may get, there are always people out there helping, there are always people out there trying to do the right thing, there are always people out there being kind and trying to make the world a better place, and those people and their actions are all the more significant and impactful now. That’s why this column, and the live segment on KWQC-TV6’s... Read More

Comedian Andrew King Explains Coronavirus

March 12th, 2020

With the coronavirus on the spread, these are troubling times, and with everything from the local St. Patrick’s Day festivities to NBA and NHL games being canceled, people are nervous and stressed out and looking for answers. Of course, there are a number of places you could go to find actual cogent information on the coronavirus, like this Joe Rogan podcast with an infectious disease expert. However, if you’re looking for something less stressful but still enlightening, Quad-Cities comedian Andrew King has come up with this interesting and informative look at the virus and it’s... Read More

Comedian Bill Engvall Heads to Rhythm City

March 4th, 2020

Experience the comedy of Bill Engvall at Rhythm City Casino (7077 Elmore Avenue Davenport) this Friday Mar 6 at 6:30 and 9 p.m. Most recently, Bill was a contestant on season 17 of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, and as a fan favorite, he made it to the finals. Earlier this year, Bill lent his voice to the animated comedy series Bounty Hunters, which aired on CMT. He previously starred in, and executive produced, the TBS sitcom The Bill Engvall Show. Bill was part of the enormously successful Blue Collar Comedy concert films, which sold over nine million units and received a Grammy nomination.... Read More

Tenacious D Kicking Off The Purple Nurple Tour in the Quad Cities!

March 2nd, 2020

Tenacious D just announced they are kicking off The Purple Nurple Tour right here in the Quad Cities! Hilarious comedy rock duo, Jack Black and Kyle Glass, get The Purple Nurple Tour started at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) on Friday Sep 25 at 8 p.m. Tickets will go on sale Friday, March 6 at 10:00 a.m. here online at TICKETMASTER.COM and in person at the Adler Theatre Box Office (136 E. 3rd St.). Reserved seat tickets are $65 and $79.50. A message from Tenacious D: “Donald Trump has proven to be the most divisive, corrupt and dangerous President in the modern history of this... Read More

Turnbuckle Is Coming Back To Codfish Hollow!

March 1st, 2020

Turnbuckle Fest is coming back to Codfish Hollow in Maquoketa! A throwdown of the greatest stand-up comedians in America, critically-acclaimed rock and roll bands, and the bashing exploits of elbow-throwing, spandex trunk-wearing professional wrestlers, Turnbuckle will be returning to Codfish Hollow barn and its hallowed hills June 6 for a night of epic entertainment. More details are on the way! For more info on acts and tickets, keep checking out www.quadcities.com, www.codfishhollowbarnstormers.com and www.moellernights.com  Read More

Looking for fun in the Quad Cities this week? Check out FUN10!

March 1st, 2020

Whether you’re visiting from out of town or looking for some entertainment in your own backyard, the Quad-Cities is full of fun activities this week and every week! Live concerts? Local theatre? Comedy? Art? We’ve got it all! And in that spirit, QuadCities.com proudly presents our latest new feature, FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome... Read More

Get Free Beer, Olive Garden, Wedding Quiznos On Leap Day

February 27th, 2020

If you’ve ever dreamed of having your wedding catered by Quiznos, then getting hammered on free booze and sharing Olive Garden desserts during the reception, then this year’s Leap Year Day is your lucky day. This Saturday, Feb. 29, marks 2020 as a Leap Year. It also offers you the opportunity to cash in on some free promotional deals from companies looking to get a little extra publicity for their generosity. So, allow me to oblige them and inform you of your chance to get everything from free beer to free desserts to free catering for your wedding. Freebie deals on Saturday, Feb. 29: Miller... Read More

Dunkin Donuts Adds Bucket O’ Bacon To Menu

February 27th, 2020

If you’re looking for a way to add more bacon to your diet — and let’s face it, who isn’t? — Dunkin Donuts has just the option for you with a new, literal bucket o’ bacon. Yup, for those of us who feel that bacon and eggs would be so much better without those pesky eggs, DD has debuted the new Snackin’ Bacon, which features eight strips of bacon in a little paper bucket. According to the Dunkin Donuts website, “Our Snackin’ Bacon starts its journey smoked with natural cherrywood. It’s then treated to our sweet and savory blend of brown sugar and... Read More

Late Nite Improv Shows Return At Moline’s Black Box Theatre

February 18th, 2020

The Late Nite Shows are back! Catch a double-header of improv comedy after dark at The Black Box Theatre, 1623 5th Ave., Moline this Friday, February 22, from 8 to 10 p.m. The shows, formerly presented by Comedy Sportz and now by its offshoot, GiT improv, are as follows this weekend: Nocturne Falls – 8pm A small town is preparing for a festival, and the Mayor has just been murdered. In a town with characters and stories too mysterious to forget, someone(s) done something they want to keep hidden. What will happen to the festival? What will happen to the truth? It’s killer comedy. IT’S... Read More

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