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Blood Incantation Oozing Into Raccoon Motel Friday Night

December 2nd, 2021
Blood Incantation Oozing Into Raccoon Motel Friday Night

Wake Brewing / Ragged Records Present Blood Incantation Primitive Man Everlasting Light Friday December 3rd @ Raccoon Motel Doors 7pm / Show 8pm / 21+ Advance Tickets Online at Tixr.com or Hard Tickets at Ragged Records Covid Vaccination Card or Proof of Negative Covid Test Results 72 prior for entry to this event – no exceptions.  Read More

Viva Las Divas Are Back At Rock Island’s Speakeasy Friday Night

December 2nd, 2021
Viva Las Divas Are Back At Rock Island's Speakeasy Friday Night

On December 3, The Speakeasy, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island, is thrilled to welcome back the areas premiere drag show VIVA LA DIVAS with their special Christmas Spectacular!! Our Speakeasy show cast features multiple title holders Dementia Jaide, Milange Cavalli and Justine Thyme! This outstanding show cast is the kind you would expect to see in a large market like Chicago, New York and even Las Vegas! Our Christmas Spectacular will feature many of your favorite holiday hits performed like you’ve never seen before! This months special guest performer is local favorite, Barbara Busch Light and... Read More

REVIEW: Energetic, Old-Fashioned “Holiday Inn” at Music Guild a True Gift to be Treasured

December 2nd, 2021
REVIEW: Energetic, Old-Fashioned “Holiday Inn” at Music Guild a True Gift to be Treasured

If you close your eyes during the terrific, open-hearted, snarky musical “Holiday Inn,” now at Music Guild in Moline, there is virtually no way to tell that the incredibly talented, dedicated volunteer performers are singing with cloth masks on. (Precise diction helps and those must be powerful body mics, thank God.) As we approach our third year of the interminable Covid pandemic, the Prospect Park theater is continuing to abide by the strict Illinois regulations that require everyone above age 2 to wear face masks while in indoor public places. That makes theater-going more safe and secure... Read More

Jason Mraz Coming To Davenport’s Adler Next Week

December 2nd, 2021
Jason Mraz Coming To Davenport's Adler Next Week

Grammy-winning musician Jason Mraz will re-release his first ever album, Live & Acoustic, this fall in honor of its 20th anniversary. Released in 2001, the album encapsulates Mraz’s early but formative days performing in the San Diego coffee shop scene.  Live & Acoustic (20th Anniversary Edition) will include two previously unreleased bonus tracks and will be offered on vinyl for the first time.  A vinyl pre-order starts today at Mraz’s site, and the album will be available at all DSPs on November 5. To celebrate the album’s anniversary, Mraz will hit the road with longtime collaborator... Read More

Playcrafters Announces 2022 Director Slate, Commitment to Diversity

December 2nd, 2021
Playcrafters Announces 2022 Director Slate, Commitment to Diversity

Playcrafters Barn Theatre in Moline has announced its lineup of shows for their 2022 season, along with the directors. The season consists of eight productions in two series, running from February to November 2022. The productions are: The Odd Couple by Neil Simon, Feb. 18-20, 25-27; Mainstage production directed by Teresa A. Moore. Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire, March 18-20, 25-27; Barn Owl production directed by Jaclyn Marta. A Murder Is Announced adapted by Leslie Darbon from Agatha Christie’s novel, May 6-8, 13-15; Mainstage production directed by Madelyn Dorta. Dog Sees God by... Read More

Jump Over To River Music Experience For Keller Williams This Weekend

December 1st, 2021
Jump Over To River Music Experience For Keller Williams This Weekend

Keller Williams will be performing Dec. 4 at the River Music Experience in Davenport! Doors: 7pm / Show: 8pm Opening Act: None Age Restriction: 19+ (minors must be accompanied by parent or guardian) Tickets: $25 in advance / $30 at the door All tickets are general admission. Purchasing a ticket does not guarantee a seat. COVID RESTRICTIONS APPLY TO THIS PERFORMANCE: The artist is requiring all guests to provide proof of vaccination or proof of a negative COVID test taken within 48 hours prior to the event. In addition, the artist is requiring all guests to wear masks. A printed copy, photograph,... Read More

Shots And Giggles Returning To The Speakeasy

December 1st, 2021
Shots And Giggles Returning To The Speakeasy

It’s baaaaaaack. The most popular improv comedy show in Speakeasy history, Shots and Giggles, is back on December 4! Shots ‘n’ Giggles mixes adult beverages and improv comedy into one wild and crazy spectacle! What can possible go wrong with that combination? The talented improv performers are drinking along with the audience during the show. From toasts to shots to audience participation, there’ something new and fun each show! We are happy to have 2021 Speakeasy Laugh Hard Comedy Competition winner Shayne Neubert and Quad City favorite, James Draper, who recently headlined... Read More

Bettendorf High School Holding Creative Coffees Fundraiser through Dec. 10

December 1st, 2021
Bettendorf High School Holding Creative Coffees Fundraiser through Dec. 10

Black Voices Matter is online fundraising with Creative Coffees through Dec. 10, 2021. Creative Coffees offer an assortment of amazing coffee, two teas, and two instants with guaranteed satisfaction. All products will be shipped directly to you within 48 hours once the order is received and have our own label for our cause. There is free shipping when you order $50.00 or more. Please click on this link which will take you to our fundraising platform. We appreciate your support!  Read More

Geneseo’s Great Revivalist Brew Lab Begins Month-Long Ms. Pac Man Mania Marathon TODAY

December 1st, 2021
Geneseo's Great Revivalist Brew Lab Begins Month-Long Ms. Pac Man Mania Marathon TODAY

Great Revivalist Brew Lab, located in Geneseo, IL, announces the premiere of its month-long Ms. Pac Man Mania Marathon. Beginning December 1st and ending at 10:00p.m. CST on New Year’s Eve, players can compete with their family and friends (or complete strangers) for the highest score in Ms. Pac Man and a chance to win $500 cash. The month-long marathon will take place in The Outer Rim inside Great Revivalist Brew Lab, 1225 S Oakwood Ave. Geneseo 61254. The Outer Rim is a space age, inter-galactic themed gaming room featuring gaming machines, dart boards, a handcrafted chess set, a 9’, 3-piece... Read More

‘Art On Lockdown’ On Display Through Dec. 3 In Rock Island

December 1st, 2021
'Art On Lockdown' On Display Through Dec. 3 In Rock Island

Through December 3, Quad City Arts presents “Art on Lockdown.” This diverse exhibition features 80 works of art by 67 regional artists. The public is invited to celebrate creativity at the opening reception on October 15 from 6-9 pm where most artists will be present, and refreshments will be served. As “Shelter in Place” began in March 2020, Quad City Arts’ staff searched for different ways to connect with the community and for a way to encourage artists to keep creating at a confusing time. As most non-essential workers found themselves working from home or not working at all, they... Read More