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First Jambrella on Feb. 26 Raised $7,000 for Quad-Cities Musicians and Bars in Need

March 1st, 2021

The first massive Jambrella music festival – aimed to give back to local musicians and bars – was a massive success Feb. 26 at The Mound in the Village of East Davenport, raising $7,006. Artists who performed (from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m.) included Molly Durnin, Far Out 283, Angela Meyer, Fair Warning, 3 On The Tree, The Channel Cats, Project X, and Michael Moncada and Whiskey High. Twenty-nine total musicians participated and six bars that host live music were picked to benefit from the fundraiser. After expenses, divided 34 ways, each will get $151.53 – since one musician who played, Logan... Read More

Rock Island Should Go Back To 3 a.m. Closing For Downtown

March 1st, 2021

Imagine it’s Super Bowl Sunday, pre-covid. You’re in your home, minding your own business, watching TV, having a couple beverages with a number of friends, having a good time. Across the street, you see lights on in your neighbors’ houses. You see cars out front. They have guests too, and all of you are enjoying a weekend night. Suddenly, the evening is split by the flashing lights and squeal of two police cars, and an ambulance in tow, roaring down your street and pulling up to your neighbor’s house. Everyone is looking out the windows to see what’s going on. You all see your neighbor... Read More

Jump On In To This Week’s FUN10 For Fun Times This Week!

February 28th, 2021

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we 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 events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

Quad-Cities’ “All Sweat” Branches Out to Podcasting to Support Local Music and Community Groups

February 27th, 2021

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 Covid crisis has made all musicians sweat, and Davenport’s Alan Sweet – the father of the Quad-Cities’ All Sweat Productions – is pouring his sweat into a new outlet that generously serves local musicians and the wider community. Earlier this month, the friendly 39-year-old Davenport West alum and tireless performer launched the All Sweat Podcast, recorded at and... Read More

Quad City Symphony Offers American Tunes at Figge, Will Reopen to Audiences in March at Adler

February 25th, 2021

To help celebrate the blockbuster exhibit “For America,” at the Figge Art Museum, the Quad City Symphony will feature American music in a Signature Series concert at the Figge’s lobby on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Up to 50 socially-distanced concertgoers will be allowed in person; the concert will be livestreamed and will be available for viewing for 30 days following the livestream. As of Thursday morning, 42 tickets were sold for the program featuring associate concertmaster and violinist Emily Nash, violist Bruno Silva, and associate principal bass Kit Polen. The evening begins with... Read More

Like Blues Music? Check Out Kavanaugh’s Jam In Rock Island Tonight!

February 24th, 2021

Kavanaugh’s Hilltop is THE neighborhood bar and grill of the Hilltop area of the Quad Cities. Featuring the best local draft beer selection and great food. It’s at 1228 38th St., Rock Island. And every Wednesday night at 8 p.m. at the Hilltop you can check out some awesome local musicians at the open mic blues jam. So if you like the blues, head to the Hilltop on Wednesdays!  Read More

John Denver Tribute Show Coming to Adler Theatre April 16

February 23rd, 2021

More than 20 years after his untimely death, the classic music of John Denver lives on in “A Rocky Mountain High Experience,” coming to the Adler Theatre on Friday, April 16, 2021 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $55 and will go on sale Thursday, Feb. 25 at 10 a.m., available online at Ticketmaster.com and in-person at the Adler Theatre Box Office (136 E. 3rd St., Davenport). Adler box office hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Ever since singer, songwriter, and adventurer Rick Schuler wore his first pair of round glasses at age 13, the murmurs began. It was undeniable, he looked... Read More