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RME Music Lab Brings Happiness to Your Home!

April 2nd, 2020

River Music Experience continues to bring opportunities to listen, learn and play music, even amidst our current situation. RME Music Lab currently provides a half hour of fun and learning to kiddos (and their caretakers) at 10 a.m. every weekday. The experience is streamed on FB Live on River Music Experience’s page, at https://www.facebook.com/rivermusicexperience/. Join local musician, Bret Dale, as he plays songs and teaches all the fun parts of music to your littles. Whether he is teaching your children about the Blues or helping them make their own music shakers, happiness and fun will... Read More

Rock Island’s Rozz-Tox Celebrates Ninth Birthday

April 2nd, 2020

One of the most unique spots in the Quad-Cities is celebrating its ninth birthday today! Rock Island’s Rozz-Tox turns nine today, marking almost a decade of some of the most distinct live performances and exhibits in the area. Rozz-Tox has hosted everything from raves to live music to art shows to live talk shows and more, all while maintaining a singular aura and vibe, as well as a widely varied menu of drinks and food and a definitely funky and fun atmosphere. Owner Benjamin Fawks said the following on his Facebook page today: “I am so grateful for the support we’ve had over... Read More

Office Jamz with Jef Spradley and Scott Stowe Tonight!

March 30th, 2020

Among the rising number of local musicians continuing to provide entertainment to the masses, Jef Spradley and Scott Stowe will be combining forces to bring listeners and viewers some Office Jamz! Office Jamz w/Jef Spradley and Scott Stowe will take place on FB Live at 7 p.m. on Monday Mar 30 at https://www.facebook.com/spradleyjef/. Jef Spradley Originally from Houston, Texas this country boy found his way to the Quad Cities and now he’s “Local Livin” in Iowa. Playing music is his passion and he’s been pursuing it full time for the past several years. His music genres range from Classic... Read More

Turn Your Mondays into Metallica Mondays

March 30th, 2020

Metallica kicked off their Metallica Mondays series of free livestreams featuring pro-shot video from the band’s archives, last week. Up first was Metallica: Live at Slane Castle – June 8, 2019, filmed at the famed venue in Slane, Ireland last June. “While we’re all doing our part and staying home, we find ourselves missing live music, so how about we dive back into a few of our favorite shows at a socially responsible distance? Not to sound too cheesy, but now more than ever, we’re in this together, and staying connected is how we’ll get through it,” reads a note from the band announcing... Read More

Elton John Hosts iHeart Living Room Concert Tonight!

March 29th, 2020

Elton John is hosting a “living room” concert aimed at bolstering American spirits during the coronavirus crisis and saluting those countering it, iHeartMedia and Fox said Wednesday. Alicia Keys, Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey, the Backstreet Boys, Tim McGraw and Billie Joe Armstrong are scheduled to take part in the event airing from 8 – 9 p.m. Sunday Mar 29 on Fox TV and on iHeartMedia radio stations. The artists will be filmed with cell phones, cameras and audio equipment in their homes “to ensure the health and safety of all involved,” according to a statement. The event will take the... Read More

Dance Like Nobody’s Watching, Because They Aren’t, With DJ Shane Brown’s New Mix

March 27th, 2020

Miss getting out on the dance floors at clubs? DJ Shane Brown, the man behind the boards at Billy Bob’s in the Rock Island District, as well as the former DJ for such hot spots as 2nd Avenue and the Stockade in the Village, has come up with a new mix for you to blast in the glorious realm of your own social distancing spot. Shane dropped the new mix this evening, which you can check out here, along with the following note, on his Facebook: “So here’s what I’ve been up to in the basement the past couple of days. This is, without doubt, the most ridiculous, silly, stupid mix... Read More

Check Out Chuck Murphy Live on Facebook Today!

March 27th, 2020

Looking for something fun to do today? Why not check a live performance from Chuck Murphy’s garage? Local musician, Chuck Murphy, will be taking his upbeat and entertaining live music to Facebook Live today at 3 p.m. You can check out his show on his Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chuckchuckbobuck79. Make sure to tune in! Maybe he’ll even agree to do some more ‘fun costumes’ for viewers.   Bio: Chuck Murphy is an Iowa-based country and rock musician that creates unforgettable moments with his audience (both in person and remotely). This singer, guitarist and pianist has... Read More

Local Musician Lewis Knudsen Performing 12-Hour Live Concert Now!

March 27th, 2020

As we all continue to Shelter in Place and practice safe Social Distancing, we are finding that turning away from the news and focusing on uplifting and hopeful messages provided by artists and musicians and the treasures they create, are quite beneficial. Local musician Lewis Knudsen is one of the many Quad Citians dedicated to bringing the community positive entertainment through these times. Lewis, however, may be taking local live concerts to the next level for other artists. Lewis Knudsen is currently (right now!) performing a 12-hour live concert on Facebook! You can find his live stream... Read More

Miss Huge Festivals? Check Out Socially Distant Fest

March 24th, 2020

Missing the experience of going to a huge music and entertainment festival, with dozens of eclectic and talented acts? No worries, even in the era of quarantine you can get those feels by checking out the Socially Distant Fest. Socially Distant Fest is a new Facebook group which showcases entertainers from around the country. As the page admin puts it: This group has been created to bring some entertainment to those of us that are isolated/quarantined or distanced socially because of the COVID19 pandemic. We welcome performers of all backgrounds (musicians, poets, puppeteers, fire spinners, etc…)... Read More

Josh, Neal And Freddy Rolling Out The LiveStream Jazz Saturday

March 23rd, 2020

Have a jones for some live jazz music this weekend? Join Josh Duffee, Neal Smith and Freddy Allen as they live-stream again from Josh’s living room this Saturday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.! As Freddy put it, “Last week’s show was so much fun, we thought we’d do it again this week. Maybe we’ll even make this a regular event whilst we all stay inside and practice social distancing. Josh will be on drums, Neal on sax, and I’ll be at the keys and singing some of our favorite jazzy tunes. We’ll be doing some of the requests we missed from last weeks show, and we’ll be taking new requests... Read More

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