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Davenport-based River Music Experience In Transition on 17th Birthday

June 12th, 2021
Davenport-based River Music Experience In Transition on 17th Birthday

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! Brianna Hobbs was in middle school when the then-new River Music Experience first opened its doors June 12, 2004, in the historic Redstone building at 2nd and Main streets, Davenport. Now, the 28-year-old East Moline native is thrilled to join the growing nonprofit’s staff as new programs director, as the veteran RME leaders Bret Dale his wife Kate transition out as education... Read More

Record Store Day Spinning At Rock Island’s Ragged Records

June 11th, 2021
Record Store Day Spinning At Rock Island's Ragged Records

Record Store Day 2021 will be spread out over two days this year, June 12th and July 17th at Ragged Records in downtown Rock Island. We won’t be ready to open at our new Davenport location until July so for the first day we will be combining both orders to bring twice the amount of titles in one location for our Record Store Day Courtyard Sale. Saturday June 12th starting at 9:00am and going until 5:00pm in the Laborspace courtyard outside of our Rock Island location. We’ll have as many copies of as many titles we can get our hands on. Joining us will be Trash Can Annie with a variety of jewelry,... Read More

Corey Taylor Of Slipknot And Stone Sour Rocking East Moline’s Rust Belt

June 11th, 2021
Corey Taylor Of Slipknot And Stone Sour Rocking East Moline's Rust Belt

CMFT -Corey Taylor of Slipknot and Stone Sour is coming LIVE to The Rust Belt on June 12 and 13 w/ specials guest Cherry Bombs! Doors open at 7 for both shows. This socially distanced concert will be have EXTREMELY limited tickets and will be sold in a podded format in on order to keep proper distances & follow safety guidelines. – All Ages Event Saturday, June 12th is officially SOLD OUT! Tickets still available for Sunday, June 13 – to get them hit this link: https://bit.ly/TRBCoreyTaylor2  Read More

Circa ’21’s ‘Elephant & Piggie’ Kids’ Show Opening This Week In Rock Island

June 10th, 2021
Circa '21's 'Elephant & Piggie' Kids' Show Opening This Week In Rock Island

Are you and your children big fans of Elephant & Piggie? Then Rock Island’s Circa ’21 has got the show for you, running June 11-July 2. Get ready for a musical experience, ripped from the pages of Mo Willems’ beloved, award-winning, best-selling children’s books, that will leave audiences doing the “Flippy Floppy Floory” dance all night long! In Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in a Play!”, Gerald and Piggie take to the stage in a rollicking adventure that is perfect for young audiences. An elephant named Gerald and a pig named Piggie are best, best, “bestus” (a... Read More

Ani DiFranco, Or Bonnie Jovanko, Coming To Maquoketa’s Codfish Hollow… But When?

June 10th, 2021
Ani DiFranco, Or Bonnie Jovanko, Coming To Maquoketa's Codfish Hollow... But When?

Call me a gamblin’ man, but I have a really strong feeling alt-rock legend Ani DiFranco is coming to Codfish Hollow and there’s going to be an official announcement soon. Tiff, the Queen of Codfish Hollow, posted on her Facebook last night, the following not-so-cryptic message: “Just confirmed the first show of the season with a musician whose name rhymes with Connie HiPlanko!!! Hint: she used my library once. Holy hell. It’s her first show back since covid too… and our first show. It’s true love!” Now, either there’s an incredibly underground and... Read More

NEW CONCERT ALERT! Okey Dokey with Listen Coming To Davenport’s Raccoon Motel

June 9th, 2021
NEW CONCERT ALERT! Okey Dokey with Listen Coming To Davenport's Raccoon Motel

Davenport‘s Raccoon Motel is pleased to announce that on OCT. 17 and 24 OKEY DOKEY w/special guests :: LISTEN  will be playing at 7 p.m. Tickets on sale NOW for members and Friday, June 11 at 10 am for general public. TICKETS to all Raccoon Motel shows can be purchased HERE!! For more info, see www.theraccoonmotel.com  Read More

NEW CONCERT ALERT! Elizabeth Moen, Okey Dokey Coming To Davenport’s Raccoon Motel

June 8th, 2021
NEW CONCERT ALERT! Elizabeth Moen, Okey Dokey Coming To Davenport's Raccoon Motel

Davenport’s Raccoon Motel is pleased to announce a few more upcoming shows at the Motel with some more BIG announcements coming next week. AUG. 14 — ELIZABETH MOEN w/special guests :: LISTEN :: (tickets on sale NOW for members and Friday, June 11 at 10 am for general public) OCT. 17 and 24 — OKEY DOKEY w/special guests :: LISTEN :: (tickets on sale NOW for members and Friday, June 11 at 10 am for general public) TICKETS to all Raccoon Motel shows can be purchased HERE!! For more info, see www.theraccoonmotel.com  Read More

Orville Peck Adds Third Show At Davenport’s Raccoon Motel

June 8th, 2021
Orville Peck Adds Third Show At Davenport's Raccoon Motel

The first two Orville Peck shows at soon-to-open new The Raccoon Motel sold out in mere seconds last Friday so the magical, crooning cowboy is staying in the Quad Cities a few more days and adding a third show on August 3rd! Tickets are available NOW ! TICKETS to all Raccoon Motel shows can be purchased HERE!! For more info, see www.theraccoonmotel.com  Read More

Davenport Junior Theatre Opens Free “Robin Hood” Outdoors Friday, June 11

June 8th, 2021
Davenport Junior Theatre Opens Free “Robin Hood” Outdoors Friday, June 11

Davenport Junior Theatre (DJT) will conclude its 69th season of theater “for kids, by kids” with their first in-person production in 15 months: the premiere of Aaron Randolph III’s “The True Tale of Robin Hood,” opening Friday. Written by local playwright Randolph and directed by Zach Meyer, this swashbuckling production will be held outside on the Great Lawn of the Annie Wittenmyer Complex, 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport, and will be FREE for all to attend. In addition to the performance, guests are invited to arrive an hour before show time to enjoy a mini-Renaissance Faire on the lawn,... Read More

NEW CONCERT ALERT! Doobie Brothers, With Michael McDonald, To Play Moline’s TaxSlayer Aug. 28

June 8th, 2021
NEW CONCERT ALERT! Doobie Brothers, With Michael McDonald, To Play Moline’s TaxSlayer Aug. 28

On Tuesday, the classic rock band The Doobie Brothers announced they will bring their 50th Anniversary Tour to Moline’s TaxSlayer Center on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021. Tickets ($37.50-$89.50) will go on sale Friday, June 11 at 10 a.m., at the arena box office (1201 River Drive, Moline), and Ticketmaster.com. Last November, The Doobie Brothers announced a 30-city North American tour to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the band’s founding. Tom Johnston, Michael McDonald, Pat Simmons and John McFee planned to be back on tour for the first time in nearly 25 years. That announcement came at the end... Read More