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Enjoy Food, Fun And Awesome Mexican Culture Every Friday Night At Moline’s Mercado

July 29th, 2022
Enjoy Food, Fun And Awesome Mexican Culture Every Friday Night At Moline's Mercado

Bringing Back Mexican Cuisine, Culture And More Fridays through Sept. 10 from 5 to 10 p.m. at 432 12th Street in Moline, everyone can get the weekend started right with Mercado on Fifth! There will be a variety of children’s activities, delicious Mexican cuisine, and unique retail stands selling everything from jewelry to hand-sewn blouses and imported ceramics.  Mercado on Fifth is not just a market; it serves as a resource and catalyst for aspiring entrepreneurs. The weekly events bring Quad Citizens together to celebrate culture and community in an inclusive way. Educational programming at... Read More

Iowa’s River Music Experience Hosts The Dawn Playing Outdoors In Downtown Davenport

July 29th, 2022
Iowa's River Music Experience Hosts The Dawn Playing Outdoors In Downtown Davenport

The Dawn will be playing great outdoor music tonight in downtown Davenport! It’s that time of year, the 2022 season of Live@Five is going on every Friday at 5 p.m. in the RME Courtyard. It’s free and it’s fun! Here’s the schedule: 7/29 – The Dawn sponsored by Dahl Ford [AD] 8/5 – Matt Fuller Band sponsored by QC Foot & Ankle Associates 8/12 – Funk Sauce Brass Band sponsored by Downtown Davenport Partnership 8/19 – Diplomats of Solid Sound sponsored by The Echo 8/26 – Beaker Brothers sponsored by Nelson Brothers Agency & West Bend Mutual 9/2 – Crooked Cactus sponsored... Read More

Bix Weekend Brings The Parties, Racing, Music And Fun To Davenport This Weekend!

July 29th, 2022
Bix Weekend Brings The Parties, Racing, Music And Fun To Davenport This Weekend!

Dozens of downtown Davenport businesses will activate the downtown neighborhood during Bix Block Parties Friday, July 29, and Saturday, July 30, during Bix weekend. Supported by the Downtown Davenport Partnership (DDP), the event is designed to celebrate the downtown neighborhood with multiple blocks of events programmed by adjacent business owners throughout downtown. The locally focused Bix Block Parties event replaces the traditional Street Fest. Bix Block Parties are located throughout east, central and west downtown Davenport locations spanning from the Rock Island Arsenal Bridge on the... Read More

Bethann Heidgerken Playing Acoustic At Nerdspeak TONIGHT

July 29th, 2022
Bethann Heidgerken Playing Acoustic At Nerdspeak TONIGHT

Bethann Heidgerken will be performing 7 to 9 p.m. tonight at Nerdspeak brewery, 7563 State St., Bettendorf. Bethann Heidgerken is a born and raised Iowa musician. She started out her musical pursuits in Dubuque, IA and was performing professionally in bands by age 15. She received her bachelor’s of the arts at the University of Iowa in Iowa City and spent her college years pursuing her music as a singer-songwriter as well as performing in local Iowa City bands. She has been a member of numerous local bands and is now focusing her pursuits on her original music. She currently lives in Davenport,... Read More

Iowa’s Rhythm City Casino Announces Three New Comedians Coming To Davenport

July 29th, 2022
Iowa's Rhythm City Casino Announces Three New Comedians Coming To Davenport

The Rhythm City Comedy Stash has a fresh new line up coming to the Rhythm Room! Ms. Pat will show off her stand-up skills on Saturday, October 1, 2022 with two shows at 6:30 PM and 9 PM. Tickets are $30 plus applicable online/phone ticketing fee. Must be 21+ to attend show. Declared by The Washington Post as “unforgiving and darkly hilarious,” and The New York Times as “brutally honest and outrageous,” Patricia Williams (aka Ms. Pat) is a comedian, author, podcaster, and actress who brings a raw, in your face, and hilarious perspective to her work. Jimmy Pardo will perform on Thursday,... Read More

FINALLY, A Column For Everyone, Which Will Offend No One… Or WILL It???

July 29th, 2022
FINALLY, A Column For Everyone, Which Will Offend No One... Or WILL It???

We live in a time where people are incredibly easy to offend. Oh, shoot, I’m already on the wrong foot, at 34 percent of the people reading that were offended by my insinuation that they might be offended by that, or that they might be easily offended. Damn! Another 22 percent were just offended by that second paragraph, because they think I’m being sarcastic. Ahhh geez… yet another 19 percent were just offended that I’d even bring up being sarcastic. Ok, let’s start over. Bam! A whopping 28 percent are offended that I’d want to apologize, and another 17 percent... Read More

Moline’s Bass Street Landing Hosting Outdoor Kevin Burt At Summer Concert Series TONIGHT

July 28th, 2022
Moline's Bass Street Landing Hosting Outdoor Kevin Burt At Summer Concert Series TONIGHT

With summer comes the sound of live outdoor music in our downtowns! Enjoy this free summer concert series every Thursday night through August 11th in Downtown Moline! Moline Centre’s Thursday Night Summer Concert Series takes place from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on the Plaza at Bass Street Landing. All you need to bring is a lawn chair! There will be food and beverages are available for purchase but no outside food or beverages allowed.  Read More

Bootleg Hill In Davenport Hosting Open Mic Night Tonight

July 28th, 2022
Bootleg Hill In Davenport Hosting Open Mic Night Tonight

Looking for a spot to showcase your talents? How about the Bootleg Hill open mic night? The musical open mic night is back. Happening weekly at Bootleg Hill Honey Meads in downtown Davenport. All are welcome. Hosted by Dan Fennesy and starts at 8 p.m.  Read More

Sam Day Playing At Davenport’s Quinlan Court Outdoors TONIGHT

July 28th, 2022
Sam Day Playing At Davenport's Quinlan Court Outdoors TONIGHT

Free music from local artists will rock Davenport’s newest riverfront venue, Quinlan Court every Thursday! Front Street Brewery and local food trucks will be onsite for food and beverage purchases. Food trucks and beverages at 6:00 p.m. with music starting at 7:00 p.m. Learn more here: davenportiowa.com/riverfront Featured artists upcoming include: July 28 | Sam Day August 4 | Totes McGotes August 11 | The Velies August 18 | Jef Spradley August 25 | Barley House Band September 1 | MVBS w/John Resch & Doggin’ Out September 8 | Lewis Knudsen September 15 | Mo&Co September 22 | FlatTop September... Read More

Class Of ’82 Brings ’80s Music Fun To Outdoor Concert In Bettendorf TONIGHT

July 28th, 2022
Class Of '82 Brings '80s Music Fun To Outdoor Concert In Bettendorf TONIGHT

The Bettendorf Public Library’s wildly popular Summer Concert Series is back from its hiatus and is returning to Faye’s Field on Thursday nights at 6:30 PM. Faye’s Field is located just south of the Library on 18th St in Bettendorf. These free concerts will take place every Thursday from June 2nd through August 11th and will be held come rain, shine or oppressive heat. In case of inclement weather, the backup location will be inside the Library at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in the Bettendorf Room. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets and are welcome to bring food and drinks... Read More