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BABY GARP FEST Hits Rock Island’s Schwiebert Park Saturday Night

September 10th, 2021
BABY GARP FEST Hits Rock Island's Schwiebert Park Saturday Night

For years, Moeller Nights’ GARP Fest has rocked the barn at Codfish Hollow Barnstormers in rural Maquoketa, quickly becoming recognized as one of the Midwest’s best events. But on short notice this year, the barn made the difficult decision to temporarily cease performances, leaving the beloved festival without a venue. After cancelling last year due to the pandemic shutdown, this comes at a challenging time. Responding quickly to the closure of GARP’s original venue, Davenport-based River Music Experience has stepped in as a co-producer to bring the festival to Rock Island. RME and Moeller... Read More

BREAKING: Iowa Gov. Reynolds Slams Biden Covid Plan, Says ‘Enough Is Enough!’

September 10th, 2021
BREAKING: Iowa Gov. Reynolds Slams Biden Covid Plan, Says 'Enough Is Enough!'

BREAKING NEWS: Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has ripped into President Joe Biden’s new covid-19 mitigation plan, calling it “dangerous” and saying “enough is enough!” Biden’s new vaccine requirement was announced yesterday, requiring all government employees to be vaccinated and companies with 100 employees or more to require workers to get vaccinated or tested for the virus every week. Companies violating the policy could be hit with heavy fines. There’s no timetable yet on when the mandates will come into effect. “It’s about protecting yourself and... Read More

Will Iowa Be Forced To Comply With Federal Mask Mandates And Covid Restrictions?

September 1st, 2021
Will Iowa Be Forced To Comply With Federal Mask Mandates And Covid Restrictions?

Will Iowa residents, schools and businesses be forced by the federal government to comply with mask mandates and other covid-19 restrictions? This is the big question as a battle royale shapes up between Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds, the Biden administration’s Education Department, and the Iowa Supreme Court, headed up by a Republican judge who was appointed by Reynolds in 2018. This week, Iowa was nailed with a civil rights investigation by the Biden administration’s Education Department over Gov. Kim Reynolds’ move to ban mask mandates. The federal government investigation levels the charge... Read More

BREAKING: Iowa Ripped By Biden Education Department Over Covid Mask Rules

September 1st, 2021
BREAKING: Iowa Ripped By Biden Education Department Over Covid Mask Rules

BREAKING NEWS (UPDATED): Iowa has been slammed with a civil rights investigation by the Biden administration’s Education Department over Gov. Kim Reynolds’ move to ban mask mandates. The federal government investigation levels the charge that Iowa, and Gov. Reynolds’ actions, “create an unsafe learning environment for students with disabilities who are at heightened risk of severe illness from covid-19.” Iowa is one of five states to get hit with the investigations, the other four being Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Utah. “We’re advocating for... Read More

BREAKING: Iowa Governor And Supreme Court Clash Over Masks, Will New Restrictions Hit Iowa?

August 31st, 2021
BREAKING: Iowa Governor And Supreme Court Clash Over Masks, Will New Restrictions Hit Iowa?

BREAKING NEWS: As the covid-19 delta variant rips through Iowa, a fierce battle is raging between Gov. Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Supreme Court over mask mandates and further mitigations. On Friday, the chief justice of the Iowa Supreme Court, Susan Christensen, whom Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds appointed in 2018, signed an order making masks mandatory in public areas controlled by the court ruling — regardless of vaccination status —  clashing with Reynolds’ state law banning mask mandates in public schools and other public areas. Christensen based her order on recommendations... Read More

Pinegrove Sprouting Up At Codfish Hollow In Maquoketa Tuesday Night

August 30th, 2021
Pinegrove Sprouting Up At Codfish Hollow In Maquoketa Tuesday Night

Pinegrove is coming to Codfish Hollow! Pinegrove will play LIVE in the barn on August 31st, 2021 with @miloemusic and Grumpy! For more info, see HERE.  Read More

Codfish Hollow Susto Concert Canceled Due To Covid Complications

August 17th, 2021
Codfish Hollow Susto Concert Canceled Due To Covid Complications

Codfish Hollow is canceling their upcoming Susto concert, originally slated for Aug. 21. The venue released the following on its social media today: Due to the growing complications of the Covid-19 Delta variant, we are postponing the upcoming Susto concert. When it’s safe for us all, we will reschedule. We will let you know when we have a new date. Thanks so much for understanding. Please be safe and look out for your neighbors.  Read More

LOLO Concert At Codfish Hollow Postponed Due To Covid Concerns

August 17th, 2021
LOLO Concert At Codfish Hollow Postponed Due To Covid Concerns

Due to the growing complications of the Covid-19 Delta variant, Codfish Hollow Barnstormers are postponing the upcoming Lolo concert. When it’s safe for us all, we will reschedule. We will let you know when we have a new date. Thanks so much for understanding. Please be safe and look out for your neighbors. For more information, see here.  Read More

Ani DiFranco Concert At Codfish Hollow Postponed Due To Covid Concerns

August 17th, 2021
Ani DiFranco Concert At Codfish Hollow Postponed Due To Covid Concerns

Ani DiFranco’s concert originally slated for Thursday at Codfish Hollow in Maquoketa has been postponed due to concerns about the rapid spread of the covid delta variant. DiFranco’s management released the following statement: Due to the growing complications of the Covid-19 Delta variant, we are unfortunately needing to make some changes to Ani DiFranco’s upcoming touring. With the information we are working with, we feel it’s best and safest for all to postpone the show at Codfish Hollow, and hope everyone will join us for our rescheduled date, to be announced soon. Be... Read More

BREAKING: Shakey Graves Concert At Codfish Hollow Canceled Due To Spiking Covid Numbers

August 11th, 2021

BREAKING NEWS: The upcoming Shakey Graves concert slated for Aug. 22 has been canceled, due to the rapid spread of covid, according to both the Codfish Hollow Facebook page, and Shakey Graves’ page. Codfish just announced the following this afternoon: Due to the growing complications of the Covid-19 Delta variant, we are postponing the upcoming Shakey Graves concert. When it’s safe for us all, we will reschedule. We will let you know when we have a new date. Thanks so much for understanding. Please be safe and look out for your neighbors. Prior to that, Shakey Graves had posted the... Read More