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SUSTO Headlines Awesome 2 Day Codfish Fest

August 13th, 2018

The SUSTO: Fine 2 Day Fest took over Codfish Hollow Barnstormers Friday and Saturday night, featuring music from SUSTO, The Artisanals, Crab Claw, Babe Club and Human Resources. Hundreds of folks roamed the grounds and partook in the cool vibe and awesome tunes while enjoying the beautiful weather, and QC Scene was on the scene having a great time and taking pics for your viewing pleasure. Check out www.codfishhollowbarnstormers.com for future shows and more info!    Read More

QC Scene Goes Against Me! At Codfish

July 30th, 2018

Against Me! rocked a packed crowd July 26 at the famous Codfish Hollow Barnstormers venue in Maquoketa, Iowa. Speedy Ortiz and Typesetter opened the show, which thrilled fans of the seminal band. For more info on Against Me! and their new tour, see Against Me! http://www.againstme.net/tour        Read More

Bix 7 Runners Looking Good!

July 28th, 2018

In 1975, there were only 84 participants. Only 3 were women. The Bix 7 has come a long way since its inception. After participating in the 1974 Boston Marathon, John Hudetz (Bettendorf) and a few of his friends decided to bring a bit of the ‘running craze’ home to the Quad Cities. They created the Cornbelt Running Club. This group of friends saw a future in the sport of running and started the plans to bring a race worthy of Boston Marathon standards to the Quad Cities. The decision to make this run a 7-mile race was an extremely unique idea. The first Bix 7 was not an easy-going accomplishment.... Read More

QC Scene Hits The Raccoon With Erin Rae

July 27th, 2018

Erin Rae and Black Milk brought an eclectic mix of airy folk and hip-hop to the Raccoon Motel in downtown Davenport last weekend, and we were on the scene to check it out and take some pics…  Read More

QC Scene: Quad Cities Fireworks!

July 9th, 2018

The skies above the Quad-Cities erupted with brilliant plumes of blooming light last week as various cities held their annual fireworks celebrations! On the night of July 4, revelers gathered around the area, and those in Schwiebert Park in Rock Island were treated to the panoramic view of seven different venues blasting fireworks into the sky across the horizon. Pictured are fireworks from Milan, East Moline, Davenport, Bettendorf, Rock Island and more! Have some great photos of your local event or an event you attended and want them to be included in QC Scene? Send them along in .jpg format... Read More

QC Scene: Bush

July 3rd, 2018

British classic grunge band Bush rocked the District in Rock Island last Friday! The outdoor pavilion was packed with people on a warm summer night to have some cold beverages and enjoy the hard rock sounds of the group led by Gavin Rossdale, famous for hits like “Everything Zen,” “Comedown” and “Glycerine.”  Read More

Quad Cities Scene with The Velies at Daytrotter

June 13th, 2018

Local band The Velies recently celebrated the release of their new record with a live show at Davenport’s Daytrotter stage… Daytrotter recently stopped hosting live shows, and this was the area group’s last gig there, but a fun time was had by all the fans, friends and family that packed in to see the band perform! For more information on the group and the new music, see Facebook and Bandcamp.  Read More

Quad Cities Scene With Tav Falco And Panther Burns At RIBCO

May 23rd, 2018

Tav Falco and Panther Burns ripped up the stage at RIBCO with their raucous rock last weekend, much to the delight of those assembled on a warm spring night for beverages and hot live music. The band will continue to tour through the year in support of their album, Cabaret of Daggers. For more information about the group, see www.tavfalco.com.  Read More

Quad Cities Filmmakers Come Home To Debut ‘A Quiet Place’

April 29th, 2018

“A Quiet Place,” written by Quad-Cities born-and-raised filmmakers Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, has been number one in the box office for two weeks, and Beck and Woods recently came back to their old stomping grounds to host a Q and A and screening of the critically-acclaimed thriller starring John Krasinski and Emily Blunt! Sean Leary, Digital Media Director and co-owner of QuadCities.com, is a former artistic collaborator with Beck and Woods, the team made over a dozen short films together in the 2000s, and he hung out with the team at the screening and their after party, chatting about the... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Defines Dance This Weekend!

April 19th, 2018

Looking for the best entertainment this weekend? Don’t miss Defining Dance! Ballet Quad Cities’ latest leaps your way at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Scottish Rite Cathedral/Spotlight Theatre, 1800 7th Avenue, Moline! One of the five original pieces in this performance is sure to become your new favorite!  Margaret King’s Swingin’ On the Moon & Rodeo are both back by popular demand. Emerging choreographer Emily Kate Long’s On the Run with skateboards, hula hoops, and scooters will delight everyone. Courtney Lyon’s Dance “Four” Piano was commissioned... Read More

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