Quad Cities Icons: Lissie from Rock Island, IL – Singer-Songwriter
The Quad Cities Icons Series is a collection of paintings by local artist Jon Burns celebrating people of fame and notable achievement who were raised in, grew up around or spent significant time in the Quad-Cities. A showing of the various artworks will take place at Rock Island’s DeSoto Gallery through August.
Lissie is a singer-songwriter from Rock Island, IL who has gained critical acclaim in the states as well as internationally. Her song “Wild West” and performance were featured on an episode of Twin Peaks. Every year Lissie returns home for her annual Laura’s Legacy concert that honors her late Aunt and benefits ALS research.