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Alternating Currents Electrifies Iowa And Illinois With Entertainment This Weekend

August 19th, 2022
Alternating Currents Electrifies Iowa And Illinois With Entertainment This Weekend

Alternating Currents is back with events at venues throughout the Quad-Cities Aug. 19-21! Alternating Currents 2022 APP is here! Craft your own schedule and experience! The 2022 Alternating Currents Festival app is LIVE! Here’s what the 2022 Home Screen looks like. For everyone who still has it downloaded from last year just head to your App Store and update it for the 2022 version. DOWNLOAD THE APP HERE: https://bit.ly/AC22APP Music. Film. Comedy. Art. Aug 18-21, 2022 | Quad Cities FREE FESTIVAL Over a dozen venues. 100+ acts/screenings/events! Learn more: www.alternatingcurrentsqc.com  Read More

Alternating Currents Dominates Quad-Cities Cultural And Arts Scene This Weekend

August 18th, 2022
Alternating Currents Dominates Quad-Cities Cultural And Arts Scene This Weekend

Boasting TONS of performances of all kinds in various venues around the Quad-Cities, Alternating Currents is a one-of-a-kind event debuting today and happening throughout the Quad-Cities this weekend! Musical performances but with a twist Take a look at some of these ART/EXPERIMENTAL artists that will be performing at Alternating Currents 2022! Download the AC App to start crafting your schedule and get ALL the details you need for a great Alternating Currents weekend! DOWNLOAD THE APP HERE https://bit.ly/AC22APP Music. Film. Comedy. Art. Aug 18-21, 2022 | Quad Cities FREE FESTIVAL Over... Read More

Alternating Currents App is LIVE!

August 14th, 2022
Alternating Currents App is LIVE!

ALTERNATING CURRENTS 2022 APP is here! Craft your own schedule and experience! The 2022 Alternating Currents Festival app is LIVE! Here’s what the 2022 Home Screen looks like. For everyone who still has it downloaded from last year just head to your App Store and update it for the 2022 version. DOWNLOAD THE APP HERE: https://bit.ly/AC22APP Music. Film. Comedy. Art. Aug 18-21, 2022 | Quad Cities FREE FESTIVAL Over a dozen venues. 100+ acts/screenings/events! Learn more: www.alternatingcurrentsqc.com  Read More

The Spot Marks The Spot For A Cool New Music Spot

September 15th, 2021
The Spot Marks The Spot For A Cool New Music Spot

The following article is part of QuadCities.com’s partnership with local music website The Echo. For more, check out theechoqc.com! Echo: How did you get started with the Spot? Wes Julien: The process started around 2019. We were kind of getting things back together in this space and looking to rebuild. We’re thankful to have been able to link up with my friends and be able to start back over again and start something fresh here in this space. It’s been a 2.5-year process. From just getting things going to having to pause because of COVID and working to just rebuild again. It’s been really... Read More

Taking A Look At The Quad-Cities’ Alternating Currents’ First Two Days!

August 22nd, 2021
Taking A Look At The Quad-Cities' Alternating Currents' First Two Days!

The following article is part of QuadCities.com’s partnership with local music website The Echo. For more, check out theechoqc.com! The Alternating Currents festival makes a strong return in 2021. For the first day of the Davenport festival, the AC team extended their festival grounds into Rock Island, with events at The Spot, Quad City Arts, Rozz-Tox, Ribco and Daiquiri Factory.  Alternating Currents put a stronghold on downtown Davenport for their fourth annual festival. Different bars, restaurants, venues and outdoor spaces host over 100 artists for the four-day festival. For more, check... Read More

Full STEAM Ahead, Playcrafters’ Thriller, Outdoor Music And More In This Week’s FUN10!

August 22nd, 2021
Full STEAM Ahead, Playcrafters' Thriller, Outdoor Music And More In This Week's FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

QC Scene On The Scene For Alternating Currents! Check It Out TODAY!

August 21st, 2021
QC Scene On The Scene For Alternating Currents! Check It Out TODAY!

We were on the scene last night in downtown Davenport for the awesome Alternating Currents Fest! Everything from a great cultural program on race to several live outdoor bands to a drag show to comedy to heavy metal and more could be found, and so much more can be found today in downtown Davenport, Rock Island, and Moline — AND IT’S ALL FREE! Check out some of our photos tomorrow, and hit the link HERE for our complete guide to the festival and tons of stories about what’s going on. And head out throughout the day today in the downtowns to check out some of the awesome happenings!    Read More

Planning Your Weekend? Listen To Our Weekend In 2 Minutes Podcast HERE!

August 20th, 2021
Planning Your Weekend? Listen To Our Weekend In 2 Minutes Podcast HERE!

Looking for something to do this weekend? Listen to the Weekend in 2 Minutes podcast! Every Thurday, we give you a rundown of some of the cool things happening in and around the Quads over the coming week END! This week? Alternating Currents brings in a HUGE slate of events this weekend, but that’s not all, Whiteside County Fair is going on, LeClaire is having live music, Poopy’s is holding a Country Festival and bike events, and there’s a whole lot more! Get all the details on your latest Weekend in 2 Minutes! LISTEN HERE!  Read More

Get Crafty With Crafty Cat Fest This Weekend

August 20th, 2021
Get Crafty With Crafty Cat Fest This Weekend

Crafty Cat is slinking in Friday! It’s Alternating Currents Fest 2021‘s Art Extravaganza!! Crafty Cat Indie Art Fest will take place Friday, August 20, 5-8 p.m. and Saturday, August 21, 10a.m.-4 p.m. at the Great Hall, RiverCenter, Downtown Davenport. It’s FREE to attend! #tagtheqc #craftycat #DowntownDavenportIowa #handmade #makersgonnamake #quadcities  Read More

BREAKING: New Downtown Rock Island Mural Unveiled, Kicks Off Alternating Currents

August 19th, 2021
BREAKING: New Downtown Rock Island Mural Unveiled, Kicks Off Alternating Currents

BREAKING NEWS: The inspiring unveiling of a new mural on an empty building in downtown Rock Island Thursday not only adds vibrant new color, beauty and life to a little-noticed alleyway, it represents the dreams and sorrows of a talented teenager, the dreams and sorrows of an entire race, and the hopes and dreams for a further revitalization of a city’s center. Dozens of local leaders, business people, artists and residents gathered along 20th Street downtown to celebrate the gorgeous mural inspired by a Rock Island High School student’s award-winning artwork, which also served as the official... Read More