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Peace, Love, and the Joy of Music: Ellis Kell’s Birthday Bash

August 20th, 2019

Come celebrate the Birthday and life of Ellis Kell with a two-day vinyl record sale and musical swap meet! Peace, Love, and the Joy of Music: Ellis Kell’s Birthday Bash will take place on Friday Aug 23 from 4 – 8 p.m. and Saturday Aug 24 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd Street Davenport). Multiple vendors will be selling vinyl albums, amps, instruments, and other musical wares, all while being serenaded by sets from local musicians and guest DJ’s that knew and loved Ellis.  A portion of all proceeds will benefit The Karli Rose Kell Music Scholarship Fund, River Music... Read More

PaperFest Cutting Into Quad-Cities Next Weekend

August 18th, 2019

PaperFest, a new visual arts event in the Quad Cities, will include art demos and family-friendly hands-on art activities, all with paper. Activities planned are paper book folding, foam core sculpture, origami, collage and paper making. Artists involved include: Bucktown multi-media artist Linda Hardin, Carolyn Krueger who teaches ceramics, owns The ARTery and directs MidCoast Gallery West in Rock Island, Illinois, Rose Patton of Seven Orchids Gallery in Bucktown, David Smith who owns Smith Studio and Gallery in Geneseo, Illinois, and DeSoto Studio (Rock Island) artist Amber Williams. There is... Read More

Alternating Currents Flow into Downtown Davenport

August 17th, 2019

Music.  Film.  Comedy.  Art. That’s right, Alternating Currents returns to Downtown Davenport. Alternating Currents, now in its 3rd year, will take place from Thursday Aug 22 through Sunday Aug 25, and will include 100 + performances and events throughout 17 different venues. Come celebrate the Birthday and life of Ellis Kell with a two-day vinyl record sale and musical swap meet Friday Aug 23 from 4 -8 p.m. and Saturday Aug 24 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the River Center (136 E 3rd St. Davenport)!  Multiple vendors will be selling vinyl albums, amps, instruments, and other musical wares,... Read More

OMG Beckyfest Returns to Downtown Davenport with Handmade, Vintage, & Kid Vendors

August 15th, 2019

Crafted QC will be hosting its fifth indie arts festival, OMG Beckyfest, Friday, August 23, 6-9 PM and Saturday, August 24, 10 AM-4 PM,  in the Great Hall of the RiverCenter, Downtown Davenport, IA. This FREE shopping event features over 120 vendors from the QC and all over the Midwest selling unique handcrafted items and vintage finds. Twelve kid makers will have their own booths with handmade items ranging from sewn cat toys, to green cleaning products, to original paintings. Concessions, including alcoholic beverage sales, are being provided by the RiverCenter.   Live acoustic music... Read More

Keller Williams Grateful Grass Coming To Quad-Cities

June 13th, 2019

Alternating Currents festival will kick-off with headliner Keller Williams’ Grateful Grass and Max Weinberg’s Jukebox on Thursday, August 22 at the Adler Theatre, Davenport. Tickets ($35 & $45) will go on sale this Friday, June 14 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets will be available online at Ticketmaster.com and in person at the Adler Theatre Box Office (136 E. 3rd St.) Patrons will also have the opportunity to shake hands with Max Weinberg by adding on an exclusive meet and greet experience! Keller Williams is one of the best-known names in bluegrass music.  In his latest project, Keller... Read More

Alternating Currents Rolling into Quad Cities

August 20th, 2018

After the success of last year’s event, Alternating Currents is returning to Downtown Davenport! Alternating Currents festival has expanded from two days to five days and will be happening this Thursday Aug 23 through Sunday Aug 26. Venues downtown Davenport will be hosting an impressive amount of live music, film screenings, comedians and visual artists. A dozen venues will offer free programming all weekend, both indoors and outdoors like OMG Becky Fest, Quad-City Arts Chalk Art Festival, Bucktown’s Final Friday and MUCH MORE! The festival will kick off on Thursday night at the Figge... Read More

Alternating Currents Flow Into Downtown Davenport

August 24th, 2017

There is a new festival coming to the Quad Cities! The downtown Davenport area will be transforming into a massive celebration of music, film, comedy and art! The inaugural Alternating Currents festival will take place on Friday Aug 25 and Saturday Aug 26. A dozen venues downtown Davenport will be hosting an impressive amount of live music, film screenings, comedians and visual artists. The only venues that will require ticket purchase will be the Adler Theatre, Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, Daytrotter and the Redstone Room at River Music Experience. All other entertainment venues... Read More

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