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The Jimmys, With Avey Grouws Band, Coming To Iowa’s Adler Theatre

July 20th, 2022
The Jimmys, With Avey Grouws Band, Coming To Iowa's Adler Theatre

THE JIMMYS and AVEY GROUWS BAND are coming to Davenport’s Adler Theatre at 8 p.m. Saturday, November 12. TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW HERE! Questions? 563-326-8500. About The Jimmys   Amazing musicians with infectious enthusiasm, The Jimmys bring people together from coast to coast with killer rhythm and horn sections. An award-winning festival favorite from Madison, Wisconsin, this seven-piece band combines jump blues, shuffles, boogies, R&B and New Orleans traditional jazz.   About Avey Grouws Band   Avey Grouws Band defies labels with their powerful Quad Cities... Read More

Avey Grouws Brings The Blues To Best Western TONIGHT

February 4th, 2022
Avey Grouws Brings The Blues To Best Western TONIGHT

Enjoy an amazing night of LIVE Blues with the award-winning, two time Billboard-charting, Avey Grouws Band 8-11 p.m. Friday at the Best Western, 1518 3rd Ave NW Fort Dodge!! Proceeds benefit the Lord’s Cupboard! The Avey Grouws Band hit #10 on the Billboard Blues Album Chart in 2020 with their debut album, “The Devil May Care.” Their second album, “Tell Tale Heart” was just released in September 2021 to rave reviews and international acclaim, debuting at #7 on the Billboard Blues Album chart. Blues, rock and country fans alike will love and appreciate this live performance! Make it a... Read More

The SUYP Farewell, Dueling Pianos, Blues At Best Western, And More In This Week’s FUN10

January 30th, 2022
The SUYP Farewell, Dueling Pianos, Blues At Best Western, 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

The Avey Grouws Band Comes to Rhythm City Casino January 7!

January 6th, 2022
The Avey Grouws Band Comes to Rhythm City Casino January 7!

We all know The Avey Grouws Band is hitting The Rhythm City Casino stage Friday night but just who are they?! Let’s find out! Jeni Grouws met Chris Avey and Bryan West at a blues jam in the Quad Cities in 2015, and later that year The Avey Grouws Duo was formed. After throwing in a handful of well-received full band gigs in 2016, in 2017 the duo finally called up Bryan West to officially form the Avey/Grouws Band. Chris Avey, formerly of The Avey Brothers and former lead guitarist for blues icon Big Pete Pearson, has been called a “younger, more fiery Coco Montoya mixed with a dash of Tab... Read More

Avey Grouws Band Playing Record Release Gig For ‘Tell Tale Heart’ TONIGHT!

October 1st, 2021
Avey Grouws Band Playing Record Release Gig For 'Tell Tale Heart' TONIGHT!

Avey Grouws Band will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1 at Gypsy Highway, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport, to promote the release of their new album, “Tell Tale Heart.” The band (JENI GROUWS – vocals/songwriter, CHRIS AVEY – guitar/songwriter, BRYAN WEST – drums, RANDY LEASMAN – bass and NICK VASQUEZ – keyboards) recorded their sophomore release earlier this year in Nashville at East Iris Studios and The Purple House (Leiper’s Fork, TN) with Grammy-winning engineer/producer Casey Wasner at the helm. Featuring 10 original songs, Tell Tale Heart‘s music (described... Read More

Avey Grouws Band Rocks Live At Five At Davenport’s RME Friday

September 9th, 2021
Avey Grouws Band Rocks Live At Five At Davenport's RME Friday

The River Music Experience, 2nd and Main streets, Davenport, has brought back the free Live@Five on Fridays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The RME courtyard will host live music featuring a wide range of genres and styles. This year’s schedule of bands is: Sept. 10: Avey Grouws Band Sept. 24: The Wontu Trees sponsored by Dahl Ford Davenport  Read More

Avey Grouws Band Playing Tonight’s Bass Street Landing Summer Concert

August 19th, 2021
Avey Grouws Band Playing Tonight's Bass Street Landing Summer Concert

Moline Centre has rolled out this year’s lineup for the Thursday night Bass Street Landing Summer Concert Series, off 17th Street and River Drive. Moline Centre “is taking many extra precautions to ensure that these series of concerts are following all CDC/State of Illinois Covid-19 safety guidelines,” the group posted. “We ask that all guests please wear a mask anytime social distancing is not possible. Social distance whenever possible. Frequently use the hand sanitizing stations that will be provided. Avoid concentrated gatherings of people. Please stay home and do not attend these... Read More

Quad-Cities’ Avey Grouws Band Just Keeps Evolving

July 29th, 2021
Quad-Cities' Avey Grouws Band Just Keeps Evolving

The following article is part of QuadCities.com’s partnership with local music website The Echo. For more, check out theechoqc.com! “You’ll save big money! You’ll save big money! When you shop Menards!” If you’re from the Quad Cities you’ve probably heard that jingle a million times. The artist behind one of the catchiest tunes around town is Bob Holtan. You may know him as the father of Jeni Grouws, lead singer of the Avey Grouws Band, who is following her father’s footsteps but carving her own path. Jeni sings the blues with a powerful voice that sticks in your head just like... Read More

UPDATED CONCERT INFO!: Mississippi Valley Blues Fest Returning To The Quad-Cities

June 22nd, 2021
UPDATED CONCERT INFO!: Mississippi Valley Blues Fest Returning To The Quad-Cities

UPDATED: Though the Mississippi Valley Blues Society (MVBS) in 2020 had to cancel its annual blues festival and Blues in the Schools education program, it was hardly idle. The completely volunteer-run nonprofit organization, founded in 1984, completely revamped its website, mvbs.org – with much more content than before. It’s also returning to Davenport’s LeClaire Park (later this year than usual), Sept. 17-18, with its signature event, the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival. The website overhaul (led by the Rock Island-based design firm Pixouls) is broken into three main sections: Listen Most... Read More

Live Summer Concert Series in Quad Cities Return This Month

May 10th, 2021
Live Summer Concert Series in Quad Cities Return This Month

Life must be returning to semi-normal, since some favorite outdoor summer concert series are back this year. The Starlight Revue Concert Series in Rock Island starts back up May 18, and free concerts are returning in early June to downtown Davenport and downtown Moline. The Tuesday night free Starlight Revue series begins in Lincoln Park on May 18 with River City 6. Starting 5 p.m., Hy-Vee Grille and Rock Island Parks and Recreation will sell food and drink, with the concerts starting at 7 p.m. The 2021 lineup is: May 18: River City 6 May 25: Troy Rangel and Friends June 1: The Tailfins June 8:... Read More