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Bettendorf’s Crawford Brew Works Hosting Hot Blues With Mississippi Heat

April 21st, 2022
Bettendorf's Crawford Brew Works Hosting Hot Blues With Mississippi Heat

MVBS.org and Crawford Brew Works have partnered for a Blues ‘n’ Brews Concert Series to raise money for the Blues education outreach program, Blues in the Schools. MISSISSIPPI HEAT FRIDAY, APRIL 22 – 7:30pm Mississippi Heat stands as one of the longest-running bands in Chicago, as well as a launching pad for many blues players who’ve gone on to successful solo careers. Chicago Blues Guide quoted the new album Madeleine as “pristine and beautiful. [Pierre Lacocque] directs the band with his highly creative, virtuosic harmonica skills, stellar songwriting, and artistic vision.” Listen... Read More

Eleven Quad-Cities Cultural Groups Get $500K in New Iowa Funding

December 22nd, 2020
Eleven Quad-Cities Cultural Groups Get $500K in New Iowa Funding

Eleven cultural organizations and three artists in the Quad-Cities were among those to receive a share of $7 million in new grants announced Tuesday by the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. A total of 267 cultural organizations and 152 artists serving 118 Iowa communities will get funding, made possible by the Coronavirus, Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, on Dec. 2. The department launched the Iowa Arts & Culture Recovery Program the same day and received more than 550 requests totaling more than $36 million by the Dec. 11 deadline. The list of recipients includes some of Iowa’s... Read More