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July 4th Backyard Party at Finns Grill

July 1st, 2020

If you’re looking for some 4th of July plans this weekend, then look no further than Finns Grill! They may not be able to have fireworks, but they sure can throw a backyard party with a bang! Finns Grill (580 1st Street W Milan) will be hosting a July 4th Backyard Party this Saturday Jul 4 from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. with live music all day long. There is no cover charge for this party. Come enjoy lots of drink specials, lots of food special and they may just fire up the Backyard Grill if a full hour shows up.   Live music line-up: Molly Durnin                                 ... Read More

QC HIVE Takes Some Sting Out Of Coronavirus

April 1st, 2020

DAVENPORT — Like many of his fellow musicians who are airing videos on Facebook and working to raise money during the Covid-19 pandemic, Don Gustafson is using the social-media platform for good. The 49-year-old Davenport man makes his living as a full-time musician – as bassist in the Q-C band Funktastic Five, assistant music director at Davenport’s St. Paul Lutheran Church, and adjunct music teacher at Black Hawk College, offering private piano, guitar and bass lessons. In response to the coronavirus, which has closed bars and restaurants, and put musicians out of work, Gustofson... Read More

Quad-Cities Entertainment Scene Keeps Faith Through Tough Times

March 29th, 2020

“I don’t know what I’m going to do.” His voice, usually brash and loud, is quiet and cracked. “I mean, I’m depressed. Obviously, it sucks, because the money is a big thing. It’s not just me playing out. My wife is a waitress and bartender, and I’m a bartender a couple nights a week. That’s just extra. But we need it.” They have a couple of kids. They have five jobs between them. Or, well, they used to. Now they have one. His. His “day job,” he used to call it. Now it’s their only lifeline to an income that was way too small for them all to live on, but which now has to... Read More

Check Out Chuck Murphy Live on Facebook Today!

March 27th, 2020

Looking for something fun to do today? Why not check a live performance from Chuck Murphy’s garage? Local musician, Chuck Murphy, will be taking his upbeat and entertaining live music to Facebook Live today at 3 p.m. You can check out his show on his Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chuckchuckbobuck79. Make sure to tune in! Maybe he’ll even agree to do some more ‘fun costumes’ for viewers.   Bio: Chuck Murphy is an Iowa-based country and rock musician that creates unforgettable moments with his audience (both in person and remotely). This singer, guitarist and pianist has... Read More

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