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BABY GARP FEST Hits Rock Island’s Schwiebert Park Saturday Night

September 10th, 2021
BABY GARP FEST Hits Rock Island's Schwiebert Park Saturday Night

For years, Moeller Nights’ GARP Fest has rocked the barn at Codfish Hollow Barnstormers in rural Maquoketa, quickly becoming recognized as one of the Midwest’s best events. But on short notice this year, the barn made the difficult decision to temporarily cease performances, leaving the beloved festival without a venue. After cancelling last year due to the pandemic shutdown, this comes at a challenging time. Responding quickly to the closure of GARP’s original venue, Davenport-based River Music Experience has stepped in as a co-producer to bring the festival to Rock Island. RME and Moeller... Read More

GARP Fest Moves From Codfish Hollow to Rock Island’s Schwiebert Park Saturday

September 7th, 2021
GARP Fest Moves From Codfish Hollow to Rock Island’s Schwiebert Park Saturday

For years, Moeller Nights’ GARP Fest has rocked the barn at Codfish Hollow Barnstormers in rural Maquoketa, quickly becoming recognized as one of the Midwest’s best events. But on short notice this year, the barn made the difficult decision to temporarily cease performances, leaving the beloved festival without a venue. After cancelling last year due to the pandemic shutdown, this comes at a challenging time. Responding quickly to the closure of GARP’s original venue, Davenport-based River Music Experience has stepped in as a co-producer to bring the festival to Rock Island. RME and Moeller... Read More

Pinegrove Sprouting Up At Codfish Hollow In Maquoketa Tuesday Night

August 30th, 2021
Pinegrove Sprouting Up At Codfish Hollow In Maquoketa Tuesday Night

Pinegrove is coming to Codfish Hollow! Pinegrove will play LIVE in the barn on August 31st, 2021 with @miloemusic and Grumpy! For more info, see HERE.  Read More

Raccoon Motel’s Sean Moeller Reflects On The Return Of Raccoon And Live Music

August 25th, 2021
Raccoon Motel's Sean Moeller Reflects On The Return Of Raccoon And Live Music

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 promoting shows? Sean Moeller: The first show ever did was in my parent’s shed – we called it the Shred – and I literally just sent a few emails to a couple bands I liked. I sent one to a band called Alistair and a band called River City High and somehow they both said yes. I don’t know that I promised them money or anything and they came and played at my farm. They kept commenting on how much the hogs smelled because we still... Read More

Ani DiFranco Concert At Codfish Hollow Postponed Due To Covid Concerns

August 17th, 2021
Ani DiFranco Concert At Codfish Hollow Postponed Due To Covid Concerns

Ani DiFranco’s concert originally slated for Thursday at Codfish Hollow in Maquoketa has been postponed due to concerns about the rapid spread of the covid delta variant. DiFranco’s management released the following statement: Due to the growing complications of the Covid-19 Delta variant, we are unfortunately needing to make some changes to Ani DiFranco’s upcoming touring. With the information we are working with, we feel it’s best and safest for all to postpone the show at Codfish Hollow, and hope everyone will join us for our rescheduled date, to be announced soon. Be... Read More

New Raccoon Motel in Downtown Davenport Succeeding, Looking Forward to Lissie

August 5th, 2021
New Raccoon Motel in Downtown Davenport Succeeding, Looking Forward to Lissie

The new Raccoon Motel live-music venue is back in business, at 315 E. 2nd St., Davenport, had a very busy first week and is looking forward to hometown favorite Lissie to return in a show Monday, Aug. 9 at 8 p.m. “We’re thrilled to have her,” Raccoon Motel co-owner John McDermott said Thursday of Lissie Maurus, a popular Rock Island native, who lives in rural northeast Iowa. “She’s a fan favorite, a personal favorite of mine. She’s fantastic.” On Aug. 3, Lissie posted on Facebook: “VERY excited to be playing at the new Raccoon Motel in my nearly hometown next Monday!” Over the... Read More

Codfish Hollow Requiring Proof Of Vaccinations To Attend Concerts

August 4th, 2021
Codfish Hollow Requiring Proof Of Vaccinations To Attend Concerts

Following the path of many venues in larger cities across the nation, and New York City, Codfish Hollow Barnstormers has announced they will require concert attendees to bring proof of vaccinations to attend their shows. The venue posted the following on their facebook last night: ATTENTION: Do you need a refund because you are not getting vaccinated? Hit us up via email and we will MOST HAPPILY refund you. Please include show and number of tickets you wish refunded. Thanks! This was accompanied by a lengthy post about their change in policy: In accordance with recommendations by the CDC and thoughtful... Read More

NEW CONCERT ALERT! BABY GARP Fest Howling Into Codfish Hollow In September

July 21st, 2021
NEW CONCERT ALERT! BABY GARP Fest Howling Into Codfish Hollow In September

A new BABY GARP fest is headed to Codfish Hollow Barnstormers, 5013 288th Ave., Maquoketa, Iowa! GARP fest officials announced the following today: With the way these last two years have gone, we couldn’t go another year without some form of the special weekend we’ve lovingly dubbed GARP. We are happy as clams to announce this morning a GARP like you’ve never seen, an undiluted one-day scorch fest of epic proportions that will feature some of our all-time favorite people and a bashing array of some of our new favorites, all to take place on the legendary barn stage, Saturday,... Read More

NEW CONCERT ALERT! Pinegrove Playing Codfish Hollow In Maquoketa

June 28th, 2021
NEW CONCERT ALERT! Pinegrove Playing Codfish Hollow In Maquoketa

Pinegrove is coming to Codfish Hollow! The venue announced the following on their social media just a few moments ago: Excited to announce Pinegrove LIVE in the barn on August 31st, 2021 with @miloemusic and Grumpy! Tickets will go on sale for this show as follows: ARTIST PRESALE: Tomorrow, Tuesday June 29th at 11AM until Wednesday at 10AM. GENERAL ON SALE : Wednesday, June 30th at NOON! For more info, see HERE.  Read More

NEW CONCERT ALERT! Ani Di Franco Coming To Codfish Hollow In Maquoketa

June 28th, 2021
NEW CONCERT ALERT! Ani Di Franco Coming To Codfish Hollow In Maquoketa

Ani DiFranco is playing at Codfish Hollow! The venue posted the following on its social media just a few moments ago: SUPER EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE: Ani DiFranco LIVE in our barn for our GRAND RE-OPENING on August 19th! HECK YES! Tickets for this show will go on sale as follows : ARTIST PRESALE :TOMORROW Tuesday, June 29th from 9AM to 9 PM. This is an Artist Presale. You have to be a member of her fan club to get the Presale Code. WE CANNOT GIVE YOU THE CODE. GENERAL ON SALE : Wednesday, June 30th at 10 AM. For more info, see HERE.  Read More