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Quad-Cities Music Legend Mike Stroehle, Night People Founder, Passes Away

December 29th, 2020
Quad-Cities Music Legend Mike Stroehle, Night People Founder, Passes Away

Mike Stroehle, a founding member of the legendary Quad-Cities rock group The Night People, which opened for Jimi Hendrix at the height of his fame in 1968, passed away Sunday after a bad fall on the steps outside his home. Stroehle was 75. According to a post on his Facebook page by his son, Mike, the elder Mike was flown to Iowa City for possible brain surgery but the injury was too severe. “He hung on long enough for (his other son) Joe and I to get there and say goodbye,” his son posted. “It’s been really tough as he was so great to his kids and was such a huge part of our... Read More

Col Ballroom Closing Oct. 29

September 25th, 2018
Col Ballroom Closing Oct. 29

The Col Ballroom, home to some of the most eclectic and wide-ranging rock concerts and social events in the Quad-Cities, will be closing its doors for good at the end of October. Owner Leigh A. Macias-Reitz posted on the Col Ballroom Facebook page today, “It is with sincere regret to inform you that The Col Ballroom will be closing it’s doors October 29th. With my whole heart I thank you all so very much for doing business with me. I very much enjoyed being a part of your weddings, quinces, birthdays, and many other celebrations held here at the Col. Please join me and my family at our... Read More

Kids Bounce House Party Bops Into Col Ballroom

February 3rd, 2018
Kids Bounce House Party Bops Into Col Ballroom

Kids have cabin fever? Mom and Dad ready to get out of the house and let the little ones blow some steam off? Sounds like you need a Bounce Party! Let those kiddos bounce away their winter blues this Sunday Feb 4 at the Col Ballroom (1012 W 4th St Davenport) at the Kids Winter Bounce Party 2018! Thanks to All In 1 Fun, your children will enjoy unlimited inflatable access with each admission purchase. The Fun will happen from 2-6 p.m. and it will include a wide variety of different bounce houses, obstacles, and inflatable games. The party doesn’t stop with inflatables! There will also be face... Read More

Wizards Yule Ball Casting A Spell On Col Saturday

November 30th, 2017
Wizards Yule Ball Casting A Spell On Col Saturday

Calling all Wizards, Squibs and Muggles! Due to last year’s overwhelming success, the 2nd Annual QC Wizards Yule Ball is back in the QCA! This Saturday, Dec 2 from 9 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. this formal dance for students of the famous wizarding school will be happening at the Col Ballroom (1012 W 4th St Davenport). Tickets are on sale right now for $25 (plus fees) and can be purchased by going to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-annual-qc-wizards-yule-ball-tickets-29744431395. Tickets at the door will be available for $32. This event is for adults 18 and over. While there is no strict dress code,... Read More

Are You Ready For Some Wrestling???

August 23rd, 2017
Are You Ready For Some Wrestling???

Are you a wrestling fan? Or looking for an energy-filled evening this weekend? Then you need to check out SCW Wrestling’s XIV at the legendary Col Ballroom! This Friday Aug 25, Seth Rollin’s Black and Brave Wrestling Academy presents SCW Wrestling’s XIV. This event will feature The Big Guy Ryback! There will be a Meet and Greet with The Big Guy at 6:30 p.m. Bell time is at 7:30 p.m. and you will have a chance to witness the Ryback Regeneration in action! The Col Ballroom, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Davenport’s Register of Historic Properties and has been... Read More

Kids And Families Bounce In To Fun Sunday!

February 3rd, 2017
Kids And Families Bounce In To Fun Sunday!

Bounce into fun at The Col Ballroom! On Sunday, February 5 at 2:00 p.m. till 6:00 p.m., All in 1 Fun is hosting a Kids Winter Bounce Party. This party will include many bounce houses, obstacle courses, and inflatable games. The Col Ballroom is located at 1012 West 4th Street in Davenport. Tickets are available at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/kids-winter-bounce-party-tickets-31233173262?aff=efbevent. The party will continue with face painting, fun music, contests, concessions and more! Pre-sale tickets are available for purchase for $6.50 plus tax. At the door price is $9.50 plus tax. All children... Read More