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Cody Jinks Makes His Way to the Quad Cities!

February 3rd, 2020

Country music star Cody Jinks, with special guests Nikki Lane and Alex Williams, takes the stage at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) this Thursday Feb 6 at 7 p.m. For well over a decade, Cody Jinks has devoted himself to making country music that’s equal parts uncompromising and empathic, often giving voice to those who exist on the margins of modern life. Since first emerging as a solo artist in the mid-2000s, the Texas-bred singer/songwriter has steadily advanced from playing nearly-empty bar rooms to building a following so dedicated they’ve formed their own fan club—a self-governed... Read More

It’s Hug-A-Book Dance Party Time!

January 19th, 2020

Dance your way to early learning with free fun for children five and under and their families at the Rock Island Public Library! Experience the Hug-A-Book Dance Party at the Rock Island Downtown Library (401 19th Street Rock Island) on Wednesday Jan 22 from 6 – 7 p.m. Learn as you jump, move, and twirl and stomp, to the soundtrack of favorite children’s performers. It’s a rocking good time! Each child receives a free book to take home, thanks to funding from the Merrill Harris Hug-A-Book fund of the Rock Island Public Library Foundation. No registration required. Don’t miss out... Read More

Gangsters & Ghosts Come to Life in Rock Island

October 30th, 2019

Step into the past with Quad City Haunts & History Tours. You’ll discover that dead folks do tell tales as you explore the streets and haunts of Rock Island. Join QC Haunts for their current walking tour of Rock Island, Gangsters & Ghosts. If you think all the big-time gangsters of Illinois were in Chicago, then you haven’t heard about John Looney. In the early 1900s, Looney ruled an empire of booze, bribery, extortion, gambling, and prostitution … and he was responsible for at least six murders.  See Looney’s old haunts and some actual haunts along the way, including... Read More

Here Comes the Boom! Nelly Heads to Rock Island

September 25th, 2019

It’s gettin’ Hot in Herre! St. Louis rapper, Nelly, is bringing his energy and excitement to the Quad Cities! Nelly, along with Boy Band Review Chicago and Random Tanner, hits the stage at the Daiquiri Factory (1809 2nd Avenue Rock Island) this Saturday Sep 28. Gates open at 7 p.m. General admission tickets to this all-ages show are just $40. You can purchase your tickets online, at Daiquiri Factory, Co-Op Records of Moline, Dunn Brothers Coffee and Dunn Brothers Coffee on 53rd Street. Early Entrance Tickets (6:30 p.m.) are just $55 and can be purchased online. VIP Tickets are $75 and can be... Read More

Redstone Room Rockin’ Out this Weekend

September 13th, 2019

Looking for some amazing live music this weekend, in the Quad Cities? Then look no further than the River Music Experience! 3 Years Hollow, Discrepancies, Alborn and Hong Kong Sleepover take the Redstone Room stage at River Music Experience (129 N Main Street Davenport) this Saturday Sep 14. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for this all-ages show are just $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Get yours today! For more information, visit http://rivermusicexperience.org/Upcoming-Events/Calendar-of-Events/3-Years-Hollow,-Discrepancies,-Alborn-and-Hong-Kon.  Read More

Trains, Planes & Automobiles in Geneseo!

September 5th, 2019

If you’re a fan of Trains, Planes and Automobiles – then Geneseo is the place for you to be this weekend! Come experience the world of Trains, Planes and Automobiles in downtown Geneseo this Saturday Sep 7 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Bring the whole family out for a car show, train display and airplane display. Maple City Cruisers Car Show will be taking place all day. Check out the airplane on display from Gen-Air Park pilots. Geneseo Model Railroaders will be operating antique model train displays, as well! Witness a Pedal Car Parade at 11:45 a.m. Pedalers must be 8 years old and under (accompanied... Read More

Rock Island Artists’ Market Happening this Sunday!

September 4th, 2019

The next Rock Island Artists’ Market is this Sunday, September 8!  This family-friendly market will take place from 12-4 pm in the parking lot of Skeleton Key Art and Antiques at 520 18th Street, Rock Island, and will repeat on the second Sunday of each month through October. Admission to the market is free. Shoppers can expect to find a variety of art, local produce, handcrafted goods and more, all sold by the artists, creators and growers. The September market will feature food and drinks by Kavanaugh’s Hilltop Bar and Grill, popcorn by G’s Popcorn of Moline, and music by Roger Carlson. Patrons... Read More

Ya Maka My Weekend Returns to The District of Rock Island!

August 7th, 2019

Hey Quad Cities, take a trip to the beautiful Caribbean without leaving home this weekend! Ya Maka My Weekend, the “Original District Festival” is celebrating its 28th year this Saturday Aug 10, in the District of Rock Island! Gates open at 4 p.m. Come enjoy some Caribbean cuisine, that island vibe and even an open-air marketplace! The “Ya Maka Beach” will be ready for you to play in, dig for buried treasure, or build a sandcastle! Here is the line-up for some live Caribbean music, to give the real ambience of being on the beach: 4:15 – 5:30 p.m.              TBA 5:45 –... Read More

Brand-New Butterworth Dog Park Opening Soon!

July 6th, 2019

The City of Moline has a new Dog Park opening and would like to invite you and your furry friend in celebrating the grand opening of Moline’s downtown, Butterworth Dog Park! Butterworth Dog Park (15th Street and 8th Avenue Moline) Ribbon Cutting will take place on Tuesday Jul 9 at 5:30 p.m. Street parking is limited. Those who are within walking distance may want to walk to the park or please consider using downtown’s parking ramps. Bring those four-legged friends for some amazing photo opportunities, give-a-ways and commemorative bricks! Oakie’s Designs will also be in attendance and... Read More

Cheese Pizza Brings the Most Outrageous Retro Show on the Planet to the Quad Cities

May 25th, 2019

Hey Quad Cities, are you ready for the Most Outrageous Retro Show on the Planet?! Experience the most unforgettable live music performance you’ll ever witness this Memorial Day Weekend! The Cheese Pizza Tavern Tour is making a stop at Rock Island Brewing Company (1815 2nd Avenue Rock Island) this Sunday May 26 at 9 p.m. Admission is just $10. This all-ages outdoor show will leave you wanting more. Band members Haze Lee Finn, Sly Stewart, Gil Fishman, Alickzander The Gnome Fritz and of course, Dave the Gay Cowboy always provide a high-energy show covering some of the best cover songs while creating... Read More

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