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East Moline’s Made Market Accepting Applications From Creators And Businesses

January 22nd, 2023
East Moline's Made Market Accepting Applications From Creators And Businesses

Applications for the Made market are open now! Applications for the 2023 season are LIVE! We cannot WAIT to see all the talent that applies to our market this year. APPLY HERE MARKET DATES: SPRING: Friday, April 7, 5-8pm Saturday, April 8, 9-3pm SUMMER: Friday, August 4, 5-8pm Saturday, August 5, 9-3pm   HOLIDAY: Friday, December 1, 5-8pm Saturday, December 2, 9-3pm   LOCATION: The Bend XPO, East Moline, IL   This is a juried market. We want the BEST shopping experience for our shoppers, so booth display is VERY important to us. While our primary focus is handmade artisan goods... Read More

“Jessie’s Girl” Rocker Coming to The Rust Belt

December 18th, 2022
“Jessie’s Girl” Rocker Coming to The Rust Belt

The dude who sang “Jessie’s Girl” – Rick Springfield – is coming to the Quad Cities! Before you say, “I’ve never heard of that song!”… You are lying and you are probably wanting to go see Rick belt it out! Although Rick Springfield’s music was frequently dismissed as vapid teen idol fare, his best moments have actually withstood the test of time far better than most critics would ever have imagined, emerging as some of the most well-crafted mainstream power pop of the 1980s. Springfield brings his rocking – and nostalgic -show to East Moline’s Rust Belt on... Read More

Illinois’ Rock Island County Fair Wraps Up TODAY!

July 23rd, 2022
Illinois' Rock Island County Fair Wraps Up TODAY!

Come enjoy yourselves at the Rock Island County Fair! Carnival Information! Unlimited Ride Wristband Days: Saturday 12pm-4pm $25 UNLIMITED RIDES for the time allotted ^^above^^ Regular Hours Saturday 12pm – Close Cash OR Card is accepted! ______________________________________________________ Grandstand Events: Buy Tix here: https://event.attendstar.com/…/2xtreme-monster-trucks…/ Saturday 7/23 @6:30pm – Demo Derby by Viola Boyz – $15 __________________________________________________________________________ Beer Tent ALL WEEK w/ Bands performing: Saturday, 7/23,... Read More

Illinois Gets Rocked By Extreme Monster Truck Show Hitting East Moline Today

July 22nd, 2022
Illinois Gets Rocked By Extreme Monster Truck Show Hitting East Moline Today

The 3rd annual East Moline 2xtreme Monster Truck Show hits the dirt July 22 at 7pm! Where else can you ride around in a real Monster Truck?! The answer is no where but East Moline’s Rock Island County Fairgrounds!   Come out and enjoy the best family friendly event at the lowest cost around: A family 4-pack general admission starts at just $65 total with an upgrade option to an All Inclusive package available. Watch 2-time Monster Jam world champion “Bounty Hunter” battle it out against 8 year army veteran “Scarlet Bandit”,  the debut of the all new 2xtreme Monster Truck “BRUTAL”... Read More

2xtreme Monster Truck Show Drives Into East Moline July 22

July 16th, 2022
2xtreme Monster Truck Show Drives Into East Moline July 22

The 3rd annual East Moline 2xtreme Monster Truck Show hits the dirt July 22 at 7pm! Where else can you ride around in a real Monster Truck?! The answer is no where but East Moline’s Rock Island County Fairgrounds! Come out and enjoy the best family friendly event at the lowest cost around: A family 4-pack general admission starts at just $65 total with an upgrade option to an All Inclusive package available. Watch 2-time Monster Jam world champion “Bounty Hunter” battle it out against 8 year army veteran “Scarlet Bandit”,  the debut of the all new 2xtreme Monster Truck... Read More

Rock Island County Fair Hits East Moline July 19-23

July 10th, 2022
Rock Island County Fair Hits East Moline July 19-23

The Rock Island County Fair kicks off July 19 in East Moline! The fair has provided entertainment and education to the community for 150 years! With livestock shows, carnival rides, food, and live entertainment, there is something for everyone at the Rock Island County Fair. General admission to the 2022 Rock Island County Fair is free until 8 pm. After 8pm, tickets jump from free to $5 for adults, and $12 added admission to all of the evening grandstand attractions. For more information on this year’s festivities, call (309)796-1620 and visit RockIslandFair.org.  Read More

Clutch Rockin’ East Moline’s Rust Belt TONIGHT!

May 10th, 2022
Clutch Rockin' East Moline's Rust Belt TONIGHT!

Clutch will be rockin’ East Moline’s Rust Belt with The Sword & Nate Bergman at 7 p.m. TONIGHT! Tickets and more info? CLICK HERE! Band info? You got it: Clutch With the release of their highly anticipated 12th studio album, the gloriously titled “Book of Bad Decisions”, it would be easy to suggest that legendary Maryland rockers Clutch have made their finest record to date. This may even be true. You see, the thing about Clutch is that ever since their 1993 debut Transnational Speedway League they’ve been in the business of writing stone cold classics, and even the most... Read More

Inaugural Taste of East Moline Coming April 28

April 4th, 2022
Inaugural Taste of East Moline Coming April 28

The inaugural Taste of East Moline annual event featuring local restaurants offering tasty bite-sized portions of their favorite menu items. Entertainment provided by Bobby Ray Bunch, auction items, a wine pull and a cash bar. The event will be held at the The Rust Belt, the Quad Cities coolest place for entertainment and events. Proceeds support the annual grant-making of the East Moline Community Fund. Sponsored by East Moline Glass. Participating restaurants include: Combine, Happy Joe’s, Jewel-Osco, Junior’s Sports Bar , Midwest Ale Works, Olde Town Bakery, Revive Cafe, Rudy’s... Read More

East Moline’s Glenview Middle School Mariachi Band Keeps Hispanic Music And Heritage Alive

March 26th, 2022
East Moline's Glenview Middle School Mariachi Band Keeps Hispanic Music And Heritage Alive

The following article is part of QuadCities.com’s partnership with local music website The Echo. For more, check out theechoqc.com! Nearly one in every five East Moline residents is Hispanic or Latino, so it makes sense there is a solid Mariachi band program at Glenview Middle School, 3100 7th St., East Moline. Formed in 2015 by Richard Clark, who retired last year, the Mexican music program is under the new direction of Monike Hill of Davenport, who has a bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Western Illinois University and a master’s degree in Instrumental Conducting and Pedagogy... Read More

All That Remains Coming To East Moline’s Rust Belt

March 20th, 2022
All That Remains Coming To East Moline's Rust Belt

ALL THAT REMAINS will bring its The Fall of Ideals 15th Anniversary tour to the Rust Belt in East Moline on Saturday, March 26, 2022 For more info, tickets, etc. CLICK HERE! Here’s some info about the acts on the bill: All That Remains Since their formation in Massachusetts during 1998, All That Remains have built an undeniable legacy upheld by airtight songcraft, knifepoint precise metallic instrumentation, and stadium-size hard rock hooks. As a result, they’ve outlasted trials, tribulations, and trends to stand tall as as one of this century’s most consistent purveyors of heavy music... Read More