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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

GARP Bringing Guided By Voices, Rentals, More To Codfish Hollow

September 8th, 2016
GARP Bringing Guided By Voices, Rentals, More To Codfish Hollow

The Codfish Hollow world according to GARP is one populated by an incredibly diverse and cool array of bands, and you’ll get to explore this brave new sonic location this weekend for the first GARP festival. The debut GARP gig takes place beginning at 4 p.m. Sept. 9 and noon Sept. 10 at Codfish Hollow, 5013 288th Ave., Codfish Hollow, Maquoketa, Iowa. It features five food vendors, two stages, 30 bands, free camping, free parking, hay rack rides, bonfires, art gallery, artists and art vendors, booze and more.

Two-day barn passes are $90, single-day barn passes are $50 and a grounds pass... Read More