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East Moline’s Midwest Monster Fest Postponed Until 2021

July 8th, 2020

The Midwest Monster Fest, originally slated Sept. 5-7 at The Rust Belt in East Moline, has been postponed until those same dates in 2021, fest officials announced today. QuadCities.com is, and will remain, a proud sponsor of Midwest Monster Fest. The following post went out on the festival’s social media today: At MIDWEST MONSTER FEST the safety, health and well-being of all our fans, vendors, stars, and staff are top priority. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic’s effects on the local and Illinois state restrictions on indoor gatherings we have decided to cancel our Sept 2020 show and focus on... Read More

Richie Ramone of The Ramones Coming To East Moline’s Midwest Monster Fest

May 23rd, 2020

Midwest Monster Fest 2020 is proud to welcome Richie Ramone to our September 5th and 6th event at The Rust Belt in East Moline, Illinois! Richie joined the Ramones in February 1983 til 1987. He played on the Ramones albums Too Tough to Die, Animal Boy and Halfway to Sanity and appears on their compilation albums Greatest Hits, Loud, Fast Ramones: Their Toughest Hits and Weird Tales of the Ramones, and on the Ramones live DVD It’s Alive 1974-1996. He penned the Ramones’ hit song “Somebody Put Something in My Drink” which is included on the album Ramones Mania, the first Ramones... Read More

J.J. Cohen Dialing Into East Moline’s Midwest Monster Fest

May 1st, 2020

Dial 976-EVIL! Midwest Monster Fest 2020 is proud to announce actor J.J. Cohen will be appearing at the festival Sept. 5-6 at the Rust Belt in East Moline! J.J. Cohen hit Hollywood in 1984 landing a leading role in the films PARADISE MOTEL and SECRET ADMIRER. He quickly gained the attention of Hollywood Casting directors and appeared in numerous TV shows, including the Sci-Fi Series “V”, “BAYWATCH”, “3RD ROCK FROM THE SUN” and two very different episodes of “AMAZING STORIES” (one in the exceptional pilot “THE MISSION” starring alongside Kevin... Read More

Tamara Glynn Stalking Into Midwest Monster Fest

April 24th, 2020

Midwest Monster Fest 2020 is proud to welcome Tamara Glynn to their Sept 5th-6th event! Glynn made her television debut in 1987 on the short-lived NBC musical, Rags to Riches. The following year, she guest-starred as Susan Fryman on the ABC sitcom Growing Pains. Glynn first became associated with the horror genre when she guest-starred on an episode of Freddy’s Nightmares, the series based on the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise. She appears as Laura in the episode “Love Stinks”, directed by John Lafia and co-starring Jeffrey Combs. She also appeared on the daytime soap opera... Read More

Midwest Monster Fest Stalks Into the Quad-Cities

September 11th, 2019

It’s alive! It’s terrifying! It’s MIDWEST MONSTER FEST! The product of the Dr. Frankensteinian mind of creator and producer Jeff O’Neil, the festival features everything from a tribute to “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” featuring a number of its stars to a costume contest, podcasting, merchandise booths, horror-themed events and more. It’ll creep into the Spotlight Theater in Moline Sept. 14-15, with show hours of Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. “If you like horror movies as much as I do, this is everything you would want in a festival,” O’Neil said. “There... Read More

Scare Up A Great Time With Midwest Monster Fest!

September 1st, 2019

The Midwest MonsterFest, the Quad Cities premier horror convention, will take place on September 14th and 15th at the Spotlight Event Center in Moline, IL. The event coincides with the 45th Anniversary of the classic horror film, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and will feature celebrity guests Ed Neal, John Dugan and Teri McMinn, all of whom appeared in the film. Other celebrity guests include Wyatt Weed (Predator 2 and Star Trek), W.F. Bell (The Walking Dead and Rob Zombies 31), Bobby Ray Shafer ( The Office and Psycho Cop), Laila Haley (Sinister 2), Marlena Midnite (Midnite Mausoleum), and more. All... Read More

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