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Rock Island County Fair Talent Show and Adult Karaoke Contest June 17

May 2nd, 2022
Rock Island County Fair Talent Show and Adult Karaoke Contest June 17

The 2022 Rock Island County Fair Talent Show and Adult Karaoke Contest will be held at Runner’s Park on June 17, 2022 at 5pm and running until approximately 10pm. We are again partnering up with our friends at East Moline Main Street who have very kindly been hosting the talent show for us! -$5 to register -Winners in both Junior and Senior Divisions will have the opportunity to perform at the Fair and compete at the Illinois Association of Fair and Expositions State Convention talent competition in January! -Winners will be compensated with a hotel stay and entry fees paid for the state... Read More

Get Your Karaoke On TONIGHT At The Rock Island Speakeasy

January 15th, 2022
Get Your Karaoke On TONIGHT At The Rock Island Speakeasy

Check out the newest location in the Quad Cities for Karaoke — The Speakeasy, 1828 3rd Ave., in Rock Island! What makes us different than other Karaoke events in town? The biggest difference is we have an actual stage you will be performing on! We also have professional stage lighting and sound so you will sound and look great when singing your favorite songs! Doors will open at 8:30 and Karaoke begins at 9 on Saturday night. It will end at 1:00 a.m. There is no cover charge. We have tables and chairs and a full bar for any “liquid courage” you may need before hitting the stage!... Read More

Beaux Arts Fair, Bad Hair, Divas And Douglas And Tucker: Your Weekend In 2 Minutes!

May 6th, 2021
Beaux Arts Fair, Bad Hair, Divas And Douglas And Tucker: Your Weekend In 2 Minutes!

Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our podcast, Weekend in 2 Minutes, running every Thursday on QuadCities.com! This week: Beaux Arts Fair, Bad Hair, and those Divas over there, plus karaoke, Danger Zone, Douglas and Tucker and more, in this week’s Weekend! Listen HERE.  Read More

Quad-Cities Garage Sales, Volkswagen Show, Live Bands And More In Our Weekend In 2 Minutes!

April 29th, 2021
Quad-Cities Garage Sales, Volkswagen Show, Live Bands And More In Our Weekend In 2 Minutes!

Like garage sales? You’re going to want to hit Colona this weekend! Also, check out some cool VWs at the German American Heritage Center, live music all around the area, and more, in your Weekend in 2 Minutes! Listen here to hear all about some of the cool things going on in and around the Quad-Cities this weekend!  Read More

Looking For Fun This Weekend, Quad-Cities? Find It In Your Weekend In 2 Minutes!

April 22nd, 2021
Looking For Fun This Weekend, Quad-Cities? Find It In Your Weekend In 2 Minutes!

We all lead hectic lives. We’ve got a lot going on. Sometimes we don’t have the time to look through the various lists and calendars and such to see what’s happening this weekend. Luckily, we’ve got WEEKEND IN 2 MINUTES! Every Thursday, our podcast offers a quick and fun look around the pop cultural landscape in the Quad-Cities to let you know what’s happening — what bands are out playing, what events are going on, etc. It’s a fast rundown of some of the cool stuff going on in our community, and of course it’s always free for you to listen to here... Read More

Rock Island’s Speakeasy Hosting Karaoke Starting Saturday Night

April 15th, 2021
Rock Island's Speakeasy Hosting Karaoke Starting Saturday Night

The Speakeasy is the newest location in the Quad Cities for Karaoke! Located in downtown Rock Island, The Speakeasy is happy to be taking over the successful weekend Karaoke event from popular downtown bar, MD Green’s, which unfortunately has closed. The Speakeasy has two Saturdays in April scheduled, April 17 and 24, and then, beginning in May, Karaoke will be happening the second Saturday of each month! What makes The Speakeasy different than other Karaoke events in town? “The biggest difference is we have an actual stage you’ll be performing on! We also have professional stage... Read More

Looking For Something Fun To Do This Weekend, Quad-Cities? Check Out Weekend In 2 Minutes!

April 15th, 2021
Looking For Something Fun To Do This Weekend, Quad-Cities? Check Out Weekend In 2 Minutes!

We know you live a busy life. Hectic, fast-paced, got a lot going on. It’s tough to find time to look up all the things going on over the weekend. That’s why we’re here to help you out. Every Thursday, we offer you the Weekend in 2 Minutes, a quick podcast that’s usually a little over two minutes, but offers you a quick rundown on some of the stuff happening in and around the Quads over the coming weekend. Give it a listen in your car, while you’re at work, while you’re working at home, whenever, and you get a fast and fun rundown of some ideas for you to pursue... Read More

Have an Anime-zing Weekend!

July 29th, 2020
Have an Anime-zing Weekend!

Anime-zing! 2020 – Iowa loves anime! Anime-zing! is three days of anime at the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) this Friday Jul 31 through Sunday Aug 2. This event allows Anime fans to wear costumes, make friends, eat ramen, meet voice actors, cosplay, buy stuff, shop and have an AMAZING time! Expect a jam-packed 3-day convention filled with cosplay, vendors, artists, anime screenings, panels, dealers, tutorials, lessons, workshops, voice acting, guests, autographs, video gaming, tabletop gaming, karaoke, and so much more. Here are just a few of the cool things to expect at Anime-zing!... Read More

Racer’s Edge Rocks Music, Karaoke And Fun!

June 7th, 2020
Racer’s Edge Rocks Music, Karaoke And Fun!

East Moline is the home of the Racer’s Edge. This is a bar that I have been going to for awesome music and great service since I was 21 years old. The best thing about this bar is that they have a lot of space and tables complete with chairs to host just about any event that you might need space for. This includes, but is not limited to, events like wedding receptions, birthdays, bachelor and bachelorette parties. They have a checkered dance floor complete with a killer lighting system. Their stage is cool as well and bands can rock your socks off without having to worry about someone tripping... Read More

In A World Of Perfect Pitch, Would A Hung Be Hot?

September 21st, 2018
In A World Of Perfect Pitch, Would A Hung Be Hot?

When it comes to singing, most of us are best served in our quest at vocal immortality by forgiving shower walls. Some bar band and karaoke heroes are a rung up, but we also have the advantage of typically serenading the inebriated. Even in the case of some “professional vocalists” the studio trickery of Pro Tools is what makes them pristine and listenable on record.  However, a day may not be too far off when every crooner is perfect. A day when singers are bred, not discovered. No, this isn’t about “American  Idol.”  However, it will likely spawn a reality TV... Read More