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Riverfront Pops Presents Tribute to Fleetwood Mac

September 8th, 2020

Join the Quad City Bank & Trust Riverfront Pops for Landslide, A Tribute to the Music of Fleetwood Mac, this Saturday Sep 12 from 7 – 10 p.m. in LeClaire Park (400 W Beiderbecke Dr. Davenport). Enjoy an evening outside along the banks of the Mississippi River accompanied by Fleetwood Mac’s greatest hits including “Big Love,” “Don’t Stop,” “Go Your Own Way,” “Rhiannon,” and more. The event will close with the traditional rousing renditions of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture and Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever set to a brilliant fireworks display. To make the event as... Read More

Quad-Cities Festival Of Praise Is Back!

August 6th, 2020

QC Festival of Praise is back! The festival will take place all day Saturday, Sept. 5 at LeClaire Park in Davenport. The headliner is Christian Contemporary Artist Big Daddy Weave. “After months of social distancing, and planning, we are mindful of safety measures for attendees, and delighted to gather together and moving forward to celebrate with our community,” said organizer Babette Howard. “LeClaire Park improvements should be complete by then as well. We feel the community is hungry for gathering and celebrating for a Praise Fest.” Festival of Praise is the first... Read More

Quad City Symphony Riverfront Pops Back at LeClaire Park Sept. 12

July 7th, 2020

The Quad City Symphony Orchestra (QCSO) plans to reschedule its Quad City Bank & Trust Riverfront Pops event to Saturday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m., back at its longtime home at Davenport’s LeClaire Park. It previously was scheduled for Arsenal Island (for the second time) on Aug. 15. The postponed show will still celebrate the music of Fleetwood Mac, and will close with the traditional rousing renditions of Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” and Sousa’s “Stars and Stripes Forever,” set to a brilliant fireworks display. “I am so proud of the work that our team is doing in collaboration... Read More

Red, White And Boom Illinois/Iowa Fireworks Show Canceled

May 30th, 2020

There won’t be any bi-state fireworks along the river this year. The annual Red, White and Boom fireworks display in downtown Davenport and Rock Island has been canceled due to concerns and regulations tied in with the covid-19 pandemic. The date for next year’s event has been set for July 3, 2021. According to the event’s facebook, “Red, White and Boom always has been a bi-state event, and in the spirit of regionalism, we felt it was the right thing to do to move the event to a time when both states can participate.”  Read More

Mississippi Valley Blues Society Cancels Blues Fest

May 22nd, 2020

Since March, the Quad-Cities has been singing the quarantine blues. And due to the dissonant chords of Covid-19, that beloved music will be silenced later this year, as the 35th-anniversary of the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival is canceled. Though it initially pushed back the fest from the July 4th weekend, to Sept. 18-19, the Mississippi Valley Blues Society board decided “that it is in the best interest of our fans, artists and vendors to cancel a live Festival until the ongoing pandemic is far behind us,” president Bob Clevenstine posted on mvbs.org. The potential for a second coronavirus... Read More

2019 Recap: A Year of Change and Hope in the Quad Cities

December 30th, 2019

When celebrating the end of a year, we seem to find ourselves reflecting on the past twelve months in reverence. Whether the events that transpired were something we experienced for the first time or were simply an annual routine in our lives, they still contributed to the people we are in these last days of 2019. The Quad Cities community transforms and grows each and every passing year, and 2019 was no exception. We here at QuadCities.com work our best at trying to bring our readers the most interesting, (whether new or old) events and activities happening around the area, on a daily basis. In... Read More

It’s Time For Some Brew Ha Ha Fun in the Quad Cities!

September 18th, 2019

Are you interested in enjoying some craft beer with friends, while raising money for local charities? Of course you are! Jaycees of Quad Cities are hosting the annual Brew Ha Ha this Saturday Sep 21 from 12-5 p.m. in the LeClaire Park & Bandshell (400 West Beiderbecke Drive Davenport). Must be over 21 and over to attend. Tickets for this event are $30 per person in advance, which can be purchased online, or $35 at the door. All proceeds allow Jaycees of the Quad Cities to continue with their mission of giving back to their community through various service and non-profit organizations! New... Read More

Get Your Brew Ha Ha On this Weekend!

September 11th, 2018

Would you like an opportunity to enjoy some craft beer with friends, while raising money for local charities? Of course, you would! Jaycees of Quad Cities are hosting the annual Brew Ha Ha this Saturday Sep 15 from 1-5 p.m. in the LeClaire Park & Bandshell (400 West Beiderbecke Drive Davenport). Must be over 21 and over to attend. Tickets for this event are $30 per person in advance, which can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brew-ha-ha-tickets-46916236727 or $35 at the door. All proceeds allow Jaycees of the Quad Cities to continue with their mission of giving back to their community... Read More

VIVA Quad Cities Celebrating 25th Anniversary!

September 6th, 2018

Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of VIVA Quad Cities and the annual VIVA Quad Cities Fiesta! This Saturday, Sep 8 from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. at LeClaire Park in Davenport, VIVA Quad Cities will be hosting their annual Fiesta for all to enjoy! There is a $5 admission charge at the gate (children 12 and under are free) and free admission for those with military identification. The VIVA Quad Cities Fiesta demonstrates the growing diversity and vitality of the Hispanic community in the Quad-Cities. Food booths, arts, crafts and entertainment are highlights of the Fiesta. The various Hispanic cultures are... Read More

Enjoy a Beach Boys Bash with Riverfront Pops!

August 14th, 2018

Celebrate summertime with a beach bash along the Mississippi River featuring the surfin’ sounds of the Beach Boys! This year’s Riverfront Pops will take place on Saturday Aug 18 at the iconic bandshell in LeClaire Park, Davenport. This set list of good vibrations includes the entire history-making album, Pet Sounds, plus other favorite Beach Boys tunes.  The Youth Symphony Orchestra will begin at 6:30 p.m. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra’s performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. Adult tickets are $20 in advance and $5 for children. Tickets can be purchased at https://qcsymphony.secure.force.com/ticket/#sections_a0F1Y00000o9tWSUAY.... Read More

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