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East Moline’s Freedom Fest Back and Better than Ever!

August 14th, 2019

Are you looking for a full day of fun for the entire family this weekend? Then look no further than the 2019 East Moline Freedom Fest! The 2019 East Moline Freedom Fest is happening this Saturday Aug 17 from 2 – 11 p.m. along 15th Avenue in Downtown East Moline. This FREE family-friendly event will provide entertainment for everyone! Enjoy this street festival, which includes a vendor fair, car show, live music, food trucks, Pinup Girl contest and so much more! New this year at the Freedom Fest is the East Mo Food Truck Fest. Food vendors will have the opportunity to enter an item for judging... Read More

Sweatstock Music Festival Will Take You Around ‘The Bend’

August 13th, 2019

In 1969, the original Woodstock Festival brought together half a million people in a celebration of peace, music and love. Fifty years later, there are anniversary celebrations of Woodstock large and small taking place throughout the country and around the world, including right here in the Quad Cities. Presented by All Sweat Productions, Sweatstock Music Festival, is the Quad Cities only tribute to legendary performers from the Woodstock Festival. It will take place at Murphy Park in The Bend (900 Bend Boulevard East Moline) this Friday Aug 16 (gates open at 4 p.m.) and Saturday Aug 17 (gates... Read More

Country Music Legend Vince Gill Coming to the Quad Cities!

August 11th, 2019

One of the most popular and most recorded singers of the past quarter-century, superstar, Vince Gill, is coming to the Quad Cities! You can see Vince Gill, with special guest Jedd Hughes, live at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) on Wednesday Aug 14 at 7:30 p.m. Vince Gill has become the measure of excellence in country music. His vocal performances are spellbinding, his songwriting emotionally powerful and his guitar-playing world-class. Gill’s current MCA Records album is Down To My Last Bad Habit, of which he wrote/co-wrote, co-produced and is a featured musician on all 12 songs.... Read More

Support Gilda’s Club of the Quad Cities with Some Bags ‘N Brews this Weekend!

August 9th, 2019

Are you ready for a fun-filled day of Bags ‘n Brews in the Village of East Davenport? The 7th Annual Bags ‘N Brews tournament, benefiting Gilda’s Club of the Quad Cities, happens this Saturday Aug 10 from 1 – 5 p.m. in Lindsey Park (2225-2399 E 11th Street Davenport). $35 per person includes tournament play, Famous Dave’s BBQ and craft beer tasting. Registration is now open, at https://www.gildasclubqc.org/special-events/bags-brews/. Walk-ins are also accepted. Don’t want to play in the tournament but want to be involved in all the fun? General Admission is open to the public... Read More

Ya Maka My Weekend Returns to The District of Rock Island!

August 7th, 2019

Hey Quad Cities, take a trip to the beautiful Caribbean without leaving home this weekend! Ya Maka My Weekend, the “Original District Festival” is celebrating its 28th year this Saturday Aug 10, in the District of Rock Island! Gates open at 4 p.m. Come enjoy some Caribbean cuisine, that island vibe and even an open-air marketplace! The “Ya Maka Beach” will be ready for you to play in, dig for buried treasure, or build a sandcastle! Here is the line-up for some live Caribbean music, to give the real ambience of being on the beach: 4:15 – 5:30 p.m.              TBA 5:45 –... Read More

Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel Closing Their Doors!

August 6th, 2019

It looks like the always-impressive list of unique voices, comedians, writers and players will take their final bow at one of the Quad Cities’ hottest nighttime spot for live entertainment. Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel have announced they will be shutting their doors on Saturday Aug 24. The masterminds behind the successful venue aren’t done with Quad Cities, however! Here is the statement from Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel’s Facebook page: “Over the past two and a half years you have welcomed us into your nights by being part of some of the most amazing concerts... Read More

Get Your Music On with Moeller Nights

August 6th, 2019

There’s no question that Moeller Nights provides one of the most impressive collections of live entertainment acts in the Quad Cities and surrounding areas, each and every week. Moeller Nights are filled with unique voices, writers and players. Every artist, comedian or author who takes the stage at a Moeller Nights function will guarantee you an evening like no other that’s happening anywhere else in the world.   Check out some of the amazing Moeller Nights performances coming up this week: Wednesday Aug 7 Oliver Hazard takes the stage at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel... Read More

Tug Fest Back and Better Than Ever!

August 5th, 2019

Two states. One river. The only sporting event that closes the Mighty Mississippi down. It’s time for Tug Fest! The 33rd Annual Tug Fest is happening in Port Byron, Illinois and LeClaire, Iowa this weekend! Thursday Aug 8 through Saturday Aug 10 each of the two cities will have a plethora of family-friendly activities planned. On Saturday, the nationally famous bi-state Tug-of-War will take place! It began in 1987, with ten 20-member tug teams pulling with all of their strength on a 2,700-foot, 680 lb. rope that spans the Mississippi River between LeClaire, Iowa and Port Byron, Illinois. Each... Read More

There is Hope for the Quad Cities at this Festival!

July 24th, 2019

Over 800,000 suicides are reported globally each year, with many more going unreported. In the US alone, over 121 individuals complete suicide on a daily basis. Show your support and help bring awareness to suicide at the 2nd Annual Hope for the Quad Cities Festival on Saturday Jul 27 at Bierstube Moline (415 15th Street Moline). Admission to this fun-filled day long festival is only $10. All revenue generated at Hope for the Quad Cities Festival is donated to Hope for the Day, a non-profit organization that works in the alternative music scene to raise awareness towards mental health and suicide... Read More

Downtown Davenport Street Fest is Back!

July 23rd, 2019

Are you ready for the Quad Cities’ Biggest Homecoming Party? It’s time for a Street Fest! The 48th Annual Street Fest is happening Downtown Davenport, on 2nd Street between Brady and Ripley, this Friday Jul 26 and Saturday Jul 27! This all-ages event is FREE to enter! Enjoy tons of festival food and drinks, great live music, dozens of arts and crafts vendor, bounce houses for the kids, street performers and so much more!   Here is a full run-down of the live entertainment:  Friday Jul 26 11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.                 QC Rock Academy 1:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.                   ... Read More

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