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What’s Happening Behind-The-Scenes At QuadCities.com?

June 5th, 2021
What's Happening Behind-The-Scenes At QuadCities.com?

Saturday in the Arts is a weekly feature covering a trend, subject, event or personality of local interest. It runs every Saturday morning on your site for the best entertainment and arts coverage in the area, QuadCities.com! Usually in this space, we look outward at the local arts scene, to present an in-depth feature on what’s impactful around the Quad-Cities. However, while thinking about what I was going to write about this week, I found myself inundated with work on the various aspects of QuadCities.com, and instead of rowing against the stream, I figured, why not write about that? Why... Read More

Monsters Popping Up In The Quad-Cities This Weekend At Pop-Up Horror Market!

May 20th, 2021
Monsters Popping Up In The Quad-Cities This Weekend At Pop-Up Horror Market!

A new event, the Pop-Up Horror Market, presented by Midwest Monster Fest, is skulking into town this weekend!  Tickets are on sale now for the Pop-Up Horror Market Presented by Midwest Monster Fest May 22 from noon – 7pm at Rock Island County Fairgrounds in East Moline! $6 in advance and $10 day of Great way to celebrate half way to Halloween! Guest announcements coming soon! Now taking vendor applications send an email to mwmonsterfest@gmail.com with all your info and what kind of items you sell. Click on the link here for tickets!  Read More

Painting Parties, Cake At RIBCO, Spicy Comedy And More In This Week’s FUN10!

May 16th, 2021
Painting Parties, Cake At RIBCO, Spicy Comedy And More In This Week's FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

Midwest Monster Fest Welcoming Mark Torgl To East Moline’s Rust Belt

April 5th, 2021
Midwest Monster Fest Welcoming Mark Torgl To East Moline's Rust Belt

Midwest Monster Fest 2021is proud to announce Mark Torgl adding him to the September 3rd-5th event at The Rust Belt in East Moline, Illinois! Mark Torgl is an American actor. Among Troma fans, he is best known for playing Melvin Ferd in The Toxic Avenger and has also appeared in The First Turn-On, Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV, Return of Nuke ‘Em High and Toxic Tutu. Mark is joining the kickass list of celebrities September 3rd-5th to come meet you, sign autographs and take pictures! You do not want to miss this great time in September! Get your tickets now at Co-Op Records... Read More

Midwest Monster Fest Pop-Up Horror Market Stalking Your Way May 22!

March 6th, 2021
Midwest Monster Fest Pop-Up Horror Market Stalking Your Way May 22!

Tickets are on sale now for the Pop-Up Horror Market Presented by Midwest Monster Fest May 22 from noon – 7pm at Rock Island County Fairgrounds in East Moline! $6 in advance and $10 day of Great way to celebrate half way to Halloween! Guest announcements coming soon! Now taking vendor applications send an email to mwmonsterfest@gmail.com with all your info and what kind of items you sell. Click on the link here for tickets!  Read More

Today Is Your Last Day For The Midwest Monster Fest Cares Auction!

December 6th, 2020
Today Is Your Last Day For The Midwest Monster Fest Cares Auction!

Today is your last chance to pick up some awesome gifts for yourself and others on your holiday list from the Midwest Monster Fest! Midwest Monster Fest Cares will be holding an auction of horror and monster culture memorabilia, with proceeds going to Linnea Quigleys Animal Rescue called Moulin Rouge! The auction is live now and items will be added all throughout the weekend! Check it out here! New items will be posted every hour til 5pm and all day Sunday! Get yourself something pretty cool or do a little holiday shopping! Items signed by Linnea Quigley, Michael St Michaels (Big Ronnie)... Read More

Get Awesome Horror Film Memorabilia And More At Midwest Monster Fest Auction Live This Weekend

December 5th, 2020
Get Awesome Horror Film Memorabilia And More At Midwest Monster Fest Auction Live This Weekend

Midwest Monster Fest Cares will be holding an auction of horror and monster culture memorabilia, with proceeds going to Linnea Quigleys Animal Rescue called Moulin Rouge! The auction is live now and items will be added all throughout the weekend! Check it out here! New items will be posted every hour til 5pm and all day Sunday! Get yourself something pretty cool or do a little holiday shopping! Items signed by Linnea Quigley, Michael St Michaels (Big Ronnie) donated by Dr San Guinary Creature Feature, Stone Sour, Randy Couture, Wyatt Weed, Shaun Foist drummer Breaking Benjamin,... Read More

East Moline’s Midwest Monster Fest Postponed Until 2021

July 8th, 2020
East Moline's Midwest Monster Fest Postponed Until 2021

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

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