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

March 6th, 2021

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 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

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

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

‘Jason’ C.J. Graham Coming To East Moline’s Midwest Monster Fest

April 28th, 2020

Midwest Monster Fest 2020 is proud to announce it will be hosting C.J. Graham, who played Jason Vorhees in fan fav Friday the 13th Part 6: Jason Lives, during the fest this Sept. 5-6 at The Rust Belt in East Moline! A 6’3″ former nightclub General Manager in the Los Angeles, CA market, C.J. Graham was spotted as a potential Jason Voorhees for Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives when he was playing Jason in a night club act, impressing the casting people from Reel Effects who were in search of a new Jason since the stuntman wasn’t coming across as imposing or powerful as they... Read More

Marc ‘Skippy’ Price Coming To Midwest Monster Fest in East Moline

April 26th, 2020

Trick Or Treat! Marc “Skippy” Price is coming to Midwest Monster Fest Sept. 5-6 at the Rust Belt! Marc is most known for playing Skippy on Family Ties, Price starred as Eddie ‘Ragman’ Weinbauer in the 1986 horror film Trick Or Treat. He appeared with Kevin Dillon in the 1988 action-adventure film The Rescue. He then hosted the game show Teen Win, Lose or Draw on The Disney Channel (1989–92). While hosting the game show, Price played the young American tourist calling himself Michael J. Fox in Killer Tomatoes Eat France in 1991. As a stand-up comedian, Price drew heavily... Read More

‘Leslie Vernon’ Star Nathan Baesel Stalking Into Midwest Monster Fest

April 25th, 2020

Leslie Vernon himself, Nathan Baesel, will appear at Midwest Monster Fest Sept. 5-6 at East Moline’s Rust Belt! Baesel graduated from the Juilliard School of Drama. One of his best known roles is in the horror/comedy cult classic as the titular character; Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon. He has appeared in various national television spots and guest starred in The District and CBS’s Cold Case. He had a recurring role on ABC’s science fiction drama Shaun Cassidy’s Invasion, playing the one-armed deputy Lewis Sirk. As well as various roles in shows such as, C.S.I,... Read More

Thom Mathews Of ‘Friday The 13th’ Fame Coming To East Moline’s Midwest Monster Fest

April 25th, 2020

Midwest Monster Fest is proud to announce Tommy Jarvis of Friday 6 and Freddy of Return of the Living Dead…. Thom Mathews will be appearing at the fest, Sept. 5-6 at The Rust Belt in East Moline! This Midwest Monster Fest, Thom Mathews appears alongside his costar, CJ Graham: Jason of Friday the 13th Part 6! as well as his costar, Linnea Quigley: Trash of Return of the Living Dead! Mathews began his acting career in the early 1980s. From 1982 to 1984, Mathews guest starred on a string of soap operas including Falcon Crest (1982; 1984), Dynasty (1983) and Paper Dolls (1984). His first major... Read More