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Dawn And On Rockin’ Rock Island For Huge Outdoor Music Fest Today

July 10th, 2021
The 2021 Dawn and On fest will be noon to midnight on Saturday, July 10. Tickets are $20.

Mike Mathews and Sean Ryan are pumped for this year’s Dawn and On Music Festival – firstly for the simple fact that it’s back on. The all-day celebration of music, family and fun – Saturday, July 10th from noon to midnight at Schwiebert Riverfront Park, 101 17th St., Rock Island – had to be canceled due to Covid last year, and there were serious questions whether it would be a go this summer. “We got off to a very late start just because the artists didn’t know what was going to happen,” Mathews, the event co-director, said recently. “They weren’t necessarily making... Read More

BREAKING: Dawn and On Music Festival Returning to Rock Island’s Schwiebert Park July 10

April 6th, 2021
BREAKING: Dawn and On Music Festival Returning to Rock Island's Schwiebert Park July 10

BREAKING: Organizers for the Dawn and On has announced plans to return to Rock Island’s Schwiebert Park for their 6th Annual Music Festival on Saturday July 10.  Last summer’s festival was ultimately cancelled due to COVID-19.  This will mark the fest’s second year at Schwiebert after the previous 4 years in Moline. Festival Co-founder and Marketing Director Mike Mathews is excited to be able to move forward with a 2021 event. “It’s great to get back to some normalcy.  Our first year at Schwiebert was amazing so we’re looking forward to picking up where we left off.  The park is... Read More

Dawn And On Partners With Family Resources For Fest

May 23rd, 2019
Dawn And On Partners With Family Resources For Fest

Quad Cities Music Festival Dawn and On has announced Family Resources as their charity partner for the 2019 event. A portion of all ticket sales will be donated directly to the Family Resources’ Engaging Males program for music mentoring. This will mark the third year that Dawn and On has partnered with a local charity. For festival co-director Mike Mathews, it was the perfect fit. “From the moment we read about it, we felt it was an amazing program we would like to support,” said Mathews. “Our crowd has always been a generous group and we hope that collectively we can bring awareness and... Read More

Dawn And On Going On And On In July

July 5th, 2018
Dawn And On Going On And On In July

Dawn And On is still going on and on, and the annual local band fest centered around the area band The Dawn will return July 7. For the fourth consecutive year, The Dawn and On Music Festival will bring a full-day of live music to the property of Len Brown’s North Shore Inn in Moline. This year’s event takes place on July 7 with live music running from noon to midnight. The festival, founded in 2015 by Sean Ryan of The Dawn and Mike Mathews of Catapult Marketing offers a diverse blend of live bands ranging in styles from jam to bluegrass to funk. Last summer’s attendance exceeded... Read More

Dawn And On Going On And On In July

June 20th, 2018
Dawn And On Going On And On In July

Dawn And On is still going on and on, and the annual local band fest centered around the area band The Dawn will return July 7. For the fourth consecutive year, The Dawn and On Music Festival will bring a full-day of live music to the property of Len Brown’s North Shore Inn in Moline. This year’s event takes place on July 7 with live music running from noon to midnight. The festival, founded in 2015 by Sean Ryan of The Dawn and Mike Mathews of Catapult Marketing offers a diverse blend of live bands ranging in styles from jam to bluegrass to funk. Last summer’s attendance exceeded... Read More

Dawn and On Fest Returns to Rock The River

July 6th, 2017
Dawn and On Fest Returns to Rock The River

For the third consecutive year, The Dawn and On Music Festival will bring a full-day of live music to the property of Len Brown’s North Shore Inn. This year’s event takes place on July 8 with live music running from noon to midnight. The festival, founded in 2015 by Sean Ryan of The Dawn and Mike Mathews of Catapult Marketing offers a diverse blend of live bands ranging in styles from jam to bluegrass to funk. The event has drawn over 1,200 attendees in each of it’s first two years. As per tradition, local jam stalwarts The Dawn will once again serve as this year’s headliner.... Read More