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Major Quad-Cities Concert Venues Warily Eye Reopening

June 13th, 2020
Major Quad-Cities Concert Venues Warily Eye Reopening

Saturday In The Arts is a new regular feature running every Saturday on QuadCities.com! Saturday In The Arts offers an in-depth, comprehensive and extensive look at a subject, trend or issue on the local arts and entertainment scene. In our debut feature, Jonathan Turner looks at the major concert venues and outdoor fests in the Quad-Cities and how they’ve been impacted, and could continue to be impacted, by covid-19.   If the Iowa State Fair is canceled, can the Mississippi Valley Fair be far behind? The Davenport fair – which would mark its 101st year Aug. 4-9, at 2815 W. Locust... Read More

Covid Dominoes Continue to Fall in Summer Music Series

May 19th, 2020
Covid Dominoes Continue to Fall in Summer Music Series

The coronavirus crisis continues to play havoc with outdoor music events in the Quad-Cities, as more summer series are being canceled, while others optimistically remain on the 2020 calendar. Given the ongoing uncertainty due to the Covid-19 pandemic surrounding when exactly public gatherings will once again be permitted, and out of concern for the health, safety and well-being of the Quad-Cities community, Moline Centre has made the difficult decision to suspend the 2020 Bass Street Landing Thursday Night Summer Concert Series until further notice. “This decision did not come easily, as it... Read More

Mississippi Valley Fair Week is Here!

July 29th, 2019
Mississippi Valley Fair Week is Here!

Are you ready for “The American Way to Play?” Come on down to The Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, this week! Hundreds of thousands gather every summer for the Mississippi Valley Fair, one of the largest celebrations in the Quad Cities. Come celebrate their 100th anniversary! The 2019 Mississippi Valley Fair takes place from Tuesday Jul 30 through Sunday Aug 4, at the fairgrounds (located at 2815 West Locust Street Davenport). Horse shows, talent shows, kids karaoke contests, carnival rides, petting zoos and concerts only begin the list of the many activities you will find this year. Do you... Read More

Mississippi Valley Fair Keeping Things Hot!

August 2nd, 2018
Mississippi Valley Fair Keeping Things Hot!

The Mississippi Valley Fair is keeping summer hot this week with plenty of great music, food and fun! The 2018 Fair takes place from through Sunday Aug 5, at the fairgrounds located at 2815 West Locust Street Davenport. Horse shows, talent shows, kids karaoke contests, carnival rides, petting zoos and concerts only begin the list of the many activities you will find this year. Do you already have your Fun Card? The Mississippi Valley Fair Fun Cards allow access to the fairgrounds every day and they are the only way you can enter the Grandstand for this year’s amazing performances. Each card... Read More

Mississippi Valley Fair Week is Here!

July 28th, 2018
Mississippi Valley Fair Week is Here!

One of the most highly-anticipated weeks of the summer in the Quad Cities is officially here! That’s right, it’s Mississippi Valley Fair week! The 2018 Mississippi Valley Fair takes place from Tuesday Jul 31 through Sunday Aug 5, at the fairgrounds located at 2815 West Locust Street Davenport. Horse shows, talent shows, kids karaoke contests, carnival rides, petting zoos and concerts only begin the list of the many activities you will find this year. Do you already have your Fun Card? The Mississippi Valley Fair Fun Cards allow access to the fairgrounds every day and they are the only way you... Read More

Mississippi Valley Fair Week Starts Tuesday

July 29th, 2017
Mississippi Valley Fair Week Starts Tuesday

One of the most highly-anticipated weeks of the summer in the Quad Cities is officially here! That’s right, it’s Mississippi Valley Fair week! The 2017 Mississippi Valley Fair takes place from Aug 1-6 at the fairgrounds located at 2815 West Locust Street Davenport. Horse shows, talent shows, kids karaoke contests, carnival rides, petting zoos and concerts only begin the list of the many activities you will find this year. Do you already have your Fun Card? The Mississippi Valley Fair Fun Cards allow access to the fairgrounds every day and they are the only way you can enter the Grandstand... Read More

Rascal Flatts, Alabama, Montgomery Gentry, 3 Doors Down Headline Action-Packed Fair

August 2nd, 2016
Rascal Flatts, Alabama, Montgomery Gentry, 3 Doors Down Headline Action-Packed Fair

The Mississippi Valley Fair is always bringing in huge names to hit the stage for local rock and country fans, and this year, in its 97th year of the fair, Alabama, Montgomery Gentry, Rascal Flatts and 3 Doors Down are among the biggies to stride the boards. Chris Janson leads things off, taking the stage Tuesday, Aug. 2. Gary Allan hits it Wednesday, Aug. 3, with 3 Doors Down Thursday, Aug. 4, Rascal Flatts hitting it on Friday, Aug. 5, country legends Alabama playing Saturday, Aug. 6 and Montomery Gentry wrapping things up on Sunday, Aug. 7. In addition to the musical acts, there’s plenty of... Read More