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QC Scene Hits The Raccoon With Erin Rae

July 27th, 2018

Erin Rae and Black Milk brought an eclectic mix of airy folk and hip-hop to the Raccoon Motel in downtown Davenport last weekend, and we were on the scene to check it out and take some pics…  Read More

Moeller Has More Up His Sleeve In April And Beyond

April 18th, 2017

Local entrepreneur and music scene tastemaker Sean Moeller always has plenty of great shows up his sleeve, and looking into April and beyond, Moeller’s got a stacked lineup. Here’s what’s up with the creator and former head dude at Daytrotter: Philadelphia’s The Districts will be attempting to destroy Baked with their crushing, fun rock and roll April 21, as part of a 4-day stretch of shows at the venue that you’re not going to want to miss — with the string ending April 23 with Norway’s SONDRE LERCHE and special guests! Get those tickets today! Matthew Logan Vasquez... Read More

Raccoon Motel Rustling Open Thursday

March 29th, 2017

You might have to be an actual bandit at this point to grab tickets to the grand opening of the Triple Crown Whiskey Bar and Raccoon Motel, located at the old Musician’s Union building in downtown Davenport. According to co-founder Sean Moeller, there are ONLY 8 tickets left for the March 30 (DENT MAY and CHRISTIAN LEE HUTSON). Also, the gig Saturday, April 1 with Deslondes, Lissie and Jeremy Pinnell is SOLD OUT! There are still some tickets for March 31, the one and only LIZA ANNE! Another special guest will be announced shortly as well. Tickets are now on sale for that show as well! Get those... Read More

GAS Fest Lighting Up Village of East Davenport

February 15th, 2017

Sean Moeller is bringing the GAS to the Village of East Davenport. The Daytrotter and Moeller Nights founder has a new creative project to benefit the sonic appetites of local music fans – the GAS Feed and Seed Fest, which rolls into the Village Theater, 2113 11th St., Davenport, Thursday through Saturday. Hours are 5 to midnight Thursday and Friday and noon to sometime past midnight Saturday. According to Moeller, “The three-day event will take over the historic and cozy Village of East Davenport and will bring the best and the brightest from music, comedy and culinary arts to town, with... Read More

Last Minute Holiday Gift? How About Cheap Gas?

December 22nd, 2016

Who wouldn’t want cheap GAS for Christmas? Well, if you’re stumped for gift ideas for others or dang it — for yourself — giving GAS Feed & Seed Fest tickets would make you jolly. And that’s a guarantee. The fest is going to feature over 30 great artists and comedians and will take place Feb. 16-18, 2017 in the Village of East Davenport The final lineup of artists will be announced on Thursday of this week and the final confirmations coming in are going to blow your hair back! TODAY ONLY, we are celebrating seven days til X-mas and chopping $7 off of every single day... Read More

Sondre Lerche Coming To Village Theater

December 7th, 2016

Sean Moeller is on a hot streak. The Moeller Nights and former Daytrotter mastermind has announced another huge show this week, as Sondre Lerche will be performing at The Village Theatre April 23. Tickets will be ON SALE this Friday, Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. at www.moellernights.com. The critically-acclaimed Lerche is a former Daytrotter and Barnstormer alumni, one of the judges for Norway’s version of The Voice and a regular on critics’ best-of lists for his exquisite pop songs. This comes on the heels of Moeller announcing the Gas, Feed and Seed Festival for Feb. 16-18. Tickets for that gig... Read More

Sean Moeller Throwing A New Party For The QCA

December 7th, 2016

Sean Moeller has proven that he knows how to throw a great party. The guy behind the creation of Daytrotter, Daytrotter Downs, Moeller Mondays and Moeller Nights is popping the cork on yet another celebration of music and culture for the Quad-Cities, the Gas, Feed and Seed Festival. According to Moeller, “The three-day event will take over the historic and cozy Village of East Davenport and will bring the best and the brightest from music, comedy and culinary arts to town, with over 25 artists performing nearly 40 sets in multiple venues. The headline shows will take place in The Village Theatre... Read More

For An Awesome Show By A Hot Up-And-Coming Act, Try Mr. Little Jeans On For Size

November 11th, 2016

For some incredible music, you’re going to want to try Mr. Little Jeans on for size. The hot up-and-coming buzz artist,  a.k.a. Monica Birkenes, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Village Theater, 2113 E. 11th St., and concert producer and promoter Sean Moeller is stoked about the gig. “This is the last time you’ll see her in a small place like this,” Moeller said. “I first stumbled on her in the middle of last year and was blown away. Really, all you have to do is listen to her one time and you’ll be blown away too. If you like Florence and the Machine or Ellie Goulding,... Read More

Free Daytrotter Bridgers Show This Weekend, Other Shows Flying In Fast And Furious

April 15th, 2016

Daytrotter kicks off another interesting jaunt in its evolution this weekend as it brings in  PHOEBE BRIDGERS w/LIV CARROW for a free show Sunday at its new digs at 324 Brady Street. Doors are 6, music is 7 for the 19-plus show and while it’s free, you’ve got to RSVP, so click that link to go. The Moeller Mondays move from Rock Island’s Rozz Tox to the new personalized venue is going well, as shows have been well-received since their debut in the customized Davenport space April 4. As you could probably tell by the name, the shows are every Monday, with a door of 6 and a prompt start time... Read More