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Quad-Cities Live Music Venues Look Forward to Federal Stimulus Funds

January 5th, 2021

Though long-awaited funding for live-music venues is part of the federal Covid stimulus bill recently signed into law, several Quad-Cities entertainment spaces are taking a “wait and see” attitude regarding the reality. Scott Mullen, executive director of Moline’s TaxSlayer Center, said the $15-billion “Save Our Stages” act that was approved had included language noting some venue owners and arenas like his “don’t qualify due to a requirement they put in that says that 70% of the venue’s events must be artist performances, so buildings with sports tenants are excluded due to the... Read More

Col Ballroom Closing Oct. 29

September 25th, 2018

The Col Ballroom, home to some of the most eclectic and wide-ranging rock concerts and social events in the Quad-Cities, will be closing its doors for good at the end of October. Owner Leigh A. Macias-Reitz posted on the Col Ballroom Facebook page today, “It is with sincere regret to inform you that The Col Ballroom will be closing it’s doors October 29th. With my whole heart I thank you all so very much for doing business with me. I very much enjoyed being a part of your weddings, quinces, birthdays, and many other celebrations held here at the Col. Please join me and my family at our... Read More