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‘What Kind Of Music Do You Like?’ Is Kind Of A Loaded Question

April 22nd, 2020
Sean Leary

What kind of music do you like? Who are your favorite singers? What’s your favorite song? When I was younger, particularly in high school and early college, I was inclined to judge potential friends and girlfriends in large part on their musical and pop-culture tastes. Yes, I was an entertainment snob. Hard to believe, I know. It was always kind of a loaded question, and sometimes a question to ask when you were loaded, but it tended to have grand implications for the way I would look at that person going forward, in a way perhaps small and insignificant, or a way much more significant. It... Read More

Human to Human Brings 12 Hours of Live Music to Facebook

April 11th, 2020

In a time of isolation and uncertainty, music can be both universal and unifying. Human To Human, a Facebook Live Benefit Event, will take place on Saturday, Apr 11 from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Using Facebook’s Live Donate feature, Human to Human is asking for donations (only if you have the ability to during this time) benefitting Plus 1 COVID-19 Relief Fund working in conjunction with MusiCares and Sweet Relief Musicians Fund. Viewers can also contribute by texting PLUS1H2H to 50155 to donate. Enjoy some live music from the comfort at home, while supporting those in the music industry who are struggling... Read More

Office Jamz with Jef Spradley and Scott Stowe Tonight!

March 30th, 2020

Among the rising number of local musicians continuing to provide entertainment to the masses, Jef Spradley and Scott Stowe will be combining forces to bring listeners and viewers some Office Jamz! Office Jamz w/Jef Spradley and Scott Stowe will take place on FB Live at 7 p.m. on Monday Mar 30 at https://www.facebook.com/spradleyjef/. Jef Spradley Originally from Houston, Texas this country boy found his way to the Quad Cities and now he’s “Local Livin” in Iowa. Playing music is his passion and he’s been pursuing it full time for the past several years. His music genres range from Classic... Read More

Check Out Chuck Murphy Live on Facebook Today!

March 27th, 2020

Looking for something fun to do today? Why not check a live performance from Chuck Murphy’s garage? Local musician, Chuck Murphy, will be taking his upbeat and entertaining live music to Facebook Live today at 3 p.m. You can check out his show on his Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chuckchuckbobuck79. Make sure to tune in! Maybe he’ll even agree to do some more ‘fun costumes’ for viewers.   Bio: Chuck Murphy is an Iowa-based country and rock musician that creates unforgettable moments with his audience (both in person and remotely). This singer, guitarist and pianist has... Read More

Local Musician Lewis Knudsen Performing 12-Hour Live Concert Now!

March 27th, 2020

As we all continue to Shelter in Place and practice safe Social Distancing, we are finding that turning away from the news and focusing on uplifting and hopeful messages provided by artists and musicians and the treasures they create, are quite beneficial. Local musician Lewis Knudsen is one of the many Quad Citians dedicated to bringing the community positive entertainment through these times. Lewis, however, may be taking local live concerts to the next level for other artists. Lewis Knudsen is currently (right now!) performing a 12-hour live concert on Facebook! You can find his live stream... Read More

Angela Meyer Provides a Fun-Filled Evening of Live Music, From Home!

March 21st, 2020

As many in the area prepare to ‘Shelter in Place’ today, some might be wondering how to spend their Saturday night. Thankfully, the Quad Cities are home to many talented musicians who have adapted their live performances for all to enjoy! Many are taking to Facebook Live and YouTube to bring audiences some interactive entertainment to keep us all in high spirits during these trying times. Local musician Angela Meyer will bring her upbeat and charismatic talent to Facebook Live tonight, Saturday Mar 21 at 9 p.m.! Angela Meyer has been performing professionally since she was just 16 years old,... Read More

Local Musicians Continue to Provide Live Entertainment

March 20th, 2020

These have been trying times for many, and local musicians in the Quad Cities are no exception. These hard-working and creative individuals have gone from providing entertainment to the masses to hunkering down at home with the rest of us. Although we are finding new ways to find entertainment on the weekends (that don’t involve going out in public or with groups of people) there’s no reason not to have some have fun! Among the rising number of local musicians continuing to provide entertainment to the community, Jef Spradley and Jordan Danielsen have taken their shows online. Both Facebook... Read More

Turnbuckle Is Coming Back To Codfish Hollow!

March 1st, 2020

Turnbuckle Fest is coming back to Codfish Hollow in Maquoketa! A throwdown of the greatest stand-up comedians in America, critically-acclaimed rock and roll bands, and the bashing exploits of elbow-throwing, spandex trunk-wearing professional wrestlers, Turnbuckle will be returning to Codfish Hollow barn and its hallowed hills June 6 for a night of epic entertainment. More details are on the way! For more info on acts and tickets, keep checking out www.quadcities.com, www.codfishhollowbarnstormers.com and www.moellernights.com  Read More

Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit Headed To Rust Belt

February 10th, 2020

JASON ISBELL and the 400 UNIT will perform at The Rust Belt in East Moline on June 20th. Tickets are on sale this Friday, Feb. 14th at Eventbrite.com. Click here:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jason-isbell-and-the-400-unit-tickets-93299656785 To hear some tunes by Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit see https://www.jasonisbell.com  Read More

Cody Jinks Makes His Way to the Quad Cities!

February 3rd, 2020

Country music star Cody Jinks, with special guests Nikki Lane and Alex Williams, takes the stage at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) this Thursday Feb 6 at 7 p.m. For well over a decade, Cody Jinks has devoted himself to making country music that’s equal parts uncompromising and empathic, often giving voice to those who exist on the margins of modern life. Since first emerging as a solo artist in the mid-2000s, the Texas-bred singer/songwriter has steadily advanced from playing nearly-empty bar rooms to building a following so dedicated they’ve formed their own fan club—a self-governed... Read More