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New Virtual Concerts From Muscatine Offer Comfort and Healing

November 11th, 2020

Juan Carlos Mendoza has sung in some pretty prestigious places – including New York City’s Juilliard School, and the Lyric Opera and Grant Park Music Festival in Chicago. But recording two recent recitals at the Muscatine Art Center may be among the most meaningful so far in the young tenor’s career. Mendoza, a Mexican-American 34-year-old, is a Muscatine native and last month he filmed two solo programs in the 1921 music room in the Muscatine mansion at 1314 Mulberry Ave., as a partnership with Moline-based Living Proof Exhibit (LPE). The first 20-minute program — accompanied by Jessica... 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

Miss Huge Festivals? Check Out Socially Distant Fest

March 24th, 2020

Missing the experience of going to a huge music and entertainment festival, with dozens of eclectic and talented acts? No worries, even in the era of quarantine you can get those feels by checking out the Socially Distant Fest. Socially Distant Fest is a new Facebook group which showcases entertainers from around the country. As the page admin puts it: This group has been created to bring some entertainment to those of us that are isolated/quarantined or distanced socially because of the COVID19 pandemic. We welcome performers of all backgrounds (musicians, poets, puppeteers, fire spinners, etc…)... 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

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