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Quad-Cities Music Scene Bids Farewell To Molly Durnin With Massive Show April 15

March 24th, 2021
Quad-Cities Music Scene Bids Farewell To Molly Durnin With Massive Show April 15

Mike Moncada and Jambrella are throwing a major music party on Thursday, April 15 for Molly Durnin at one of her regular haunts, Eleven17 at 1117 Mound St., Village of East Davenport. Several local bands will perform from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., and Lobo’s Salsa will donate all of their sales then to Durnin, who is leaving the Q-C April 17 to move back to Charleston, S.C. “It’s gonna be really big,” Moncada said. “We’re trying to send her off such that she doesn’t want to leave. Plus, I’m gonna slash the tires on her car so she  can’t go anywhere, right?” Durnin... Read More

For Waking Robots, Being Different Is the Only Way to Fit In

December 23rd, 2016
For Waking Robots, Being Different Is the Only Way to Fit In

Angi Chapman of Waking Robots, who will play at RIBCO in the District of Rock Island Friday night, says she wrote “Frost” while suffering an incredible fever, days later discovering the recording and hearing it as if for the first time. She remembers thinking that it sounded “hokey,” with its almost western saloon rhythm, but when she reluctantly presented the sparse demo to a trusted friend, their reaction was so positive that she had no choice but to finish the track. It has since become a fan favorite. This story is typical for of one of the Quad Cities’ most unique bands, Waking... Read More

For Waking Robots, Being Different Is the Only Way to Fit In

May 2nd, 2016
For Waking Robots, Being Different Is the Only Way to Fit In

Angi Chapman says she wrote “Frost” while suffering an incredible fever, days later discovering the recording and hearing it as if for the first time. She remembers thinking that it sounded “hokey,” with its almost western saloon rhythm, but when she reluctantly presented the sparse demo to a trusted friend, their reaction was so positive that she had no choice but to finish the track. It has since become a fan favorite. This story is typical for of one of the Quad Cities’ most unique bands, Waking Robots. Its lead singer and songwriters staunch refusal to give in to self doubt or ever... Read More