Young Local Artists In The Spotlight Today At Rock Island’s Schwiebert Park

The future of the Quad-Cities arts scene will step up to the stage as young artists from throughout the area are featured in the Quad Cities Youth Music & Arts Festival from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16 at Schwiebert Park in downtown Rock Island. The second annual event is free and features nearly 100 of the area’s most talented young artists, musicians, dancers, poets and more. It’s also a testament to the resilience of the idea, and the desire to showcase young local talent, according to coordinator Greg Hipskind, owner/director of QC Rock Academy. “Last year’s inaugural event was... Read More