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St. Ambrose Piano Professor Performs Monday on Iowa Public Radio Steinway Series

January 10th, 2021

The day last August that Marian Lee was to be the first female pianist to play for Iowa Public Radio’s (IPR) Steinway Café series, was the day after the devastating derecho swept through the Midwest. The St. Ambrose University associate professor of piano rescheduled her virtual appearance to this Monday at noon. Lee’s pre-recorded 45-minute program (filmed at SAU’s Madsen Hall) will be available on IPR’s Facebook page and Ambrose music department’s Facebook. Lee will be watching and answering viewer questions in real time on the IPR site. “I was really surprised to find I was the... Read More

Airwaves Riding Into Davenport’s Gypsy Highway

December 17th, 2020

Please welcome for their first appearance at Gypsy Highway, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport, the 7 piece band from Cedar Rapids, Airwaves, at 7 p.m. Friday! They were highly recommended to book for a show by several customers in the venue. This should be fun! Airwaves was first formed in December 2011 and remains Eastern Iowa’s Premiere Classic Rock Cover Band. They have performed at many of the popular venues in Eastern Iowa including Marion by Moonlight, Balloon Glow, Robins Roundup, Uptown Getdown, Freedom Festival, Fairfax USA Days, Hawkeye Downs and Ragbrai and are regular performers at... Read More

Beethoven’s 250th Celebrated in Quad-Cities and Worldwide

December 12th, 2020

Saturday In The Arts is a weekly look at a personality, place, trend or topic of interest to the Quad-Cities. It runs every Saturday morning on your site for fun, free, local entertainment and features, QuadCities.com. Ludwig van Beethoven was not an easy person to like in real life, but 250 years after his birth, the monumental musical genius is easy to love and admire with a jaw-dropping sense of awe. He’s a protean superhero who had to overcome so much adversity, and is being justly celebrated in the Quad-Cities and around the world. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra titled this 2020-21 season... Read More

Get Baked With Molly Durnin Saturday In The Village Of East Davenport

December 3rd, 2020

Baked presents Molly Durnin from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Baked, 1113 Mound St,., in the Village of East Davenport! Come see one of the Quad Cities most beloved acoustic acts for BRUNCH! Show is 11AM-1PM and FREE! Reservations are highly recommended for this event! See you there! For more information, click here!  Read More

St. Ambrose Pianist to Solo This Weekend With Quad City Symphony

December 3rd, 2020

Pianist Marian Lee – head of the keyboard area at St. Ambrose University, Davenport – has found silver linings in the dark cloud of Covid. For just the second time since she’s been in the Quad-Cities, over the past eight years, Lee will be featured soloist with the Quad City Symphony Orchestra this weekend, performing J.S. Bach’s Keyboard Concerto No. 5 in F Minor (BWV 1056). That wasn’t the original plan. “Because of Covid, I lucked out. The original pianist who was scheduled to perform was a Chinese pianist from Curtis and she was still unable to get back into the United States from... Read More

Night People’s Dahms and Pearson Coming To Bootleg Hill

November 26th, 2020

Are you a fan of Quad-Cities classic band The Night People? You’ll want to check out Rob Dahms and Gary Pearson of the band performing 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at Bootleg Hill Honey Meads, 321 E. 3rd St., Davenport. It’s a nice place, features wine made from honey, beer made from honey, and music from Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Famers from The Night People playing great music of the ’60s and ’70s. Have fun! For more info, check it here.  Read More

Get Toxic At Hawkeye Tap With Toxic Blonde

November 20th, 2020

Toxic Blonde makes their debut at Hawkeye Sports Bar & Grill, 4646 Cheyenne Ave., Davenport! Live rock & roll music starts at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. For more info, click it here!  Read More

Mandela Effect Making Local Debut At Gypsy Highway

November 19th, 2020

The Mandela Effect is coming to Gypsy Highway, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport, making their area debut! Please make welcome for their first appearance at The Gypsy Highway, The Mandela Effect from Cedar Rapids Iowa. The Mandela Effect plays a wide variety of classic and timeless tunes from the 60s, 70s, 80s and beyond. We play songs you’ll remember, but not the way you remember them! Some of our favorite bands to cover are The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, The Who, Cream, Blind Faith, The Doors, WAR, Dr. Hook, Savoy Brown, Bill Withers, Billy Preston, George Benson, The Police, ZZ Top... Read More

Donovan Gustafson Coming To Mayne Street

November 18th, 2020

Donovan Gustafson is bringing his acoustic magic to Mayne St. Pub and Grub, 202 W. Mayne Street, Blue Grass. Get some grub, some pub, and some great music at 9 p.m. Friday! For more deets, hit this link.  Read More

As Winter Looms, RME Tunes Up New Curbside Carols to Warm Hearts

November 14th, 2020

As the weather has turned colder, the River Music Experience is working to warm some hearts, building on the success of its 2020 Curbside Concerts by launching holiday Curbside Carols for December. Executive director Tyson Danner said Friday there have been nearly 200 curbside concerts since the spring, where local musicians went out to private homes and neighborhoods in the area (within a 10-mile radius of RME in downtown Davenport) and played for about a half hour, for a suggested donation of $60. That will return next spring, because they don’t want to do any indoor performances yet, he said.... Read More