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Quad-Cities’ Einstein’s Sister Trek To Abbey Road For New ‘Exit Strategies’

November 3rd, 2023
Quad-Cities' Einstein's Sister Trek To Abbey Road For New 'Exit Strategies'

The Quad-Cities’ Lennon and McCartney, Kerry Tucker and Bill Douglas of Einstein’s Sister, have more than expert pop songcraft in common with the Beatles on their latest EP, “Exit Strategies” — the record was mastered at Abbey Road Studios. Miles Showell, who has mastered records by The Beatles, The Who, Queen, and others, is one of the sonic luminaries on the new album; the other being Nick Davis, who mixed it, and has worked with XTC, Genesis, Bjork and others. “It was unbelievably surreal,” Tucker said of being at Abbey Road. “We were in the middle of working on something... Read More

Spend One Night with Queen At Moline’s Vibrant Arena TONIGHT!

August 11th, 2023
Spend One Night with Queen At Moline's Vibrant Arena TONIGHT!

One Night of Queen performed by Gary Mullen & The Works Official will hit the Vibrant Arena stage  at 7 p.m. tonight! The show includes, Gary Mullen, who had previously won the talent show Stars in Their Eyes with his vocal and visual imitation of Mercury. The other members of the band are Davie Brockett on guitar, Jon Halliwell on drums, Billy Moffat on bass and Malcolm Gentles on keyboards. In 2000, Gary Mullen won ITV’s “Stars In Their Eyes” Live Grand Final, with the largest number of votes ever received in the shows history. The record of 864,838 votes was more than twice that of... Read More

Queen Jukebox Musical ‘We Will Rock You’ Opens At Rock Island’s Circa 21!

January 19th, 2023
Queen Jukebox Musical 'We Will Rock You' Opens At Rock Island's Circa 21!

Opening its eagerly awaited 46th season with what the British Theatre Guide calls “spectacle worthy of a rock video,” Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse will treat patrons to an audience with the Queen – or rather, simply Queen – in the Quad Cities premiere of WE WILL ROCK YOU. Running through March 11, this high-energy celebration of the legendary rock and pop band boasts two dozen timeless hits including “Another One Bites the Dust,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “We Are the Champions,” “Somebody to Love” and the iconic title tune and will be brought to stage life by an exceptional... Read More

One Night With Queen Rockin’ Moline’s TaxSlayer Center Friday Night!

July 22nd, 2021
One Night With Queen Rockin' Moline's TaxSlayer Center Friday Night!

Back by popular demand, One Night with Queen performed by Gary Mullen and the Works will rock the stage at 7 p.m. Friday, July 23 at the TaxSlayer Center, 1401 River Drive, Moline! Don’t miss a spectacular live concert, recreating the look, sound, pomp and showmanship of arguably the greatest rock band of all time. This show will ROCK you! For tickets and more info, click: https://www.ticketmaster.com/one…/event/0600571AC2E55A4C  Read More

Riverfront Pop Brings the Music of Queen to Rock Island Arsenal

August 15th, 2019
Riverfront Pop Brings the Music of Queen to Rock Island Arsenal

On Saturday, August 17, 2019, at 7:30 pm Quad City Bank & Trust (QCB&T) Riverfront Pops will rock the Quad Cities with a killer setlist of Queen’s greatest hits!  Due to the extensive damage sustained by LeClaire Park during this spring’s historic flood and subsequent flood recovery efforts, the event has been moved to the Rock Island Arsenal. “In the aftermath of our historic flooding this year, the Rock Island Arsenal has stepped up in a big way to serve as the venue for Riverfront Pops and we are so grateful for their willing support as hosts,” said QCSO Executive Director Brian... Read More

One Night of Queen, a Lifetime of Memories

March 22nd, 2019
One Night of Queen, a Lifetime of Memories

Experience One Night of Queen with Gary Mullen and The Works at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Drive Moline) on Sunday Mar 24 at 7:30 p.m. Gary Mullen began touring on his own and in 2002 formed a band ‘The Works’, to pay tribute to rock legends Queen.  Since May 2002, ‘Gary Mullen and the Works’ have performed throughout the UK, USA, Europe, South Africa and New Zealand to sell-out audiences.  The outfit have also twice rocked the prestigious BBC Proms in the Park, in front of a very enthusiastic crowd of 40,000. One Night of Queen is a spectacular live concert, recreating the look,... Read More

One Night of Queen, a Lifetime of Memories

March 9th, 2019
One Night of Queen, a Lifetime of Memories

Experience One Night of Queen with Gary Mullen and The Works at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Drive Moline) on Sunday Mar 24 at 7:30 p.m. Gary Mullen began touring on his own and in 2002 formed a band ‘The Works’, to pay tribute to rock legends Queen.  Since May 2002, ‘Gary Mullen and the Works’ have performed throughout the UK, USA, Europe, South Africa and New Zealand to sell-out audiences.  The outfit have also twice rocked the prestigious BBC Proms in the Park, in front of a very enthusiastic crowd of 40,000. One Night of Queen is a spectacular live concert, recreating the look,... Read More

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Lost Its Critics In A Flash

February 24th, 2019
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Lost Its Critics In A Flash

There were few Best Picture nominees at the Oscars this year more divisive than the Queen biography, “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Critics, fans of the band and people who like to get irritated on social media were brutally torn up over the film, with several of them calling it “problematic.” I couldn’t agree with you more. Having seen “Bohemian Rhapsody,” I likewise found myself offended. I likewise found it very, very problematic. Predominantly for one reason. One main reason. That main reason? THEY DIDN’T INCLUDE ANYTHING ABOUT THE SONG “FLASH” FROM THE MOVIE “FLASH GORDON” IN... Read More