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Angela Meyer and Kari Arnett Bringing a Little Western to Downtown Davenport

January 1st, 2019

Catch Angela Meyer and Kari Arnett this Thursday Jan 3, live at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel (304 E 3rd St. Davenport). Doors open at 6 p.m. and the music begins at 7 p.m. Angela Meyer has been performing professionally since she was just 16 years old, staying true to “writing songs for empty rooms & broken hearts in hopes to fill them up”.  A storyteller with a passion for her listeners, Angela pulls in the crowd with a sweet voice and brutal honesty.  She isn’t afraid to tackle heavy topics within her songwriting, but also pokes at the humor in everyday life.  Her... Read More

The Dawn’s Live Album Recording Two-Night Stand!

December 19th, 2018

For over 10 years, the Western Illinois based roots rock/jam band “The Dawn” has been spreading their love of cutting-edge improvisational rock throughout the Midwest. They are currently recording a live album and you’re invited to the filming! The Dawn’s Live Album Recording two-night stand is happening this Friday Dec 21 and Saturday Dec 22 at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel (304 E 3rd St. Davenport). Doors open at 6 p.m. and the music will begin at 7 p.m., both nights. Come enjoy the The Dawn’s live show experience while showing your support for their upcoming... Read More

Bird Streets Flies Into Racoon Motel

December 9th, 2018

Looking for some amazing live music this hump day? Bird Streets, with Nick Costa, takes the stage at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel (304 E 3rd St. Davenport) this Wednesday Dec 12. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the music begins at 7 p.m. John Brodeur is the mastermind behind the “one man band” sensation Bird Streets. Over a career that’s spanned nearly 20 years, John Brodeur has independently produced and released several solo albums, including 2013’s Little Hopes; fronted rock trios The Suggestions and Maggie Mayday; and worked as a touring and studio musician for scores of acts,... Read More

Born Ruffians Live Performance in the Quad Cities!

December 8th, 2018

The live music scene in the Quad Cities warms up this Tuesday night at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel. Born Ruffians with Little Junior perform live at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel (304 E 3rd Street Davenport) this Tuesday Dec 11. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the music starts at 7 p.m. Canadian indie rock band, The Ruffians, consists of members; Luke Lalonde (guitar/vocals), Mitch Derosier (bass), Andy Lloyd (guitar/keyboard) and Steve Hamelin (drums). Since their debut in 2002, they have released four studio albums along with two EP’s and become one of the most exciting... Read More

GAS Feed & Seed Festival is Back!

November 13th, 2018

Hey Quad Cities, are you ready for the GAS Feed & Seed Festival? GAS Fest will pull together 20+ of the most exciting, innovative and hotly tipped artists and comedians that the country has to offer. This 3-day festival is hosted by Sean Moeller of Moeller Nights and takes place this Thursday Nov 15, Friday Nov 16 and Saturday Nov 17 at both the Raccoon Motel (304 E 3rd St. Davenport) and The Stardust (218 Iowa St. Davenport). Check out this year’s line-up: Thursday Nov 15 Raccoon Motel 6 p.m.                 Early James 6:45 p.m.            Blake Brown 7:30 p.m.           ... Read More

QC Scene Hits The Raccoon With Erin Rae

July 27th, 2018

Erin Rae and Black Milk brought an eclectic mix of airy folk and hip-hop to the Raccoon Motel in downtown Davenport last weekend, and we were on the scene to check it out and take some pics…  Read More

Codfish Hollow, Raccoon Motel Full Of Great Upcoming Gigs

June 21st, 2017

As always, Sean Moeller is a very, very busy man, booking shows at his various venues. I’d say there are too many shows to list, but, wow, somehow we’ve managed to do just that. See below… Upcoming Moeller shows: June 22 — KRISTIN DIABLE w/FREDERICK THE YOUNGER at The Raccoon Motel :: TICKETS RIYL: Anderson East, The Head and the Heart June 23 — DAWG YAWP w/THE TOO’S at The Raccoon Motel :: TICKETS RIYL: Cat Stevens, weirdo Beatles stuff, Hayes Carll June 24 — ROONEY w/RUN RIVER NORTH, TWINSMITH at The Village Theatre :: TICKETS :: ALL AGES RIYL: Weezer, Phoenix, Phantom... Read More

You’ll Be Sore-n If You Miss This Show

April 11th, 2017

You’ll be sore-n if you miss this show. One of the standouts of the first Daytrotter Downs lineup — Soren Bryce — will be making a last minute return to the Quad-Cities Tuesday night, with a full backing band in Nashville’s Molly Rocket. Umm — featuring the married duo that previously recorded as Big Harp is also on the bill. It’s a stacked lineup at The Raccoon Motel, in the former Musicians’ Union spot in downtown Davenport. For more shows and ticket links, visit www.moellernights.com.  Read More

Raccoon Motel Rustling Open Thursday

March 29th, 2017

You might have to be an actual bandit at this point to grab tickets to the grand opening of the Triple Crown Whiskey Bar and Raccoon Motel, located at the old Musician’s Union building in downtown Davenport. According to co-founder Sean Moeller, there are ONLY 8 tickets left for the March 30 (DENT MAY and CHRISTIAN LEE HUTSON). Also, the gig Saturday, April 1 with Deslondes, Lissie and Jeremy Pinnell is SOLD OUT! There are still some tickets for March 31, the one and only LIZA ANNE! Another special guest will be announced shortly as well. Tickets are now on sale for that show as well! Get those... Read More