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UPDATED CONCERT INFO!: Mississippi Valley Blues Fest Returning To The Quad-Cities

June 22nd, 2021
UPDATED CONCERT INFO!: Mississippi Valley Blues Fest Returning To The Quad-Cities

UPDATED: Though the Mississippi Valley Blues Society (MVBS) in 2020 had to cancel its annual blues festival and Blues in the Schools education program, it was hardly idle. The completely volunteer-run nonprofit organization, founded in 1984, completely revamped its website, mvbs.org – with much more content than before. It’s also returning to Davenport’s LeClaire Park (later this year than usual), Sept. 17-18, with its signature event, the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival. The website overhaul (led by the Rock Island-based design firm Pixouls) is broken into three main sections: Listen Most... Read More

9th-Annual Icestravaganza in Davenport Expanded to Three Days

January 6th, 2021
9th-Annual Icestravaganza in Davenport Expanded to Three Days

You can chill out in a winter wonderland in the Downtown Davenport Partnership (DDP) expanded 9th-annual Icestravaganza. The celebration will run from 5 p.m., Friday, Jan. 15, through 10 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 17, at the Freight House in downtown Davenport, 421 W. River Drive. The free event features beautiful ice carvings (more than 24,000 pounds’ worth) on display all three days at the Freight House and throughout Downtown Davenport. This year’s sculpture theme is “Chilling Winter at the Freight House” with Halloween-inspired ice sculptures, such as witches, haunted houses, jack-o-lanterns... Read More

QuadCities.com Top Stories Of 2020: Part Two. MARCH. The Apocalypse Begins…

December 28th, 2020
QuadCities.com Top Stories Of 2020: Part Two. MARCH. The Apocalypse Begins...

It’s time for our look back at the year that was in arts and entertainment, 2020. Every day between now and New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, we’ll be posting a story painting the big picture on the year, a couple months each day. We hope you enjoy the look back, and let’s all hope for a happy new year and a much, much, much, much better 2021! Here’s today’s installment, where we look at the longest month of the year, and probably the decade, that being MARCH OF 2020. I think if there’s a time during the year that encapsulates 2020, it’s this time. March was complete and... Read More

Head Over To See The Tailfins At Davenport’s Rhythm City Saturday

December 4th, 2020
Head Over To See The Tailfins At Davenport's Rhythm City Saturday

Hail! Hail! Rock and Roll! A get-up-and-dance musical tribute to early Rock & Roll! The Tailfins Band brings energy and excitement to the hits of the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s & 80’s and they’ll be playing at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Rhythm City Casino in Davenport. The band’s authentic show takes you back to cruisin’ cars, sock-hops, beach parties, and the best Rock & Roll of all time! Five talented musicians – electric guitar, piano, bass, vocals and rockin’ drums. Everyone sings golden Doo-Wop Vocals. The Tailfins are true to the first generation of rock; Elvis, Buddy Holly,... Read More

Looking To Plan Out Your Week? Check Out Our Weekly FUN10!

November 29th, 2020
Looking To Plan Out Your Week? Check Out Our Weekly FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free,... Read More

Ryan Niemiller Coming To Rhythm City Casino Sunday

November 14th, 2020
Ryan Niemiller Coming To Rhythm City Casino Sunday

Ryan Niemiller of AGT Season 14 comes to the Rhythm City Casino (7077 Elmore Ave Davenport) this Sunday Nov 15 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. You may know Ryan Niemiller as the disarmingly handsome comedian and 3rd place finalist from America’s Got Talent Season 14. Despite being born with a disability in both arms, Ryan, the self-proclaimed “Cripple Threat of Comedy”, shares his views of the world from the perspective of the handicapped (and very handsome). Ryan began his comedy career in Los Angeles, California, and hasn’t looked back since. He’s a favorite performer in clubs and colleges... Read More

Rhythm City Presents Remembering Our Fallen Exhibit

November 13th, 2020
Rhythm City Presents Remembering Our Fallen Exhibit

Rhythm City Casino (7077 Elmore Ave Davenport) is currently displaying the traveling memorial “Remembering Our Fallen”. The display will continue through Nov 18. Remembering Our Fallen includes our nation’s military Fallen who have died post 9/11 in The War on Terror and called Iowa Home. For more information, please visit https://www.rhythmcitycasino.com/event/2020/nov/rememberingourfallen.html.  Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of November 8th: Heroes, Veterans, Holiday Shopping and MORE!

November 8th, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of November 8th: Heroes, Veterans, Holiday Shopping and MORE!

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local entertainment, QuadCities.com! So... Read More

Your Month in Events for November 2020: Craft Shows, Comedy, Holiday Fun and MORE!

November 2nd, 2020
Your Month in Events for November 2020: Craft Shows, Comedy, Holiday Fun and MORE!

We at QuadCities.com are ALWAYS looking for cool new ways to bring you the best in local entertainment coverage in the Quad-Cities. And so we’re once again giving you our NEW feature — The Month In Events! It’s our way of giving you even MORE great coverage here on your site for the best arts and entertainment reporting in the area — your free, fun, local, award-winning QuadCities.com! QuadCities.com proudly presents Month in Events, a list of events happening in the Quad Cities this month, and every month! On the first of every month we will give you an exciting glimpse into the entertainment... Read More

Quad Cities Balloon Festival Fun Flight Weekend

August 10th, 2020
Quad Cities Balloon Festival Fun Flight Weekend

It’s a bird… It’s a Plane… It’s Hot Air Balloons! After the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Quad Cities Balloon Festival, something magical happened. While Tether Rides, food vendors and socialization will not be available at this year’s event – the color spectacle in the sky is still on! More than ten pilots have graciously volunteered to fly their hot air balloons over the Quad Cities this weekend. The balloons will launch from the Rhythm City Casino (7077 Elmore Ave Davenport) and will take a quick jaunt around the area. The public is welcome to watch all flights but... Read More