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DJ Shane Brown back at 2nd Ave!

April 22nd, 2019

For one night only, DJ Shane Brown was back at the club he helped to make famous, 2nd Ave in downtown Rock Island, spinning new dance tracks and a few classics mixed in. Shane is normally at the McClellan Stockade in the Village of East Davenport, but he couldn’t resist the invitation to come back to the Ave to spin, and the packed dance floor was likewise happy to see the veteran DJ back on the tables!    Read More

Lobo’s Salsa Presents: The Dawn’s Live Album Release

March 28th, 2019

Hey Quad Cities, are you ready for a party like none other? Lobo’s Salsa presents The Dawn’s Live Album Release of The Dawn – Live at The Raccoon Motel this Saturday Mar 30 at RIBCO (1815 2nd Avenue Rock Island), beginning at 8 p.m. For the past 13 years, western Illinois based rock/jam band “The Dawn” has spread their love of cutting-edge improvisational rock throughout the Midwest. From their humble beginnings in the shadow of the Mississippi River, they have crafted out their place as one of the premier up and coming jam bands. The Dawn’s live show experience has proven contagious... Read More

Here Are The REAL Entrepreneurs You Should Be Keeping Up With

March 6th, 2019

Anyone read that article sweeping the web about Terry Tilka? He’s celebrating his 30th year of busting his ass as the owner of the coolest bar in the Quad-Cities, one that’s outlived almost every other and fought its way through countless trends, several recessions and umpteen financial curves in the Quad-Cities. Terry started off young, when he was in college, owning bars around the area, and busted his ass most frequently as the owner of O’Meara’s (named after his Mom’s maiden name), before putting his money and his life on the table to buy a little spot called RIBCO when there was... Read More

Laura Jane Grace Heading to RIBCO!

October 30th, 2018

If you missed punk legend Laura Jane Grace with Against Me! at Codfish Hollow this past July, here is your chance to catch her once again! Laura Jane Grace and The Devouring Mothers, along with special guest Cory Branan, will be performing a live show at RIBCO (1815 2nd Ave. Rock Island) this Friday Nov 2 at 8 p.m. Laura Jane Grace is best known as the founder, lead singer, songwriter and guitarist of the punk rock band Against Me!. In addition to Against Me!, Grace fronts the band Laura Jane Grace & The Devouring Mothers, a solo project she started in 2016. Tickets are just $20 and can be... Read More

All Senses Festival is Back to Stimulate Your Senses!

September 23rd, 2018

The All Senses Festival is back for a 2nd year! This year’s sensory-satisfying festival will kick off on Tuesday Sep 25 and continue through Sunday Sep 30. All Senses Festival is a collaboration of several ongoing artistic endeavors combined under one umbrella: music, spoken word, film, an antique, craft and art fair, and much more. The festival incorporates multiple venues on both sides of the Mississippi River, taking place at The Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd St. Davenport), Rock Island Brewing Company (1812-14 2nd Ave. Rock Island) and Rozz-Tox (2108 3rd Ave. Rock Island) over six days. Check... Read More

Hairbangers Ball and Corporate Rock Heading to The District!

July 18th, 2018

Grab your spandex and start teasing your hair now! Hairbangers Ball is heading to the Quad Cities! Hairbangers Ball will be rocking the District of Rock Island, along with special guest Corporate Rock, for Daiquiri Factory’s 14th Anniversary and RIBCO’s 40th Anniversary Party! The fun will happen on the stage outside of Daiquiri Factory (1809 2nd Ave Rock Island) on Saturday Jul 21 at 7 p.m. Tickets for this all ages show are $10 and can be purchased online at https://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?eventId=8328245&dispatch=loadSelectionData. The first 300 people through the gates... Read More

Rock The District With Bush This Weekend!

June 27th, 2018

Hey Quad Cities, are you ready to Rock The District?! Sponsored by Daiquiri Factory and RIBCO, Rock The District 2018 is happening this Friday Jun 29 in the District of Rock Island. Gates open at 6 p.m. Headlining this year is none other than alternative rock/grunge band, Bush! Also rocking out Friday night will be Helmet, 3 Years Hollow and The Last Glimpse! Advanced ticket prices are $35. Tickets can be purchased at the Daiquiri Factory (1809 2nd Ave Rock Island), COOP Records (3727 23rd Ave Moline), Dunn Brothers Coffee (4520 E 53rd Street Ste 100 Davenport and 787 Middle Rd. Bettendorf) and... Read More

Quad Cities Scene With Tav Falco And Panther Burns At RIBCO

May 23rd, 2018

Tav Falco and Panther Burns ripped up the stage at RIBCO with their raucous rock last weekend, much to the delight of those assembled on a warm spring night for beverages and hot live music. The band will continue to tour through the year in support of their album, Cabaret of Daggers. For more information about the group, see www.tavfalco.com.  Read More

Get Your Drank On At Tour De Brew QC!

May 4th, 2017

Looking for an excuse to take a nice bike ride with adult beverages, for a good cause? Then look no further! Round four of Tour de Brew QC will be taking place from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Saturday May 6. The Charity Bike ride will begin and conclude at Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Avenue, Rock Island. Tickets can be purchased at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tour-de-brew-qc-2017-tickets-31010683790?aff=efbeventtix. The purpose of this charity bike ride is to raise funds for cancer charities the benefit the community’s cancer patients. This year the Tour de Brew QC will be donating all... Read More

Bands Battle It Out At RIBCO Starting Friday!

January 26th, 2017

The first round of the battle is here! On Friday, January 27 Rock Island Brewing Company, (RIBCO) will be hosting its first of 3 rounds for their Battle of the Bands. This event starts at 9 p.m. and lasts until 12:45 a.m. with three bands rocking the stage: Mea Culpa, Devils Heat, and Soldout War. The winner is determined by crowd vote. There Is a $3 cover price or $1 with a Battle of the Bands flier. RIBCO is located at 1815 2nd Avenue. The second round of this battle will take place on February 3, followed by the third round on February 10 and the Final Round taking place on February 24. To view... Read More

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