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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

RIBCO Bringing A Trippy NYE To QC

December 30th, 2016

Are you ready for a different kind of concert to attend on New Year’s Eve? Rock Island Brewing Company, also known as RIBCo, is hosting a concert featuring Have your Cake and Earth Ascending. This concert will begin at 9:00 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and end at 2:00 a.m. RIBCo is located at 1815 2nd Avenue, Rock Island. The bands will be sharing the stage fully decked out in black-light splendor. Bring your glow sticks, your trippy shirts, and party favors for the time of your night. The cost is $10 at the door. You can view the event page at: https://apps.facebook.com/events/1825037304437832/ Have... Read More

Awesome Music, Awesome Cause At Tappa RIBCO Benefit

December 1st, 2016

A great time for a great cause is on the menu at RIBCO Friday night. A benefit for the Tappa family starts at 6 p.m. with live music starting at 7 with Jason Stuart’s Cobalt Blue, Barstool Boogaloo/The Velies, The Premium Sellouts and Chrash. RIBCO is asking for a $10 donation at the door. The event will include a gift basket raffle, a 50/50 raffle and some great silent auction items up for bid…including FOUR PAIRS of 2017 Cubs tickets, a Quad City Mallards suite for 14 including a $100 snack package courtesy of Genesis Health Systems and an authentic NFL game ball signed by Vikings... Read More

Cheers To Our New Column On Brew Pubs By QC Alegirl!

September 16th, 2016

Hello! My name is Deborah Anne Davis, though most people call me ‘Debbie’. I’m also known as “QCAlegirl”, a term created to name my blog where I talk about beer, the Quad Cities, and many other topics, but mostly beer and the QCA, two of my passions in life – and that’s exactly what I’ll be talking about here, in my new column for QuadCities.com! I was born and raised in Davenport, Iowa. I studied at the University of Iowa and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, meaning I painted a lot of pictures and read a lot of books, mostly. A few years after graduation,... Read More

3 Years Hollow Ready To Rip Into Rock Island

July 21st, 2016

It’s taken over a decade for 3 Years Hollow to become an “overnight sensation,” and they’re hoping the years in the trenches have prepped them for a long run of success. After forming in 2001 and slogging through various roster changes and dingy club gigs, the act began to take off in 2008, after solidifying its line-up with Jose Urquiza on lead vocals, Tony Reeves on guitar, Neil Kuhlman on guitar and vocals, Dex Digga on bass and Chris Cushman on drums. Since then, 3 Years Hollow has steadily grown its fan base, touring regionally and opening for acts from Buckcherry to Papa Roach. And... Read More

Homebrew Festiv-Ale ‘Hopping’ Into Rock Island District

July 14th, 2016

There’s something brewing this weekend in the Rock Island District. Saturday, July 16, from 2 to 6 p.m. The District will host a Homebrew event on the Great River Plaza in downtown Rock Island. Rivers Edge Homebrew Festiv-Ale is the first of its kind in downtown Rock Island; this event will feature over a dozen homebrew clubs from around the Midwest with over fifty different brews to sample. Attendees will receive fifteen sample tickets, and a Rivers Edge Homebrew Festiv-Ale commemorative glass (while supplies last) with paid admission. An exciting element of this event will be a special tapping... Read More