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LeClaire Couple Pours Grief Into Powerful Advocacy for Music, Mentorship and Suicide Prevention

October 23rd, 2021
LeClaire Couple Pours Grief Into Powerful Advocacy for Music, Mentorship and Suicide Prevention

Saturday in the Arts is a weekly feature covering a trend, subject, event or personality of local interest. It runs every Saturday morning on your site for the best entertainment and arts coverage in the area, QuadCities.com! Music certainly can change lives, but unfortunately it couldn’t save the life of Pierce Cordle. The intelligent, driven, happy 22-year-old guy – who played trumpet since 5th grade – was working a job he loved, in a Peoria hospital emergency room, and was planning to go to med school to fulfill his dream of becoming a doctor. But seemingly out of nowhere on Dec. 8, 2016,... Read More

Adam Hawley Bringing Smooth Jazz To Davenport’s Redstone Room TONIGHT!

October 15th, 2021
Adam Hawley Bringing Smooth Jazz To Davenport's Redstone Room TONIGHT!

This Friday is Smooth Jazz Series: Adam Hawley at Davenport’s Redstone Room! Seven #1 hits. 50+ dates per year. Adam’s first two albums stormed up the charts in unprecedented fashion setting the stage for his third release, “Escape.” The album features guest appearances by Najee, Rick Braun, Michael Lington, Marcus Anderson, Jeff Ryan and Kat Hawley. Adam signed with Kalimba Music (founded by Maurice White of Earth, Wind, & Fire) in August 2015. His first offering on the Kalimba label features Brian Culbertson, Gerald Albright, Euge Groove, Eric Darius and Michael Lington.... Read More

Pat Travers Band Coming To Davenport’s River Music Experience TONIGHT!

October 14th, 2021
Pat Travers Band Coming To Davenport's River Music Experience TONIGHT!

Blues rock guitarist Pat Travers returns to the Redstone Room this Thursday joined by Far Out 283! Known for hits Boom Boom and Snortin’ Whiskey, Travers puts on an energetic and fun show that fans of killer guitar playing won’t want to miss. Tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/156031577649  Read More

Internationally Known Drummer Paa Kow Hits Davenport Thursday

October 6th, 2021
Internationally Known Drummer Paa Kow Hits Davenport Thursday

Thursday, October 7 at 7:30pm, River Music Experience and Quad City Arts will present a free concert by the internationally-recognized drummer and composer Paa Kow (pronounced “Pah-Ko”) in the Redstone Room at 129 N Main Street, Davenport. The concert represents a continued commitment by both organizations to present a wide variety of performing arts genres and styles. During Paa Kow’s visit, he will present an educational workshop to students at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center in Rock Island. “Bringing Paa Kow to our community is a rare opportunity,” said Tyson Danner, River... Read More

Davenport’s RME, Quad City Arts, Presenting Drummer Paa Kow Oct. 7

September 29th, 2021
Davenport's RME, Quad City Arts, Presenting Drummer Paa Kow Oct. 7

Thursday, October 7 at 7:30pm, River Music Experience and Quad City Arts will present a free concert by the internationally-recognized drummer and composer Paa Kow (pronounced “Pah-Ko”) in the Redstone Room at 129 N Main Street, Davenport. The concert represents a continued commitment by both organizations to present a wide variety of performing arts genres and styles. During Paa Kow’s visit, he will present an educational workshop to students at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center in Rock Island. “Bringing Paa Kow to our community is a rare opportunity,” said Tyson Danner, River... Read More

Wontu Trees Close Out Last Outdoor Show For Davenport’s Live At Five TONIGHT!

September 24th, 2021
Wontu Trees Close Out Last Outdoor Show For Davenport's Live At Five TONIGHT!

The River Music Experience, 2nd and Main streets, Davenport, has brought back the free Live@Five on Fridays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., and today is the last show of the outdoor concert series. The final band tonight will be the Wontu Trees. The show is free and open to the public. RME asks that people be respectful in regard to masking and social distancing and to each other in the crowd.  Read More

Joan Jett, Belgian Fest, Chevelle, Alan Parsons, And More In This Week’s FUN10

September 19th, 2021
Joan Jett, Belgian Fest, Chevelle, Alan Parsons, And More In This Week's 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, local... Read More

Soul, hip-hop, R & B and reggae to hit RME Friday in Underground Xperience

September 16th, 2021
Soul, hip-hop, R & B and reggae to hit RME Friday in Underground Xperience

The River Music Experience and Underground Economy are presenting “Underground Xperience,” Friday, Sept. 17 at 8 p.m. at the RME, 2nd and Main streets Davenport. The concert – featuring local soul, hip-hop, R & B and reggae artists – is for those 19 and up (minors must be accompanied by an adult), and admission is $10. Performers will be Soultru, Big Man G, BN WhoIAm, and The Wontu Trees. The Underground Xperience is an occasional showcase of homegrown talent, chiefly focusing on the genres of soul, rap, R&B, and spoken word, according to concert organizer Josh Graves, owner of... Read More

New Orleans Comes To Downtown Rock Island In New Block Party Event

September 16th, 2021
New Orleans Comes To Downtown Rock Island In New Block Party Event

River Music Experience, Downtown Rock Island and the Bix Jazz Society present… NOLA Block Party featuring Tuba Skinny At the Great River Plaza in Downtown Rock Island (2nd Avenue pedestrian mall) Sponsored by Illinois Casualty Company, Holiday Inn Rock Island, Rock Island Brewing Company, Daiquiri Factory and The Arena Saturday, Sept. 18 Gate and food vendors open at 6 p.m.; Music starts at 7 p.m. Admission: FREE – Donations will be accepted at the gate to support the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s Hurricane Ida Disaster Fund Rock Island Brewing Company (RIBCO), Daiquiri Factory and The... Read More

NOLA Block Party Brings Cajun Tastes And Music To Downtown Rock Island Next Weekend

September 13th, 2021
NOLA Block Party Brings Cajun Tastes And Music To Downtown Rock Island Next Weekend

River Music Experience, Downtown Rock Island and the Bix Jazz Society present… NOLA Block Party featuring Tuba Skinny At the Great River Plaza in Downtown Rock Island (2nd Avenue pedestrian mall) Sponsored by Illinois Casualty Company, Holiday Inn Rock Island, Rock Island Brewing Company, Daiquiri Factory and The Arena Saturday, Sept. 18 Gate and food vendors open at 6 p.m.; Music starts at 7 p.m. Admission: FREE – Donations will be accepted at the gate to support the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s Hurricane Ida Disaster Fund Rock Island Brewing Company (RIBCO), Daiquiri Factory and The... Read More