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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

Kil’s One Nighter, New Orleans In Rock Island, Dreams At Mockingbird And More In Your FUN10!

September 12th, 2021
Kil's One Nighter, New Orleans In Rock Island, Dreams At Mockingbird And More In Your 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

Avey Grouws Band Rocks Live At Five At Davenport’s RME Friday

September 9th, 2021
Avey Grouws Band Rocks Live At Five At Davenport's RME Friday

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. The RME courtyard will host live music featuring a wide range of genres and styles. This year’s schedule of bands is: Sept. 10: Avey Grouws Band Sept. 24: The Wontu Trees sponsored by Dahl Ford Davenport  Read More

Lewis Knudsen Playing Record Release Party For “In My Wildest Dreams” At Davenport’s RME

September 9th, 2021
Lewis Knudsen Playing Record Release Party For "In My Wildest Dreams" At Davenport's RME

Lewis Knudsen will present a Full Band Concert to celebrate his New Album Debut of “In My Wildest Dreams 7-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10 at River Music Experience, 129 N. Main St., Davenport. Opening Set is by OhLeahLeah. As a bonus, Knudsen will play a James Taylor Tribute set! For more info, click HERE.  Read More

GARP Fest Moves From Codfish Hollow to Rock Island’s Schwiebert Park Saturday

September 7th, 2021
GARP Fest Moves From Codfish Hollow to Rock Island’s Schwiebert Park Saturday

For years, Moeller Nights’ GARP Fest has rocked the barn at Codfish Hollow Barnstormers in rural Maquoketa, quickly becoming recognized as one of the Midwest’s best events. But on short notice this year, the barn made the difficult decision to temporarily cease performances, leaving the beloved festival without a venue. After cancelling last year due to the pandemic shutdown, this comes at a challenging time. Responding quickly to the closure of GARP’s original venue, Davenport-based River Music Experience has stepped in as a co-producer to bring the festival to Rock Island. RME and Moeller... Read More

Pride Week, Monster Fest, Murr And More In This Week’s FUN10!

September 5th, 2021
Pride Week, Monster Fest, Murr 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

RME Rocks With Live At Five Tonight With Bobby Ray Bunch

September 3rd, 2021
RME Rocks With Live At Five Tonight With Bobby Ray Bunch

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. The RME courtyard will host live music featuring a wide range of genres and styles. This year’s schedule of bands is: Sept. 3: The Bobby Ray Bunch sponsored by MidAmerican Energy Sept. 10: Avey Grouws Band Sept. 24: The Wontu Trees sponsored by Dahl Ford Davenport  Read More

On Thursday Night, Davenport’s Redstone Room Reopens For Live Concert

September 1st, 2021
On Thursday Night, Davenport’s Redstone Room Reopens For Live Concert

After an invitation-only reception last Thursday featuring live music, the Redstone Room on the second floor of River Music Experience (129 Main St., Davenport) finally reopens for a public concert this Thursday, at 8 p.m., with an All Sweat Series “Island Del Soul” event, with several artists. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. The RME provided the following description of the lineup: Nadirah Shakoor — At the tender age of five, Nadirah told her parents she wanted to “be a singer like Diana Ross.” Her family migrated from Texas to California where she studied... Read More