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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

Nerdfest, A New Putnam Exhibit, Outdoor Shows And More In This Week’s FUN10

August 29th, 2021
Nerdfest, A New Putnam Exhibit, Outdoor Shows 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

Class Of ’82 Brings ’80s Pop To Live At Five In Davenport Tonight

August 27th, 2021
Class Of '82 Brings '80s Pop To Live At Five In Davenport 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.   The RME courtyard will host live music featuring a wide range of genres and styles. This year’s schedule of bands is: Aug. 27: Class of ’82 (‘80s New Wave / Retro Tribute Band) sponsored by NerdFest& Massetone Entertainment 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

Crafty Cat, ‘Murder,’ Full STEAM Ahead And More In The Latest FUN10!

August 15th, 2021
Crafty Cat, 'Murder,' Full STEAM Ahead And More In The Latest 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

Alternating Currents Expands Beyond Downtown Davenport for Lots of Fun, Free Entertainment

August 14th, 2021
Alternating Currents Expands Beyond Downtown Davenport for Lots of Fun, Free Entertainment

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! After a relentlessly punishing pandemic of 17 months (and counting) that’s attacked our bodies, souls and bank accounts, what could be better than four days and nights of free fun, on both sides of the mighty Mississippi? For the first time since it launched in August 2017, Alternating Currents is expanding in a big way beyond its downtown Davenport roots for 100-plus events... Read More

The Dawn Dawning On RME’s Live At Five This Friday

August 12th, 2021
The Dawn Dawning On RME's Live At Five This 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: 13: The Dawn sponsored by Quad Cities Foot & Ankle Associates 27: Class of ’82 (‘80s New Wave / Retro Tribute Band) sponsored by NerdFest& Massetone Entertainment 3: The Bobby Ray Bunch sponsored by MidAmerican Energy 10: Avey Grouws Band 24: The Wontu Trees sponsored by Dahl Ford Davenport  Read More

YaMaka Returns, Raccoon Motel Is Full Of Shows, Rozz Tox Is Poppin’ And More In The New FUN10!

August 8th, 2021
YaMaka Returns, Raccoon Motel Is Full Of Shows, Rozz Tox Is Poppin' And More In The New 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

The 50th Annual Bix Jazz Festival Continues! Here’s The Schedule Of Today’s Events…

August 7th, 2021
The 50th Annual Bix Jazz Festival Continues! Here's The Schedule Of Today's Events...

The Bix Jazz Festival continues today at the Rhythm City Casino Events Center, 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport. This is the 50th anniversary for the jazz festival, to honor and continue the legacy of Bix, the great jazz cornetist, pianist and composer. This year’s festival also features a special guest, Bix fest pioneer and trombonist Bill Allred (who was part of the Aug. 6, 1971 reunion in Davenport) will perform in part of some of the bands’ sets. His performances have taken him to the major jazz festivals throughout the U.S. and abroad. He has appeared with Jack Teagarden, Bill Butterfield,... Read More

Help Honor the 90th Anniversary of Bix Beiderbecke’s Death Tonight and Tomorrow

August 6th, 2021
Leon Bismark ("Bix") Beiderbecke was born in Davenport in 1903, seen here in 1927.

Today, on the 90th anniversary of the passing of jazz legend and Davenport native Bix Beiderbecke (1903-1931), Josh Duffee of Davenport changed his Facebook profile picture to a black-and-white photo of a 24-year-old Bix, from 1927. A passionate jazz drummer, teacher and bandleader, Duffee and his Graystone Monarchs (10-piece all-star band) will be performing a “Tribute to Bix Beiderbecke” tonight at the Bix Jazz Festival at the Rhythm City Casino Events Center, 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport, where the festival is currently taking place. This is the 50th anniversary for the jazz festival,... Read More