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Giants Pound Out The Ozzy And Sabbath

April 12th, 2018

Get ready for an unforgettable show from the best Ozzy Osbourne tribute band in the Midwest this weekend! Killer of Giants, the most authentic Ozzy/Sabbath tribute band around, is heading to the River Music Experience (129 N Main St Davenport) this Saturday Apr 14. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show begins at 9 p.m. Must be 19 and over to attend or be accompanied by a parent or guardian. The members of Killer of Giants are HUGE fans of Ozzy and Black Sabbath! They have a passion for recreating a real Ozzy Osbourne concert experience. Killer of Giants prides themselves on performing Ozzy Osbourne... Read More

Summer Camp: On The Road Hits RME This Weekend

January 31st, 2018

Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe will host the biggest music festival in the Midwest this Memorial Day weekend.  That’s right, I’m talking about Summer Fest 2018! If you are getting anxious, don’t fear. The magic of Summer Camp is coming to the QCA this weekend! Summer Camp: On The Road is heading to the River Music Experience (129 N Main St Davenport) this Friday Feb 2! Summer Camp is visiting multiple cities across the country searching for the best talent the area has to offer. Four local acts will be competing for a chance to play at the Summer Camp Music Festival in May. The Velies... Read More

Don’t Whine, Wine! At the RME Saturday

January 19th, 2018

Nothing warms you up better on cold winter evening than wine, friends and live music! River Music Experience is hosting their 9th Annual Winter Wine Experience at 7 p.m. this Saturday Jan 20 at RME on the 2nd floor. Whether you prefer white or red, there will be many delicious wines for tasting! Also available will be amazing d’oeuvres, a 50/50 raffle, silent auction and live music performed by Kellen Meyers Trio and more! Tickets are $45 in advance and $55 at the door. For only $250 you can reserve a table for 4 (includes admission). Tickets can be purchased online at Winter... Read More

Nirvana Tribute Rocks RME Friday

January 12th, 2018

The most authentic Nirvana experience is coming to Davenport this weekend! Head to River Music Experience (129 N Main St Davenport) this Friday Jan 12 to witness NIVRANA- Tribute to Nirvana, in the Redstone Room. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 9 p.m. NIVRANA is the only tribute to Nirvana that gives you the original stage performance, gear and sound just as it was in the 1990’s. Once again, you can hear the grunge music that made the era special, because NIVRANA puts Kurt, Krist and Dave back on the stage together as though they never left. Advanced tickets for the show are only... Read More

Time For A Magical Moondance At RME

October 12th, 2017

Are you in the mood for some live music? How about helping raise money for area youths to obtain music education and performance opportunities, while enjoying some live music? Moondance 2017 is happening this Saturday Oct 14 in the Redstone Room at the River Music Experience (129 N Main St Davenport). Doors open at 6:30 and the show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at All proceeds from this spectacular event go to benefit the Karli Rose Kell Music Scholarship Fund at RME. Karli Rose Kell... Read More

The LACS Bring Rebelution To RME

April 24th, 2017

Average Joes Entertainment’s hit country duo, The LACS, are embarking on their 2017 “American Rebelution Tour.” Looking to top their latest record-breaking tour, The LACS are coming to perform at the Redstone Room in Davenport, IA Wednesday, April 26. They will be performing songs like the standout track, “Jack in Her Coke,” from their 5th studio album, American Rebelution, as well as fan favorites like “God Bless a Country Girl,” from their Billboard Top Country Album, Outlaw In Me. Doors open at 7 p.m. and tickets start at $20 for ages 19 and up. For additional information visit... Read More

Make Your Guitar Gently Weep, Or Smile

March 30th, 2017

When referring to a band of fresh young men back in the 1960’s, a large recording company once said they “didn’t like the sound, and groups of guitars were on the way out”. That band, The Beatles, sure proved them wrong. A one of a kind event is coming to the Quad Cities, and you won’t want to miss it. Bret Dale, a musician from River Music Experience will be hosting a FREE guitar circle playing only Beatles songs! This guitar circle will be taking place on Saturday April 1 from 1:30-3pm in the Grand Lobby of the Putnam Museum (1717 W 12th Street Davenport). If you are interested in participating... Read More

RME Sham-Rocks Celtic Music For A Great Cause!

March 16th, 2017

If you are looking to spend this year’s St. Patrick’s Day connecting with your inner Celtic self, then we have the perfect event for you. The Celtic Cultures Alliance of the QCA and the River Music Experience (129 N Main Street Davenport) are teaming up together to bring you a St. Patrick’s Day Concert and Fundraiser for the QC Celtic Festival. This concert and fundraiser will take place on St. Patrick’s Day, Friday March 17, in the Redstone Room. The doors open at 6:30 and the show starts at 7. Tickets are $20 (plus $2 fee) and can be purchased online at,... Read More

Local Music For A Great Cause

March 8th, 2017

You have heard the heartbreaking story before. Whether you read it in a news article or heard it from a child’s mouth. The decline of fine arts in schools. Music class, choir and band classes are seeing more and more cuts every year. The Local Bands for Music Education and the River Music Experience are teaming up together for their annual Local Bands for Music Education Benefit on March 11 from 2-11pm. The event will take place at the River Music Experience (129 N Main St Davenport) on the second floor. Admission is $5 for adults and 12 and under are FREE. QC Area bands and acoustic artists... Read More

Behind-The-Scenes With The Daytrotter Downs Crew

March 2nd, 2017

It takes a ton of work to put together any creative event, and certainly it’s a herculean achievement to present as massive a presentation as the second annual Daytrotter Downs, which takes place Friday and Saturday. Over the two days, almost 50 bands will perform at two primary venues – the Daytrotter spot on Brady and River Music Experience’s Redstone Room – as well as four free pre-show performances beginning Saturday at 10 am at Ragged Records/Trashcan Annies, 11am at Abernathy’s, 12pm at The Full Kit, and 1pm at Analog Arcade Bar (21+), all located in Downtown Davenport leading up... Read More