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Fr. Stan Fortuna Brings The Jazz To Davenport’s Redstone Room Sunday

December 19th, 2021
Fr. Stan Fortuna Brings The Jazz To Davenport's Redstone Room Sunday

On Sunday, Dec. 19, the Polyrhythms’ exceptional Third Sunday Jazz Series returns to the Redstone Room at River Music Experience, with Fr. Stan Fortuna (a professional bass player before he became a priest) and his quartet in concert from 5 to 7 p.m. Polyrhythms/Quad Cities Jazz Festival, Ltd., is a longstanding grassroots non-profit group of community and cultural arts advocates that evolved from the Louie Bellson Jazz Festival.    Read More

Keller Williams Performing Saturday Night At Davenport’s River Music Experience

December 3rd, 2021
Keller Williams Performing Saturday Night At Davenport's River Music Experience

Keller Williams will be performing Dec. 4 at the River Music Experience in Davenport! Doors: 7pm / Show: 8pm Opening Act: None Age Restriction: 19+ (minors must be accompanied by parent or guardian) Tickets: $25 in advance / $30 at the door All tickets are general admission. Purchasing a ticket does not guarantee a seat. COVID RESTRICTIONS APPLY TO THIS PERFORMANCE: The artist is requiring all guests to provide proof of vaccination or proof of a negative COVID test taken within 48 hours prior to the event. In addition, the artist is requiring all guests to wear masks. A printed copy, photograph,... Read More

Jump Over To River Music Experience For Keller Williams This Weekend

December 1st, 2021
Jump Over To River Music Experience For Keller Williams This Weekend

Keller Williams will be performing Dec. 4 at the River Music Experience in Davenport! Doors: 7pm / Show: 8pm Opening Act: None Age Restriction: 19+ (minors must be accompanied by parent or guardian) Tickets: $25 in advance / $30 at the door All tickets are general admission. Purchasing a ticket does not guarantee a seat. COVID RESTRICTIONS APPLY TO THIS PERFORMANCE: The artist is requiring all guests to provide proof of vaccination or proof of a negative COVID test taken within 48 hours prior to the event. In addition, the artist is requiring all guests to wear masks. A printed copy, photograph,... Read More

River+City Collective Rebounding from COVID, Booking more shows in The Quad-Cities

November 16th, 2021
River+City Collective Rebounding from COVID, Booking more shows in The Quad-Cities

The following article is part of QuadCities.com’s partnership with local music website The Echo. For more, check out theechoqc.com! Sam Koester is a rare bird in the aviary of the Quad City region’s music biz. The friendly, 41-year-old Muscatine native now resides in Moline, owning and operating River+City Collective. RCC is an ​​entertainment production company producing shows primarily in and around the Quad City area. Koester started getting into music at 13, playing in bands, and began booking shows locally shortly after. He moved to the QC in the summer of 1998 and jumped into the... Read More

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