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Bottom’s Up Burlesque Presenting ‘Holiday Drama’ Benefit Show At Rock Island’s Speakeasy

November 16th, 2021
Bottom's Up Burlesque Presenting 'Holiday Drama' Benefit Show At Rock Island's Speakeasy

Bottom’s Up Burlesque invites you to join them for HOLIDAY DRAMA, an all-new show on Nov. 20. This is also Bottoms Up’s annual toy fundraiser for Toys for Tots! “This is always a very special show for all of us involved” said Brett Hitchcock, Speakeasy director of audience development.  “Over the last 10 years, the community has always been so generous with their giving.” Hitchcock said.  “We’ve filled up trucks and cars with toys year after year.  It’s always such a great feeling to take all those toys to the Marines knowing they are going... Read More

Rocky Horror Returns To Rock Island Speakeasy This Weekend

October 28th, 2021
Rocky Horror Returns To Rock Island Speakeasy This Weekend

That sweet transvestite is back at the Circa ’21 Speakeasy, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island, this October with his motley crew! On the way to visit an old college professor, two clean cut kids, Brad Majors and his fiancée Janet Weiss, get caught in a storm and end up at the home of a mad transvestite scientist, Dr Frank’n’furter, who is in the midst of one of his maniacal experiments! WARNING: The Rocky Horror Show is not recommended for the easily offended. This show deals with MATURE subject matters in an IMMATURE way!! If sex, drugs, rock & roll, adultery, cross-dressing, aliens, homosexuality... Read More

Manny Lopez Big Band Honoring Veterans At Nov. 11 Rock Island Show

October 19th, 2021
Manny Lopez Big Band Honoring Veterans At Nov. 11 Rock Island Show

Friday, November 11, The Speakeasy in downtown Rock Island welcomes The Manny Lopez Big Band back to the stage! Our November concert is always popular as we honor the great men and women who have served our country! The band will salute the United States Armed Forces with a medley of each branches anthem. This band includes musicians from the Quad City area in addition to others from across the Midwest! You’ll hear some of the greatest hits from the big band era during this two hour show! Snack options will be available for purchase. The Speakeasy also offers a full bar. Doors open at 6 p.m.... Read More

Speakeasy Laugh Hard Finals Rocking The Comedy In Rock Island Saturday Night

September 24th, 2021
Speakeasy Laugh Hard Finals Rocking The Comedy In Rock Island Saturday Night

The Rock Island Speakeasy is ready to rock the funny this weekend! After two outstanding preliminary rounds on Sept. 11 and 18 with stand-up comedians from across the Midwest and from as far away as California, The Speakeasy in downtown Rock Island is down to the top 10 competing for the chance to win $1,000 and be crowned as Speakeasy Laugh Hard Champion on Sept. 25. “We are so excited about this show on the 25th” said Brett Hitchcock, director of audience development. “We’ve had so many talented comics perform this month. It was really difficult for the judges to narrow this field to... Read More

Speakeasy Laugh Hard Comedy Competition Brings The Funny With THE FINALS This Weekend

September 22nd, 2021
Speakeasy Laugh Hard Comedy Competition Brings The Funny With THE FINALS This Weekend

After two outstanding preliminary rounds on Sept. 11 and 18 with stand-up comedians from across the Midwest and from as far away as California, The Speakeasy in downtown Rock Island is down to the top 10 competing for the chance to win $1,000 and be crowned as Speakeasy Laugh Hard Champion on Sept. 25. “We are so excited about this show on the 25th” said Brett Hitchcock, director of audience development. “We’ve had so many talented comics perform this month. It was really difficult for the judges to narrow this field to the top 10! Those competing on the 25th are all outstanding comics... Read More

“Stay Classy Quad Cities” Burlesque Showcases All Local Saturday at Spotlight

August 26th, 2021
“Stay Classy Quad Cities” Burlesque Showcases All Local Saturday at Spotlight

Everything about Mary Francis is big and boisterous – her brassy, unpretentious personality, her infectious laugh, her sense of fun, her voluptuous figure, and her passion for burlesque and the Quad-Cities. The founder and leader of Mary Quite Contrary’s House of Burlesque (launched in late 2019), Mary is celebrating all things Q-C in a new “Stay Classy Quad-Cities” show Saturday, Aug. 28, at 8 p.m., at the Spotlight Theatre, 1800 7th Ave., Moline. In addition to the flaming-red-haired Mary, performers are Sassy LaShay, Wicked Jezebel, Moira Mayhemm, Randi Sinclare, Lola Lament, Nova Foxglove,... Read More