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Turnbuckle Is Coming Back To Codfish Hollow!

March 1st, 2020

Turnbuckle Fest is coming back to Codfish Hollow in Maquoketa! A throwdown of the greatest stand-up comedians in America, critically-acclaimed rock and roll bands, and the bashing exploits of elbow-throwing, spandex trunk-wearing professional wrestlers, Turnbuckle will be returning to Codfish Hollow barn and its hallowed hills June 6 for a night of epic entertainment. More details are on the way! For more info on acts and tickets, keep checking out www.quadcities.com, www.codfishhollowbarnstormers.com and www.moellernights.com  Read More

Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit Headed To Rust Belt

February 10th, 2020

JASON ISBELL and the 400 UNIT will perform at The Rust Belt in East Moline on June 20th. Tickets are on sale this Friday, Feb. 14th at Eventbrite.com. Click here:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jason-isbell-and-the-400-unit-tickets-93299656785 To hear some tunes by Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit see https://www.jasonisbell.com  Read More

QuadCities.com – Top 30 Stories Of 2019 (#10 – #1)

December 31st, 2019

And here you have them, the TOP TEN stories of the year, 2019. There were obviously a lot of big stories this year, but, these are the ten that we picked to have the biggest impact and resonance. Why did we pick these stories? A couple of them involved incredible achievements by local groups of people, achievements that are rarely accomplished by groups on the local level. Some of those involved achievements by groups of kids, which make them even more impressive, and also leave the possibility for even greater resonance later on down the line as those children grow and mature and work towards... Read More

QuadCities.com – Top 30 Stories Of 2019 (#20 – #11)

December 30th, 2019

Yesterday, we counted down the top stories of the year from 30-21, today we get into the next ten, 20-11, and it’s, for the most part, a pretty upbeat mix of stories of local successes, on the individual and group level. For the criteria on how we picked the stories, check out my column on the countdown. And, without any further ado, here’s today’s part of the top 30 of 2019 . . .   20.) Raccoon Motel Switches To Devon’s Complaint Department, Ending The Moeller Reign Of Downtown Davenport: Over the past few years, Sean Moeller was the ubiquitous king of downtown Davenport, and beyond... Read More

Kamasi Washington Bringing Innovative Jazz To Rust Belt

December 2nd, 2019

Jazz innovator Kamasi Washington will be performing March 3 at the Rust Belt in East Moline. The frequent Kendrick Lamar collaborator will be coming to the Quad Cities for the first time. Tickets go on sale this Friday, Dec. 6th at 10 a.m. at the Rust Belt and Eventbrite To listen to Washington, check out his Spotify here: Kamasi Washington  Read More

Sweetness! Jimmy Eat World Coming to The Rust Belt!

September 23rd, 2019

Can you believe it? Jimmy Eat World is coming to the Quad Cities! Moeller Nights has just announced that Jimmy Eat World will be performing at The Rust Belt (533 12th Avenue East Moline) on Friday Nov 8 at 7 p.m. Tickets to this nostalgic show are only $30 and will go on sale this Friday Sep 27. You can purchase yours online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jimmy-eat-world-tickets-72975887845. Jimmy Eat World is an American alternative rock band from Mesa, Arizona, formed in 1993. The band is composed of lead vocalist and guitarist Jim Adkins, guitarist and backing vocalist Tom Linton, bassist Rick... Read More

What’s The Good News For September?

September 4th, 2019

We’re falling into fall, but we’re also falling into a lot of great things that are going to make it an awesome autumn in the Quad-Cities! Here’s some of the good news going on around the community! Haunt Opening Friday The 13th! “Haunt,” the directorial debut of Scott Beck and Brian Woods, the former Quad-Citians who go by the name Bluebox Films, will debut in theaters worldwide Friday, Sept. 13. Beck and Woods, who wrote the Oscar-nominated “A Quiet Place,” also wrote “Haunt,” which was produced by Eli Roth, popular for the “Hostel” films and his work with Quentin Tarantino. While... Read More

Marv On The Recovery Trail, GoFundMe Still Open For Help

September 3rd, 2019

Marvin Franzen, the amicable denim-clad driver of the tractor that shuttles folks to shows at Codfish Hollow Barnstormers, is out of surgery and on the healing path after a horrible accident August 10 when his tractor flipped, breaking two arms and his pelvis. However, medical costs are skyrocketing, and there’s been a GoFundMe set up to help with expenses. Codfish Hollow updated his condition with a post today: Marvin needs all the support he can get. They have currently moved him out of Iowa City Hospitals and clinics and into the ICU at Select Hospitals in Davenport. He has a lot of recovery... Read More

Marv Out Of Surgery, GoFundMe Still Open For Help

August 20th, 2019

Marvin Franzen, the amicable denim-clad driver of the tractor that shuttles folks to shows at Codfish Hollow Barnstormers, is out of surgery and on the healing path after a horrible accident August 10 when his tractor flipped, breaking two arms and his pelvis. However, medical costs are skyrocketing, and there’s been a GoFundMe set up to help with expenses. Codfish Hollow updated his condition with a post today: “Marvin is out of recovery and in his room. This was a very big surgery and the next 24-48 hours are critical due to a large skin graft which his body needs to accept. Please keep the... Read More

Good News On Codfish’s Marv, GoFundMe Up To Help

August 14th, 2019

Marv is on the healing path, but he’s not out of the woods yet, and still needs your help to get back on the tractor again. The amiable Marvin Franzen, the upbeat and genial driver of the tractor shuttling music fans from parking lot to venue at Codfish Hollow Barnstormers, was severely injured in an accident on the property Saturday night, breaking two arms and his pelvis. Codfish Hollow updated his condition with a post late last night: “We’re SO FREAKING excited to interrupt your evening with a Marv-Update! A Marv-date, if you will… Today was a big day for our man, Marvin! Scheduled... Read More

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