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The Dawn’s Sean Ryan Talks About His Band, Promoting Shows, And More

September 29th, 2021
The Dawn's Sean Ryan Talks About His Band, Promoting Shows, And More

The following article is part of QuadCities.com’s partnership with local music website The Echo. For more, check out theechoqc.com! Echo: How did you get started promoting shows?  Sean: Pretty much Dawn and On was the start. We started growing the Dawn* and it just got to the point where it was getting bigger and bigger to where I had to step in and do a lot more business. That all has led me to this point. *The Dawn is a Quad Cities band that Sean is a member of.  E: Are there any events that you’re especially proud of?  S: Dawn and On is the biggest one. I’m really excited to get started... Read More

New Program Staff Join Davenport-Based River Music Experience for More Live Music

July 21st, 2021
New Program Staff Join Davenport-Based River Music Experience for More Live Music

Since Brianna Hobbs, new program director at Davenport-based River Music Experience, joined the staff in early June, the nonprofit has kicked it into high gear – adding some more staff and getting ready for the return of regular Redstone Room concerts in late August. Hobbs, with executive director Tyson Danner, recently hired the following part-time staff: Valerie Davis – Smooth Jazz Coordinator. She previously ran Great Sounds Promotions, which was a nonprofit that presented the Smooth Jazz Series twice yearly, usually by renting the Redstone Room. “We’ve worked with Valerie for years,... Read More

Dawn And On Rockin’ Rock Island For Huge Outdoor Music Fest Today

July 10th, 2021
The 2021 Dawn and On fest will be noon to midnight on Saturday, July 10. Tickets are $20.

Mike Mathews and Sean Ryan are pumped for this year’s Dawn and On Music Festival – firstly for the simple fact that it’s back on. The all-day celebration of music, family and fun – Saturday, July 10th from noon to midnight at Schwiebert Riverfront Park, 101 17th St., Rock Island – had to be canceled due to Covid last year, and there were serious questions whether it would be a go this summer. “We got off to a very late start just because the artists didn’t know what was going to happen,” Mathews, the event co-director, said recently. “They weren’t necessarily making... Read More

The Dawn Rockin’ Bettendorf’s Tangled Wood Friday Night

June 2nd, 2021
The Dawn Rockin' Bettendorf's Tangled Wood Friday Night

The Dawn (a Western Illinois based roots rock/jam band) is back at The Tangled Wood at 8 p.m. on Friday, June 4th! Their live show experience has proven contagious and is tightly gripped in spacious jams, roaring guitar and soulful harmonies. Now a six-piece, The Dawn pushes the envelope at every performance and audiences are rewarded with an experience that can only be described as “The Dawn Effect.” Coupled with an equally adventurous light show, The Dawn concerts keep their dedicated and growing fanbase coming back for more. For more info, see here!  Read More

Dawn And On Partners With Family Resources For Fest

May 23rd, 2019
Dawn And On Partners With Family Resources For Fest

Quad Cities Music Festival Dawn and On has announced Family Resources as their charity partner for the 2019 event. A portion of all ticket sales will be donated directly to the Family Resources’ Engaging Males program for music mentoring. This will mark the third year that Dawn and On has partnered with a local charity. For festival co-director Mike Mathews, it was the perfect fit. “From the moment we read about it, we felt it was an amazing program we would like to support,” said Mathews. “Our crowd has always been a generous group and we hope that collectively we can bring awareness and... Read More

Dawn And On Going On And On In July

July 5th, 2018
Dawn And On Going On And On In July

Dawn And On is still going on and on, and the annual local band fest centered around the area band The Dawn will return July 7. For the fourth consecutive year, The Dawn and On Music Festival will bring a full-day of live music to the property of Len Brown’s North Shore Inn in Moline. This year’s event takes place on July 7 with live music running from noon to midnight. The festival, founded in 2015 by Sean Ryan of The Dawn and Mike Mathews of Catapult Marketing offers a diverse blend of live bands ranging in styles from jam to bluegrass to funk. Last summer’s attendance exceeded... Read More

Dawn And On Going On And On In July

June 20th, 2018
Dawn And On Going On And On In July

Dawn And On is still going on and on, and the annual local band fest centered around the area band The Dawn will return July 7. For the fourth consecutive year, The Dawn and On Music Festival will bring a full-day of live music to the property of Len Brown’s North Shore Inn in Moline. This year’s event takes place on July 7 with live music running from noon to midnight. The festival, founded in 2015 by Sean Ryan of The Dawn and Mike Mathews of Catapult Marketing offers a diverse blend of live bands ranging in styles from jam to bluegrass to funk. Last summer’s attendance exceeded... Read More

Dawn and On Fest Returns to Rock The River

July 6th, 2017
Dawn and On Fest Returns to Rock The River

For the third consecutive year, The Dawn and On Music Festival will bring a full-day of live music to the property of Len Brown’s North Shore Inn. This year’s event takes place on July 8 with live music running from noon to midnight. The festival, founded in 2015 by Sean Ryan of The Dawn and Mike Mathews of Catapult Marketing offers a diverse blend of live bands ranging in styles from jam to bluegrass to funk. The event has drawn over 1,200 attendees in each of it’s first two years. As per tradition, local jam stalwarts The Dawn will once again serve as this year’s headliner.... Read More