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Manny Lopez Big Band Live at Circa ’21

March 10th, 2020

Listen to all the hits with the Manny Lopez Big Band this Friday Mar 13 at the Circa ’21 Speakeasy (1818 3rd Avenue Rock Island). Doors open at 5 p.m. and concert begins at 6 p.m. Manny Lopez and his 13-piece big band will be performing all your favorites from such legendary artists as Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Henry Mancini, and Stan Kenton, just to name a few! This band includes musicians from the Quad Cities 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! Lighter fare menu... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of March 8th: Foreigner, Dancing, Chocolate and More!

March 8th, 2020

QuadCities.com proudly presents the second installment of our new feature, FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. Whether you’re visiting from out of town or looking for some entertainment in your own backyard, the Quad-Cities... Read More

Viva La Divas Drag Show Returns to Speakeasy!

March 5th, 2020

PREMIERE DRAG SHOW IN THE QUAD CITIES! On Friday, March 6, The Speakeasy is thrilled to welcome back the areas premiere drag show VIVA LA DIVAS! ***March’s special guest performer will be Speakeasy favorite Gemini.  He does an amazing lip sync performance to many of Prince’s greatest hits!******* Now in its ninth year, Viva La Divas is the longest running drag show in the Quad Cities bringing you some of the United States best performers! Viva La Divas has three multiple title holders and Speakeasy favorites… Dementia Jaide, Jamie Summers and Milange Cavalli! This outstanding... Read More

Find Humor in The Worst Valentine’s Day at The Speakeasy

February 13th, 2020

The Speakeasy (1818 3rd Avenue), in downtown Rock Island, has the perfect comedy show for those of you who find it therapeutic (or just funny) to hear about other people’s dating and romance disasters and/or success stories! Doors for The Worst Valentine’s Day open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 the day of the show and can be reserved by calling 309-786-7733, ext. 2 or online at https://www.thecirca21speakeasy.com/events. The Lunchbox sketch comedy troupe is back with another Valentine’s spectacular full of terrible dates, incorrect holiday... Read More

QC Scene Looks Back On The Images Of 2019, Part Three

December 31st, 2019
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We’re looking back on a great year of entertainment, sports and features here at QuadCities.com, and QC Scene is here to display some of the images of the year, featuring the places, people and events that made the year great! Here’s part one of our look back in pictures:  Read More

The Rocky Horror Show Returns to the Quad Cities!

October 15th, 2019

That sweet transvestite and his motley crew are back doing the time warp this October! The Rocky Horror Show returns to The Circa ’21 Speakeasy (1818 3rd Avenue Rock Island) for a limited time between Friday Oct 18 and Sunday Oct 27. 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... Read More

Viva La Divas Return to Speakeasy!

October 3rd, 2019

Experience the PREMIERE Drag Show in the Quad Cities! The Speakeasy (1818 3rd Avenue Rock Island) is thrilled to welcome back the area’s premiere drag show, Viva La Divas, this Friday Oct 4! Now in its seventh year, Viva La Divas is the longest running drag show in the Quad Cities bringing you some of the United States best performers! Viva La Divas has three multiple title holders and Speakeasy favorites… Dementia Jaide, Jamie Summers and Milange Cavalli! This outstanding show cast is the kind you would expect to see in a large market like Chicago, New York and even Las Vegas! Each month... Read More

Celebrate Prince’s Music At The Speakeasy

September 22nd, 2019

Prince lives! Or, at least a really good impersonator of him does. And of course, the Purple One’s music always lives on, and you can celebrate it at the Speakeasy in Rock Island! The hit music of PRINCE will fill The Speakeasy on Saturday, Oct. 5 as lip sync sensation Gemini takes the stage for an unforgettable evening with “Under The Purple Rain.”  Gemini will be lip syncing and dancing to all your favorite Prince songs. His costumes and dance moves are sure to remind you of the man himself!  Gemini has been portraying Prince for many years and is excited to be bringing... Read More

Prohibition Returns to Skellington Manor in Rock Island

August 8th, 2019

Are you ready for an evening of intrigue with friends? Prohibition – A 1920’s Themed Mystery Experience takes place this Saturday Aug 10 from 8 – 10 p.m. at Skellington Manor (420 18th Street Rock Island). You’ve been invited to one of the last open 1920s Speakeasy establishments owned by a local mobster. Rumor has it there is a snitch giving tips to the cops and the Boss wants your help identifying the dirty rat. Team up with others (groups of 6 recommended) to find clues and solve puzzles that will help you eliminate suspects, identify the snitch and keep the 420 Speakeasy open! 1920s... Read More

Speakeasy Debuting ‘(Not So) Newlywed Game Show’

June 23rd, 2019

For the last eight years, The Speakeasy in downtown Rock Island has been the diverse entertainment venue in the Quad Cities!  From Bottom’s Up Quad City Burlesque and Manscape (the area’s only male burlesque revue) to Windy City Dueling Pianos, Viva La Divas Drag Show, The Manny Lopez Big Band, countless stand up comedy and improv comedy shows and monthly trivia contests, there is truly something for everyone at The Speakeasy! The theater is thrilled to announce its newest show THE (NOT SO) NEWLYWED GAME SHOW. The first performance will be on Saturday, June 29. This will be similar... Read More

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