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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

The Dawn Dawning On RME’s Live At Five This Friday

August 12th, 2021
The Dawn Dawning On RME's Live At Five This Friday

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.   The RME courtyard will host live music featuring a wide range of genres and styles. This year’s schedule of bands is: 13: The Dawn sponsored by Quad Cities Foot & Ankle Associates 27: Class of ’82 (‘80s New Wave / Retro Tribute Band) sponsored by NerdFest& Massetone Entertainment 3: The Bobby Ray Bunch sponsored by MidAmerican Energy 10: Avey Grouws Band 24: The Wontu Trees sponsored by Dahl Ford Davenport  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

Pride Fest, The Dawn, Talking Heads Tribute, Bettendorf Fun And MORE In Today’s FUN10!

May 30th, 2021
Pride Fest, The Dawn, Talking Heads Tribute, Bettendorf Fun And MORE In Today's FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we 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. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

BREAKING: Dawn and On Music Festival Announces 2021 Talent Lineup

May 11th, 2021
BREAKING: Dawn and On Music Festival Announces 2021 Talent Lineup

BREAKING NEWS: The Quad Cities’ grassroots music festival “Dawn and On” revealed their talent lineup on Tuesday for their 2021 event, taking place on July 10, 2021 at Schwiebert Park in Rock Island. With its roots in jam music, the festival’s lineup features local and national performers and remains diverse with a mix of rock, funk, bluegrass and folk bands. The day-long festival, now heading into it’s sixth year will be headlined by Colorado jam rockers Magic Beans and Illinois Bluegrass favorites The Way Down Wanderers.  Additionally, the festival will feature Wisconsin folk rockers... Read More

BREAKING: Dawn and On Music Festival Returning to Rock Island’s Schwiebert Park July 10

April 6th, 2021
BREAKING: Dawn and On Music Festival Returning to Rock Island's Schwiebert Park July 10

BREAKING: Organizers for the Dawn and On has announced plans to return to Rock Island’s Schwiebert Park for their 6th Annual Music Festival on Saturday July 10.  Last summer’s festival was ultimately cancelled due to COVID-19.  This will mark the fest’s second year at Schwiebert after the previous 4 years in Moline. Festival Co-founder and Marketing Director Mike Mathews is excited to be able to move forward with a 2021 event. “It’s great to get back to some normalcy.  Our first year at Schwiebert was amazing so we’re looking forward to picking up where we left off.  The park is... Read More

The Dawn Live at The Tangled Wood

August 21st, 2020
The Dawn Live at The Tangled Wood

Looking for some live music and great company this weekend? Western Illinois based roots rock/jam band, The Dawn, brings their Rock the Wood 2020 tour to The Tangled Wood (3636 Tanglewood Road Bettendorf) this Saturday Aug 22 from 7 – 10 p.m. The Dawn’s 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,... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of August 16th: Outdoor Movies, Live Music, Beer and MORE!

August 16th, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of August 16th: Outdoor Movies, Live Music, Beer and MORE!

QuadCities.com proudly presents 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. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again... Read More

Live@Five Returning to River Music Experience Courtyard in August

July 20th, 2020
Live@Five Returning to River Music Experience Courtyard in August

Live music is returning to the River Music Experience, at 2nd and Main streets, Davenport, next month for the first time since Covid-19 shut down events in mid-March. The outdoor Live@Five series will resume in the courtyard, totally free, for all ages, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. each Friday in August and September. New guidelines will be enforced, to ensure safety of guests, staff and musicians – Face masks are required for entry and bar service. Guests will wear face masks when not seated and when not able to maintain six-foot distance from others. • Seating will only be allowed in the boxes... Read More