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Rock Island’s Charlotte Blu Holding Record Release Party And Show Saturday

June 17th, 2022
Rock Island's Charlotte Blu Holding Record Release Party And Show Saturday

At age 17, Charlotte graced the stage of NBC’s “The Voice” to showcase her talent. Although she was not selected to move on in the competition, this was a defining moment that would help fuel her ambitions to become a better singer-songwriter. Charlotte Blu (born Charlotte Boyer) is an amazing upcoming music artist originally from Illinois. She began singing at a very young age receiving her first guitar lesson at 10 years old and from there developed a love for the instrument. Charlotte is a vocalist, songwriter, musician, and performer with talents in performing and songwriting in different... Read More

Rock Island’s Charlotte Boyer Sings Amy Winehouse on “The Voice”

March 23rd, 2021
Rock Island’s Charlotte Boyer Sings Amy Winehouse on “The Voice”

Charlotte Boyer, a 17-year-old junior at Rock Island High School, made her national television debut Monday night on the final rounds of blind auditions for Season 20 of NBC’s “The Voice” singing competition, which began Monday, March 1. She was featured singing a minute-long rendition of Amy Winehouse’s “Love Is a Losing Game,” and didn’t get the response she hoped for from celebrity judges John Legend, Kelly Clarkson, Blake Shelton and Nick Jonas. None turned their chair for her. “I am so sorry we don’t have better news for you today,” Legend told Charlotte on the show. “I... Read More

Looking For Some GOOD NEWS, Quad-Cities? Get Some Positivity Here!

February 22nd, 2021
Looking For Some GOOD NEWS, Quad-Cities? Get Some Positivity Here!

SuperStorm 2021 (or at least the latest one) is over, but winter’s cold and dreariness continues on. But don’t despair, there are things in the Quad-Cities to smile about! Every month, we at QuadCities.com, in conjunction with our media partners at KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” present What’s The Good News? A look at some of the positive things going on in and around the Quad-Cities. So, what’s the good news for February? Here ya go… Rock Island Teen Is Headed To ‘The Voice!’ Charlotte Boyer, a 17-year-old junior at Rock Island High School,... Read More

Rock Island Teenager Brings Her Vocal Talent to “The Voice”

February 18th, 2021
Rock Island Teenager Brings Her Vocal Talent to “The Voice”

Charlotte Boyer, a 17-year-old junior at Rock Island High School, will be featured as one of the contestants in Season 20 of NBC’s “The Voice” singing competition, which begins airing Monday, March 1, at 7 p.m. “It was a very long process and I was lucky to even be a part of it all,” Charlotte said this week of her auditions in October in Los Angeles. “I’m not sure what the number was, but there were a lot of auditions, a lot of people that did try out. I was one of the few that got lucky.” “My mom submitted a video of me to the website and I guess someone found it, and I was... Read More

Don’t Miss the Semi-Finals of ‘Are You the Voice of the Quad Cities’ This Weekend!

January 2nd, 2020
Don’t Miss the Semi-Finals of ‘Are You the Voice of the Quad Cities’ This Weekend!

The contestants have been chosen. Now it’s up to the judges to send them to the finals. ‘Are You the Voice of the Quad Cities’ is going LIVE and you get to join in on the fun! Witness the semi-finals of ‘Are You the Voice of the Quad Cities’ this Saturday Jan 4 at The Rust Belt (533 12th Avenue East Moline). Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. A total of 50 contestants, from all over the Quad Cities area, have been chosen and will compete in front of three judges for a chance to make it through to the Finals. Those who make it through to the Finals on Saturday Feb 15 will... Read More

‘The Voice’ Of Javier Colon Coming To Augustana

December 8th, 2016
‘The Voice’ Of Javier Colon Coming To Augustana

Are you a fan of The Voice? On Friday, December 9, international musician and Voice veteran Javier Colon will be performing at the Brew at 6 p.m. The Brew is the coffee shop and lounge area located on the fourth floor of the Gerber Center (3435 9 1/2 Ave, Rock Island). Colon has been a contestant on The Voice and won the first season. He has four albums released titled: “Javier,” “Left of Center,” “Come Through For You,” and “Gravity.” He also has a Christmas album titled “A Very Acoustic Christmas” that is a digital download. Prior to that, Colon was lead singer in The Derek... Read More