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Speakeasy Holding Drag Show Benefit For Mary’s

May 27th, 2019

The Speakeasy in downtown Rock Island will be hosting a drag show on Saturday, June 1.  All door proceeds from the show will go to the owners and staff of Mary’s On 2nd in Davenport who suffered damage and lost income during the flood.  The Speakeasy will donate all proceeds from ticket sales directly back to Mary’s on 2nd. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the show and can be reserved by calling 309-786-7733, ext. 2 or at the Circa ’21 ticket office at 1828 3rd Ave. in Rock Island.  Doors for the show open at 7 and the show begins at 8 p.m. “We’re... Read More

Divas Show A Divine Time At Speakeasy

February 2nd, 2017

Drag shows are hardly a drag. If you’ve ever been to one, you know that they’re all over-the-top flamboyance, attitude and above all, raucous fun. That’s certainly the case with Viva Las Divas. The regular drag show at the Circa Speakeasy, 1818 3rd St., Rock Island, returns with a gig Friday, Feb. 3, doors open at 7, you get your tickets at the door or by calling 786-7733, ext. 2, and if you’re looking for a colorful, sassy, bawdy, funny evening out, I suggest you check it out. I went to the last Viva show, and have been to a few drag shows before. I have a couple of friends who do drag,... Read More

Fans ‘Cher’ A Good Time On The Scene At Speakeasy

January 18th, 2017

A packed house all ‘Chered’ a good time at the Rock Island Speakeasy on Jan. 14 as Viva Las Divas took the stage with a special headliner — “Cher” impersonator Miss Candi Stratton.  Stratton is a former Miss All American Goddess (National Title) and has performed across the county. Stratton did a fantastic job emulating her stylistic and musical hero, not just lip synching to Cher’s hits, but also perfectly capturing her stage moves and personality and, of course, her various looks in segments throughout the show. Fans were thrilled at the performances of Stratton and the... Read More

Looking To Live La Viva Las Divas Loca? “Cher” This Event

January 13th, 2017

Looking to Cher the music of one of your favorite performers? On the first Friday of each month since 2012, The Speakeasy in downtown Rock Island has presented the hottest drag show in the area – VIVA LA DIVAS to sold out houses.  This professional show features some of the best performers from across the Midwest has become a favorite of many Quad City residents. This month the theatre is offering a special Saturday evening show on January 14th featuring guest star and renowned “Cher” impersonator Miss Candi Stratton.  Stratton is a former Miss All American Goddess (National... Read More