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Rock Out Rock Island With Heavy Metal Parking Lot At Wake Brewing

June 11th, 2020

Looking for a little outdoor fun this weekend? Make your way to Wake Brewing (2529 5th Avenue Rock Island) for some Heavy Metal Parking Lot fun this Friday Jun 12 from 5 – 8 p.m. and Saturday Jun 13 from 12 – 3 p.m. Enjoy Wake’s extended outside seating across their front parking lot while taking in the Weather, Heavy tunes, Wake brews and Amazing food by local food vendors. For more information and updates, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2607676766227026/.  Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of June 7th: Heavy Metal, Cruises, Movies and MORE!

June 7th, 2020

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

Tour De Brew Rolling On The River In May

February 24th, 2020

Ready to roll on the river while rolling up to quaff some great craft beers? Tour de Brew QC /Katie’s Club offers a scenic, fun-filled route during the 7th annual ride Saturday, May 2. The 2020 route will cover about 45 miles on both sides of the river. Packet pick up is Friday, May 1 at Icons, 124 18th St., Rock Island, from 3 p.m. To 7 p.m. A pre-ride beer tasting will be held during that time in Icon’s courtyard. It will cost $10 for registered riders and $25 to just taste beer. More details to come soon on the beer tasting. Packet pick up resumes the next day, Saturday, May 2 at... Read More

Truckfighters, Valley of the Sun, Daykeeper Rev Into RIBCO

February 20th, 2020

Truckfighters, Valley of the Sun, Daykeeper Rock Island Brewing Co. 1815 2nd Ave, Rock Island Saturday, February 22 Doors 7/Show 8 $18/18+ Heavy music devotees in the QCA are used to high-quality touring bands stopping at the Rock Island Brewing Company with clockwork regularity. This Saturday’s bill, however, will cause even the most complacent headbanger to take note. Swedish desert rockers Truckfighters are back from a short breakup, and, with Ohio’s Valley of the Sun in tow, are visiting Rock Island for the first time in years. Wake Brewing, the heaviest brewery in the Midwest,... Read More

QuadCities.com – Top 30 Stories Of 2019 (#30 – #21)

December 29th, 2019

It’s almost the end of the year, and it’s time for everyone to flashback on the past 300-plus days, and we at QuadCities.com are right there with you. We’re taking a glance in the rearview at the past 365 to run down the top 30 stories of the year for our site! Of course, since we cover entertainment, sports, and features, that’s all we’ve got going on here. For stories on the flood, politics, crime and such, please feel free to check out our news media partners at KWQC-TV6. For the criteria on how we picked the stories, check out my column on the countdown. As always, it’s interesting... Read More

Three Shades Of Heavy Rocking RIBCO Sunday Night

November 1st, 2019

If you have any energy left after the Halloween weekend, head over to the Rock Island Brewing Company for an early show on Sunday night. Wake Brewing and LoPiez Pizza are sponsoring the show, which will paint the brick walls of RIBCO with three distinct shades of heavy. Ripple Music’s Horseburner is swinging thru RIBCO on a monthlong American tour. Their Appalachian-rockslide rumble is less groove-based than fellow West-by-god natives Karma to Burn. It’s more like a mineshaft collapsing in slow motion while the miners sing hymns in the dark. Their new record finds the band embracing... Read More

WAKE Brewing Celebrates Two Year Anniversary!

August 30th, 2019

The Quad Cities’ favorite ‘cauldron of artistic brews’ is officially celebrating their 2nd successful year! Come help WAKE Brewing (2529 5th Avenue Rock Island) celebrate two years of riff-infused brewing with a killer FREE show, this Saturday Aug 31 from 2 – 10 p.m. (21+ only) Enjoy live entertainment outside with Oozing Wound, the Munsens, Druids, Cloud Cruiser, Closet Witch, plus Side Show Feats By The Swami! Barley & Rye Bistro will be serving up the following delectable dishes: Elk Burger with Pepper Jack Cheese, Poblano, Onion, Egg, Smokey Red Pepper Mayo Bison Burger with Cheddar,... Read More

2019 Homebrew Festiv-Ale Hops Into WAKE Brewing!

July 19th, 2019

Calling all homebrew creators and homebrew consumers! It is time we celebrate all that is good with enzymes and fermentation! 2019 Homebrew Festiv-Ale takes place this Saturday Jul 20 from 2 – 6 p.m. at WAKE Brewing (2529 5th Avenue Rock Island). And you are invited to enjoy the area’s best homebrewer’s fruits (or barley) of labor. Tickets can be purchased for $20 at CoOp Records or WAKE Brewing (cash only) and online until Saturday at 12 p.m. at https://tickets.midwestix.com/event/homebrew-festiv-ale123. Tickets will also be available at the door tomorrow after 2 p.m. for $25. All Profits... Read More

Anniversary Bash at Wake Brewing!

November 8th, 2018

Time sure flies when you’re having fun and there’s no exception for one of the most popular hot spots in the Quad Cities. Wake Brewing (2529 5th Avenue Rock Island) is celebrating their 1 Year Anniversary this Saturday Nov 10 from 2 – 10 p.m. with special release tappings, food, live music and more! The following special release brews will be on tap; Ultra Omega (straight RIS), Ultra Omega BA (Wake’s first RIS Barrel Aged in M.R.D.C. Barrels), Double Fisted Frost Hammer (Double Dry Hopped Frost Hammer) and a special keg from Soundgrowler! Enjoy live entertainment provided by; REZN, Vanishing... Read More

Looking For A Great Beer After Some Golf At The John Deere?

July 13th, 2018

There’s nothing quite as refreshing and fun on a summer day than hitting the links and having a few beverage afterwards, and for those playing and watching during the John Deere Classic, running through Sunday at Deere Run Golf Course in Moline, there are plenty of great options to check out local brew pubs. Here are a few to grab a couple of beverages at after hitting the greens: Bent River, 1413 5th Ave., Moline, is right in the middle of the vibrant downtown Moline scene, which offers a great array of fine local restaurants, the ambiance of the river walk, and of course plenty of clubs... Read More

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