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Taking on the Glory and Gross of Summer Camp

Witnessing forty-five hours of music, one-hundred and twelve miles from my home, over three days, from five stages, two tents, and the pop-up shows in the forest remind me of the following exchange in the film Field of Dreams. Ray Kinsella: “Is there a heaven? “John...

Piano Project Brings Music to Iconic Quad-City Destinations

River Music Experience unveils their creative placemaking program: OneSound. The OneSound Piano Project has strategically placed ten artist-designed pianos in iconic Quad-City locations for the public to interact with, bringing more music, art, and interaction to our...

Summer Concert Series Guide

Summer is just around the corner which means warmer temps, patio hangs and free outdoor live music! Luckily we live in the Quad Cities where there is no shortage of any of those things.  Grab your friends and family (and your lawn chairs) because we have an exclusive...

The Resilience of Live Music in a Celebrated Community

Not even a pandemic could best the remarkable music scene in the Quad Cities. The Quad Cities is home to a rich Mississippi blues heritage on the scale of New Orleans, Memphis, Tenn. and St. Louis. Historic venues such as the Col Ballroom and the Adler Theater have...

Davenport’s Grape Life: an intimate oasis for great music, wine

In an increasingly loud, chaotic world, The Grape Life is treasured as a mellow, soothing, sophisticated refuge. It effortlessly and expertly provides two of life’s greatest, enduring pleasures – outstanding wines and live music. The comfortable, comforting wine store...

An Open Door At The Village Theatre

The Quad Cities is home to a number of memorable live music venues. Be they small and intimate spaces, grand concert halls, theaters, or repurposed rooms, the locations where live music can be experienced in this area are certainly more than you can count on two...

Five Bands You Should Know From Dr. Manisha Virdi

Dr. Manisha Virdi is a friendly dentist by day and an avid showgoer by night. At least once a week you can find her at a concert in the Quad Cities and on extra special nights she even opens her home to touring artists passing through. Her dedication to the QC music...

Blues N’ (Crawford) Brews

The Quad Cities is known for its thriving live music scene partially made possible by the many bars, restaurants and breweries that host performers year-round. Many local acts earn a living performing locally thanks to these establishments. However, few are as dynamic...

A Q+A with CJ Parker of CJ Parker & XII

CJ Parker hit the ground running in 2022. With the first-quarter recognition from MTV news, keep in mind with only four-track released) his momentum as a solo artist and with CJ Parker & XII has skyrocketed. The Davenport Central graduate is only a few years out...

Marathon Concert for Ukraine Refugees Hosted by QC Music Community

The situation in Ukraine has left many feeling helpless. Not only for those in Ukraine but here in the US wishing to offer their support but are unsure how. Joy Avenue Media is presenting “Playing for Peace,” a benefit concert of live music to fundraise...
Taking on the Glory and Gross of Summer Camp

Taking on the Glory and Gross of Summer Camp

Witnessing forty-five hours of music, one-hundred and twelve miles from my home, over three days, from five stages, two tents, and the pop-up shows in the forest remind me of the following exchange in the film Field of Dreams. Ray Kinsella: “Is there a heaven? “John...

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Piano Project Brings Music to Iconic Quad-City Destinations

Piano Project Brings Music to Iconic Quad-City Destinations

River Music Experience unveils their creative placemaking program: OneSound. The OneSound Piano Project has strategically placed ten artist-designed pianos in iconic Quad-City locations for the public to interact with, bringing more music, art, and interaction to our...

read more
Summer Concert Series Guide

Summer Concert Series Guide

Summer is just around the corner which means warmer temps, patio hangs and free outdoor live music! Luckily we live in the Quad Cities where there is no shortage of any of those things.  Grab your friends and family (and your lawn chairs) because we have an exclusive...

read more
Summer Concert Series Guide

Summer Concert Series Guide

Summer is just around the corner which means warmer temps, patio hangs and free outdoor live music! Luckily we live in the Quad Cities where there is no shortage of any of those things.  Grab your friends and family (and your lawn chairs) because we have an exclusive...

read more
Five Bands You Should Know From Dr. Manisha Virdi

Five Bands You Should Know From Dr. Manisha Virdi

Dr. Manisha Virdi is a friendly dentist by day and an avid showgoer by night. At least once a week you can find her at a concert in the Quad Cities and on extra special nights she even opens her home to touring artists passing through. Her dedication to the QC music...

read more
Five Bands You Should Know from Jaawan Arrington

Five Bands You Should Know from Jaawan Arrington

Jaawan Arrington is a QC Native that uses his skills outside of the newsroom to promote positivity. Through the 100 Series lifestyle brand, Jaawan has encouraged thousands of Quad Citizens to keep it 100 and share their stories. In his own words, here are a handful of...

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A Q+A with CJ Parker of CJ Parker & XII

A Q+A with CJ Parker of CJ Parker & XII

CJ Parker hit the ground running in 2022. With the first-quarter recognition from MTV news, keep in mind with only four-track released) his momentum as a solo artist and with CJ Parker & XII has skyrocketed. The Davenport Central graduate is only a few years out...

read more
A Q+A with Piso’s Cure

A Q+A with Piso’s Cure

Piso's Cure is a newer band on the Quad-City music scene. The five-piece R&B outfit consists of Frankie Fontagne (bass, vox), Chrissy Boyer (vox), John Sorensen (drums), Logan McDaniel (guitar), and Jacob Palmer (keys). We sat down with them to chat about their...

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