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The Tangled Wood: A Gathering Beyond the Ghost of Governors

ABOUT THIS SERIES:“Music Venues in the Quad Cities” is a 12 part series providing a comprehensive overview of live music venues in the Quad Cities area, with a specific focus on venues whose audience capacity is below 500. The series aims to highlight the...

Codfish Hollow: The True Jewel of Jackson County

ABOUT THIS SERIES: “Music Venues in the Quad Cities” is a 12 part series providing a comprehensive overview of live music venues in the Quad Cities area, with a specific focus on venues whose audience capacity is below 600. The series aims to highlight the...

Skylark: Prophets to Prohibition to Present-Day in Rock Island.

ABOUT THIS SERIES:“Music Venues in the Quad Cities” is a 12 part series providing a comprehensive overview of live music venues in the Quad Cities area, with a specific focus on venues whose audience capacity is below 500. The series aims to highlight the...

From France to QC, The Art Of post doom romance.

Art. noun. – the use of the imagination to express ideas or feelings. Music comes in all wave shapes & amp sizes. Given the unique nature of sound, and the unique nature of humans, sound activates various regions of the brain. As you know, certain genres,...

Quad City’s St. Patrick’s Survival Guide | Music of the QC

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, and the Quad Cities are gearing up for a weekend full of shows, concerts, and music events to celebrate the holiday. Whether you’re looking to catch a traditional Irish performance or rock out to some live...
Codfish Hollow: The True Jewel of Jackson County

Codfish Hollow: The True Jewel of Jackson County

ABOUT THIS SERIES: "Music Venues in the Quad Cities" is a 12 part series providing a comprehensive overview of live music venues in the Quad Cities area, with a specific focus on venues whose audience capacity is below 600. The series aims to highlight the vibrant...

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Alternating Currents Plugs Into Quad-Cities Aug. 17-20

Alternating Currents Plugs Into Quad-Cities Aug. 17-20

Alternating Currents is recharged and ready to electrify local music fans Aug. 17-20 with over 100 acts across 30 venues throughout the Quad-Cities. Featuring an eclectic and vibrant mix of music, comedy, film and visual arts strewn across two states and multiple...

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Room to Improv: A Sonic Journey Through Spontaneity

Room to Improv: A Sonic Journey Through Spontaneity

When one hears the word improv, especially in relation to those that occupy the middle of the country, I would imagine the first thing that comes to mind is a show hosted by Drew Carey. This show had a mixed cast, that among others prominently featured Wayne Brady and...

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Empty Graves Comes To Life With New Album And Tour

Empty Graves Comes To Life With New Album And Tour

Quad-Cities millenialcore band Empty Graves is on the rise, with an addicting new song, “Dog Pills,” an upcoming album, “Virulent,” and a burgeoning tour slate.   The group -- Brockton Reddish on vocals, Benjamin Larson on guitar, and Brendan Cone on bass – is...

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Dawn And On Rises For Eighth Annual Fest In Schwiebert Park

Dawn And On Rises For Eighth Annual Fest In Schwiebert Park

Eight is looking great for the annual Dawn and On Festival, returning for its eighth summer to Rock Island’s Schwiebert Park on July 8. The all-day fest’s lineup this year will include The Big Wu, Jon Stickley Trio, The Dawn (go figure!), Strange Neighbors, The...

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