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ECHO INTERVIEW: DOPPELGANGER

ECHO INTERVIEW: DOPPELGANGER

Doppelganger - Photo by: Bleak Visuals OVER 1 MILLION VIEWS AND COUNTING... Alex Coats and Kyle Delveau met in middle school and have been playing together since 2007. They started forming Doppelganger after graduating high school in 2013 with Kyle's older brother....

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QC Rock Academy Meets Old Dominion

QC Rock Academy Meets Old Dominion

This past Saturday, the band Old Dominion performed to a huge crowd at the Vibrant Arena in Moline. Before the show, they invited a group of young music students from QC Rock Academy to hang out during their soundcheck and meet the band. If you aren’t familiar with QC...

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ECHO INTERVIEW: MICHAEL MONCADA & WHISKEY HIGH

ECHO INTERVIEW: MICHAEL MONCADA & WHISKEY HIGH

Michael Moncada & Whiskey High brings energy, grit, and heart with their signature outlaw sound! They have been making waves across the scene, with shows in major cities across the Midwest. The band is comprised of seasoned musicians, whose stage presence and...

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ECHO INTERVIEW: ANGELA MEYER

ECHO INTERVIEW: ANGELA MEYER

Photo: Angela Meyer Performing at Codfish Hollow Barnstormers Angela pulls in the crowd with a sweet voice and honest songwriting.  She knows what it's like to be in the audience, her earliest memories taking her back to being a child dancing around a smoky beer tent...

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What The Hell Is An EPK, And Why Every Artist Needs One.

What The Hell Is An EPK, And Why Every Artist Needs One.

I was at a show the other day and overheard a conversation, to which one person said, "What the hell is an EPK?". The Quad Cities is ranked 11th in the nation for the highest concentration of musicians. Upon hearing this, I knew I needed to write this article for our...

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ECHO INTERVIEW: TIMBO

ECHO INTERVIEW: TIMBO

A Nashville plainsman with a voice that moans for home, singing from the heart of his travels, heartbreaks, and ups and downs along the way. Like the grit in a wound on a skinned knee, Timbo carries a sound of a life lived hard and a life lived simply adventurous....

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ECHO INTERVIEW WITH: THE TEXTURES

ECHO INTERVIEW WITH: THE TEXTURES

Summercamp: On The Road champions (2020, and 2022) | The Textures are a 6 piece Funk/Soul & Alt-fusion band playing original music based out of the Quad Cities. With the new release of their single, "Poppin' Balloons" the Textures are excited to be playing, The...

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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...

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