Sublime with Rome @ The Muddy Fest: Motorcycles & Music - June 16 through 18

FESTIVALS

Saturday, June 10 – Gumbo Ya Ya. Mardi Gras celebration with Cajun food, arts and crafts, and concert sets with the Backwater Bayou Band, Environmental Encroachment, Dikki Du, and Playlist QC. District of Rock Island. 4 p.m. gates. $9. For information, call (309)788-6311or visit DowntownRockIsland.org.

Saturday, June 10 – Quad City Juneteenth Celebration. Annual celebration of slavery’s abolition featuring food and retail vendors, history and information booths, live music, games, children’s activities, and more. LeClaire Park (400 Beiderbecke Drive, Davenport). 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. For information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Friday, June 16, through Sunday, June 18 – The Muddy Fest: Motorcycles & Music. Inaugural festival featuring motorcycle activities and two-lane ride-alongs, live music, regional cuisine, vendors, and entertainment, with guests including Sublime with Rome, The Doors guitarist Robby Kreiger, Olympic gold medalist Dan Gable, and actor William Baldwin. Centennial Park (315 South Marquette Street, Davenport). $20-74.99. For information, tickets, and an event schedule, visit TheMuddyFest.com.

Friday, June 16, through Sunday, June 18 – Junetopia. Summer celebration of music, visual art, comedy, and more, with dozens of artists performing at the Figge Art Museum (225 West Second Street, Davenport) on Friday, the Village Theatre (2113 East 11th Street, Davenport) on Saturday, and Rozz-Tox (2108 Third Avenue, Rock Island) and Rooster’s Sports Bar & Grill (2130 Third Avenue, Rock Island) on Sunday. $15 day pass, $25 weekend pass. For information, visit QCJunetopia.com.

The Toasters @ Daytrotter - June 9

The Toasters @ Daytrotter - June 9

MUSIC

Thursday, June 8 – Son Volt. Concert with the alternative-country musicians, featuring an opening set by Greg Silsby. Codfish Hollow Barn (5013 288th Avenue, Maquoketa, Iowa). 8 p.m. $20-25. For tickets and information, visit CodfishHollowBarnstormers.com.

Friday, June 9 – The Toasters. New York-based ska musicians in concert, featuring an opening set by Fairhaven. Daytrotter (324 Brady Street, Davenport). 8 p.m. $10-12. For tickets and information, visit Daytrotter.com.

Friday, June 9 – Tyler Childers. Kentucky-based folk musician in a Moeller Nights concert, featuring an opening set by MiWi La Lupa. Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel (304 East Third Street, Davenport). 8 p.m. $10. For tickets and information, visit MoellerNights.com.

Saturday, June 10 – Donovan. Iconic rock musician performs in his tour to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the number-one hit “Sunshine Superman.” Adler Theatre (136 East Third Street, Davenport). 8 p.m. $55.75-87.75. For tickets, call (800)745-3000 or visit AdlerTheatre.com. For an interview with Donovan, click here.

Saturday, June 10 – Connie Smith. Concert with the chart-topping singer and member of the Country Music Hall of Fame. Ohnward Fine Arts Center (1215 East Platt Street, Maquoketa, Iowa). 7 p.m. $30-35. For tickets and information, call (563)652-9815 or visit OhnwardFineArtsCenter.com.

Wednesday, June 14 – Daphne Willis. Roots-rock and pop musician in concert, featuring an opening set by Jennifer Hall. The Redstone Room (129 Main Street, Davenport). 7:30 p.m. $9.50-12. For tickets and information, call (563)326-1333 or visit RiverMusicExperience.org.

Wednesday, June 14 – Ralph’s World. A Music on the Lawn event in which kids rock and dance with the touring children’s musicians. Deere-Wiman Carriage House (817 11th Avenue, Moline). 6:30 p.m. Free. For information, call (309)743-2700 or visit ButterworthCenter.com.

Micky Dolenz @ Englert Theatre - June 16

Micky Dolenz @ Englert Theatre - June 16

Thursday, June 15 – Haystak. Tennessee-based rap and hip-hop artist in concert. Rock Island Brewing Company (1815 Second Avenue, Rock Island). 8 p.m. $15-30 advance tickets. For information, call (309)793-1999 or visit RIBCO.com.

Friday, June 16, and Saturday, June 17 – Rock the District. Annual outdoor concerts in the District of Rock Island featuring national and regional bands, presented by the Daiquiri Factory and Rock Island Brewing Company. For information, visit DowntownRockIsland.org.

Friday, June 16 – Jeff Austin Band. Concert with the mandolin player and his bluegrass ensemble. Rock Island Brewing Company (1815 Second Avenue, Rock Island). 9 p.m. $15 advance tickets. For information, call (309)793-1999 or visit RIBCO.com.

Friday, June 16 – Micky Dolenz. Classic rock and pop concert with the former member of The Monkees. Englert Theatre (221 East Washington Street, Iowa City). 8 p.m. $32.50-45. For tickets and information, call (319)688-2653 or visit Englert.org.

Friday, June 16 – Jonny Lang. Concert with the blues, gospel, and rock singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Riverside Casino Event Center (3184 Highway 22, Riverside). 8 p.m. $30-60. For tickets and information, call (877)677-3456 or visit RiversideCasinoAndResort.com.

Saturday, June 17 – Soul2Soul with Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. Country-music superstars and spouses in their world-tour performance. iWireless Center (1201 River Drive, Moline). 7:30 p.m. $69.50-119.50. For tickets, call (800)745-3000 or visit iWirelessCenter.com.

Saturday, June 17 – In the Flesh: Pink Floyd Under the Stars. All-ages outdoor concert and laser show with the tribute musicians. Rock Island Brewing Company (1815 Second Avenue, Rock Island). 8 p.m. $7-25 advance tickets. For information, call (309)793-1999 or visit RIBCO.com.

Saturday, June 17 – The Muddy Fest After-Party. Post-festival concert with Waterloo, Iowa-based rockers The Rumours, featuring opening sets by Once Around and High Five Sinners. The Redstone Room (129 Main Street, Davenport). 10:30 p.m. $9.50. For tickets and information, call (563)326-1333 or visit RiverMusicExperience.org.

Yonder Mountain String Band @ The Redstone Room - June 21

Yonder Mountain String Band @ The Redstone Room - June 21

Saturday, June 17 – John Moreland. Concert with the Oklahoma-based singer/songwriter, featuring opening sets by Will Johnson, Early James, and The Latest. Codfish Hollow Barn (5013 288th Avenue, Maquoketa, Iowa). 7 p.m. $20-25. For tickets and information, visit CodfishHollowBarnstormers.com.

Saturday, June 17 – Kasey Chambers. Concert with the chart-topping Australian singer/songwriter. Englert Theatre (221 East Washington Street, Iowa City). 8 p.m. $26.50. For tickets and information, call (319)688-2653 or visit Englert.org.

Sunday, June 18 – Ari Brown-Marvin Sparks Quartet featuring Triniece Robinson. A 6 p.m. concert in the Third Sunday Jazz Matinée & Workshop Series, preceded by a 3 p.m. all-ages jazz workshop. The Redstone Room (129 Main Street, Davenport). $10-15 concert; $5 workshop, free for kids. For tickets and information, call (309)373-0790 or visit Polyrhythms.org or RiverMusicExperience.org.

Sunday, June 18 – Reverend Horton Heat. Texas-based psychobilly trio in concert, featuring opening sets by Agent Orange and Flat Duo Jets. Rock Island Brewing Company (1815 Second Avenue, Rock Island). 6:30 p.m. $25 advance tickets. For information, call (309)793-1999 or visit RIBCO.com.

Sunday, June 18 – Spiral Stairs. A Moeller Nights concert with Christopher Scott Kannberg, founding member of Pavement, featuring an opening set by Early James. Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel (304 East Third Street, Davenport). 8 p.m. $20. For tickets and information, visit MoellerNights.com.

Tuesday, June 20 – Michael McDonald. Five-time Grammy-winning singer/songwriter and former member of the Doobie Brothers in concert, featuring an opening set by Brandon Gibbs. iWireless Center (1201 River Drive, Moline). 7 p.m. $32.50-75. For tickets, call (800)745-3000 or visit iWirelessCenter.com.

Wednesday, June 21 – An Evening with Yonder Mountain String Band. Concert with the progressive-bluegrass musicians. The Redstone Room (129 Main Street, Davenport). 8 p.m. $37.75-38. For tickets and information, call (563)326-1333 or visit RiverMusicExperience.org.

Wednesday, June 21 – Welles. Nashville-based rockers in a Moeller Nights concert, featuring opening sets by Condor & Jaybird, The Still Tide, and Porlolo. Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel (304 East Third Street, Davenport). 8 p.m. $12. For tickets and information, visit MoellerNights.com.

Lillian Cobert and J. Adam Lounsberry in Quad City Music Guild's The Little Mermaid - June 9 through 18

Lillian Cobert and J. Adam Lounsberry in Quad City Music Guild's The Little Mermaid - June 9 through 18

THEATRE

Thursday, June 8, through Sunday, June 18 – Newsies. Tony-winning musical based on the Disney movie. Clinton Area Showboat Theatre (311 Riverview Drive, Clinton, Iowa). Thursday through Saturday 7:30 p.m., Sunday and Wednesday 3 p.m. For tickets and information, call (563)242-6760 or visit ClintonShowboat.org.

Thursday, June 8, through Sunday, July 2 – Million Dollar Quartet. Tony-winning musical about the famed recording session that brought together Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins. Old Creamery Theatre (39 38th Avenue, Amana, Iowa). Friday and Saturday 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday 2 p.m. $18.50-30. For tickets and information, call (319)622-6262 or visit OldCreamery.com.

Friday, June 9, through Sunday, June 18 – The Little Mermaid. Quad City Music Guild presents the Tony-nominated musical comedy based on Disney’s animated smash, directed by Heather Beck. Prospect Park Auditorium (1584 34th Avenue, Moline). Thursday through Saturday 7:30 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. $11-16. For tickets and information, call (309)762-6610 or visit QCMusicGuild.com.

Friday, June 9, through Sunday, June 18 – Macbeth. Director Sean Lewis’ re-interpretation of the Shakespeare classic with a cast of eight. Riverside Theatre Festival Stage (200 Park Road, Lower City Park, Iowa City). Wednesday through Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday and Tuesday 7 p.m. $17-30. For tickets and information, call (319)338-7672 or visit RiversideTheatre.org.

Saturday, June 10, through Sunday, June 18 – Selections from Menotti. Musical vignettes presented by Opera @ Augustana and Genesius Guild, featuring “A Menotti Festival,” “A Hand of Bridge,” “The Telephone,” and “The Old Maid & the Thief.” Lincoln Park (11th Avenue and 38th Street, Rock Island). Saturday and Sunday 8 p.m. Donations encouraged. For information, visit Genesius.org.

Tuesday, June 13, through Saturday, July 1 – A Year with Frog & Toad. Tony-nominated family musical inspired by Arnold Lobel’s storybook characters, directed by Kim Kurtenbach. Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse (1828 Third Avenue, Rock Island). Scheduled performances at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. $8.50. For tickets and information, call (309)786-7733 extension 2 or visit Circa21.com.

Thursday, June 15, through Saturday, July 24 – Ah, Wilderness! Eugene O’Neill’s romantic coming-of-age comedy, directed by Chuck Smith. Timber Lake Playhouse (8215 Black Oak Road, Mt. Carroll, Illinois). Tuesday through Saturday 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Wednesday, and June 17 at 2 p.m. $17-25. For tickets and information, call (815)244-2035 or visit TimberLakePlayhouse.org.

Friday, June 16, through Sunday, June 18 – The Little Mermaid. The City Circle Acting Company of Coralville’s production of the musical comedy based on Disney’s animated smash, directed by Anne Marie Nest. Coralville Center for the Performing Arts (1301 Fifth Street, Coralville, Iowa). Friday and Saturday 7:30 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. For information and tickets, call (319)248-9372 or visit CityCircle.org.

Sunday, June 18 – Royal Shakespeare Company: Julius Caesar. An HD screening of William Shakespeare’s tragedy, directed by Angus Jackson. Englert Theatre (221 East Washington Street, Iowa City). 3 p.m. $15-18. For tickets and information, call (319)688-2653 or visit Englert.org.

Quad Cities Triathlon @ West End Park -<br />
 June 17

Quad Cities Triathlon @ West End Park - June 17

EXHIBITS

Saturday, June 10, through Sunday, September 17 – Life Along the Mississippi. Exhibit of more than 50 images by photographers Aernout and Teska Overbeeke taken during trips to the river over 25 years. Figge Art Museum (225 West Second Street, Davenport). Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday noon-5 p.m. Free summer admission. For information, call (563)326-7804 or visit FiggeArtMuseum.org.

Saturday, June 10, through Sunday, September 17 – Chad Pregracke: Message in a Bottle Collection. The River Action founder’s collection of 40 bottles with messages inside, collected on his annual cleanup campaigns along the Mississippi, Illinois, Ohio, and other rivers. Figge Art Museum (225 West Second Street, Davenport). Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday noon-5 p.m. Free summer admission. For information, call (563)326-7804 or visit FiggeArtMuseum.org.

Wednesday, June 21, through Friday, July 21 – Art Intersected. Exhibition of works by artists and educators David Zahn, David Anderson, and Bob Zeidler. Beréskin Fine Art Gallery & Studio (225 East Second Street, Suites 102 and 104, Davenport). Wednesday through Saturday 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. For information, call (563)508-4630 or visit BereskinArtGallery.com.

EVENTS

Saturday, June 10 – Susan G. Komen Quad Cities Race for the Cure. Annual fundraiser for breast-cancer research and treatment, with an after-race party in downtown Moline. iWireless Center (1201 River Drive, Moline). 7 a.m. expo, 8 a.m. races. For information, visit KomenGreaterIowa.org or iWirelessCenter.com.

Saturday, June 17 – Quad Cities Triathlon. Eighteenth-annual event in which participants will swim 600 yards, bike 15 miles, and run 3.1 miles. West Lake Park (14910 110th Avenue, Davenport). 7 a.m. $73 registration. For information, visit QCTriathlon.com.

Saturday, June 17 – Microbrew Mile Craft Beer Festival. Event featuring five waves of a one-mile road race followed by an after-party in downtown Moline. 4 p.m. $35 registration. For information, visit MicroBrewMile.com.

Saturday, June 17 – 10 (More) Stacked Acts. Andrew King hosts a night of comedy, music, spoken-word, burlesque, and more with Maggie, Holly Norton, Colin Long, Jeff Tady, Jake McDowell, Jasmine Ashcroft, Lucas Berns, Amber Williams, Donnie Bobb, and Betty Von Vandersnatch of Moonshine Burlesque. Rozz-Tox (2108 Third Avenue, Rock Island). 8 p.m. Free. For information, call (309)200-0978 or visit RozzTox.com.

Sunday, June 18 – Ride the River 2017. River Action hosts the 33rd-annual bi-state Father’s Day tour of the Quad Cities along riverfront bike trails and through nine local communities. River Action (822 East River Drive, Davenport). 7 a.m. For information, call (563)322-2969 or visit RiverAction.org.