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Peniston Returns to the QCs for a Band Reunion PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 07 August 2001 18:00
• This Thursday will feature a couple of homecomings at some local taverns. The Ernie Peniston Band reunites for an August 9 show at O’Meara’s Pub in Bettendorf. Bo Butler, Joe Collins, and Tony Carton will join Peniston (front man for the Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings) to perform blues tunes from his Quad Cities days.

 
Ya Maka Celebrates Its 10th Year with Some New Island Sounds PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 07 August 2001 18:00
Gearing up for its 10th year, the Caribbean-themed Ya Maka My Weekend continues a tradition of building on its past this Thursday through Saturday in The District of Rock Island. While last year saw the addition of a Mad Hatter division to the sand-volleyball tournament, the 2001 Ya Maka features comic Ngaio Bealum at the Funny Bone from Thursday through Saturday.

 
Costello Catalog Gets the Royal Treatment PDF Print E-mail
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Written by John James   
Tuesday, 31 July 2001 18:00
• This Tuesday brings the super-sweet campaign by Rhino Records to re-present Elvis Costello’s stunning career. From the snot ‘n’ sneer youngster of his 1977 Columbia Records debut through the seasoned-songwriting-statesman years on the Warner Bros.

 
Pop from Outer Space PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 31 July 2001 18:00
Led by singer, songwriter, artist, and multi-instrumentalist Pat Stolley, the Quad Cities’ The Multiple Cat – on record, at least – is a one-man studio band to which various others contribute their talents periodically.

 
Butthole Surfers Create a New Revolution PDF Print E-mail
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Written by John James   
Tuesday, 24 July 2001 18:00
• The long-awaited return of the Butthole Surfers is set with the August 28 release date of the band’s Weird Revolution set on the Surfdog/Hollywood label. The group’s signature sound of deep-shag acid audio scratch ‘n’ sniff has been scaring audiences since 1984, and this outing features founding members Gibby Haynes on bullhorn, guitarist Paul Leary, and drummer King Coffey.

 
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