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Kris Lager Band at the Redstone Room October 10 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Laurie Fraser   
Friday, 04 October 2013 15:23
Kris Lager Band, the Thrift Store Junkies from the heartland, play soul music and Boogie Trance. With their hot new album ‘Swagadocious’ these self-proclaimed ‘Rock Revivalists’ are quickly spreading their celebrate life mantra to the masses.

These hard working troubadours just recorded another album in San Francisco in April  produced by Kelly Finnegan, and Ian Anderson of The Monophonics.  Signed with a very reputable agency, The Jettison Agency, which has them booked at some of the hottest festivals and clubs in the country. Plus, they are set to release another studio album produced by Grammy Award winner Tab Benoit this summer called Platte River Runaway. Which they recorded in Louisiana at Tab's home studio, Whiskey Bayou Studios.

The Kris Lager Band has spent the better part of ten years on tour honing their sound, style, and message, including backing Mato Nanji, as Indigenous from 2007 to 2009. During that period they were featured on the Vanguard Records release Broken Lands produced by Jamie Candiloro (REM, Willie Nelson, Ryan Adams).
Their new album features recently departed blues legend Magic Slim on an impromptu off the cuff track, as well as a polished horn section on five of the cuts giving ‘Swagadocious’,  KLB’s fifth studio album a unique and undeniably fresh vibe.
KLB is spearheaded by singer, guitarist, and songwriter Kris Lager, who rips out face melting solos and hypnotic riffs. Jeremiah Weir on keyboards and percussions is the perfect melodic counterpart and always brings the high holiness to the stage. The backbeat of the band is brought to you by freestyle extraordinaire John Fairchild, who has logged seven years with the group and is a tour de force on the kit. Brandon Miller rounds out the ensemble on bass with a solid low end that holds it all together and a high kick Chuck Norris would be proud of.


For more information please contact:  Brandon Miller at 402-210-4747

http://www.youtube.com/user/krislagerband

http://www.reverbnation.com/krislagerband

 
SAVE 50% ON OPENING NIGHT PARTY PDF Print E-mail
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Written by QCSO   
Friday, 04 October 2013 15:21

Regularly $99
No silent auction, No raffles-just wonderful food, good friends, and fun. Then stroll down the street to the Adler Theatre for Masterworks I at 7:30, featuring a world premiere by composer Michael Torke and Brahms' First Piano Concerto performed by acclaimed pianist Jonathan Biss.
Attire is what you normally wear to the concert on Saturday night.

FOOD
Crab and asiago gougeres
Marinated boconccini, grape tomato, and basil bites
Thai chicken curry lettuce wrap with cilantro-arugula salad and Asian slaw
Lamb Kofta skewers with ginger-peanut dipping sauce
Pow Pow orange peel shrimp
and many more delectable selections by "Creative Catering 4U"
DRINKS
The bar is open for your favorite beverages
and there will be special drinks including the World Premiere of the
"Torke Twister"
and the
"Symphony 99"
to honor our 99th season!

 
Jason Aldean's "Night Train" Tour PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Stephani Nagle   
Friday, 04 October 2013 15:12

"NIGHT TRAIN TOUR"

JASON ALDEAN

WITH SPECIAL GUESTS

FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE

TYLER FARR

 

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

 

iWireless Center

Moline, IL

 

Tickets On-Sale Friday, 10/11 at 10am!!

 

 

Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com , the iWireless Center Box Office, or charge by phone at 800-745-3000.


 

JASON ALDEAN ANNOUNCES MOLINE SHOW ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 18 AT IWIRELESS CENTER ON HIS NIGHT TRAIN TOUR

 

Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr to Join Aldean

 

Nashville, TN - Friday, October 4th, 2013 - CMA Entertainer of the Year nominee Jason Aldean has become one of the biggest live touring acts in the nation, known for his high-intensity, unbridled performances, shows that sell out in just minutes and for smashing dozens of all-time venue attendance records.  Today the CMA and ACM Award winner announced that his Night Train Tour will stop in Moline on Saturday, January 18th at i wireless Center. Special guests Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr will open the show.

 

Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com , the iWireless Center Box Office, or charge by phone at 800-745-3000.

 

The Macon, GA native has sold more than 8.5 million copies of his five studio albums, notched 12 No. one singles including "Amarillo Sky," "Big Green Tractor," "Dirt Road Anthem" and his most recent chart-topper, the title track off his current PLATINUM album NIGHT TRAIN.

 

For a full list of tour dates and ticket info as it becomes available, visit www.jasonaldean.com, www.ticketmaster.com or www.livenation.com.

 

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HOLIDAY POPS PRE-SALE STARTS TODAY PDF Print E-mail
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Written by QCSO   
Friday, 04 October 2013 14:44
Make sure you get the best seats in the house for Holiday Pops. This year's concert features GRAMMY Award winning vocalist Debby Boone. Debby will sing all your holiday favorites, including I'll Be Home for Christmas, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, White Christmas, and more.

THIS SPECIAL PRE-SALE STARTS TODAY and runs through Monday, October 7


The first 100 tickets sold in person at either the i wireless Center box office in Moline or the Quad City Symphony Orchestra box office in Davenport will also receive a free ticket to the Festival of Trees and a free QCSO key chain flash light.

Light up your holiday season with tickets to this year's Holiday Pops!
This year's performance includes the Sanctuary Choir of First Presbyterian Church, Davenport, led by Steve Jobman, and the Quad City Youth Choir led by Mary Tallitsch. Tickets go on sale to the public on Monday, October 7.


Tickets must be purchased in person to qualify for the Festival of Trees tickets and keychain flashlights. Customers will receive one Festival of Trees ticket and one key chain flashlight for every Holiday Pops ticket purchased while supplies last.

 
QCSO Season Opens This Week PDF Print E-mail
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Written by QCSO   
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 14:51

Something for everyone at Masterworks season opener

The Quad City Symphony Orchestra starts its new season with a weekend full of celebration and music. This opening concert is anchored by a performance of Brahms' First Piano Concerto from the acclaimed pianist Jonathan Biss. The concert also includes a world premiere commissioned by the Quad City Symphony Orchestra from composer Michael Torke. And as if this wasn't enough, the audience will celebrate Benjamin Britten's 100th birthday by enjoying his Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra with an original and personalized narration from WVIK-Augustana Public Radio host and local personality Don Wooten. This season opening concert is an event not to be missed.

 

Masterworks I

Saturday, October 5, at 7:30 p.m.

Adler Theatre, Davenport

 

Sunday, October 6, at 2:00 p.m.

Centennial Hall, Rock Island

 

Masterworks I is sponsored by Margaret Burrows-Getz and Tom Getz, MD, in memory of Meg Burrows LeGrand

Click here to purchase tickets online

 
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