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Derby Day with the QCSO PDF Print E-mail
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Written by QCSO   
Friday, 26 April 2013 09:08

The afternoon of races, live music, food, and fun begins at 2:30 p.m. and concludes after the running of the Kentucky Derby.
Arsenal Island Golf Club
Rock Island, IL

New this year will be live music from QCSO musician Ben Lorentzen and his blue grass band comprised of professional musicians and members of the Quad City Symphony Youth Orchestras playing side-by-side.

Live auction items include a french meal for eight prepared by the QCSO’s new Executive Director Benjamin Loeb and served with live music in your home; a week's stay in a vacation home just outside Estes Park, Colorado; the perfect picnic package to Riverfront Pops with tickets for 8, food from the Barrel House, and wine and cheese from The Grape Life; a romantic “staycation” package courtesy of Hotel Blackhawk, Spa Luce, Bix Bistro, and BolEro Unique; and even more exciting prizes! For up-to-the-minute detail on these exciting auction items, visit

Tickets are $75 per person or $520 for a table of eight. The price includes a buffet of traditional Derby cuisine, live music, a bourbon tasting, prizes for each of the horse race contests, giant screens for enjoying the Kentucky Derby, and a commemorative Derby Day mint julep glass.

All proceeds from Derby Day benefit youth music education in the Quad Cities.

Be sure to follow this event and watch for announcements on facebook.


This Weekend at Adler Theatre - Cast of Impractical Jokers Live & Bill Cosby PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Adler Theatre   
Thursday, 25 April 2013 07:45
Cast of Impractical Jokers Live - April 26

You've seen the cast of Impractical Jokers on TV.  Now come see Q, Sal, Joe and Murr live on Friday, April 26. For tickets to the show, click here. Want to meet the guys?  Click here for meet and greet tickets.  Patrons need to purchase a ticket to the show to purchase a ticket for the meet and greet.  The meet and greet will take place after the performance.


Bill Cosby - April 27

One of America's most beloved comedians of all time, Bill Cosby, has captivated generations of fans with his comedy routines, iconic albums and best-selling books.  Bill Cosby is coming to the Adler Theatre for a very special evening this Saturday, April 27.  Find tickets here!

Wax Cannon releases album - I'm Afraid of Birds PDF Print E-mail
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Written by David Murray   
Thursday, 25 April 2013 07:43

The Iowa City band Wax Cannon has recently released its sixth album entitled I'm Afraid of Birds on Commie Martyr Records. I would like to know whether you'd be interested in receiving a CD copy for your collection and consideration for review in the River Cities Reader. It is available from the online sites Spotify, I-tunes and through as well as the Record Collector in Iowa City.

Quad City Wind Ensemble Concert Sunday, April 28 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 24 April 2013 14:46
2012 American Prize winning Quad City Wind Ensemble concludes season on Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 3:00pm

The 27th season of the Quad City Wind Ensemble continues Sunday, April 28th at 3:00pm.  The concert will feature marimba soloist Caitlin Thom, winner of the 2013 Charles B. DCamp Young Performer’s Audition.  Thom, a junior at Pleasant Valley High School, will perform the third movement of Eric Ewazen’s Marimba Concerto.

In addition to the solo performance appearance, Thom received a $250 scholarship for private study.  Second place winner Kayla Jackson, flute, a Rock Island High School senior, received a $150 scholarship.  Third place and a $100 scholarship went to bassoonist Gabrielle Hartman, a Muscatine High School freshman.

Conducted by Brian L. Hughes, the QCWE will perform works by the “Greatest Generation” of wind band composers, including Howard Hanson, John Barnes Chance, Clifton Williams, and Francis McBeth.  The concert will immediately be followed by a reception with free refreshments and homemade treats.

Admission in $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and FREE for all students through 12th grade.   See attached poster for details. We hope you can join us at the Galvin Fine Arts Center on the campus of St. Ambrose.

Visit for more information.

Just for Mother's Day: Laughter with Chonda Pierce! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by New Anthem   
Wednesday, 24 April 2013 14:32

Chonda Pierce

"Girl Talk"

7:00 p.m. May 9

Adler Theater
136 East Third Street
Davenport, Iowa

With special guest: Geoff Moore

Gift a gift of joy and laughter with a really great time at Chonda Pierce, going into Mother's Day this year!

Thursday of Mother's Day Weekend, give her a night to remember!

Chonda Pierce, The Queen of Clean Comedy is hitting the road to bring you her cheerful unpretentious Southern charm, a healthy dose of laughter and a whole bag of new tricks you won’t want to miss.

Girl Talk with Chonda Pierce and special guest Geoff Moore is an unscripted and fun-filled take on a talk show atmosphere.

Tickets are on sale now!
* Tickets are $22 & $27
* Groups of 10+ are $19 (price level 2 ticket area only)
* Call (563) 326-8522 or email the Box Office at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to arrange group seating.

Tickets available here:
* Adler Theatre Box Office
* Online at Ticketmaster here: Get Tickets
* Charge by phone at 800-745-3000
* and at all Ticketmaster outlets

Adler Theatre Box Office:
136 East Third Street
Davenport, Iowa 52801
Phone 563-326-8555
The Adler Theatre Box Office operates Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The Box Office is closed on weekends and evenings, unless it is an event day where hours will vary.

Internet Purchasing: Online at Ticketmaster here: Get Tickets

Charge By Phone: call Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000

Ticketmaster Outlets:
· Bettendorf, IA: HY-Vee, 2900 Devils Glenn Rd.
· Davenport, IA: HY-Vee, 2200 West Kimberly Rd.
· Davenport, IA: Walmart, 3101 West Kimberly Rd.
· Davenport, IA: Walmart, 5811 Elmore Ave.
· Moline, IL: Walmart, 3930 - 44th Avenue Dr.
· Silvis, IL: HY-Vee, 2001 5th St.

Event website and information: Adler Events

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