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Tickets to Bill Maher on sale this Friday! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Adler Theatre   
Wednesday, 11 June 2014 09:59

Tickets for Bill Maher go on sale this Friday, June 13, at 10:00 a.m.  Buy soon to get the best seats in the house! 

For more than twenty years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television.  First on "Politically Incorrect, and for the last twelve years on HBO's "Real Time," Maher's combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs have garnered him 32 Emmy nominations.

Sun., Nov. 23, 7:30 p.m.
Bill Maher
Live Stand-Up Tour
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Bill Maher has written five bestsellers, has received 32 Emmy nominations and his documentary "Religulous" is the 8th Highest Grossing Documentary ever.  Maher performs at least fifty dates a year in Las Vegas and in sold out theaters all across the country.  Get your tickets early to make sure you don't miss this opportunity!
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Volunteers Needed for Blues Festival PDF Print E-mail
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Written by MVBS   
Wednesday, 11 June 2014 09:51

The 30th anniversary Mississippi Valley Blues Festival couldn‘t succeed without over 200 volunteers to make it happen.  Volunteers receive free admission and a souvenir t-shirt, as well as the undying gratitude of the Mississippi Valley Blues Society.

These volunteer shifts are still available:

  • Thursday July 3, 4:30—8:30 Tokens and Gate
  • Thursday July 3, 8:30—11:30 Beer Tent, Tokens and Gate.
  • Friday July 4 and Saturday July 5, Help needed everywhere from 6:00—9:30 and 9:30—11:30

To volunteer, register online at www.mvbs.org.  Click on Fest, then Volunteer.

 
Mississippi Valley Blues Festival Tickets PDF Print E-mail
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Written by MVBS   
Wednesday, 11 June 2014 09:46

Free BluesFest Tickets for Veterans, Active Military

To honor those who have served and are serving our country, the Mississippi Valley Blues Society is offering a limited supply of free tickets for the Blues Festival to veterans and active military.  Thanks to an American Legion grant, MVBS has 150 tickets to give away for the Independence Day weekend.

The tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis, one ticket per proper credentials.  The tickets are good for either July 4 or July 5 at the BluesFest. (Gate admission is $25 per day.)

See Anna Winters, Special Events Office, on the Rock Island Arsenal, Building 60, 1st Floor, between the hours of 9:00 and 3:00, Monday through Friday through June 30.  309-782-5890.

Blues Festival Advance Tickets Available Now!

July 3-5 marks the 30th anniversary of the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival.  Earlier this year, the international Blues Foundation of Memphis TN recognized the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival with its Keeping the Blues Alive award for U.S. Festival—the equivalent of a lifetime honor—for, in their words, “one of the longest running, most prestigious blues festivals in the world.”  The Festival is the only major blues event in the nation entirely produced by an all-volunteer organization.

Advance tickets are now available for this world-class event.

  • Friday July 4 and Saturday July 5—each day $20 in advance;  $25 at the gate

Advance Tickets Available through June 30 at

  • Hy-Vee stores in the Quad-Cities, Clinton, and Muscatine
  • The Muddy Waters (1708 State St., Bettendorf)
  • Ragged Records (418 E. 2nd St., Davenport)
  • Co-Op Records (3727 Avenue of the Cities, Moline)
  • The Blues Society Office (102 S. Harrison Street, Davenport.  Call first: 563-32-BLUES)
  • Online through PayPal at www.mvbs.org

The Mississippi Valley Blues Festival is joining forces with the Red White & Boom event to present the Quad-Cities’ best fireworks display over the Mississippi River on Thursday July 3. For that date only, admission to the Tent Stage at Harrison Street is FREE. (Admission to the Bandshell Stage at Ripley Street is $10, gate only.)

Children 14 and under are admitted FREE when accompanied by a paying adult.

 
Cher to perform at the iWireless Center PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Stephani Nagle   
Wednesday, 11 June 2014 08:09

CHER'S HUGELY SUCCESSFUL 'DRESSED TO KILL' TOUR ADDS SHOW

in the Quad Cities on Wednesday, October 22. Tickets on sale Monday, June 16 at 10am

New York, NY...June 9, 1014...For immediate release...Cher who is currently on her 49-city D2K Tour will be adding a show in the Quad Cities at the iWireless Center on October 22, 2014. A complete schedule of the new dates, including previously announced shows, follow this release.

The D2K Tour is in support of Cher's Warner Bros. Records album Closer to the Truth which includes the No. 1 Dance hit 'Woman's World'. The tour has received rave reviews across the country:

"Cher turns 'farewell' tease into an exceptional entertainment ride. The truth is, Cher doesn't need to stop...she is in exceptional form, as a singer, entertainer and tour guide through her 50 years in show business. And it all worked magically under the vast, rainbow-colored umbrella known as 'Cher'" - Boston Globe

"It seemed that no one in the crowd would object to Cher's touring forever." - NY Times

"The Dressed To Kill tour is bigger, stronger and shinier than her last outing...A+."- Arizona Republic

"Belting catchy hits from 'The Beat Goes On' to the new 'Woman's World', the show further solidified her diva status." - NY Daily News

"Sorry Bey, but you've got nothing on this one...we'll give you about 35 more years and then we'll talk...Cher knows how to do the diva thing right!" - Houston Press

Tickets prices are $22.00, $42.00, $77.50, and $127.50 and go on sale Monday, June 16 at 10 am. Tickets are available at the iWireless Center box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at 800-745-3000, and online at www.ticketmaster.com. American Express cardholders will have a presale offer beginning Thursday, June 12 at 10 am.

 
Muscatine's Second Sunday Summer Concert Series PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Duffy DeFrance   
Thursday, 05 June 2014 13:40

The Second Sunday Summer Concert Series is getting underway.

Tlime: 6pm. Rain or shine

Place: Pearl Plaza Patio, 208 West 2nd Street, downtown Muscatine.

www.muscatineartscouncil.org

Facebook: Muscatine County Arts Council

Music Coordinator: Duffy De France 563-607-3213 Donations welcome

Free Family entertainment some seating available, or bring your own lawn chair

June 8: The Fry Daddies "not your ordinary lounge lizards"

July 13 - Crusin' with Max Collins and the band Classic Rock (member of the Iowa Rock  'n Roll Hall of Fame maxallancollins.com/music\

Aug 10 Cedar River Gentry (music between the World Wars) featuring Ron Hillis, musical member of the Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre Company (based in West Liberty)

Sept 14 The Creepin' Charlies Americana music

Wilton members on the Arts Council Board: Diana Gradert and Duffy De France (who is also member of the West Liberty Area Arts Council)

Wilton businesses who are supporting the concert series: Oak Tree Homes and ITP Intergrated Technology Partners

 
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