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Organist Delbert Disselhorst Featured in Concert Sunday, May 4, at 4:00pm PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Trinity Lutheran Church   
Friday, 11 April 2014 15:27

Dr. Delbert Disselhorst, Professor Emeritus of Organ at the University of Iowa, will be featured in concert on Sunday, May 4, at 4:00pm, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1330 13th Street, Moline, Illinois.  The program includes works by Sigfrid Karg-Elert, Helmut Walcha, Felix Mendelssohn, and J.S. Bach.

This concert is the opening program in a trio of organ recitals in 2014 celebrating the 40th anniversary of the dedication of Trinity’s pipe organ.  Handcrafted by the Canadian firm of Casavant Frères, the organ was dedicated March 17, 1974.  Designed using principles of organ construction dating back four centuries, Trinity’s Casavant organ resembles organs of Baroque Europe at the time of great organists such as Buxtehude, Sweelinck, and J.S. Bach.  The organ has 32 stops, comprised of 2050 pipes, spread over 3 keyboard divisions and pedal.  The Casavant opus 3200 organ at Trinity Lutheran Church was the first of its kind in Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois and remains a premiere instrument for the presentation of music by J.S. Bach and his contemporaries.

Delbert Disselhorst holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Illinois, and the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Michigan.  He was a recipient of a Fulbright grant in organ, studying with Helmut Walcha at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.  As a concert artist, Disselhorst has performed nationally throughout the United States, and internationally in Canada, Europe, and Korea.

This 4:00pm concert is free, and Trinity Lutheran Church invites the public to attend.

Trinity Lutheran Church is located at 1330 13th Street, Moline, Illinois.  For additional information contact the church at (309) 762-3624, or visit


QUAD CITY RockFEST Saturday, July 19, 2014 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Stephani Nagle   
Friday, 11 April 2014 14:56

3-11 pm

Seven Bands, Eight Hours of Rock Featuring Night Ranger and Firehouse

On Sale Friday, April 25 at 10 am!

The iWireless Center is teaming up with MetroLink and the City of Moline to bring the Quad City Rockfest to downtown Moline on Saturday, July 19, 2014 featuring Night Ranger and Firehouse.  This day-long event will feature bands inside the iWireless Center and outdoor on top of the MetroLink parking garage.  Don't miss a day of BBQ, beer, vendors, contests, and a huge line-up of acts.  Tickets go on sale Friday, April 25 at 10 am.  Watch for a complete line up of acts coming soon to

Night Ranger's debut album Dawn Patrol hit the charts hard, going instantly Top 40 with the now anthemic single, Don't Tell Me You Love Me.  They followed with a string of best-selling albums that sold more than 16 million copies worldwide. The band's popularity was fuelled by an impressive string of instantly recognizable hit singles and signature album tracks, including, (You Can Still) Rock In America, When You Close Your Eyes, Sister Christian, Sentimental Street, and Goodbye.

Firehouse arrived at the peak of the pop metal explosion releasing their first album in 1991 The group's melodic, commercial hard rock had immediate chart success; their self-titled debut went platinum and featured two Top 20 singles, Don't Treat Me Bad and Love of a Lifetime. The following year, Firehouse released their second album, Hold Your Fire, which went gold with the strength of their mega-hit When I Look Into Your Eyes.


Ticket prices $29.50 with a limited number of $45 VIP tickets and a limited number of $99 four-packs  and will go on sale Friday, April 25 at 10 am at the iWireless Center box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at 800-745-3000, or online at

7 Sins Sideshow with special guests Matt Woods and Jailhouse Poets PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Nicole Adams   
Friday, 11 April 2014 10:34
April 19th - 7 Sins Sideshow with special guests Matt Woods and Jailhouse Poets
Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 - 2nd Ave, Rock Island
Advance Tickets $8.00
Day of tickets $12.00
Show time 9:00 pm

Get Your Groove On Tonight! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Sarah Arp   
Friday, 11 April 2014 10:21

Come get your groove on TONIGHT (4-11-14) with the Tail Fins, a famous & local 50’s-80’s Classic Rock Band! Located at The Celebration Hall 1035 W Kimberly Rd Davenport, IA (CASI).  Presented by the Goldbook.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. & the Tail Fins will play from 7:30-10:30 p.m. It’s just $10 at the door and a cash bar with snacks.

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Written by Jared Johnson   
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 10:05

Davenport, IA-The Quad City Symphony Orchestra and WVIK-Quad Cities NPR are presenting Trio 826, a string trio including QCSO Principal Cellist Hannah Holman, as the fifth installment of their Signature Series. Trio 826 will be performing trios by composers that have a connection to the holocaust, either by being persecuted or helping the resistance. Trio 826 is performing on Sunday, April 13, at 3:00 p.m. at the Tri-City Jewish Center in Rock Island. This performance is presented by the Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities.

Trio 826 is comprised of Susanna Klein, violin; Hannah Holman, cello; and Julia Bullard, viola. The program will feature music by Gideon Klein, Hans Krasa, Ernst Krenek, Erno Dohnanyi, and Felix Mendelssohn. Trio 826 will be joined by Dr. Stephen J. Gaies, Director of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education and Professor of Languages and Literatures at the University of Northern Iowa. The concert will include discussion, reflection, and music. Trio 826 was created in 2011 by three friends to explore ideas for innovation in the performance of classical music.

The members of Trio 826 have vast experience as orchestral and chamber musicians, soloists, and educators. The mission of Trio 826 is to be an agent of change in the classical arena. Their hope is to be curious about their audience, risky in their presentations, and do everything it takes to bring classical music to life. Trio 826 performs new and standard repertoire in a variety of venues, from formal concerts to shows in intimate, informal, and unusual settings.  For 2012, the trio commissioned a work entitled "Soneando" by University of Northern Iowa Faculty Composer Robert Washut.

The Signature Series is presented by WVIK-Quad Cities NPR in collaboration with the Quad City Symphony Orchestra and Augustana College. Rebroadcast on WVIK, this versatile and intimate six-concert series features select members of the QCSO and visiting artists from across the nation. Under the artistic direction of the Quad City Symphony Orchestra's Concertmaster Naha Greenholtz, the Signature Series is a testament to the vitality of the classical music community in the Quad Cities. This performance by Trio 826 will be rebroadcast on WVIK-Quad Cities NPR 90.3 FM on Sunday, April 20, at 7:00 p.m.

WVIK/QCSO Signature Series

Forbidden: The Music of the Holocaust

Sunday, April 13, at 3:00 p.m.

Tri-City Jewish Center, Rock Island

Presented by the Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities

The Tri-City Jewish Center is located at 2715 30th Street in Rock Island. Tickets for the WVIK/QCSO Signature Series are $25, with a $10 student ticket available. Get your tickets today by calling 563.322.QCSO (7276) or visiting Tickets will also be available at the door.


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