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SKYNNY SKYNYRD & GENE ODOM Of Lynyrd Skynyrd. PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Andy Harris   
Monday, 13 June 2011 11:39
Gene Odom, an American writer and former bodyguard of Ronnie VanZant of LYNYRD SKYNYRD will be in the Quad-Cities on Thursday June 16th to work with SKYNNY SKYNYRD a Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute Show that will be playing at "STUGIS On The River" MISSISSIPPI RIVER MOTOR CYCLE RALLY at the Mississippi Valley Fair Grounds on Thursday night at 8:45PM.
GENE ODOM was (Skynyrd Founder & Lead Singer) Ronnie Van Zant's personal bodyguard and security manager for the Lynyrd Skynyrd band pre 1977, and has written three books about the band: Lynyrd Skynyrd: I'll Never Forget You[1] and Lynyrd Skynyrd: Remembering the Free Birds of Southern Rock.[2   and
and his new book RONNIE & ME.
Odom survived the plane crash that killed Ronnie Van Zant and othe members of Lynyrd Skynyrd, but is now disabled as a result of the plane crash.   Gene has written a third book and will have several Q & As about the original Lynyrd Skynyrd Band, the plane crash & introduce Skynny Skynyrd at Thursdays Skynyrd Tribute Show!.

SKYNNY SKYNYRD will be performing a set from the ONE MORE FROM THE ROAD Lynyrd Skynyrd show Thursday night at 9PM.
Gene Odom will be auctioning off a Hat & Jacket owned by Ronnie VanZant as well as selling his newest book at the Mississippi River Motor Cycle Rally.  for more information on the band call Andy at 309-235-5962 or call Gene for an interview at 352-303-0928.
SKYNNY SKYNYRD   The Ultimate Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute Show

Nova Singers Presents: Out of the Ordinary PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Nicole Andersen   
Monday, 06 June 2011 15:38

Nova Singers will kick off their 26th Season with their second “Out of the Ordinary Concert: Nova Singers and Friends,” on Sunday, June 12 at 6:30 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, 1600-20th Street, Rock Island, Illinois. Current members and alumni of Nova Singers will perform everything from classical to blues, from sacred songs to Broadway hits.

Audience members will enjoy hearing jazz tunes such as “When October Goes” and “How About You?”.  Many of the Nova Singers are church musicians and will offer handbell solos such as “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty”, an organ solo, “Rondo”, by Bull, and a vocal duet, “Be Still My Soul/ What a Friend We Have in Jesus.” A Nova family will present Broadway tunes such as “Anything You Can Do” and “Dites Moi”.  For the Gilbert and Sullivan fans, you’ll hear “Love, Unrequited, Robs Me of My Rest”. A string quartet will play a variety of pieces throughout the concert. All together, the Nova Singers, led by artistic director Laura Lane, will be performing some music from their recently recorded Christmas CD. And, for all the WVIK enthusiasts, there will be stories from Car Talk and Rock Island Lines.

This special event is a fund-raiser that will support the Nova Singers’ 26th Season. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, and students are free. Tickets will be available at the door. For more information, please contact Nova Singers at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . For information about recordings or other Nova Singers events, contact 309-341-7038, or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Or visit our Nova Singers Facebook page!

The Duttons come to The Old Creamery Theatre PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Shelley Klimes   
Monday, 06 June 2011 15:05

Amana - The Duttons, international touring and recording artists direct from Branson, Mo, will perform at The Old Creamery Theatre in Amana for two performances only on Friday July 15 at 3 and 7:30 p.m.

The Duttons play everything from bluegrass to classical in their shows, featuring a variety of instruments: violin, guitar, bass, viola, banjo, mandolin, keyboard, harmonica and drums among others. They have not only won recognition in national fiddling contestsand as studio musicians, but have also garnered praise and awards in classical violin competitions.

In addition to their instrumental virtuosity, The Duttons are accomplished singers and dancers and have been recognized as superb vocal talents. Behind the scenes, they have collaborated to create unique production ideas for their shows, which delight audiences.

The show is rated Theatre G and is a special event and not part of The Old Creamery’ sSeason Ticket or Discount Ticket offerings. Tickets are $31.50 for adults and$22.50 for students. Call the box office at 800-35-AMANA or visit the web site at

The Old Creamery Theatre Company is a not-for-profit professional theatre founded in 1971 in Garrison, Iowa. The company is celebrating 40 years of bringing live, professional theatre to the people of Iowa and the Midwest. We thank KGAN and Fox 28, our 2011 season media sponsor.

Adler Theatre - Spring Pops Special Ticket Offer PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jared Johnson   
Thursday, 02 June 2011 08:12
Don't Miss This Year's Spring Pops!
The Quad City Symphony Orchestra is once again bringing their performance season to a rock 'n' roll conclusion with this year's Spring Pops featuring Grammy-nominated performer Michael Cavanaugh, star of the Broadway hit Movin' Out, singing the music of Billy Joel and more.
Spring Pops will be featured at the Adler Theatre on Saturday, June 4 at 7:30 p.m.  Save 50% off on tickets purchased today through June 3 at 11:00 p.m. Click on the orange "Find Tickets" box below and enter the special offer code PIANO.
Spring Pops: The Music of Billy Joel and More
Saturday, June 4; 7:30 pm
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John Prine with special guest Iris DeMent
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Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
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Festival of Praise 2011 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Timm Dalman   
Thursday, 02 June 2011 07:56

Festival of Praise
Saturday September 3rd
LeClaire Park, Davenport

David Crowder Band
With special guest: Charlie Hall

Proceeds are going to improvements to Le Claire Park, our favorite Quad City venue!

Times and ticket information to be announced.

Event is sponsored by High Praise Unlimited.

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