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Local Indie Phenoms Reunite for Benefit Rock Show PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 08 August 2006 06:05

The Adaptors and Elbow at RIBCO Saturday August 26th, doors at 9pm. 

From the mid 90's when "indie" was still a fresh word, comes a reunion of two bands that is long overdue. The Adaptors, which included 3 of the 4 members of Driver of the Year, and Donnie Bobb (the Vow, Parlet, The Paradise Boys) will take the stage at RIBCO on Saturday August 26th with old friends Elbow, who play(ed) an unrelenting form of cosmic, long haired post punk/pre metal not often heard today, but much needed.


 It's been over ten years since these bands lit up the places like The Cavern, The Slowfish, or RIBCO together in front of hordes of beer swilling, angst ridden Quad Citizens. Well, they're back and it's for a good cause, so put on your Dinosaur Jr. shirt, grab the Otis cassette from the shoebox, and get down to RIBCO for a garaunteed helluva good time!



Live Music in August at Penguin's PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Morgan Johnson   
Sunday, 06 August 2006 14:15

Friday, August 18th

Tight Phantomz with Meth & Goats and ElNo (aka Leon)

Don't miss this Chicago indie rock band. In early 2004, TIGHT PHANTOMZ was voted Best Rock Entertainer at the 23rd Annual Chicago Music Awards and have recently been invited to participate in Brendan Canty's "Burn To Shine" DVD series with other Chicago artists such as Wilco, Tortoise and Shellac, just to name a few.

-----> More info: Friday, August 18th - Tight Phantomz ( with local bands Meth & Goats ( ElNo (aka Leon) - $6 Cover - Show starts @ 10 PM - 18 + Up - for more info visit


Friday, August 25th

Family Values After Party

Why go home? After the Family Values show continue the party at Penguin's with local bands, great drink specials + more!

-----> More info: Friday, August 25th - With Arms Crossed ( + more! - $5 Cover - Show starts @ 10 PM - 18 + Up - for more info visit


Tuesday, August 29th

An Albatross w/ Guerrilla Cadets - Killer Bear - The Ballet - Lazer Mountain

An Albatross (PENNSYLVANIA psychedelic hardcore) promises to incite a feel-good riot of a time; a psychedelic sonic orgasm. On tour after their June 2006 release of Blessphemy (of the Peace Beast Feast Giver and the Bear Warp Kumite).

-----> More info: Tuesday, August 29th - An Albatross ( w/ Guerrilla Cadets ( ) - Killer Bear ( The Ballet ( - Lazer Mountain ( - $6 Cover - Show starts @ 9 PM - (age requirment to be determined) - for more info visit

Sugarland Out, Sawyer Brown in at MVFair PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 04 August 2006 02:32
ImageDue to the illness of their lead singer, Sugarland has cancelled Saturday night's concert at the Mississippi Valley Fair in Davenport.  Long-time Quad City favorite Sawyer Brown has agreed to perform in Sugarland's place at the 8pm concert.

HERSONG,the Quad Cities Women's Chorus Open Sings PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Sandra H. Moore   
Thursday, 03 August 2006 02:36



HERSONG, the Quad Cities Women’s Chorus will be holding Open Sings on Thursday September 7 beginning at 7pm.  Open Sings will be held each Thursday during September at St John’s Lutheran Church located at 4501 7th Ave in Rock Island. Hersong needs singers and non-singers. Singing membership is open to women age 18 or older.  Non singing membership is open to men and women 18 years or older.  Non singing members provide technical assistance, marketing, administrative and other behind the scenes support to the chorus.  If you would like to learn more about Hersong or are interested in joining, please attend the Open Sings. 


The Hersong philosophy is to promote and develop women’s music as a significant expression of strength, dignity and sisterhood of all women, as well as social justice, world peace, cultural diversity, healing of the environment and harmony among all people and beings of Earth.


For general information, please call 866-746-4482 or visit the website at  For booking information, call 877-266-5474. 


Rude Punch at the RME PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jeff Jager   
Wednesday, 02 August 2006 08:06
Rude Punch on the Plaza at the RME


Saturday, August 5th Rude Punch will be performing live on the Plaza at the River Music Experience in downtown Davenport.  In cooperation with the Davenport One sponsored Art Stroll, Rude Punch will be playing outdoors on the Plaza, beginning at 7:30.  Rude Punch plays a unique blend of contemporary Reggae music mixed with roots style rock that results in a sound similar to bands like Sublime and Slightly Stoopid.  A heavy Reggae vibe combined with edgy guitar licks and rock rythyms make Rude Punch a band that you need to hear to truely appreciate.  You'll find yourself swaying and rocking to the beat and before long you'll be on the dance floor having the time of your life.

Make the RME plaza your destination this Saturday, August 5th, and be prepared to thoroughly enjoy a yourself.  You'll leave with a smile on your face and a song in your heart.

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