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Written by Stephani Nagle   
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 12:12

Cheap Thrill, Dive Bomb, Eleven Fifty Two & The Hooks Added to Bill

**After Party VIP Package Added**

QUAD CITY RockFEST

Saturday, July 19, 2014  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.

In addition to Night Ranger and Firehouse, Saturday night will also feature Cheap Thrill. Cheap Thrill includes Jeff Labar and Eric Brittingham of Cinderella, Cheney Brannan of Collective Soul and Brandon Gibbs of the Gibbs Brothers

Other acts announced include local recording artists Eleven Fifty Two who's second EP The Company drops this year, the area's best 80's Rock cover band, Divebomb, and local favorites The Hooks. The show will open with a 97xposure Battle of the Bands winner that be selected from a short list of finalists who first submit a video and are selected by 97X listeners and subsequently by a panel of judges at a battle of the bands contest to be held at Rascals on Thursday, June 26, 2014.

Concert goers can also purchase a VIP AFTER PARTY PACKAGE for $52.50 that includes a VIP concert ticket in the first 10 rows as well as admission to the Cheap Thrill After Party at Rascals (Patrons must be must be 21 years of age to attend after party). The After Party is exclusive to patrons who purchase the VIP After Party Package and is limited to the first 250 people. Don't miss your chance to party with the band up-close and personal after the festival!

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 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 www.ticketmaster.com. For additional information on the Quad City Rockfest visit www.quadcityrockfest.com.

Schedule*

MetroLink Parking Garage           3:15 pm                97xposure Winner

MetroLink Parking Garage           4:00 pm                The Hooks

MetroLink Parking Garage           4:55 pm                Eleven Fifty Two

iWireless Center                          6:00pm                 Divebomb

iWireless Center                         7:00 pm                Cheap Thrill

iWireless Center                         8:05 pm                Firehouse

iWireless Center                         9:30 pm                Night Ranger

*Bands and times subject to change

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