DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 18, 2020) — The River Music Experience (RME) is excited to announce that Great Sounds Promotions, a local nonprofit that promotes music and music education in our community through jazz concerts and workshops, is officially joining the RME family of programs.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 9, 2019) — QC Beats, an online audio-streaming service highlighting local musicians, is taking its second round of submissions starting on October 15 through November 2. Built in partnership with the Davenport Public Library, River Music Experience, and St Ambrose University, QC Beats was created to showcase original music from Quad City musicians.

DAVENPORT IOWA (September 11, 2019) — The River Music Experience (RME) is proud to announce two new programs: The KIX Orchestra and RME Community Youth Band. As part of its mission to support and grow the local music community, the RME is taking these programs under its wing in order to ensure their future.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 21, 2019) — The River Music Experience's Live@Five concert for tonight has been moved inside the RME Hall due to weather.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 11, 2019) — The River Music Experience (RME) is celebrating its 15th anniversary with three free concerts for all ages throughout the week.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 3, 2019) — The River Music Experience's Summer Live@Five concert series kicks off this Friday, June 7, featuring Blues Rock-It. Blues Rock-It is a high-energy blues and soul band based out of the Quad Cities.

Almost every Friday in June through September, at 5PM, members of the community can come experience live music that is completely free and for all ages.


DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 22, 2019) — The River Music Experience has named Tyson Danner as its new Executive Director. The nonprofit music-organization — which will celebrate its 15th Anniversary this summer — has provided educational programs and concerts in its downtown Davenport location since 2004. The RME will conduct a fundraising campaign April 26-May 10 to support its educational outreach-programs.

DAVENPORT - The River Music Experience, in partnership with Polyrhythms, is excited to bring world-renowned bassist Victor Wooten for a concert in the Redstone Room on April 25th. Wooten will also host a workshop on the day of the concert.

DAVENPORT - The River Music Experience is excited to bring dobro master and 14-time Grammy winner Jerry Douglas to the Redstone Room on March 9th. Kendra Swanson will perform as the opening act.


DAVENPORT - The River Music Experience, in partnership with local live music photographers presents Light and Sound, the inaugural exhibition in the Arts Build Communities series.

The exhibition celebrates the Quad Cities' local music scene in photography. Photographs of local bands and musicians will be on exhibit in the 2nd floor gallery of the River Music Experience from January 20th through March 7. The prints will be available for sale during this time.