DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 1, 2020) — The River Music Experience is expanding its new Curbside Concerts program thanks to a generous sponsorship gift from Russell Construction. The program, which began April 23, brings together local musicians and RME staff to provide live music in neighborhoods and community sites throughout the Quad Cities during a time of social distancing.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 9, 2020) — The River Music Experience is expanding their summer music camp, Kidstock, to include a new session focused on funk music and making all classes more affordable for participants.

Each week-long session of Kidstock gives students ages 8-18 the opportunity to learn from professional musicians, form a band with fellow campers, and finish the camp with a performance in the Redstone Room for all their friends and family.

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.

Bakersfield Outlaws will perform from 5-8PM. Like every Live@Five, it is completely free and for all ages. There will be a cash bar available to purchase beverages, and patrons are encouraged to bring food from Bad Boyz Pizza or Woodfire Grill, which are both located on the first floor of the RME building.

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.