Nashville’s crunchy indie rock outfit Airpark and Toronto-based garage rock/surf pop crew Goodbye Honolulu land at the Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel on March 27. While both bands retread some time-honored rock tropes that have been swirling around the indie sphere for years, they each bring enough earworm vocal hooks and confident guitar work to stand out from the crowd.

Rozz Tox’s Outlet series of experimental and electronic music offers up one of the most exciting local bills in recent memory with the arrival of Chicago’s ascendant Teklife footwork producer DJ Taye on March 22, performing with support from Collidescope and AppleTree.

Anti-comedy legend and parodic crooner misfit Neil Hamburger visits the Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel on March 17.

NYC-based “sci-fi fusion” trio Consider the Source brings its pyrotechnic-laden prog opuses to the Redstone Room stage on March 14.

Rozz Tox links up Cave Light and Harakiri, a pair of Minnesotan indie/psych-rock bands, with Quad Cities-based openers Condor & Jaybird and Bold Little Airwave on March 20.

Parker Gispert, the frontman of garage-rock revivalists The Whigs, goes in a new direction for the solo material on display in his Moeller Nights headliner set at the Triple Crown Whiskey Bar and Raccoon Motel on February 27.

Dreamer Boy, the '80s-worshipping white-boy-R&B/“lo-fi hip-hop beats to relax and study to”-core project of Nashville-based singer Zach Taylor, plays a Moeller Nights concert at Davenport's Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel on February 20.

Winnipeg-based dream-pop crew Lev Snowe and Peoria's psych-rock band The Golden Fleece bill together at Rock Island's Rozz-Tox on Sunday, February 24.

NYC-based brother-brother-sister trio Bailen lands at the Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel for a Moeller Nights concert on February 24. While the siblings’ natural synergy as vocalists makes for some thrilling group harmonies and trade-off leads, the band's collective sense of arrangement and production proves to be just as striking.

The first Moeller Nights Fest, previously known as GAS Fest, lands at The Rust Belt in Moline from February 14 to 16, and its stacked lineup covers a spectrum of contemporary rock, country, and singer/songwriter fare in step with Sean Moeller’s homespun yet progressive curatorial inclinations.

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