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.

Performing as a Moeller Nights headliner on January 25, Trevor Sensor’s full-length LP debut bears the title Andy Warhol’s Dream, which should instantly give you an idea of the palette he works within. Vaguely nostalgic garage rock? Check. Evocations of the heyday of the 1960s? Definitely. A tongue-in-cheek view of art across the generations as being locked in a state of constant regurgitation and self-consumption? Oh yeah.

Pony Bradshaw touches down at the Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel for Moeller Nights on January 29 in conjunction with the release of his debut full-length album Sudden Opera.

Nashville’s The Medium brings its baroque strain of '60s-worshipping indie pop/rock to the Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel on January 30. Seemingly born in a basement closet full of dusty British Invasion LPs, The Medium apparently surveyed all of what the U.K. had to offer in the mid-20th Century and settled on a sound somewhere between the tracks that appear on the A-side of Magical Mystery Tour and, well, the tracks that appear on the B-side of Magical Mystery Tour.

Singer/songwriter Lillie West helms the Chicago-based grunge-rock/dream-pop project Lala Lala (playing Rozz-Tox on January 21) from the persona of the disaffected slacker youth who is quite capable – perhaps secretly, and to her own chagrin – of putting in some serious work to untangle her life’s problems.

Owen, January 18

Mike Kinsella, who performs locally as a Moeller Nights headliner on January 18, records solo music under the moniker Owen, and the Chicago-based living legend earned his stripes over decades of peerless songwriting at the front, or co-front, of projects who would come to define then-emerging, '90s-born styles such as emo, indie rock, and math rock.

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