Sunday, October 15, 6 p.m.

The Redstone Room, 129 Main Street, Davenport IA

Themed “The Many Voices of Vibes,” the latest concert in Polyrhythms' monthly “Third Sunday Jazz Workshop & Matinée Series” will be headlined by vibraphonist and Knox College professor Malley and her ensemble, with local musician and Black Hawk College professor Crockett performing as the quintet's trumpet player.

Performing a Moeller Nights concert a mere 11 days after the release of the band's fourth album Companion, the musicians of Humming House will showcase the roots-rock and bluegrass talents that led BestNewBands.com to praise the group's “beautifully honest” vocals and instrumentation delivered with “a bold approach and brazen feeling.”

Having previously recorded Daytrotter sessions in 2011 and 2012, Seattle-based singer/songwriter Shenandoah Davis returns to the Quad Cities for an intimate concert at Rozz-Tox, showcasing not only her acclaimed indie-pop vocals, but piano skills lauded by Daytrotter founder Sean Moeller: “It's like a flock of peacocks are spreading their wings right out there in the middle of an Independence Day fireworks celebration's grand finale.”

Composed of the same quartet that co-founded the group more than 10 years ago, The Menzingers will play RIBCO on October 12 in support of the punk rockers' latest LP After the Party, a February release that SputnikMusic.com called “not only the band's strongest album lyrically, but their most upbeat, fun, and catchy record yet.”

A three-time Grammy nominee and winner of 1996's CMA County Music Video of the Year Award, Junior Brown will share with Redstone Room audiences the signature country-Western talents that led Rolling Stone to place the artist's 12 Shades of Brown on its 2015 list of “50 Country Albums Every Rock Fan Should Own.”

What do composer Cole Porter, chart-topping singer/songwriter Jonathan Coulton, and President George W. Bush's grandfather have in common? They were all members of Yale University's esteemed a cappella ensemble the Whiffenpoofs, whose 2017 iteration performs locally on October 8.

An acclaimed beatboxing string trio revered for its unique sound and upbeat performance style, the musicians of Infinitus perform two local concerts as Quad City Arts Visiting Artists, sharing the talents that led the Vancouver Sun to write, “It's amazing the musical concoctions these three award-winning musicians can cook up with just a violin, viola, cello, and some vocalizations.”

One of the most amply rewarded performers in recent county-music history brings his “All-American Road Show” to Moline in a concert showcasing the 2016 winner of two Grammys, two Country Music Association Awards, two ASCAP Country Music Awards, and five Academy of Country Music Awards.

For its October 5 RME Member Appreciation Show, Davenport's River Music Experience will host both a concert and a movie, as musician Dan Tedesco will precede his alt-folk and -rock set with a screening of Chasing the Lightning, the new documentary that follows the singer/songwriter through many months of touring performances.

Returning to the Quad Cities for the third time since her company's founding in 2012, Eldridge native and Executive Director Amy Kozol Sanderson's Ballet 5:8 delivers a quartet of one-act ballets inspired by the challenges of present-day cultural tensions.

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