Beautiful and evocative artworks by a pair of area talents will find a home at the MidCoast at Bucktown Gallery from February 8 through March 28, with the Davenport venue hosting a showcase of collage works by Amber Williams and paintings by Jane Doty.

Praised by Americana Highways for his “great storytelling sense and beautiful melodies,” as well as for being “a triple-threat as a new Americana artist,” outlaw-country sensation Cody Jinks takes the stage at Davenport's Adler Theatre on February 6, the artist having inspired Saving Country Music to rave, “Cody Jinks country is the best of both worlds, carrying all the twang and grit you’d ever want, but with the singer/songwriter sentiments that challenge the best poets from country to Americana.”

Based in the Chicago area, the spirited genre-blenders of Classical Blast bring their stage show From Bach to Rock to Maquoketa's Ohnward Fine Arts Center on February 8, thrilling audiences with a unique meld of classical and rock tunes that has led to the sextet opening for such varied artists as Joan Jett, Michael McDonald, Don Felder of the Eagles, and The Orchestra featuring members of ELO.

Lauded as the highest-ranking vocal group in the history of TV's competition series America's Got Talent, the vocal dynamos of the Texas Tenors bring their national tour to Davenport's Adler Theatre on February 12, with two talents from this chart-topping, Emmy Award-winning trio Iowa natives performing once again in their home state.

A multi-platinum-selling singer/songwriter with the distinction of having earned six American Country Awards in one year, chart-topping superstar Jason Aldean brings his “We Back Tour” to Moline's TaxSlayer Center on February 13, treating country fans to a thrilling repertoire that boasts nine studio albums – including last fall's 9 – and a remarkable 21 number-one singles to date.

A true-life tale involving social reformer Frederick Douglass, iconic author Harriet Beecher Stowe, and the United States' first public discussions about abolition, the historical drama Sons & Daughters of Thunder will be screened at the Moline Public Library on February 6, with the locally produced film boasting the talents of filmmakers Kelly and Tammy Rundle and more than two dozen familiar area performers.

A celebration of the human body's most fascinating facets as viewed through abstract illustrations will grace the Beréskin Gallery & Art Academy from February 1 through 28, with the Bettendorf venue hosting colorful, captivating works by Bettendorf artist Kaitlin Walsh in her new exhibition Anatomy of the Senses.

An artistic talent whose works are so voluminous they're currently on display in two separate galleries in St. Ambrose University's Galvin Fine Arts Center, former Quad Citian and SAU alumna Rosalind Wilcox showcases her Finding God in the Dark: A Retrospective Exhibition in the university's Catich and Morrissey Galleries through March 6, the works created by a legally blind artist who also enjoys careers as a singer, songwriter, percussionist, and guitarist.

Always an eagerly awaited series at the Figge Art Museum, the continuing Young Artists at the Figge exhibition, running through May 3, finds the Davenport venue again celebrating the accomplishments of budding creative talents of local elementary art students, their works on display in eight individual exhibits accompanying Recognition Days.

Touring in support of his 2019 release Fire & Brimstone, a recording the Digital Journal called “authentic and compelling” and “one of his best albums to date,” country-rock superstar Brantley Gilbert takes the stage at Moline's TaxSlayer Center on January 30, his career achievements including multi-platinum sales, a trio of studio-album chart-toppers, and a “Favorite Country Music” citation from the American Music Awards.

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