Taking place in conjunction with the five-year anniversary of All Sweat Productions – a frequent gathering of local musicians who, over the years, have performed tributes to such icons as Prince, Aretha Franklin, Eric Clapton, James Brown, and Green Day – Abbey Road will be celebrated in an August 7 concert event at Rock Island's Shwiebert Park, with area artists recreating the legendary album in its entirely just as they did in 2016.

Touring in support of his forthcoming album that Rolling Stone has called the “most stylistically expansive and sharply focused” of the artist's career, country, blues, and Americana singer/songwriter Charley Crockett headlines an August 6 concert at the Raccoon Motel, the musician's discography already boasting seven studio albums and 23 singles over a mere seven years.

A pair of noted rap and hip-hop stars take the stage at the TaxSlayer Center on August 1 when the Moline amphitheater presents an evening with chart-topping talent Lil Durk and streaming sensation Icewear Vizzo, artists making their Quad Cities debuts on the latest leg of the “Smurkchella Reloaded” national tour.

Returning to a weekend of live performances following last year's virtual version of the event, the Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival will, from August 5 through 7, again enjoy residency at the Rhythm City Casino Resort Event Center, with the Davenport venue hosting no fewer than 25 individual sets by nine assemblages of thrilling jazz talents.

Unforgettable hits such as “Hound Dog,” “Jailhouse Rock,” “All Shook Up,” and other classics will have Coralville Center for the Performing Arts audiences dancing in the aisles during the August 7 stage celebration Joseph Hall: Rock N Roll Remember, a salute to the King of Rock 'n' Roll led by one of the United States' most lauded tribute artists and a former competitor on America's Got Talent.

A chart-topping country star wraps up both the Mississippi Valley Fair's grandstand concert series and the 2021 fair itself with the August 8 arrival of Craig Morgan, the singer/songwriter and acoustic guitarist responsible for such Billboard top-10 hits as My Kind of Livin', That's Why, and This Ole Boy.

The rare genre-crossing performer who has been awarded both a Grammy Award and a Latin Grammy Award in additional to numerous additional accolades, hip-hop, pop, and crunk musician Pitball headlines the August 7 grandstrand concert at the Mississippi Valley Fair, the artist's credits including the chart-topping Pitbull Starring in Rebelution and Global Warming and the double-platinum-selling Planet Pit.

Appearing as the fifth grandstand act in this year's Mississippi Valley Fair, the chart-topping country musicians of Old Dominion perform hits from their acclaimed, three-album repertoire on August 6, the popular touring ensemble having scored four Academy of Country Music Awards and eight top-10 Billboard singles over the past six years.

Boasting 16 number-one singles on the Billboard Mainstream Rock charts, the most of any band in history, the post-grunge and alternative-metal icons on Shinedown perform the August 5 grandstand concert at the Mississippi Valley Fair, the group's list of chart-topping songs including “Get Up,” “Monsters,” “Attention Attention,” and 2020's “Atlas Falls.”

With their most recent album, 2019's Brothers, described by SoundsLikeNashville.com as a recording that showcases the duo's “talent for delivering exuberance in their music” and “positive spirits and honest chemistry,” Nashville's Locash serves as the Mississippi Valley Fair's August 4 grandstand headliners, performing from a repertoire that has found chart-topping hits in “I Know Somebody” and “One Big Country Song.”