Appearing in an April 29 Moeller Nights concert at Davenport's The Stardust, the acclaimed indie-rock artists of Rogue Wave will deliver, in its entirety, a live performance of the group's Asleep at Heaven's Gate in celebration of its 10th-anniversary reissue, the 2007 album having been deemed “an incredible pop-rock journey” by Chicago Now and, according to Variety, “a satisfying full-length that grows more pleasurable with each listen.”

With the Chicago Tribune deeming him “an artist who makes deeply introspective music that by turns can project a hazy, late-night vibe or a lighter, sunnier flavor,” the 21-year-old rap and hip-hop musician Kweku Collins headlines a Daytrotter concert on April 27, his most recent LP Grey praised by HipHopDx.com for its creator “effortlessly conjuring melodies that gracefully tread the line between spoken word and rap.”

For its latest full-length family concert, conductor Mark Russell Smith and the Quad City Symphony Orchestra will celebrate space – the final frontier – in the Adler Theatre's April 28 event QCSO: A Space Odyssey, an afternoon of thrilling and inspiring compositions familiar to fans of everything from Star Wars to Harry Potter to The Flintstones Meet the Jetsons.

Serving as the final guests in Quad City Arts' 2017-18 Visiting Artists series, the chamber musicians and educators of the Akropolis Reed Quintet will perform their public concert at St. Ambrose University on April 26, treating attendees to an ensemble praised by Ioregon ArtsWatch for its “clear, richly-textured, well-rehearsed group dynamics,” and by Fanfare magazine for its “imagination, infallible musicality, and huge vitality.”

Winner of five Grammy Awards and three citations as Bass Player magazine's “Bass Player of the Year,” jazz-fusion and funk-rock artist Victor Wooten headlines a special Redstone Room concert co-presented by the River Music Experience and Polyrhythms, his April 25 engagement demonstrating why Wooten made the lineup in Rolling Stone's 2011 survey of the “Top 10 Bassists of All Time.”

Cited by Rolling Stone as among the “10 New Country Artists You Need to Know,” the Farewell Angelina quartet performs an April 21 concert at Maquoketa's Ohnward Fine Arts Center, its sound described by Roughstock.com as “stunning,” and its musicians, according to TasteOfCountry.com, a “super-group of über-talented female musicians, songwriters, and vocalists.”

With AllMusic.com calling him “a singer/songwriter with a robust, full-throated wail and knack for pairing Stones-ian hooks and Dylan-esque wordplay,” pop, Americana, and alt-country musician Kyle Craft appears as the Moeller Nights headliner on April 24, his signature sound described by Rolling Stone as a “poetic gumbo of Southern roots, electric folk, and preening glam rock.”

Appearing in an April 22 stop on the band's international “Good News Tour,” Rend Collective will fill Rock Island's Heritage Church with contemporary-Christian celebration via Northern Ireland, its gifted Celtic musicians praised by TheChristianBeat.org for their “shouts of energetic praise and moments of bittersweet thought,” as well as a repertoire in which “captivating sounds meet comforting lyrics.”

Winners of four Blues Music Awards and a 2012 Grammy Award for Best Blues Album, the 12-piece talents of the Tedeschi Trucks Band take the Adler Theatre stage on April 17, filling the Davenport venue with the exhilarating sounds that led the Denver Post to praise the group's “stellar musicianship” and the Philadelphia Inquirer to extol its “joy-filled blast of blues, soul, and rock.”

Four extraordinary female musicians will enjoy sets as Moeller Nights headliners on April 14 and 16, the former date bringing with it an initimate concert boasting alternative-country sensation Caitlin Rose, and the latter showcasing the acclaimed indie-folk talents of Mackenzie Howe, Kinsey Lee, and Sharon Silva in the singing trio's five-piece outfit The Wild Reeds.

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