With the artist's February release Room Enough, Time Enough lauded by Glide magazine as “an early candidate for one of the top roots-music albums of the year,” folk singer/songwriter David Huckfelt headlines a concert at Davenport's Raccoon Motel on November 21, his winter recording also praised by Routes & Branches as “grounded in musicianship and songcraft, even as it invites the indwelling of spirits [and] voices across time, space, and culture.”

Best known as the lead singer for the Nashville-based rock outfit Liz Cooper & the Stampede, a group that NPR praised for delivering "a seamless balance of muted rhythmic sounds and propulsive drive that feels so good," Liz Cooper headlines a solo concert at Davenport's Raccoon Motel on November 19, the artist lauded by Rolling Stone as a talent who "pushes her strand of folk rock deep into psychedelic territory."

Lauded by Rolling Stone as an artist who delivers “hardscrabble honkytonk at its best, nodding to Johnny Cash and Buck Owens in equal measure,” country-music singer/songwriter Jeremy Pinnell headlines a November 17 concert at Davenport's Raccoon Motel, the musician's 2017 album Ties of Blood & Affection, Rolling Stone continued, “a stellar collection that could earn Pinnell comparisons to Sturgill Simpson.”

With their repertoire boasting seven studio albums, three EPs, seven singles, and 20 music videos, the heavy-metal rockers of Ice Nine Kills play East Moline venue The Rust Belt on November 21, the musicians touring in support of their October release The Silver Scream 2: Welcome to Horrorwood that debuted in the top 20 of the Billboard 200.

On November 18, the concert event Bee Gees Gold Tribute invites audiences to boogie on over to Rock Island's Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, where touring sensations John Acosta, Daryl Borges, and Jeff Celentano will recreate the look and sound of the brothers Gibb and unforgettable smash hits including “How Deep Is Your Love,” “Tragedy,” “You Should Be Dancing,” and the iconic “Stayin' Alive.”

Following hugely successful presentations of Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone in 2017, Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets in 2018, and Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban in 2019 – and also following an unexpected year off from the series – the Quad City Symphony Orchestra  returns to Davenport's Adler Theatre on November 20 to perform live accompaniment for Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire, the fourth movie smash adapted from J.K. Rowling's iconic fantasy/adventure novels.

Described by Jazz Times as “a brilliant young pianist and composer” and by I Dig Jazz as “a dynamic interpreter of standards,” Black Hawk College's director of instrumental music Corey Kendrick and his ensemble The Organ-ization make their debuts at Davenport's Redstone Room on November 21, with the group playing ebullient originals and jazz classics by Oscar Pettiford, Clifford Brown, Sonny Rollins, and more as guests in Polyrhythms' Third Sunday Jazz Series.

Wow, here’s a little bevy of surprises that tumbled into my Quad Cities-themed Bandcamp feed from seemingly out of nowhere. Well, specifically from ye olde Davenport. Keep the sieve open while you’re panning for Bandcamp gold and you’re gonna find some 24-karat nuggets in there before long, no matter where you look.

Performing locally in support of their 2020 sophomore album Green Room and its singles including “Bend,” “Ain't No Sunshine,” “Seize,” and “Underground,” the sibling punk rockers of Radkey play a November 5 concert at Davenport's Raccoon Motel, the young musicians praised by Atwood magazine for their “thick, slick rock and roll sound built on power chords and hypnotic vocal melodies.”

Lauded by Rolling Stone for delivering “the kind of sun-through-clouds loveliness that's been picking up indie rockers' spirits for ages,” the alternative rockers of Nada Surf headline a November 12 concert at Davenport's Raccoon Motel, with the band's most recent album Never Not Together described by Pop Matters as “the best record Nada Surf have made in quite a while, as it sees the indie-rock/power-pop group stress the need for more empathy in the world.”