Touring in support of their 2021 album Namesake that Folking calls "a wonderful dream of a record," the Midwestern artists of Them Coulee Boys headline a season-opening concert event at Maquoketa's Codfish Hollow Barn, their April 23 set also boasting performances by fellow Midwestern outfits the Wildwoods and Flash in a Pan.

Lauded by All About Jazz as musicians who possess "a seemingly effortless ability to put a song across with a bursting-with-life elan," the genre-hopping quartet LP & the Vinyl serves as the latest guests in Quad City Arts' Visiting Artists series, their April 25 through 29 area tenure demonstrating why The Jazz Owl raved, "If there is a group worthy of special attention and reintroduction in jazz, it is LP & the Vinyl."

A legendary vocal team that earned massively renewed popularity when two of duo's biggest hits were featured in the movie smashes Top Gun and Ghost, the Righteous Brothers – now composed of co-founder Bill Medley and Bucky Heard – play a special April 27 concert event at Davenport's Adler Theatre, the 50-years-strong outfit beloved for such iconic tunes as “You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'” and “Unchained Melody.”

A sonic master of progressive rock brings his long-awaited Davenport tour stop to the Adler Theatre on April 22, with the Alan Parsons Live Project performing from a repertoire dating back nearly 50 years and boasting such hits as "Sirius," which was famously employed used as entrance music for the Chicago Bulls during their 1990s NBA heyday.

Chart-topping blues musicians making their Crawford Brew Works debuts as part of the Bettendorf venue's and the Mississippi Valley Blues Society's fundraising Brews 'n' Blues Concert Series, the incendiary musicians of Mississippi Heat perform from their 12-album repertoire on April 22, delivering a night with musical talents who inspired Jazz Weekly to succinctly state, "Mississippi Heat will make you sweat."

With the Crossroads Blues Society deeming her "one of the up and coming stars in the blues world" whose album Harvesting My Roots "needs to be in your collection ... because you will get years and years of listening pleasure from it," Chicago-based artist Ivy Ford performs an April 21 concert at Bettendorf's Crawford Brew Works, her set the latest event in the fundraising Brews ’n’ Blues Concert Series hosted by Crawford and the Mississippi Valley Blues Society.

A trio of bona fide rap legends will combine their talents for an April 21 engagement as Molne's TaxSlayer Center, with the springtime tour stop for the “Dogg Dayz of Blaze Tour” boasting a sure-to-be-unforgettable evening with Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, and special guest Warren G.

Continuing the Redstone Room's concert-event programming under the "All Sweat Original Series" banner, in which local songwriters are paired up alongside outstanding area musicians to act as their own personal backing band, the Davenport venue will host three sensational headliners in its April 21 presentation: Soultru, Frankie Fontagne, and Zay.

Lauded by Rolling Stone, in 2019, as "#1 of 10 New Artists You Need to Know," and currently touring in support of their new album More Like Tomorrow, the Americana musicians of The Way Down Wanderers return to Davenport's Redstone Room for the first time in three years, their soulful April 27 set sure to demonstrate why Rolling Stone Country raved about their “intricate, hypnotic rhythms,” and why wrote, “Their live show is full of energy and just a damn good time.”

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