With the Phoenix Blues Society labeling her “one of the most distinctive and expressive vocalists to come around in a while,” Davina Lozier and her band of Vagabonds returns to Davenport's Redstone Room in a concert held in advance of the band's fall-tour stops between Jacksonville, Florida, and Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Credited for reviving the European genre of “Country and Irish” – an Irish musical form that blends North American country stylings with Celtic influences – Carter, at age 27, has released nine studio albums and three live albums to date, five of which reached number-one on the Irish Albums Chart.

Described by Downbeat magazine as “charismatic and immensely talented” and called a “jazz innovator” by Billboard, singer/saxophonist/composer Kelly not only headlines Polyrhythms' monthly “Third Sunday Jazz Workshop & Matinée Series” on September 17, but appears locally as the first scheduled performer in Quad City Arts' 2017-18 Visiting Artist Series.

Based in Little Rock, Arkansas, the touring musicians of Amasa Hines will perform a Moeller Nights concert steeped in the band's unique blend of soul, Afro-beat, psychedelic, blues, dub, and indie-rock stylings.

The Mississippi Valley Blues Society presents a special concert headlined by a two-time winner of the Blues Music Awards' “Best Instrumentalist – Bass” citation, as well as a Chicago-blues artist whom Downbeat magazine described as “a real crowd-pleaser.”

Codfish Hollow's annual two-day music festival will find its 2017 headliner performing sets as a solo artist and a band frontman, with folk-rock and Americana artist Nathaniel Rateliff gracing the Maquoketa-barn stage on both Friday and Saturday night.

Performing in support of her fourth album Chills & Fever, released this past spring, blues singer/songwriter/guitarist Samantha Fish returns to Davenport's Redstone Room in a stop on her nationwide September tour that takes the artist from Owensboro, Kentucky, to San Diego California.

Returning to the organization after 10 years of leadership under David Bowlin, Chamber Music Quad Cities founders, brothers, and Davenport natives Thomas and Gregory Sauer will perform alongside Bowlin in the fall concert for the ensemble's 24th season.

With this year's annual festival themed “A Night to Honor Our Heroes,” the 2017 QC Festival of Praise will benefit wounded soldiers and America's Gold Star families through proceeds to the Military Warriors Support Foundation, and will boast a headlining performance by Christian “folktronica” musician Crowder.

Described by NPR.org as “revered sludge-metal gods,” the rockers of EyeHateGod will play a special, Tuesday-night RIBCO concert on a tour that finds bandmates Jimmy Bower and Michael Williams in their 30th year with the group.