For his “new” album MOKSHA, released in early April via Missouri-based label Powdered Hearts Records, Davenport-based songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Brock Robinson unearthed a batch of material that he had originally written and produced around 2008. In the album’s liner notes on Bandcamp, Robinson declares, “I intended it to be the last organized production that I ever made. As I sunk into the depths of schizophrenia I made about 10 or 11 songs all of which were intended to be my swan song.”

A beloved, Grammy-winning country ensemble fueled by Marty Raybon's distinctive vocals and the band's skilled musicianship, the country stars of Shenandoah play an April 16 concert at Davenport's Rhythm City Casino Resort Event Center, with the group's collection of chart-topping singles including such fan favorites as "Sunday in the South," "Next to You, Next to Me," and "If Bubba Can Dance (I Can, Too)."

A Grammy-winning musician whose style, according to All About Jazz, "borrows from the fabric of reggae, blues, jazz and pop to provide a totally enjoyable experience," Terrance Simien and his musical outfit the Zydeco Experience headline an April 16 concert event at Davenport's Redstone Room, the bandleader performing locally with Danny Williams on keyboards, Stan Chambers on bass, Lance Ellis on saxophone; Ian Molinaro-Thompson on drums, and Revon Andrews on trombone.

Iconic, chart-topping rockers tied with Michael Jackson for scoring six Grammy Awards in a single night, the artists of Santana bring their “Blessings & Miracles Tour” to Moline's TaxSlayer Center on April 15, the band currently celebrating its remarkable 53rd year of performance and status as one of the most influential and popular rock outfits of all time.

Performing locally as a special Easter Day treat for jazz fans, the Ron Tegeler Organ Trio enjoys an April 17 set as featured guests in Polyrhythms' Third Sunday Jazz Series, their concert at Davenport's Redstone Room showcasing the talents of a headliner who has studied and performed with such jazz greats as David Baker, Bobby Shew, Dan Haerle, Jim Rotondi, and John Goldsby.

Touring in support of his latest release Stone Crazy that Blues Matters! deemed “vocally exquisite, musically phenomenal,” and “a blues album to cherish,” acclaimed vocalist, guitarist, and harmonica player Kevin Burt performs an April 14 concert set at Crawford Brew Works in Bettendorf, the artist lauded by Living Blues as "a serious songwriter who knows how to craft music to fit his personality, and no one delivers this brand of music better than he does."

Performing in support of their second album Tell Tale Heart – which debuted at number seven on Billboard's Blues Albums chart last fall – the Quad Cities musicians of the Avey Grouws Band play an April 15 concert at Davenport's Redstone Room, demonstrating why Goldmine praised their 2021 release for its “adept arrangements, clear confidence, and a decidedly agile approach as far as the shifts in style.”

With his most recent album Change in Me described by Rootstime as “an enticing journey of jazz, blues, and rock” resulting in a “melting pot of sounds,” blues-guitar legend Eddie Turner headlines an April 15 concert event at Bettendorf's Crawford Brew Works, with Blues Blast magazine saying that the artist “shines like a diamond” and Guitar Player magazine lauding Turner's “otherworldly, atmospheric guitar style.”

With the band's formidable list of credits and accomplishments including five Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and status as one of the best-selling music acts of all-time, the pop-rock musicians of Chicago bring the group's legendary sound to Moline's TaxSlayer Center on April 19, its 55-year repertoire including such chart-topping smashes as “If You Leave Me Now,” “Look Away,” and “Hard to Say I'm Sorry.”

With their most recent album Brothers described by Sounds Like Nashville as a recording that showcases the duo's “talent for delivering exuberance in their music” and “positive spirits and honest chemistry,” Nashville's LOCASH plays Davenport's Rhythm City Casino Resort Event Center on April 14, performing from a repertoire that has found chart-topping hits in “I Know Somebody” and “One Big Country Song.”