Performing locally on February 4, Taylor Goldsmith – one of the co-founders of the acclaimed indie outfit Dawes – will headline an acoustic set at Davenport's Raccoon Motel, the singer/songwriter having also performed on albums by Jackson Browne, John Fogerty, Dave Rawlings, Sara Watkins, and his wife and This Is Us star Mandy Moore.

A three-time Grammy Award nominee, Emmy Award winner, and the recipient of multiple Blues Music Awards and Living Blues Critics' Awards, Chicago-blues singer and harmonica maestro Billy Branch plays Davenport's Village Theatre on February 9 in a fundraising concert for the Mississippi Valley Blues Society (MVBS), the critically lauded music sensation also serving as the resident artist for the first 2022 MVBS Blues in the Schools program.

Touring in support of their new EP the flower, a recording that Under the Radar magazine praised for its “towering guitars and sharp melodies,” the Cincinnati-based pop/folk ensemble Motherfolk headlines a February 3 concert at Davenport's Raccoon Motel, with the artists lauded by Divide & Conquest Music for their “vibe that is immediate, visceral, and even cathartic.”

Lauded by Rolling Stone as "one of country’s most fascinating young songwriters" and by Saving Country Music as "a big man with a high lonesome voice and heartfelt songs who is quickly rising up the independent country music depth charts," Joshua Ray Walker headlines a February 4 concert at Davenport's Raccoon Motel, an evening with the artist who, according to Pop Matters, "sings with a tear in his beer-stained voice about our shared destiny."

A platinum-selling singer, YouTube sensation, and winner of four Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, the 18-year-old pop star JoJo Siwa brings her national “D.R.E.A.M.” tour to Moline's TaxSlayer Center on February 4, the artist listed in 2020 as one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world.

A transcendent musical work that will be performed in two intermission-less concert experiences, Austrian composer Anthon Bruckner's Symphony No. 8 will, on February 5 and 6, be performed in its entirety as the latest presentations in the Quad City Symphony Orchestra's 2021-22 Masterworks series, this thrilling piece credited by BBC Music Magazine as one of “the 20 greatest symphonies of all time.”

Featured in Beyoncé's unforgettable performance piece Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé!, the musical talents of DRUMline Live! bring their riveting rhythms, bold beats, and ear-grabbing energy to the University of Dubuque's Heritage Center on January 26, this show-stopping family attraction created by the musical team behind the hit movies Drumline and Drumline: A New Beat.

In the Redstone Room's first concert event under the "All Sweat Original Series" banner, local songwriters are paired up alongside topnotch area musicians to act as their own personal backing band, with this January 20 explosion of community and fun showcasing three exceptional headliners on the Davenport stage: Randy Leasman, Erin Moore, and John Born.

With SputnikMusic.com praising their most recent album When We Were in Love as “larger than life in its indie-pop/rock sound,” adding that “shimmering synth, strong vocals, and endless energy are all constants throughout,” Mike Mains & the Branches headline a January 26 concert at Davenport's Raccoon Motel, the indie musicians described by Sunlight magazine as “a powerhouse of a band both in sound and lyrics.”

Boasting a discography encompassing more than two decades and collaborations with diverse artists ranging from The Doors and Eminem to Boyz II Men, and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, hip-hop and rap artist Tech N9ne plays East Moline's The Rust Belt on January 21, the musician currently touring nationally in support of his 2021 release Asin9ne.

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