Performing in their first Midwestern concert following a Southern tour through Louisiana and Texas, the four-piece ensemble Shallow Side plays RIBCO in support of the band's 2017 One, a six-song EP that inspired NationalRockReview.com to write, “If you want a little variety in your rock, the Souuthern-rock-infused One might be the gem you have been waiting to hear.”

Described by Glide magazine as “a rollicking blend of fiddle, mandolin, guitar, banjo, and drum,” and by That Music Mag as “a quintet with gorgeous vocals, instrumentals, some dreads, and a whole bunch of youthful energy,” the alt-folk musicians of The Way Down Wanderers return to Davenport's Redstone Room for one of their final U.S. concerts before embarking on a 16-day tour of the United Kingdom.

Now in its eighth year, the Genesis Doctors Holiday Recital will find local physicians, family members, and other featured talents performing a wide variety of classical and holiday-themed music, presented in a fundraiser benefiting music-therapy programs for Genesis Health System hospice patients.

Appearing locally in support of her latest album Sorry Is Gone, singer/songwriter Jessica Lea Mayfield headlines a Moeller Nights concert on November 14, showcasing the alt-folk talents that led Rolling Stone to rave, “Mayfield's echo-laden bluegrass vocals mesh with scorching electric guitar lines to render remarkable results.”

Appearing locally on his national “Hell on a Highway Tour,” Justin Moore will treat country-music fans to signature songs from the artist's four studio albums to date, half a dozen of which peaked at number-one on the Billboard charts.

Experimental musicians from five Midwestern states will gather for Rozz-Toxx's fourth Weirdtown Fest, with electronica, synth, noise rock, and more performed in sets by nearly two dozen local and regional artists and bands.

Appearing locally on a fall tour that finds them visiting 11 states in November alone, the indie-folk musicians of The Ballroom Thieves play Davenport's Redstone Room in a concert boasting new songs as well as singles from their albums Deadeye and A Wolf in the Doorway, the latter of which inspired SoundOfBoston.com to state, “Don’t let the album’s title scare you away from entering the magical world The Ballroom Thieves have constructed with their harmonies, expert playing, and unyielding passion.”

Described by Rolling Stone as blending “highbrow smarts with down-home stomp,” the Denver-based rockers of The Yawpers perform a Moeller Nights concert in conjunction with the release of Boy in a Well, a concept record Consequence of Sound praised for its “complex and ambitious tale” and “muscular, unpredictable rockabilly tracks.”

In the second performances of the Quad City Symphony Orchestra's 2017-18 Masterworks season, conductor Mark Russell Smith and his musicians heat up the fall with Western-themed compositions by local, national, and international talents, with special guest Bella Hristova accompanying the ensemble on violin.

Two young artists at the forefront of the contemporary hip-hop, rap, and Christian-music scenes bring their “Home Team Tour” to Davenport on October 29, with all proceeds from the KB and Trip Lee concert benefiting the children's charity YouthHope of the Quad Cities.

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