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 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.

RIBCO is set to host a special Wednesday-night concert with one of the country's most lauded and prolific metal bands, as the musicians of Thou have, over the past 10 years, released 10 EPs, four compilation albums, and five studio albums, with Pitchfork magazine naming 2014's Heathen “Best Metal Album of the Year.”

Paste magazine describes Pickwick's latest album LoveJoys as “a seamless little sound-world of old soul, new blood, sleek pop, slow jams, electro-funk, and fearless exploration," and the Seattle quintet performs a Moeller Nights concert as the latest stop in their cross-country tour.​

Appearing as the headliner in the River Music Experience's and Great Sounds Promotions' annual Smooth Jazz Fall Festival, chart-topping saxophonist Darius will share his talents that are comparable to those of the all-time greats, with calling him “right up there with the Najees, the Gerald Albrights, and the Art Porters – he's that good.”

With albums including Dark Days, Bright Nights, Deliverance, and The Charm – all of which placed in the top 10 on the Billboard 200 charts – country rapper Bubba Sparxxx will share with RIBCO crowds hits from his 16-year repertoire, including the 2005 smash “Ms. New Booty” that sold more than 500,000 copies nationwide.

Performing a “two-act” concert featuring both acoustic and electric sets, the alternative rockers from Rhode Island play in support of their new albums Deer Tick Vol. 1 and Deer Tick Vol. 2 – releases that, as was stated on, “represent a clear-headed and progressive move for a band that loves to push the envelope.”

Hailed by the Wall Street Journal for their “wide appeal, subversive humor, and first-rate playing,” the genre-defying musicians of PROJECT Trio bring a uniquely 21st Century spin to chamber music as the latest guests in the Quad City Arts Visiting Artists series.