Lauded by Noisey for the way his "messy, raw records swirl together outlaw country, blues, Americana, soul, and rock 'n' roll ... in the best kind of way," singer/songwriter Scott H. Biram headlines an April 9 engagement at Davenport's Raccoon Motel, his 2020 recording Fever Dreams praised by Bluestown Music for the artist "honestly laying down his bare soul at the people's feet once again in a way that very few can."

With Glide magazine deeming his 2022 recording This Mess We're In "an introspective and impactful album" and Flood lauding it for its "profound happy-sadness that captures the extremes of the human experience," country singer/songwriter Arlo McKinley headlines an April 5 concert at Davenport's Raccoon Motel, No Depression adding to the artist's praise by calling This Mess We're In a "riveting self-portrait."

Her 2023 album Healing Power hailed by Americana Highways for its "freshness and consistent melodic assets," Canadian folk and roots-rock singer/songwriter Terra Lightfoot headlines an April 11 concert at Davenport's Raccoon Motel, her famed touring partners over the years including The Posies, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Bruce Cockburn, Blue Rodeo, and, in his lone Canadian date for the 2018 Outlaw Music Festival, country icon Willie Nelson.

With its musicians based in Cedar Rapids and its repertoire boasting such hits as “My God Is the Sun,” “The Evil Has Landed,” and “I Sat by the Ocean,” the tribute musicians of Stone Age Queens headline an April 6 concert at Davenport's Raccoon Motel, delivering a salute to Queens of the Stone Age that celebrates the Grammy-nominated rock outfit of more than 25 years running.

With the New York Times raving that the artist "does a remarkably good job of rendering Williams' famous melodies with the silky warble and sob that recreate their touching simplicity," Obie Award-winning actor and musician Jason Petty brings his touring sensation Hank & My Honky Tonk Heroes: 100 Years of Hank to the University of Dubuque's Heritage Center on April 5, the Associated Press adding that Petty's voice "wails and rails a mixture of country and blues that electrifies the house."

Rock legends responsible for eight gold albums, one platinum and double-platinum album apiece, and iconic status as the talents behind the 1975 classic "Slow Ride," the musicians of Foghat headline a March 30 concert event at East Moline venue The Rust Belt, with original drummer Roger Earl sure to demonstrate that while he has been with the band for more than half a century, he has no plan of stopping now.

He is Henry the eighth, he is, and on April 3, a pop-rock icon returns with the band that made him famous in the Adler Theatre's hosting of Herman's Hermits Starring Peter Noone – a night of British-Invasion favorites boasting such radio classics as “I'm Into Something Good,” “Mrs. Brown You've Got a Lovely Daughter,” “Silhouettes,” and, of course, “I'm Henry the VIII, I Am.”

The only Canadian female who's also a member of Nashville's Grand Ole Opry, acclaimed country-music singer/songwriter and guitarist Terri Clark headlines a March 30 concert at Davenport's Rhythm City Casino Resort Event Center, her additional laurels including membership in the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame and, as of last year, the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, where she joined the likes of Joni Mitchell, Sarah McClachlan, Alanis Morissette, Neil Young, and Shania Twain.

Wisconsin-based talents whose laurels include nine award wins from Madison Area Music Association, including citations as Pop/R&B Artist of the Year in 2017, '19, and '20, the artists of the People Brothers Band headline a March 29 concert event at Davenport's Redstone Room, with the group's 2023 album Sisters & Brothers hailed by Isthmus as "a master class in blending rock, soul, and jam-friendly positive vibes into an upbeat instant classic."

Delivering a pair of live performances of iconic country and folk favorites, touring artists Chris Collins & Boulder Canyon bring their concert event The John Denver Experience to Rock Island's Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse on April 4, presenting a salute to the Grammy-winning legend that will boast such unforgettable songs as “Sunshine on My Shoulders,” “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” “You Fill Up My Senses,” and “Thank God I’m a Country Boy.”