Currently touring in their 23rd year of performance, the rock and metal tribute artists of Hairball headline an July 7 concert at Rock Island's Bally's Quad Cities, with the high-energy Minnesota musicians paying tribute to iconic bands Van Halen, KISS, Mötley Crüe, Queen, Journey, Aerosmith, and more.

Described by the Examiner as “a band unlike any other” and by Blurt magazine as “a hybrid of Idris Muhammad, George Clinton, Ohio Players, and Earth, Wind & Fire,” the tightly-wrapped funk, rock, and R&B musicians of Here Come the Mummies headline a July 8 concert at Maquoketa's Codfish Hollow Barn, their infectious grooves leading The Bob & Tom Show co-host Bob Kevoian to call one of their concerts “the most fun I've had in 20 years.”

With their 2022 album debut Bummer Year boasting, according to Glide magazine, "a rich collection of songs" that "showcase strong songwriting and alt-folk rocking," the indie rockers and Texas natives of Good Looks headline a July 11 concert at Davenport's Raccoon Motel, their first recording also praised by Atwood magazine as "a fun and spirited rock record that welcomes respect and repeat listens."

Touring in support of their 2022 release Right On, an album that Holler Country said "breathes fresh life into an outfit looking to expand boundaries while maintaining its core musical mojo," the touring rockers of Banditos headline a July 13 concert at Davenport's Raccoon Motel, their latest recording a work in which, according to No Depression, "Banditos’ members have their own musical moments before shifting into a beautiful electric guitar interlude and final build that makes stars of them all."

With their 21st and most recent album Bleed Out praised by Pitchfork as "full of hurtling drums, sparkling hooks, and anthemic choruses," the indie-folk and -rock artists of The Mountain Goats headline a special Forth of July concert at Maquoketa's Codfish Hollow Barn, the group's many hits over four decades including the top-10 Billboard smashes Beat the Champ, Goths, and In League with Dragons.

With his most recent Billboard smash Weekends Look a Little Different These Days praised by The Nash News as "his most sonically versatile collection to date" and by County Music News International as "a piece of classic country music that will embrace you," chart-topping singer/songwriter and guitarist Brett Young headlines a June 30 concert at Davenport's Rhythm City Casino Resort Event Center, treating fans to such platinum-selling singles as ""In Case You Didn't Know," "Mercy," and "Like I Loved You."

A chart-topping, multi-platinum-selling, Grammy nominated singer/songwriter tales the stage at Davenport's Rhythm City Casino Resort Event Center on July 6 when the venue hosts a night with Deana Carter, the county-music superstar baled for number-one Billboard sngles including “Strawberry Wine,” “We Danced Anyway,” and “:How Do I Get There.”

Presenting an evening of breaking boundaries and feeding on each other's musical inspiration, jazz masters and Grammy Award winners John Daversa and Tal Cohen will team up for a special concert event at Rock Island's Sound Conservatory Music Academy & Shoppe, their July 1 The Art of Duo engagement co-hosted by Polyrhythms promising to deliver a night of unforgettable art and improvisation.

With his most recent album Blood, Sweat, & Beers lauded by Saving Country Music as "fun and raucous Southern-fried music meant to be listened to loud," outlaw-country and Southern-rock singer/songwriter Rob Leines headlines a July 6 concert at Davenport's Raccoon Motel, Saving Country Music adding that his 2021 recording "may not help you solve the meaning of life, but it sure will make life a lot more entertaining."

Described by Saving Country Music as “easy to warm to, but lasting in effect,” and with his most recent, self-titled album lauded as “a favorable experience you're likely to return to frequently,” country/Western singer/songwriter Vincent Neil Emerson headlines a July 2 concert at Davenport's Raccoon Motel, the artist inspiring Texas Monthly to rave, “His clear, resonant voice, lined with the weight of his experience, is as likely to break your heart as bring a smile to your lips.”