A special night of brilliant music and blistering horror transpires at the Rock Island Brewing Company on November 17 with the venue housing “The Beyond Composer's Cut Tour,” a night in which acclaimed Italian composer Fabio Frizzi will perform the live score to 1981's cult hit The Beyond plus a special Frizzi 2 Fulci tribute to the film's director Lucio Fulci, for whom Frizzi composed some of his most memorable scores.

RIBCO is known for bringing fairly diverse acts to its stage, especially quality metal bands. The show on Friday, November 22 combines heaviness and diversity in a way seldom seen (or heard) at the venue. Igneous, Cervine, Dead Emperors, and Daykeeper are bringing together unique strains of rock, doom, and progressive metal to create one memorable night of heavy music.

Performing in support of the October release of their self-titled album – a work that, according to Sounds Like Nashville, “maintains their inspiring disposition while exploring deeper musicians” – the chart-topping country musicians of Old Dominion play Moline's TaxSlayer Center on November 23, performing from a repertoire that has thus far resulted in three Academy of Country Music Awards and eight top-10 Billboard singles over a mere five years.

Following hugely successful presentations of Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone in 2017 and Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets in 2018, the Quad City Symphony Orchestra returns to Davenport's Adler Theatre on November 23 to perform live accompaniment for Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuarón's Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban – the third movie smash adapted from J.K. Rowling's iconic fantasy/adventure novels.

Explosive and experimental hardcore punk unit Zeta visits Rozz-Tox on tour from its musicians' native Venezuela on November 23.

Des Moines-based jangle guitar-pop crew Karen Meat visits the Quad Cities for a November 14 bill at Rozz-Tox.

Self-proclaimed “sad boy” singer/songwriter Brent Penny brings his bedroom pop to Rock Island's Rozz-Tox on November 8.

Performing in their final world tour under the banner “The Final Campaign,” the chart-topping, Grammy-winning thrash-metal musicians of Slayer land at Moline's TaxSlayer Center on November 14, playing from a nearly four-decade repertoire that includes the top-10 Billboard smashes Divine Intervention, Christ Illusion, and Repentless.

A music- and multi-media-filled holiday sensation now celebrating its 35th-anniversary season, creator Chip Davis' Mannheim Steamroller Christmas returns to Davenport's Adler Theatre on November 14, delivering the group's signature blend of New Age, rock, and seasonal tunes that have led to sales of more than 40 million albums in the United States alone.

Lauded by the Swiss newspaper Zofinger Tagblatt for his “technical perfection and extraordinary interpretation” that “lets you feel the spiritual aspects of the music,” 28-year-old classical pianist Ivan Moshchuk serves as the first guest in the First Presbyterian Church of Davenport's 2019-20 Performing Arts Series, his recital on the church's Steinway piano sure to prove why the Baltimore Sun said it would be “impossible not to be impressed” by the young man's “absorbing, dynamic music making.”