A trio of sibling singers, songwriters, and instumentalists hailing from Columbia, Missouri, the critically acclaimed touring musicians of the Burney Sisters play a special concert event at Bettendorf's Crawford Brew Works on October 31, with Wide Open Country stating that the young performers “have the talent and wisdom of artists three times their age.”

Lauded by Country Swag as an artist who “knows how to perfectly mix fun with heart,” platinum-selling country-music star Scotty McCreery headlines an October 30 concert at Davenport's Rhythm City Casino Resort Event Center, the 28-year-old singer/songwriter's credits including thee chart-topping albums emerging ultimately victorious in the tenth season of American Idol.

Following a successful outdoor performance in the River Music Experience Courtyard this past summer, the Quad Cities musicians of Heads in Motion bring their energetic talents inside Davenport's Redstone Room on October 30, with the 10-piece ensemble paying tribute to Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winner David Byrne and his iconic rock outfit Talking Heads.

A popular jazz, swing, ragtime, and children's musician known for delighting area audiences at the Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival, Jazzy Ash delivers three October 27 and 28 public performances as the latest guest in Quad City Arts' Visiting Artist Series, the exuberant singer/songwriter's 2020 album Good Foot praised by Broadway World for providing “powerful vocals, rock-solid musicianship, and good-old-fashioned fun.”

A singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist whose music, according to Pop Matters, is “so unique, abstract, and weirdly logical that it defies all industry-standard pigeonholing,” Minnesota native Dosh headlines an October 26 concert set at Davenport's Raccoon Motel, the artist's album Worlds & Wishes praised by NPR as “a series of richly orchestrated, mostly instrumental electronica tracks with a cinematic grandeur.”

With singing sensation Keila Martinez headlining and a sextet of gifted musicians backing her vocals, the tribute artists of Los Chicos del 512: The Selena Experience play the Rhythm City Casino Resort Event Center on October 22, their show a dynamic touring celebration of the legacy and dance-tastic hits of the late, great pop and Tejano chanteuse Selena.

Making his Quad Cities debut in support of his debut EP, Nashville-based country singer/songwriter Timbo plays Davenport's Redstone Room on October, the nascent artist's first six-song collection lauded by American Highways' Mason Winfree as a work that “weaves a thread through the emotions of loneliness, longing, and dependency and leaves the listener yearning for more.”

With their 2017 album Elements described by New Noise magazine as “a timeless and accomplished listen for ears that appreciate mature enlightening sounds,” the nine-piece Chicago outfit Bassel & the Supernaturals will deliver four performances, from October 29 through 21, as the latest guests in Quad City Arts' Visiting Artist series - the band's rock template, New Noised continued, “tinged with the most graceful, sophisticated, and warm influences, of R&B, jazz, and funk.”

Touring in support of the band's acclaimed 2020 album Perdita, the Grammy-winning, chart-topping rockers of Stone Temple Pilots play East Moline venue The Rust Belt on October 23, with the musicians' most recent recording described by Deadpress as “a beautiful collection of gentle, sincere, and delicately crafted country/folk ballads,” and a work that Paste magazine says “may be the most sonically rich experience that Stone Temple Pilots have offered their fans to date.”

Watching the Ghanaian-born drummer Paa Kow (pron PAH-Koh) perform with his Afro-Fusion Orchestra last Thursday evening, 7 October, at the Redstone Room in Davenport, one wondered briefly if he functions on pure enthusiasm. His fellow-musicians were alert to every key- and tempo-change, and Paa Kow often surprised his audience by leading them down different melodic paths when a song seemed instead to signal its conclusion.

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