A five-piece ensemble that, according to WSUM.org, “incorporates rock, bluegrass, jazz, and a little folk, creating nothing but an upbeat atmosphere,” the Chicago-based musicians of Old Shoe play RIBCO in support of their newest album Country Home, a compilation of 13 original tracks praised by GratefulWeb.com for the songs' ability to “paint a diverse landscape of American life.”

Events will be more magical than usual in the Quad City Symphony Orchestra's annual Holiday Pops presentations, as this year's concerts find the area musicians performing accompaniment to Adler Theatre screenings of Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Store – the first film adapted from J.K. Rowing's iconic series of fantasy/adventure novels.

Independent musicians from across the country, across the Atlantic, and here in the Quad Cities will gather for the Village of East Davenport's autumnal Gas Feed & Seed Festival – a three-day celebration hosted by Moeller Nights and taking place at the Village Theatre, Baked Bread & Beer Co., and additional locales throughout the Village.

Performing in their first Midwestern concert following a Southern tour through Louisiana and Texas, the four-piece ensemble Shallow Side plays RIBCO in support of the band's 2017 One, a six-song EP that inspired NationalRockReview.com to write, “If you want a little variety in your rock, the Souuthern-rock-infused One might be the gem you have been waiting to hear.”

Described by Glide magazine as “a rollicking blend of fiddle, mandolin, guitar, banjo, and drum,” and by That Music Mag as “a quintet with gorgeous vocals, instrumentals, some dreads, and a whole bunch of youthful energy,” the alt-folk musicians of The Way Down Wanderers return to Davenport's Redstone Room for one of their final U.S. concerts before embarking on a 16-day tour of the United Kingdom.

Now in its eighth year, the Genesis Doctors Holiday Recital will find local physicians, family members, and other featured talents performing a wide variety of classical and holiday-themed music, presented in a fundraiser benefiting music-therapy programs for Genesis Health System hospice patients.

Appearing locally in support of her latest album Sorry Is Gone, singer/songwriter Jessica Lea Mayfield headlines a Moeller Nights concert on November 14, showcasing the alt-folk talents that led Rolling Stone to rave, “Mayfield's echo-laden bluegrass vocals mesh with scorching electric guitar lines to render remarkable results.”

Appearing locally on his national “Hell on a Highway Tour,” Justin Moore will treat country-music fans to signature songs from the artist's four studio albums to date, half a dozen of which peaked at number-one on the Billboard charts.

Experimental musicians from five Midwestern states will gather for Rozz-Toxx's fourth Weirdtown Fest, with electronica, synth, noise rock, and more performed in sets by nearly two dozen local and regional artists and bands.

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 SoundOfBoston.com 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.”

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