Ever since the 2018 musical bio-pic Bohemian Rhapsody won four Academy Awards and grossed more than $215 million domestic and $875 million worldwide, Freddie Mercury and Queen have been hotter than ever – which is sure to be proven by the raucous crowd response on March 19 when Moline's TaxSlayer Center pays tribute to the iconic British rockers in the stage spectacle One Night of Queen performed by Gary Mullen & the Works.

Touring in support of his 2021 album First Agnostic Church of Wonder, a recording that Rolling Stone called "a raw portrait of a world-class songwriter processing calamity and chaos in real time, the iconic, genre-hopping singer/songwriter Todd Snider returns to Davenport's Redstone Room on March 21, demonstrating why Rolling Stone also raved, “His lyrics are razor sharp, unsparing, hilarious, and surprisingly tender.”

Lauded by Pitchfork magazine as "an audacious ringleader for new music," percussionist and composer Jon Mueller headlines a solo March 12 concert at Rock Island venue Rozz-Tox, the artist's esteemed list of collaborators having included James Plotkin, Rhys Chatham, Asmus Tietchens, Z'EV, Jason Kahn, and Marcus Schmickler.

With support for the concert provided by the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts, the exuberant musicians of the NOLA Jazz Band will play a special Redstone Room concert on March 12, its members dedicated to exposing audiences to traditional jazz music, its history, and its emotion.

With his recent appearances including concert sets for the Chicago Blues Festival, the Big Blues Bender, and the October Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise, noted blues guitarist Héctor Anchondo performs a special March 13 concert at Davenport's Gypsy Highway Bar & Grill, with the acclaimed artist the 2020 winner of the solo/duo category in the 2020 International Blues Challenge.

With more than 60 years of professional performance to their credit, the Grammy-winning country-music superstars the Gatlin Brothers - Larry, Steve, and Rudy – bring their national tour to Davenport's Rhythm City Casino Resort Event Center on March 13, the beloved trio having accumulated seven chart-topping singles, 32 top-40 records, 22 studio albums, and five BMI "Million-Air" Awards.

Described by Jazz Times as an artist who “cooks up a brilliant marriage of blues, jazz, gospel, and soul,” New York Blues Hall of Fame inductee Bruce Katz and his Bruce Katz Band play a March 15 set at Bettendorf's Crawford Brew Works as the debut performers in the Brews ’n’ Blues Concert Series, a new part of the Mississippi Valley Blues Society's fundraising efforts for its education-outreach program Blues in the Schools.

Chart-topping Scottish musicians whom Broadway Baby praised for producing “music that upholds heritage while still sounding unmistakably current,” the Celtic rockers of Skerryvore play a special University of Dubuque Heritage Center concert perfectly timed for St. Patrick's Day, their March 17 performance delivering an eclectic fusion of rock, pop, and folk music with an emphatic thundering of drums and bagpipes.

Lauded by Holler magazine as an outfit that is "starting to make the most lifelike music of their career," the dark-country trio Lost Dog Street Band headlines a March 6 concert at Davenport's Raccoon Motel in support of their newest recording Glory, a work that American Songwriter called "an album that loops the listener in, courtesy of a decidedly down-home sound which gives these homespun homilies the humility and humanity they demand."

A consistently popular and lauded presence on the Midwestern touring circuit, beloved folk singer/songwriter Cody Diekhoff – better known by his recording alias Chicago Farmer – plays a March 3 concert at Davenport's Redstone Room with his ensemble The Field Notes, the artist a soulful crooner and guitarist who inspired No Depression to rave, “If the Midwest is looking for a voice, the search is over.”