ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (February 9, 2021) — A contemporary jazz pianist, a multi-instrumental string quartet, and a Scottish folk/pop/rock group will all be featured as part of Quad City Arts’ Performing Arts Signature Series spring season, which will continue with a “virtual dinner and show” format through the end of April.

In lieu of the in-person events, subscribers will enjoy access exclusive online access to world-class artists from our Visiting Artist Series safely from the comfort of their own home. This unique experience offers take-out from a premium local restaurant paired with a backstage pass to a visiting artist who recorded a performance specifically for this event.

Spring season artist lineup:

March 11: Barron Ryan, jazz pianist

March 25: Invoke, multi-instrumental string quartet

April 21: Skerryvore, Scottish rock, folk, and pop group

Tickets include a digital link to the performance and take-out dinner from either Biaggi’s in Davenport or Combine in East Moline using a “prix fixe” menu created for this event. A link to the menus with instructions for placing orders will be provided in advance. Access to the performance will be sent to subscribers by 4PM the day of the event, and all orders placed in advance will be available at 5:30PM for pickup.

Subscribers can purchase the series of three parties for a discount, as well as single events or a “show only” option.

For more information on the artists or to purchase tickets, visit

All proceeds from these events directly supports the Visiting Artist Series, a performing arts residency program presenting music, dance, and theatre for school and community site audiences. The Visiting Artist Series has moved to an all-online format this season, providing schools with access to videos demonstrations, brief performances, and study guides that teachers can build into their curriculum.

PASS events are typically held at venues throughout the Quad Cities, where guests can enjoy complimentary cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and a spotlight performance with a world-class visiting artist who is currently in residence through the Visiting Artist Series. The full season usually consists of six parties from September to April.

Quad City Arts remains committed to finding new ways of bringing arts experiences to the community, until the time when we can safely gather again for in-person events.

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