DAVENPORT, IOWA (August 12, 2021) — On Saturday, August 21, 2021, at 7:30PM, Quad City Bank and Trust Riverfront Pops returns to Davenport’s LeClaire Park with The Music of the Rolling Stones: Mick Jagger and Keith Richards 1969. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra will pay tribute to The World’s Greatest Rock ‘n Roll Band with vocalist Mick Adams and a full rock band under the direction of guest conductor Martin Herman.

Attendees will enjoy an evening along the banks of the Mississippi River rocking out to the band’s greatest hits from the iconic albums Beggar’s Banquet and Let it Bleed, including “Sympathy for the Devil,” “Midnight Rambler,” and “You Can’t Always Get What You Want.” This spectacular event closes with the traditional renditions of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture & Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever set to a brilliant fireworks display conducted by QCSO Assistant Conductor Ernesto Estigarribia.

This year’s event is a combination of general admission and reserved seating. Guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs, blankets, and tables to enjoy the grassy lawn. The limited reserved lawn plots are sold out but reserved permanent bandshell seating is still available. Attendees are welcome to bring their own food and beverages, and several vendors will be on site to offer a wide range of dining and entertainment options.

Gates open at 4PM. The Quad City Symphony Youth Symphony Orchestra will kick off the festivities with a pre-show at 6:30PM, and The Music of the Rolling Stones will begin 7:30PM.


Reserved Bandshell seats are $25-$37 each. General admission is $22 for adults in advance and increase s to $25 on Friday, August 20th. General admission is $5 for children between the ages of 3-13. Tickets are available online at QCSO.org, by phone at 563.322.7276, and in person at the QCSO Box Office at 327 Brady Street in Davenport. Tickets will also be sold at the gate beginning at 4PM.

This concert is produced by Windborne Music, and is courtesy of ABKCO Music and Records Inc.


About the Quad City Symphony Orchestr

Founded in 1915, the Quad City Symphony Orchestra (QCSO) is among the 20 longest-established, continuously operating orchestral associations in the United States. The QCSO presents a full season each year supplemented by pops and special events. The orchestra has demonstrated steady artistic growth measured by the depth of the repertoire performed. Iowa and Illinois subscribers to QCSO performances are residents of more than 70 cities and towns. The orchestra consists of an average of 80 players. The QCSO provides programs and community service to a market of more than 450,000 residents of eastern Iowa and western Illinois, staging performances in both Iowa and Illinois.

In 1958, the QCSO founded the Quad City Youth Symphony Orchestra and since has added four additional training ensembles: The Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, Youth String Ensemble, Prelude Strings, and Youth Choir. Music education outreach programming includes dozens of education programs delivered to over 10,000 area students annually and more than 250,000 over the years to students in Iowa and Illinois. The League of American Orchestras has recognized the QCSO Volunteers for Symphony for its role in implementing these innovative educational programs uplifting youth through music and the arts.

The QCSO receives contributions from more than 1000 families, businesses, and foundations.

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