DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 18, 2020) — In 1985 Ronald Regan was President; "We Are The World" was recorded by the band USA for Africa; Back to the Future was the highest-grossing film of the year; and a small group of Quad Cities-area Blues fans organized and held the first-ever Mississippi Valley Blues Fest in Davenport, Iowa. This festival is now one of the oldest established Blues Festivals in the US.

DUBUQUE, IOWA (March 10, 2020) — The University of Dubuque Campus Worship Team and Gospel Choir will host a Worship Night at 7:30PM, Wednesday, April 1, in Blades Chapel on campus. The Campus Worship Team is under the direction of Andrew Kalthoff, minister to students and director for worshipwhile the Gospel Choir is directed by Victor Evans, adjunct professor of music.

The Worship Night is free to attend and open to the public. No ticket is required.


ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (March 4, 2020) — Charlie King and the Prince Myshkins will perform Friday, March 20, at Broadway Presbyterian Church, 710 23rd Street, Rock Island, at 7PM

The concert will raise money for Progressive Action for the Common Good, with participation from the Native American Coalition of the Quad Cities, Palomares Center for Social Justice and the Centro Maya Project. Donations are requested but not required.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 4, 2020) — The Quad City Symphony Orchestra (QCSO) invites you to join them for their 106th Season — Ode to Joy  featuring six dynamic Masterworks, the beloved Quad City Bank and Trust Riverfront Pops, three popular movies in concert, four intimate Signature Series, and a gala concert featuring Hamilton star Renée Elise Goldsberry.  


DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 27, 2020) — Mortality. Death. Judgment. These themes will all be explored as the QCSO takes on Verdi’s enormous and dramatic Messa da Requiem on Masterworks V: Requiem in performances on March 7 and 8 in partnership with Augustana College’s Oratorio Society and Choral Artists.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 27, 2020) — On Wednesday, March 11, Bruce Katz and the Bruce Katz Band will appear at Gypsy Highway, 2606 W Locust St, Davenport, Iowa, at 7PM. Cover is $10 if you are a Mississippi Valley Blues Society member, or $12 non-members. (MVBS applications available at the door).

BLOOMINGTON, ILLINOIS (February 26, 2020) — Christopher Lerch of Rock Island, Illinois, a Music Education major at Illinois Wesleyan University, is a member of Illinois Wesleyan University's Collegiate Choir, making six appearances on the 2020 spring concert tour from Feb. 29-March 20.


PRESS RELEASE (February 24, 2020) — Reserved tickets, ranging in price from $59.50 to $125.00, can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com. 4-ticket limit strictly enforced. Special guests will be The Acid Helps.

TOOL, who recently took home the GRAMMY Award® for Best Metal Performance for the song "7empest," has added an extensive Spring tour for North America.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 18, 2020) — The River Music Experience (RME) is excited to announce that Great Sounds Promotions, a local nonprofit that promotes music and music education in our community through jazz concerts and workshops, is officially joining the RME family of programs.