DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 20, 2022) — It was a huge week of announcements and there are many more big ones to come next week so make sure you're following us on Instagram so you never miss out on the goods (raccoonmotel/moellernights). We announced a Morgan Wade show last week that was our second-fastest sell out after our three nights with Orville Peck last summer.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 20, 2022) — The Quad City Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce Chelsea Sammons as the new Director of Education and Community Engagement.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 19, 2022) — We are proud to announce the success of our Donate and Play Promotion for Make-a-Wish Iowa! Through the generous donations of our incredible guests, we were able to present a check to Make-A-Wish for $36,500 to help make the wishes of kids in need come true!

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 6, 2022) — We will be hosting the first Rhythm City Casino Blue’s Night on Friday, July 15, 2022, 6:30PM, in the Event Center. Tickets are $25 and $35, plus applicable online/phone ticketing fee (this fee is waived when tickets are purchased at The Market Gift Shop inside Rhythm City Casino Resort). All ages are welcome to attend. Tickets in the ADA section are for patrons with mobility disabilities and up to three companions.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (May 5, 2022) — What would happen if Bach and Elton John were contemporaries? Or if Vivaldi had been contracted to compose a Disney theme?

The answers lie in the music of Branden and James — a duo composed of vocalist Branden James and cellist James Clark, who also provides background vocals.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 29, 2022) — We have quite the boon this weekend as the old homies the Artisanals are in town both Friday and Saturday nights and, as an added bonus, Mild High Club and JW Francis will be playing the early show Saturday night after being moved from Codfish Hollow. Mild High Club is bad-ass, and they don't play 200-cap venues, so take this opportunity to see one of America's great young bands in a small club.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (April 22, 2022) — For his first spring performance in charge of the Monmouth College Symphonic Concert Band, director John Eckstine is bringing in two guest conductors and another College musical group.

The Symphonic Concert Band will present a half-dozen selections at 2PM, May 1 in the Kasch Performance Hall of the College's Dahl Chapel and Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 8, 2022) — We are pleased to welcome Anthony Hernandez to the QCSYE artistic team. As Wind Specialist, Hernandez will work with Concert Orchestra and Youth Philharmonic Orchestra wind and percussion students each week at rehearsal, which will give more specialized instruction to both strings and winds/percussion members.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 25, 2022) — It's mostly been a heavy metal week at the ol Raccoon Motel this week, but that all changes tonight when we welcome Scott Hirsch — a founding member of Hiss Golden Messenger and an incredible songwriter in his own right — along with Skyway Man, for a truly special night of folk and gentle psych. Music kicks off at 8PM, and we would like to offer up free tickets to anyone on this Raccoon mailing list.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 16, 2022) — Comedian Tom Papa is set to perform in the Rhythm Room on Saturday, June 4, 2022, 7PM. Must be 21+ to attend show, as the Rhythm Room is on the Casino Floor.

With more than twenty years as a stand-up comedian, Tom Papa is one of the top comedic voices in the country finding success as an author, in film, TV, radio, and podcasts as well as on the live stage.