DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 22, 2020) — After selecting a new date for the 35th Annual Mississippi Valley Blues Festival (MVBS) earlier this year, and initiating organization and planning, the Board of Directors has decided it is in the best interest of fans, artists, and vendors to cancel a live Blues Fest until the ongoing pandemic is far behind us.

 

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 1, 2020) — The River Music Experience is expanding its new Curbside Concerts program thanks to a generous sponsorship gift from Russell Construction. The program, which began April 23, brings together local musicians and RME staff to provide live music in neighborhoods and community sites throughout the Quad Cities during a time of social distancing.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (April 28, 2020) — The Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons show, scheduled for June 19, 2020, at The TaxSlayer Center, has been rescheduled for June 18, 2021. Please hang on to your ticket and use it on the new date. Thanks so much for loving Frankie and coming to the show when it plays next year!

DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 20, 2020) — The Quad City Symphony Youth Ensembles (QCSYE) is pleased to announce the 2019-20 scholarship awards which help fulfill the QCSYE’s commitment to providing musical opportunities for students. Each year, funds are awarded to QCSYE members who make extraordinary musical and extra-musical contributions to the success of the youth ensemble program.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (April 20, 2020) — Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, the One Night of Queen, performed by Gary Mullen and The Works Tour, has rescheduled the TaxSlayer Center date to March 26, 2021. Tickets for the original March 18, 2020 date will be valid for the rescheduled date of March 26, 2021.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 8, 2020) — After extensive deliberation, the Quad City Symphony Youth Ensembles is saddened to announce the ​cancellation of all remaining in-person activities for the remainder of the 19-20 season.

AUDITIONS

 

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.

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