An amazing line up of musicians for this week...
CASEY DONAHEW w/ Michael Moncada and Whiskey High @ Rust Belt
Pat Foley @Twin Span Brewing
 Angela Meyer @ Faithful Pilot
Folk-n-Stages @ Denny O's, Fulton
Soul Storm at Rhythm City Casino
The Velies Live at Harley Corin’s
Brooke Byam at The V’ue
Manny Lopez Big Band @ The Speakeasy
Jason Carl and the Whole Damn Band @ 11th Street Precinct
Blues Rock It & The Old School @ Springers, Fulton
The Experimental Submarines and C.C. Rider @ My Place, Bettendorf
Daylight Over @ Harley Corin's
The Underground Xperience @ River Music Experience
Mo Carter @ Made QC Market
Code 415 Live @ Gypsy Highway
Ginger Roots @ Front Street Brewery
Caleb Talbott at The Docs Inn
Blues ‘n’ Brews - The Good, The Bad, and The Blues @
Crawford Brew Works
Sean Kistler @ Green Tree Brewery
Ky&Ty Acoustic duo at Tuggers
Pat Jones @ Main Avenue Pub, Clinton

Upcoming Shows:

April 16 - Wolf & Gypsie Band @ 11th Street Precinct
April 23 - Down the Rabbit Hole @ 11th Street Precinct
April 30 - Mamiltons @ 11th Street Precinct
May 7 - Sneezy Dollars Band @ 11th Street Precinct
May 14 - Crooked Cactus @ 11th Street Precinct
May 28 - Jason Carl and the Whole Damn Band @ 11th Street Precinct
June 4 - Sneezy Dollars Band @ 11th Street Precinct
June 11 - Crooked Cactus @ 11th Street Precinct
June 18 - Wolf & Gypsie Band @ 11th Street Precinct
June 25 - Blues Rockit @ 11th Street Precinct

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Everyone is rejoicing that the McRib is back! You can hear the chanting from down the block. Everyone is washing their hands a little bit more due to the bbq sauce residue and it's wonderful.

All is right with the world.

But it isn't always like this. The McRib will leave soon and we'll have to settle for a McChicken or a Double Quarter Pounder like a peasant. Life isn't fair. We know this.

However, my cousin Steve has figured out a way to beat the system.

He's gotten his hands dirty and experimented so we don't have to. He has perfected the DIY McRib!

Why My 1st Time Camping Sucked…and How You Can Avoid Problems

Let me correct my own headline.  My first time camping didn’t “suck”.  Camping was actually a blast!  Once we were there it was great.  Getting there and leaving was a GIANT pain in the ass. 
Here’s what I’d do differently: 

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