There are plenty of live music options for the New Year!!  Check our full list & support local music in the Quad Cities.

Wednesday 12/29
Open Blues Jam at Kavanaugh’s, Rock Island 6-9
Lewis Knudsen at Faithful Pilot, LeClaire 6:30-9
Open Jam at Bent River, Rock Island 8-12
Thursday 12/30
Ed James at Twin Span Brewing, Bettendorf 6 PM
Open Mic at Bootleg Hill Honey Meads, Davenport 7-10
North of 40 at Rhythm City Casino, Davenport 7:30-11
Friday 12/31
Levi Craft at The Tangled Wood, Bettendorf 5-7
Hit List at Rhythm City Casino, Davenport 5:30-9
Glory Days Garage Band at Creative Commons, Bishop Hill 7-10
Electric Shock /North of 40 at Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, Davenport 7-1
Jim Ryan at The Tangled Wood, Bettendorf 8-11
The Old School at Main Ave Pub, Clinton 8-12
BanD at East End Boulders club, Moline 8-12
Dylan Doyle at Flatted Fifth Blues & BBQ, Potters Mill, Bellevue 8-12
Back in the Day Band at Brandon’s Pub, Rock Island 8:30-12:30
Smooth Groove at Jennie’s Boxcar, East Moline 9-1
The Grand Band at Hawkeye Sports Bar & Grill, Davenport 9-1
Fair Warning at The Mound, Davenport 9-1
Bad Hair at Purgatory’s Pub, Bettendorf 9-1
All Sweat Tribute to Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours at River Music Experience, Davenport 9-1
Project X at Harley Corin’s, Bettendorf 9-1
Crooked Cactus Band at Rhythm City Casino, Davenport 9-1
Dirt Road Rockers at Crawford Brew Works, Bettendorf 9-12:15
1st Impression at Gypsy Highway, Davenport 9-1
Code 415 at Flemish American Club, Kewanee 9-1
Donovan & Company at The O Kitchen & Tap, Orion 9-1
Howl at the Moon at Isle Casino, Bettendorf 9-1
Bo Orrin & Double Jinkx at Belly Up, Orion 9:30-12:30
Satisfaction Rolling Stones Tribute at Rhythm city Casino 10-1
Saturday 1/1
Avey Grouws Band Live Stream (Online) 4-5:30
Frankie Joe & Heather at Green Tree Brewery, LeClaire 7:30-10:30
The Moonlighters QC at Rhythm city Casino, Davenport 7:30-11
Bad Hair/Potential Spam at Gypsy Highway, Davenport 8-12:30
Howl at the Moon at Isle Casino, Bettendorf 8-12
Threshold at Harley Corin’s, Bettendorf 9-1


Thanks to Roberta at Local Scene Magazine which brings you information about area musicians and venues. See photos of bands and venues...she's a great photographer. Catch up on the latest activities of your favorite musicians.

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2022 is going to be an amazing year. Just look at this list of events coming to the Taxslayer Center. Things are just going to get better!

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Many times over the years, I'll be talking with friends about years gone by and I'll say "take me back".

Every generation goes through this, I assume. Looking back at a more simple time where responsibilities haven't set in and life seems fun. Opportunities are endless.

Let's go back to the 1990's to Wacky Waters, 50 Cent Beer night and revisit Mallards Mania!

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