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Stage Interviews Snake from Skid Row
February 10, 1992 was my first concert ever.  It's possible you've heard my story of Skid Row at the Palmer Auditorium in Davenport featuring a mostly unknown band called Soundgarden and a random girl doing blow off the back bleacher.
I got to tell Dave "The Snake&am…
Niabi Zoo Celebrates Valentines Day With Mating Rituals
You could go out to a nice romantic supper.  You could take your date to the movies.  But you also could also see how "it's" done in the animal kingdom.
That's right.  Check out how some animals give their mates shiny objects or do seductive dances or decora…
Skid Row & Slaughter Rock This Thursday
Rock and roll icons, Skid Row with special guest Slaughter will rock the Rhythm City Casino in Davenport on Thursday, January 16th.
Skid Row was my very first concert, 1992 at The Palmer Auditorium on their Slave to the Grind tour!  Soundgarden opened up and it was life changing...
Tangled Wood Celebrates One Year!
It was one year ago today that Governors new incarnation opened its doors at The Tangled Wood.
The Tangled Wood is turning ONE today! Come help them celebrate with happy hour all day long! 1/2 price appetizers and Doug Brundies playing live from 6-9 pm ...
River Bandits Are Looking for a Grounds Keeper
Do you have what it takes to be a groundskeeper of an award winning ballpark? Let's see if I have the goods.
1-3 years experience managing athletic fields (Not me) 
High level of integrity (I supposed most of the time?)
Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize goals …
New Beers are What’s Tappening with Geneseo Brewing Co
Glenn Cole from Geneseo Brewing Co came in to talk about all the great beer popping up in the Quad Cities including one he brought in as the beer of the week.  The "ImMoortel Jams Amber Lager" from Bent River Brewing Co whose name is inspired by Amber, the bartender …
Fundraiser for National Pearl Button Museum is Saturday
There's a fundraiser for the National Pearl Button Museum in Muscatine on Saturday, January 18th.
QC Blues Hall of Fame band, Blues Rock-it will be playing from 5-8pm and Barry B and Button Bandits will open for them at 4pm.
All proceeds will benefit the mu…
House of Hair News Roundup ~ Vol. 14, Issue 1
Every Saturday Night from 9-Midnight...Dee Snider, from Twisted Sister, leads the charge and waves the spandex flag of freedom with The House of Hair!
3 Hours of killer guitar licks and rockin' tunes from your favorite 80's headbangers...
Physical Graffiti is This Weeks RockClub (book club for albums)
If you heard this mornings Dwyer & Michaels show...you may have heard the announcement that the album Physical Graffiti is the RockClub album of the week.
Led Zeppelin's 6th studio album from 1975 is a DOUBLE album with songs like In My Time of Dying, Houses of the Holy, Trampled Under Foot (whic…
The Rust Belt Hosts Head East on Friday!
This Friday don't miss the legendary classic rock band Head East, the Quad Cities newest entertainment venue! They'll perform at The Rust Belt in East Moline for an all-ages show!
The band has brought classic arena rock to countless audiences with iconic songs like "Never…
Anthony Gomes Rocks The RME on Friday
Anthony Gomes, a #1 Billboard Blues Rock Artist is touring in support of his recently released album, ‘Peace, Love & Loud Guitars’.  He has a planned stop in Davenport at The Redstone Room this Friday, (January 10th).
Then that night Chuck Murphy is playing at Bad Boyz Pizza and Pub directly afte…
What’s Tappening on the 1st Full Week of 2020
For more info on local breweries and craft beer events visit craftqc.com and follow @craftquadcities on facebook and Instagram Cheers & Quaff"
-Brandon Mavis
Craft Quad Cities

Here are a handful of events happening in and around Quad Cities Beer:

Monday (01/6/20) Trivia Night at Five Cities Bre…
Guns N’ Roses & Sevendust Members in Geneseo?
Morgan Rose of Sevendust joined with Bumblefoot, formerly of Guns n' Roses & Asia have announced the new Instamix Live this weekend!
January 11th and 12th, two acclaimed musicians will collaborate with a group of fans to write and record the building blocks of a song, based on …
Quad Cities Band Plays Taiwan
Our very own, Wicked Liz (she's been filling in for Goose this week) and her band The Bellyswirls have hit the road in exotic fashion.
They're playing a few shows in the heart of Asia...Taiwan!
Now, I don't have the full scoop...or know exactly what I can and can't say in this…
Celebrate QC Beer All Year
Dwyer & Michaels may have cornered the market on car calendars with beautiful women...but Brandon Mavis' subjects are a bit more within reach for us average fellas.
Craft Quad Cities' 2020 calendar features craft beers from around the Quad Cities.