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FREE CONCERTS AROUND THE Q-C THIS SUMMER

Posted Online: June 07, 1998, 1:00 am  
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FREE CONCERTS AROUND THE Q-C THIS SUMMER

Free music fills the air in Q-C this summer

Several free, outdoor summer concert series are being held once again in the
Quad-Cities area. Here's a schedule of the locations and bands
The Starlight Revue series

Concerts will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Lincoln Park, 11th Avenue and 40th Street
in Rock Island. The acts booked for the events are
June 9: The Quad-City KIX Orchestra will play after an ice cream social and
cook-out sponsored by the Rock Island Jaycees.

June 16: Four individual barbershop choruses will entertain.

June 23: The Ambassadors

June 30: The Gordons gospel and blue grass

July 7: The Bettendorf Park Band

July 14: The Dixie Cats

July 21: Freddie Steenbock

July 28: The John O'Meara Quartet

August 4: The Riverboaters dixieland jazz

August 11: Los Mocambos Latin and American music

August 18: T.B.A

Stephen's Square

Concerts are held on the square at the corner of 19th Street and 7th Avenue
every Monday at 7 p.m. Some of the dates will feature cookouts at 5:30 before
the concert. Bands performing are
June 8: Spellbound country, top 40, and selections from the '50s and '60s

June 15: The Ambassadors play after a cookout

June 22: The Freddie Steenbock Band

June 29: The Deutsche Polka Band will play German favorites after a cookout
July 6: The Mark Twain Band dixieland jazz

June 13: Los Mocambos play after a cookout

June 20: The Ambassadors

June 27: Chameleon will play after a cookout

August 3: The John O'Meara Band jazz

August 10: The Freddie Steenbock Band

August 17: The Blackbird Quintet easy listening

August 24: The Quad-City KIX Orchestra at 6:30 p.m. after a cookout

August 31: Los Mocambos at 6:30 p.m.

Geneseo City Park

Geneseo City Park concerts begin at 8 p.m. after an ice cream social. The
schedule is as follows
June 9: The Maple City Band

June 16: The Geneseo High School Band

June 23: The Maple City Band

June 30: The German Band

July 7: The Geneseo Junior High School Band

July 14: The Maple City Band

July 21: Steve Scherer's Big Band

July 28: The Bettendorf Band

August 4: The Maple City Band

August 11: Bob Kuhns and Friends

Music on the Levee

Concerts take place at 7 p.m. in the Petersen Pavilion in LeClaire Park,
Davenport. On the bill will be
June 7: The Kabalas

June 14: The Truesdells

June 21: Barehanded Wolfchokers Chicago-style dixieland

June 28: Los Mocambos

July 12: The State Fair Singers

July 19: Dixie Cats, Mississippi riverboat jazz

August 2: Quad-City KIX Orchestra

August 9: Poteen, Celtic and American folk music

August 16: Rain date for all concerts

August 19: The Central High School jazz and marching bands

LeClaire Park

The park in Davenport will also be the home to a series of concerts at noon on
Wednesdays in June. The slate includes
June 10: Patrick Hazell

June 17: The Kabalas

June 24: Blue Collar Band

Sundays in the Park

Sundays in the Park is a concert series in the Bishop Hill Village Park
Sundays in June at 1 and 3 p.m. Featured performers include
June 7: Ed Hall, the 1991 National Finger Picking Champion

June 14: Dulcimer artists Dona and Dan Benkert

June 21: Lee Murdock

June 28: Michael Offut







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