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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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  Today is Friday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2014. There are 131 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: The ferry boat, Rock Island, having been put in good order at the boat yard is now making her regular trips, much to the gratification of those who have to cross the river.
1889 -- 125 years ago: W.J. Gamble, for many years superintendent of the Moline & Rock Island railway, leased the Fourth Avenue Hotel and renovated and refurnished it throughout.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pending the building of new public schools or additions to the present ones to provide adequate room for all the children, the board of education decided that pupils younger than 6 years old would not be accepted in Rock Island schools.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The fifth annual New Windsor Fair and Horse show, which has been delayed for two days because of unfavorable weather, got off to a new start last night. The parade was held this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island County Fair and Rodeo will celebrate its silver anniversary this year. The fair opens Tuesday and will run through Saturday and offers entertainment and activity for young and old.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Earl Hanson School, Rock Island, joins the Program to Assist Latch Key Student, which aids working parents. PALS is a before and after school program for grades 1-6 in certain Rock Island public and private schools.




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