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Riverfront Pops Concert 2017: All you need is love, tickets, and snacks

Make plans to join the Quad Cities community at the Quad City Symphony Riverfront Pops Concert – The Beatles’ Greatest Hits on Saturday, August 19.

Bring chairs, blankets, food, coolers, family and friends to LeClaire Park in Iowa. You can also buy concessions from some of your local favorites. Set out your picnic spread and enjoy the show!

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Quad City Symphony Orchestra: The 101st Year with The Magical Music of Disney

This is the 101st year of the Quad City Symphony Orchestra and celebration is in the air!  Since I was ready to get into the celebratory holiday mood, on Sunday, December 6, my friend and I attended Masterworks III: Winter Fun – Mozart and More! by the Quad City Symphony Orchestra. The Sunday symphony concerts are held at Centennial Hall at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. We came one hour early to enjoy the Concert Conversations with the music director and conductor, Mark Russell Smith. We found this an interesting informal introduction to the afternoon of music.

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The Mississippi River Valley Is Alive With The Art & Sound of Music

11209752_10204243437709625_6085125497617996966_nThe artistic celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Quad City Symphony Orchestra, “100 Years, 100 Cellos” promises to be a fabulous fundraiser next week. 100 area artists and teams of artists have painted unique designs on 100 cellos which are on display across the Quad Cities through the end of May.

Why cellos?

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