America’s Music series previewed in Davenport

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Thursday was the kickoff to a series Quad City music-lovers are sure to enjoy.

America’s Music Quad Cities is a six-week series that was previewed Thursday, April 11 in Davenport.

The River Music Experience was where music filled the air and highlighted upcoming events. Along with other previews, a film series called “America’s Music: A Film History of our Popular Culture from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway” was showcased.

The event also featured a performance by the Iowa Blues Challenge winners, The Candymakers.

The Bettendorf, Davenport, Moline, and Rock Island Public Libraries have been awarded one of the 50 National Endowment for the Humanities grants to present the program.

Click here for the event schedule.