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A two-week celebration of arts, culture and heritage in the Quad Cities.
September 6 - 22, 2013
Join us for the celebration! Enjoy two weeks of music, theatre, art, dance, tours, history, and fun-filled festivals! Fill your days and evenings with a variety of events and activities during East West Riverfest.

East West Riverfest is not about the creation of a new festival. It is a two-week celebration of the arts, culture and heritage of the Quad Cities. The fest emphasizes existing festivals, events and activities, along with new ones that are being held specifically because of the celebration.

Featured Events The Grand Tour- A George Jones Tribute ConcertTake a musical journey through the career of country superstar George Jones and hear all of his greatest hits in one wonderful show. Read more »

Evenings at Butterworth CenterLooking back at "The White City" and the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago presented by Jeff Mishur. Read more »

Sew What?Tweens can learn all kinds of needlecraft from sewing and stitching to embroidery and more during these educational sessions at the Davenport Library. Read more »

The New Deal Art Projects and American Modernism: Artistic Culture in Illinois in the 1930'sCurator Greg Gilbert, Ph.D., associate professor and director of the art history program at Knox College, speaks about the exhibition from the Western Illinois University's collection of WPA art. Read more »

Big River Brass Band ConcertThis British and American style brass band performs music to please every age and taste. Read more »

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