New Venue Alert: The Stardust

Dear Music Makers, meet the Dreamers of Dreams –

FINALLY! A mid-sized venue is opening in downtown Davenport! With a capacity of 800, The Stardust is the space we’ve dreamed of and begged for. For years, certain entertainers have declined to perform in the Quad Cities due to lack of an appropriate…

Source: The Stardust: The Newest Star of Downtown Davenport

That article goes into greater detail about the 8,000-square-foot room that we’re all hoping attracts some of the bands that have passed us by for the last 15+ years because they had to choose between playing in a shoe closet or coliseum.

And I’m hoping this will bring more opportunities to discover new and emerging female voices. Speaking of which, if you are one of those voices, I want to talk to you. Email me at mnh at uglyiowan dot com. Or comment on this post. Or DM me through Twitter (feed below). Or send me a picture of your pet via Instagram. The point is, I’m not picky about how you contact me. I just want to know more about your work.

Either way, come check out The Stardust. A great time to do so would be the upcoming Shovels and Rope Saint Patrick’s Day show. Get tix here.

Shovels and Rope via


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