1. Richmond Hill season opens 

Richmond Hill Players opens its 2017 season with Fred Carmichael's comedy, “Out of Sight, Out of Murder.” See the show at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Barn Theater, 600 H K Robinson Drive, Geneso. Performances are also scheduled for April 27-30. Tickets, $12, are available at the Richmond Hill box office at 309-944-2244 or by visiting rhplayers.com.

2. Earth Day benefit

See a show for a good cause. Quad-City based bands Subatlantic and Us-Mode along with Iowa City group Hot Tang and Chicago-based shallou are playing at 7 p.m. Saturday as part of the 420 Fest at Baked Beer & Bread Co., 1113 Mound St., Davenport. Proceeds go to Nahant Marsh Education Center and World Relief. Tickets, $15, are available at Eventrbite.com. 

3. 'The Tin Woman'

"The Tin Woman" opens this weekend at the Q-C's newest theater, The Black Box Theatre, 1623 5th Ave., Moline. Performances are set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday along with shows April 27-29. For tickets, $15, call 563-284-2350 or visit theblackboxtheatre.com.

4. Sister wife album release

Sister Wife, the Q-C band comprised of Matt Ajishegiri and Samuel Carothers, have a new album to show off. The group is hosting a release party, with Iowa City based act Karen Meat, at 8 p.m. Friday at Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave, Rock Island. Tickets, $10, are available at eventbrite.com. For more information, visit rozztox.com

5. Soulful show 

The Sextones, a soul and funk group from Reno, Nevada, are co-headlining a show with Quad-City based cover band Have Your Cake. See the show, with opener The Good Company, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Redstone Room, 129 N. Main St., Davenport. For more information, visit rivermusicexperience.org.  

6. Get your Putnam portrait

To celebrate its 150 anniversary, the Putnam Museum & Science Center, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport, wants to get your photo. The museum will host a community-wide photo shoot from noon to 3 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Portraits will be displayed in the Putnam’s Grand Lobby through the year and will then be part of the museum's permanent collection. For more information, visit putnam.org.


Amanda Hancock is a reporter covering food, arts and entertainment in the Quad-Cities (and beyond).