1. Country boys in town
It's a good week for country music fans. Luke Bryan, the singer known for hits such as "Kick the Dust Up" and "Crash My Party," is slated to be in the Quad-Cities two days for back-to-back shows at the iWireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. Brett Eldredge and Adam Craig will open up the concert, which is part of Bryan's "Huntin', Fishin' & Lovin' Every Day" tour. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com, the iWireless Center Box Office and by calling 1-800-745-3000.
7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, iWireless Center, $49.75 and $75
2. 20th season for 'Rent'
"Rent," the rock musical that opened on Broadway in 1996, is celebrating its 20th anniversary season. You can see the musical this week at the Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com, by phone at 800-745-3000 or the Adler Theatre Box Office.
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Adler Theatre, $40.50, $53, $68.
3. New sight at Quad-City Arts
A new exhibit, featuring original artwork from three local and regional artists, is opening this weekend with a reception at Quad-City Arts. See creations by Stephanie J. Baugh of Monmouth, Illinois, Karen Blomme of Davenport, and Matt Moyer of Columbia, Missouri, in a collection on display through June 30 at 1715 2nd Ave., Rock Island. For more information, visit quadcityarts.com.
7-9 p.m. Friday, Quad-City Arts. Free.
4. Blues at the Redstone Room
Chris Antonik, a blues musician based in Toronto, Canada, is coming to Davenport this week. See Antonik and opener The Curtis Hawkins Band at the Redstone Room, 129 N. Main St., Davenport. For tickets, visit rivermusicexperience.org.
7 p.m. Friday, Redstone Room, $8 in advance and $10 day of the show.
5. Elvis is back
The music of Elvis Presley will take stage at Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. You have four chances to see the tribute show, billed as "How Great Thou Art: The Gospel Music of Elvis Presley," this week. For matinee performances, lunch is at noon and the show starts at 1 p.m. For evening performances, a buffet dinner is set for 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. For more information and tickets, visit circa21.com, call 309-786-7733 or visit the Circa '21 Box Office.
Noon and 6 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, $46.50 and $52.25.
6. Craft beer fest
Celebrate American Craft Beer Week, happening across the country this week, with the Quad-Cities Craft Beer Fest on Saturday. At the festival, sip on brews from more than 20 local and regional breweries, such as Backpocket Brewing Company, Bent River Brewing Company and Great River Brewery. For more information and tickets, visit quadcitieschamber.com.
1-4 p.m. Saturday, The Plaza at Bass Street Landing, $20 in advance.
7. 40 years of hits
Looking to hear songs such as “When I Fall In Love,” “Put Your Head On My Shoulder,” “Goin’ Out Of My Head" and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You"? Expect to hear those hits, plus more, when The Lettermen, a group that's been around for more than 40 years and has released more than 50 albums, performs this week at Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. For the matinee performance, lunch is set for noon and the show starts at 1 p.m. For the evening performance, dinner is set for 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7:15 p.m. For more information and tickets, visit circa21.com, call 309-786-7733 or visit the Circa '21 Box Office.
Noon and 6 p.m. Monday, Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, $51.73 and $58.
8. Iowans on stage
Three Iowa-based musicians will perform at Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. See headliner Elizabeth Moen, an Iowa City resident, River Glen, a folk-pop act from Dubuque and Erin Moore, a Davenport native, are set to offer their homegrown tunes. For more information, visit rozztox.com.
8 p.m. Friday, Rozz-Tox, $5-10.
9. Paper Bird show
The small stage at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, 304 E. 3rd St., Davenport, is sure to be a packed one for this show from the Denver based six-piece folk band Paper Bird, along with opener Erin Moore. For tickets, visit raccoonmotel.com.
7 p.m. Saturday, Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, $12.