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Updated: February 19, 2019 @ 4:49 pm
Inset in upper left hand corner: Article from Oct. 22, 1913: The day after the old Coliseum burned down. Published May 23, 2002.
1012 West 4th Street Davenport. Dec. 17, 2007. (Photo by Jeff Cook/Quad-City Times)
Members of the John Deere Middle School Jazz Band in Moline perform Thursday night, March 10, 2016. during the 113th anniversary of Leon “Bix” Beiderbecke’s birthday at the Col Ballroom. (Photo by John Schultz/Quad-City Times)
Former President Bill Clinton, gets a hug from his wife, Hillary, as she takes the stage, Friday, January 29, 2016, during a campaign stop at the Col Ballroom in Davenport. (Photo by John Schultz/Quad-City Times)
The staircase leading the balcony of the Col Ballroom is shown here. The Col has a new owner in Lee Neece, who plans to renovate the ballroom moving forward. June 27, 2014. (Photo by Louis Brems/Quad-City Times)
The swooping fabric ceiling and fabric lighting fixtures are part of the uniqueness of the Col Ballroom. Lee Neece, the Col's new owner has plans the renovate the building. June 27, 2014. (Photo by Louis Brems/Quad-City Times)
The historic Col Ballroom in Davenport has undergone a renovation project that included having its windows uncovered and replaced, making the building more energy-efficient and brighter at the same time. An open house will be held today. Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010. (Photo by Larry Fisher/Quad-City Times)
The Col Ballroom recently had windows uncovered and replaced making the building more energy efficient and brighter. Wednesday Sept. 29, 2010. (Photo Larry Fisher/Quad-City Times)
The Josh Duffy Orchestra will play for the Plus 60 Valentine Ball on Feb. 13 at the Col Ballroom in Davenport. (Photo by Shirley Davis/Quad-City Times)
Jimi Hendrix autographed a wall in a small room off the Col Ballroom stage during a 1968 performance. July 31, 2008. (Photo by Jeff Cook/Quad-City Times)
Col Ballroom, 1012 West 4th Street Davenport. Dec. 10, 2007.
The old sign on the Col Ballroom is removed Tuesday morning to make way for a new one. Descendants of William Struve, who built the Col, bought the old sign on eBay and may donate it to the Putnam Museum. Published Aug. 22, 2007. (Photo by Larry Fisher/Quad-City Times)
A new sign for the Col Ballroom sits ready to be installed Tuesday as the old one is removed. Published Aug. 22, 2007. (Photo by Larry Fisher/Quad-City Times)
The sign for the Col Balroom in Davenport is up for sale on eBay. It will be replaced with a new, similar-looking sign, with streamer lights. Aug. 7, 2007. (Photo by John Schultz/Quad-City Times)
Debutants dress in their finest for the annual debutant ball held at the Col Ballroom on April 14, 2007. (Photo by Lauren M. Anderson/Quad-City Times)
Anh Tra, of Davenport, puts a dollar in a dancing dragon's mouth at New Year celebration at the Col Ballroom. Feb. 5, 2005. (Photo by Jeff Cook/Quad-City Times)
MAY 2002: The Col Ballroom as it looks today. (Photo by Larry Fisher/Quad-City Times)
1960s: The Col's dances and concerts attracted big crowds. Published May 23, 2002. (Contributed photo)
1960s: Go-go dancers fit the dance craze of its time. Published May 23, 2002. (Contributed photo)
An early photo shows the exposed ceiling supporting structure of the Coliseum, today known as the Col Ballroom. The proscenium arch remains in tact. Published May 23, 2002. (Contributed photo)
Interior of Col Ballroom in Davenport. Aug. 21, 1998. (Photo by Larry Fisher/Quad-City Times)
Col Ballroom. Nov. 18, 1996.
The Col Ballroom, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is getting a facelift as part of major renovation. Photo taken May 31, 1991. Published June 2, 1991 page 1B. (Photo by Brian Schoeni/Quad-City Times)
Jimi Hendrix jams in a performance at the Col Ballroom in Davenport on August 11, 1968.
Leigh Macias Reitz, owner of the Col Ballroom, announced the venue that's more than 100 years old will close its doors Oct. 29.
Jimi Hendrix jams in a performance at the Col Ballroom in Davenport on Aug. 11, 1968.
Leslie Bell, of Davenport, designed this poster for the Aug. 11, 1968, Jimi Hendrix concert at the Col Ballroom.
Bill Allred's Classic Jazz Band out of Orlando, FL, performs Thursday evening at the Col Ballroom in Davenport to help kick off Quad-City Times Bix 7 weekend.
The Iconic Col Ballroom recently purchased by Lee Neece, will be getting a new look inside. Neece, has plans to renovate the building and bring in top music acts. Returning the once popular attraction back to the fore front of the music scene in the Quad Cities.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton holds hands with her husband former President Bill Clinton as she takes the stage to speak at a rally at the Col Ballroom in Davenport, Iowa, Friday, Jan. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Members of the John Deere Middle School Jazz Band in Moline perform Thursday night during the 113th anniversary of Leon "Bix" Beiderbecke's birthday at the Col Ballroom.
Former President Bill Clinton holds the hand of his wife Hillary as she takes the stage during a campaign stop, Friday, January 29, 2016, at the Col Ballroom in Davenport.
The only time I did a meet-and-greet was before Kevin Costner's 2009 concert at The Col Ballroom, Davenport. With me is Lucinda Resnick, a Quad-City Times copy editor who had just completed chemotherapy for breast cancer. Little did we know in the back of Costner's bus was Hugh Jackman.
The Col Ballroom gains additional parking. 4th & Warren.
Night People members, from left, Mike Stroehle, Gary Pearson and Rob Dahms celebrated the band's 50th anniversary at The Col Ballroom in Davenport.
A postcard shows the interior of the Col Ballroom when it opened.
A crew films dancers on the floor of the Col Ballroom in Davenport for a trailer for the movie "Red Hot Jazz."
Writer-director Bruce Walters, center, instructs Josh Duffee, left, and actors while filming a trailer for Walters' upcoming movie, "Red Hot Jazz," this week at the Col Ballroom in Davenport.
The Col remains a great spot for dances like this Plus 60 Club event.
The Col was heavily decorated for an event in this vintage, undated photo.
A big crowd of young people lines up outside the Col, waiting to get inside for a concert.
The late Jimi Hendrix was among the rocks stars who autographed a wall in a small room off The Col Ballroom stage. Hendrix performed at the Davenport venue in 1968.
The Col has hosted all kinds of events, including bingo nights.
The Col was a popular venue for rock music, including the era of go-go dancers.
The Col Ballroom features this bar and seating area in the balcony. In the past several years, a majority of the Col's uses have been wedding receptions and Quinceañera, the Hispanic celebration of a 15-year-old girl's birthday.
The swooping fabric ceiling and light fixtures are part of what makes the Col Ballroom unique.
Lee Neece is closing on the purchase of the Col Ballroom in mid-July. The Quad-City resident has plans for some interior remodeling of the almost-century-old building and to increase the entertainment offerings at the Davenport venue.
The iconic Col Ballroom.
One of the iconic pieces in the Col Ballroom is this light fixture near the staircase.
Leigh Reitz, the events coordinator at the Col Ballroom, says a problem with parking availability at the Davenport venue has been addressed.
This staircase leads to the balcony of the Col Ballroom.
The stage at the Col Ballroom has seen such music notables over the years as Jimi Hendrix, Eric Burdon and the Animals, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash and Davenport's own Bix Beiderbecke.
Lee Neece poses on the staircase of the Col Ballroom in Davenport. Neece, 39, a native of LeClaire, plans to do some interior remodeling on the venue he is purchasing, but adds that people who haven't been there lately would be surprised at how good it looks.
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