• Our Mission

    The River Music Experience (RME) exists to give Quad-City residents and visitors opportunities to experience America's music, and most especially the music of the Mississippi River, through live music performances and programs which nurture, educate and inspire musicians, and music appreciators.
    In short...The RME is a non-profit performing arts center providing opportunities for the community to listen to, learn about, and play music.

     

 

Listen.

Blues Cafe with The Harris Collection October 07, 2014 Tuesday
Blues Cafe with The Harris Collection
Blues Jam
Live Lunch with Lewis Knudsen October 20, 2014 Monday
Live Lunch with Lewis Knudsen

The Giving Tree Band November 21, 2014 Friday
The Giving Tree Band
Indie / Folk / Bluegrass
Euforquestra + Jon Wayne and The Pain November 07, 2014 Friday
Euforquestra + Jon Wayne and The Pain
Afro-beat / Funk / Reggae
Chicago Farmer Vinyl Release Show October 02, 2014 Thursday
Chicago Farmer Vinyl Release Show
Folk
Davina and The Vagabonds October 25, 2014 Saturday
Davina and The Vagabonds
Busting Jazz / Blues / Roots
Family Groove Company November 28, 2014 Friday
Family Groove Company
Jazz / Funk / Rock
An Evening with Kim Simmonds & Savoy Brown October 23, 2014 Thursday
An Evening with Kim Simmonds & Savoy Brown
Blues / Rock
BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet October 16, 2014 Thursday
BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet
Cajun / Zydeco
Moondance 2014 October 18, 2014 Saturday
Moondance 2014

Déjà vu Rendezvous with Vince Amore November 22, 2014 Saturday
Déjà vu Rendezvous with Vince Amore
Pop / Classical / Big Band
The Ballroom Thieves November 15, 2014 Saturday
The Ballroom Thieves
Alternative / Folk / Rock
Darlingside (RME Member Appreciation Show) November 12, 2014 Wednesday
Darlingside (RME Member Appreciation Show)
Indie / Folk
Judah & The Lion w/ Joseph & Hope Country November 14, 2014 Friday
Judah & The Lion w/ Joseph & Hope Country
Folk / Bluegrass
EGi w/ Half Naked and Sean Tripp October 03, 2014 Friday
EGi w/ Half Naked and Sean Tripp
Funk/Rock/EDM
Shook Twins w/ Under the Willow October 01, 2014 Wednesday
Shook Twins w/ Under the Willow
indie folk/pop
Acoustic Open Mic Night October 01, 2014 Wednesday
Acoustic Open Mic Night

Andrew Landers & Ellis Kell November 13, 2014 Thursday
Andrew Landers & Ellis Kell "Songs & Stories"
Blues
The Candymakers Halloween & CD Release Shows October 31, 2014 Friday
The Candymakers Halloween & CD Release Shows
Blues / Funk / Soul
Ignite The Will & King of Clubz November 08, 2014 Saturday
Ignite The Will & King of Clubz
Hardcore
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News


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River Music Experience is kicking off a comprehensive fundraising campaign titled RME STRONG.  The campaign aims to raise $400,000 over three years to accomplish three major goals: operating funds, capital investment, and debt elimination.

Won't you be a part of our strength? Learning more about the campaign and make a donation HERE.
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Announces 2014-15 Membership Drive as a part of RME STRONG Campaign!
 
 
Show your support of our musical mission for the community TODAY and become a member or renew your existing membership to RME!  Our goal is to double our membership during our campaign.  Membership dollars increase our ability to offer more live entertainment opportunities as well as strengthen our educational outreach programs by bringing more artists into our community. 


CLICK HERE to learn more and become a Friend of RME!


 

     
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Become a friend

Support the live music scene and music education in the Quad-Cities. Join the band and become a Friend of RME today! Every dime helps keep QC music thriving.