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Credit Island Throwback Fest 2024

August 31 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Produced by the City of Davenport, in partnership with
Common Chord and the Riverfront Improvement Commission
Made possible in part thanks to a grant from the Regional Development Authority.

🎸 Get ready to rock on Credit Island! 🎸

Join us for a nostalgic journey back to the late ‘70s and early ‘80s, when the “Mississippi River Jams” and “Isle of Rock” festivals filled Credit Island with the sound of rock!

All are welcome at this FREE, family-friendly concert and community festival!

Starting at 4:00, there will be food trucks, kids’ activities, games, a petting zoo, and more fun family activities near Credit Island Lodge.

At 5:00, cheer on hundreds of rubber ducks as they race down the Mississippi at Common Chord’s Great River Ducky Derby fundraiser for music education. Click here to learn more about the Derby and enter for your chance to win!

Then, at 6:00, head to the stage for a night of rock! 

4:00-7:00: Community Carnival: Food trucks, kids’ activities, games, petting zoo, and more!
5:00: Great River Ducky Derby: The big duck race! Learn more and enter!
6:00-10:00: Throwback Fest Concert: Featuring an Allman Brothers tribute set by the Beaker Brothers Band, Einstein’s Sister, and QC Rock Academy bands.

The Beaker Brothers Band: Allman Brothers tribute
Einstein’s Sister
QC Rock Academy bands

*FREE Family-friendly event.

*FOOD: Food trucks will be on-site.
*DRINKS: Bring your own drinks. Coolers, etc. are permitted. *No glass containers.*

*SEATING: Bring your own blankets and chairs!
*TENTS: Tents, pop-ups, umbrellas, and other tall items are allowed, but must be placed further from the stage, behind the line marking “tent area”.
*PARKING: Parking will be available on the island. Please follow traffic directions upon arrival.
*PETS: Well-behaved pets are welcome!

LOCATION: Northeast end of Credit Island, near the boat ramp and lodge.



Einstein’s Sister has had a national and international presence since emerging in the early ‘90s with a string of nationally critically-acclaimed hits, including “Learning Curves” and “Humble Creatures”. The group has repeatedly played at national festivals, has opened for many national acts, and has had its music featured on multiple MTV and streaming shows. Their latest EP – “Exit Strategies” was mastered at Abbey Road Studios. Read more here: www.theechoqc.com/einsteins-sisters-exit-strategies-include-trek-to-abbey-road/

The Beaker Brothers Band For over 15 years the Beaker Brothers Band has been paying homage to the original jam bands of the late 60’s and early 70’s – the Allman Brothers, Clapton, Santana, Little Feat, Rolling Stones, James Gang, the Doors, Steely Dan, Neil Young, CCR, and many more.

QC Rock Academy opened in December 2011 and has been teaching the Quad City area to rock since day one. Located in Davenport, right off of Kimberly Road, they offer lessons, group classes, and rock camps led by some of the best instructors in the area with years of experience and expertise. Programs are available for ages 7 to adult. Learn more at www.qcrockacademy.com.




August 31
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Common Chord
View Organizer Website


Private: Credit Island, Davenport