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Rhythm on the River

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm



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10'x10' "Picnic Plot" Reservation
Concert admission is FREE. You can also reserve a spot for you and your crew! These 10 foot x 10 foot plots will be in the area closest to the stage and will be marked and labeled. Check in at the tent when you arrive to be directed to your plot. *Limited Capacity* *Proceeds support after-school enrichment programs at The Lincoln Center.*
19 available

The Lincoln Center and Common Chord present…

Rhythm on the River 2024

In partnership with the Riverfront Improvement Commission & the City of Davenport.
Made possible in part thanks to a grant from the Regional Development Authority.

Bringing the riverfront to life with music spanning the decades! A concert celebrating the contributions of Black musicians and highlighting Black voices in our local music scene and beyond.

New this year: Rhythm on the River is joining forces with the Quad City Juneteenth Festival (led by Friends of MLK and The Lincoln Center) for a day of celebration,  music, and community in Leclaire Park!

JUNE 15, 2024
QC Juneteeth Festival: 
Rhythm on the River concert: 6pm

Admission is FREE! Additional 10’x10′ “picnic plots” available for reservation in the area closest to the stage – $25. Must be purchased by June 14 at 5:00pm. Proceeds from picnic plots support after-school enrichment programs at The Lincoln Center.

*FREE Family-friendly event
*Food trucks will be on-site.
*Minimal seating provided – bring your blankets and chairs!

Ashley Dean
Jerry Johnson & The Voices of the QC Gospel Choir
The Voices – Chicago-based Tribute to Motown


About the Artists:

Ashley Dean has toured with Stevie Wonder, performed at the Detroit Jazz Festival, and graces local stages and churches with her joyful voice.

 Jerry Johnson & The Voices of the QC gospel choir made their debut at the 2023 Rhythm on the River. Since then, they have headlined Redstone Room concerts, performed on the Adler Theatre stage, and more. The powerful and passionate voices bring to life stirring renditions of both classic and contemporary gospel sounds with powerhouse vocals and some of the area’s top players in the band. You won’t want to miss this inspirational and moving performance!

The Voices are a Chicago-based band offering an exhilarating “Tribute to Motown”. They offer an unforgettable experience as they capture the essence of the harmony, choreography, and stylish wardrobes that defined that great era. The Voices are also known for their soulful renditions of classic R&B hits from legendary artists such as The O’Jays, Stylistics, Whispers, and Spinners. The Voices provide audiences all over the country with outstanding vocal interpretations and well-choreographed dance routines all backed by a band of world-class musicians.


June 15
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Common Chord
The Lincoln Center


Leclaire Park, Davenport
400 Beiderbecke Drive
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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