The second annual GAS Feed & Seed Festival will be held February 15-17 in Davenport, featuring 20 bands, playing in two locations over three fun-filled nights. 

'Welcome To Davenport' mural by Johnnie Cluney
Carolyn Martin / WVIK

Longtime WVIK listeners might remember the program Art Talks. It was hosted by the late Bruce Carter and featured interviews with local painters, musicians, and writers.

Now, as part of our efforts to enhance coverage of the local art scene, we'll bring you Talking Art, a regular segment during Morning Edition hosted by Carolyn Martin.

Gaelynn Lea, 2016 NPR Tiny Desk Winner
Courtesy of Alicia Lees / Green Room Music Source

Gaelynn Lea, winner of NPR's second annual Tiny Desk Contest, returns the Quad Cities to perform at Daytrotter in downtown Davenport this weekend.

The founder of Daytrotter is leaving the independent music website that's based in Davenport. Wednesday afternoon the Quad City Times reported Sean Moeller resigned. 

He founded the site about ten years ago in downtown Rock Island, and just recently moved across the river to downtown Davenport. 

Credit Daytrotter

After ten years and over 5,300 recording sessions, a local music business is ready to open the doors on a new studio and venue. Tonight, Daytrotter will show off its studio on Brady Street in Davenport, and hold its first live show in the new location. 

Milk Carton Kids, Daytrotter

Indie-rock website, Daytrotter, has recorded over 5,300 artists in Rock Island over the past 10 years. Last month, creator Sean Moeller  moved operations to Davenport, where he'll have three-times the studio space and more opportunities for live shows. 

Daytrotter Art Exhibit

Mar 4, 2015
Johnnie Cluney - Daytrotter

Since it started 9 years ago, the Quad Cities-based music site Daytrotter has recorded more than 5,000 musicians and bands. And Davenport artist Johnnie Cluney has drawn a picture of each one. Friday (3/6) a selection of his drawings goes on display at Rozz Tox in Rock Island.