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RME Hires Interim Director Tyson Danner on Permanent Basis

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After serving as interim, Tyson Danner is now officially the Executive Director of the River Music Experience in downtown Davenport.

Last September, Danner was working for Quad City Arts as Community Arts Director.

And the group partnered with the RME to allow him to take over as head of the nonprofit music organization.

He plans to continue the RME's programs, especially educational outreach which serves about 22,000 people every year.

This year, the RME will celebrate its 15th anniversary, and on Friday, it'll start a campaign to raise $15,000 in 15 days.

The River Music Experience employs eight people full time, and has lots of part time workers for concerts and other events.

The venue attracts about 10,000 people per year to concerts with a $1 million economic impact.

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Brett Dale teaches a guitar lesson.

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