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Quad City Bank & Trust Riverfront Pops | The Music of Elton John
August 20, 2022 @ 7:30 pm CDT
The Event is Rain or Shine
The Party of the Summer is turning 40! Celebrate with us along the banks of the Mississippi with a choir-enhanced symphonic celebration of the Music of Elton John. Rock to Elton’s greatest hits including “Rocket Man,” “Madman Across the Water,” “Tiny Dancer,” and “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me!” This spectacular event closes with our traditional renditions of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture and Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever set to a brilliant fireworks display.
View the Reserved Park Plot Map | View the Bandshell Seat Map
PLEASE NOTE When looking at the ticketing map, Only Zone 1 will be marked and blocked off for the reserved park plots. The majority of the park will be open for general admission seating.
Additional Event Information
QCBT Riverfront Pops is a rain or shine event.
The QCSO Association is monitoring the weather forecast closely. If severe weather should become a safety concern for our patrons and musicians, the QCSO Association will be in communication with our production team and the National Weather Service to decide regarding delay or cancellation of the event. In the case of cancellation, full refunds will be honored.
At this time, the event will proceed as planned.
What to expect: Plan for wet, soggy grounds, and the potential for scattered rain.
Should any changes need to be made during the event, they will be communicated via the loudspeaker from the stage.
Cancellation or delay will also be announced via email to everyone on our email list, posted on our website, and shared on our social media profiles.
5:00 pm | Event Area Gates Open (No access prior to 4:00 p.m.).
6:30 pm | Pre-Show featuring the Youth Symphony Orchestra
7:30 pm | The Music of the Elton John
ADMISSION & SEATING
This event is a combination of general admission and reserved seating. Guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs, blankets, and tables to enjoy the grassy lawn. Limited reserved permanent bandshell seating and reserved plots on the lawn are available for purchase. If you purchase a reserved plot, please ensure that both the people in your group and items you bring can comfortably fit within the designated plot area and the aisles kept clear to allow audience traffic.
Adults $22.00 in advance* & Children $5.00
(Children are individuals between the ages of 3-13. Adult prices increase $3.00 on Friday, August 19, 2022)
Have a group of 15 or more? Learn about group discounts.
RESERVED PERMANENT BANDSHELL | SOLD OUT
RESERVED PARK PLOTS | SOLD OUT
10 Person SOLD OUT | 6 Person SOLD OUT | 2 Person SOLD OUT
Tickets will be sold on-site at the gate beginning at 4:00 p.m.
The entry gates will be at Harrison & Ripley Street. Bandshell & Reserved Plot Ticket holders will enter at the Ripley Street Gate, and those concertgoers covered by your ticket plot purchase must enter together.
All patrons will be subject to a handheld wand screening. All patrons must prepare and complete a bag and/or cooler check. The QCSO reserves the right to refuse admission to patrons who refuse to allow inspection of their persons and any items desired to bring into the facility.
Reentry: Patrons who choose to leave the park during the event and wish to reenter should request a wristband before exiting and will be subject to wand screen and bag/cooler check upon reentry.
Handicap parking is available on Harrison Street just north of the entry gate. Space is limited and a handicap tag is required to use this lot. Accessible seating is available in the permanent bandshell seats.
Ticket buyers will purchase a specific plot of land in LeClaire Park as they would a seat at a concert venue. These plots will be clearly designated and sized for groups of up to 10, 6, or 2 people. The plot sizes are as follows:
- 18 x 18 – 10 people max
- 12 x 12 – 6 people max
- 6 x 12 – 2 people max
If you purchase a reserved plot, please ensure that both the people in your group and items you bring can comfortably fit within the designated plot area and the aisles are kept clear to allow audience traffic. Those concertgoers covered by your ticket plot purchase must enter together.
FOOD & BEVERAGE
Vendors will be on-site, but guests can bring in their own food and beverages. Those who choose to enjoy alcoholic beverages must drink responsibly.]
Baja Chicken Bowl ($15)
Iowa’s Finest Kettle Korn
Medium Bag of Kettle Korn ($5)
Large Bag of Kettle Korn ($7)
Rob’s Smoking J’s
Rib Tips ($15), Jerk Chicken ($15), BBQ Chicken ($15),
Slab of Ribs ($30)
Success on Wheels
Frozen Smoothies ($5-6)
Azada, Pastor, & Birria Tacos (3 for $9)
Jarritos ($3 each), Bottled Water ($1 each)
Thunder Bay Grille
Chicken Caesar Wrap with Chips ($10), Turkey Club Wrap with Chips ($10), Charcuterie Platter ($13), Bruschetta Salad with Chicken ($13), Plantation Salad with Chicken ($13), Jumbo Cookies ($3), Wine ($7), Craft Beer ($7), Domestic Beer ($6), Bottled Soda ($5), Bottled Water ($4),
Volunteers for Symphony
QCBT Riverfront Pops T-shirts ($25) & a Variety of Music Themed Gift Items.
The City of Davenport has three public parking ramps that use a self-service Pay-by-Plate system, so after parking, make note of your license plate number to correctly pay and exit the ramp after the show. More information is available on the City of Davenport website. Please make sure you are parking in a public parking space. Most downtown parking lots are private and may tow any illegally parked vehicle.
A limited amount of accessible parking will be available in the public lot on Harrison Street just outside the park’s entrance. Accessible parking will open at 4:00 PM.
To ensure a safe and enjoyable event evening for all performers, staff, and attendees, the Quad City Symphony Orchestra has implemented a Security Checkpoint Screening for all guests attending QCBT Riverfront Pops. Please be patient and plan ahead.
Security Checkpoints Entering the Park
- All patrons will be subject to a handheld wand screening.
- All patrons must prepare and complete a bag and/or cooler check.
- The QCSO reserves the right to refuse admission to patrons who refuse to allow inspection of their persons and any items desired to bring into the facility.
- Reentry: Patrons who choose to leave the park during the event and wish to reenter should request a wristband before exiting and will be subject to wand screen and bag/cooler check upon reentry.
- Smoking and vaping inside the park.
- Firearms and any ammunition or accessories to weapons. Conceal and carry is not permitted, including concealed licensed.
- Weapons of any kind including toy weapons (i.e. knives, pepper spray and other aerosols, key rings/key chains for self-defense, stun-guns.)
- Animals (except for documented service animals)
- Grills, open flames, or firepits.
- Lawn stakes
- Tents or items that would obstruct the view of others
- Sporting equipment including balls or discs.
Contact the QCSO Box Office at 563.322.7276 or email email@example.com weekdays between 9:00 am and 4:30 pm.
Ernesto Estigarribia, conductor
Jean Meilleur, vocals
John Regan, vocals and piano
Augustana Choral Artists
Jon Hurty, choir conductor