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John Mayer to play iWireless on Nov. 19


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Posted Online: Sept. 04, 2013, 6:59 pm
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By Jonathan Turner, jturner@qconline.com
Grammy-winning singer/songwriter John Mayer will perform at the iWireless Center, Moline, at 7 p.m. Nov. 19 to kick off his U.S. tour.

Tickets for the show, also featuring Phillip Phillips, will go on sale Sept. 21. Prices have yet to be announced.

Mr. Mayer, aseven-time Grammy Award winner, has soldmore than 20 million albums. His hits include "Your Body is a Wonderland," "Daughters," "Waiting on the World to Change," "Half of My Heart" and "Gravity."

Heis well-known for collaborations with a range of artists. Mr. Mayer has performed and/or recorded with EricClapton, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, T Bone Burnett, Herbie Hancock, TheRolling Stones, Dixie Chicks, Jay Z and Alicia Keys.

Mr. Phillips, 22, won the 11th season of "American Idol" last year. His hits include "Home" and "Gone, Gone, Gone."





















 



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  Today is Monday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2014. There are 100 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The board of education has granted Thursday as a holiday for the children, with the expectation that parents who desire to have their children attend the Scott County Fair will do so on that day and save irregularity the rest of the week.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The guard fence around the new cement walk at the Harper House has been removed. The blocks are diamond shape, alternating in black and white.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Rev. R.B. Williams, former pastor of the First Methodist Church, Rock Island, was named superintendent of the Rock Island District.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Abnormally high temperatures and lack of rainfall in Illinois during the past week have speeded maturing of corn and soybean crops.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Installation of a new television system in St. Anthony's Hospital, which includes a closed circuit channel as well as the three regular Quad-Cities channels, has been completed and now is in operation.
1989 -- 25 years ago: When the new Moline High School was built in 1958, along with it were plans to construct a football field in the bowl near 34th Street on the campus. Wednesday afternoon, more than 30 years later, the Moline Board of Education Athletic Board sent the ball rolling toward the possible construction of that field by asking superintendent Richard Hennigan to take to the board of education a proposal to hire a consultant.






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