319-339-0804 uptownbills2@gmail.com

Welcome to Uptown Bill’s!

The Extend the Dream Foundation Board/Uptown Bill’s has decided to vacate the 730 South Dubuque location.  The three months with more to come of little to no income from Uptown Bill’s makes it impossible to keep up with the rent and other obligations. 

Watch this page for updates about any future news and plans.

If you are a Patreon Subscriber, first, thank you so much for your commitment.  We do want to remind you that you may, at any time, unsubscribe.  We appreciate anyone who stays with us for now but we also understand if you don’t.

We will continue to offer online concerts and, possibly, other online events.

Community. Conversation. Abilities Awareness.

Uptown Bill’s is a coffee house, performance venue, and a community meeting place. [More…]

Live Music & Events

 If you enjoy the Saturday Night Concerts at Uptown Bill’s be sure and thank our sponsors. Our Facebook live music events pageis updated regularly and the regular calendar of events and meetings can be found here on our website.



Since 2001 Uptown Bill’s has been a gathering place for people of all ages and abilities to work, play, listen and create in a safe and comfortable environment. In the spirit of Bill Sackter it provides:

  1. A venue to practice and to showcase a diversity of artists
  2. Volunteer and workplace experience for individuals with and without disabilities
  3. A community forum on abilities awareness


Uptown Bill’s has many wonderful volunteers. Click here to read the latest about them.

Would you, a business owner or individual you know, like to be an Uptown Bill’s Saturday Night sponsor for a month? Email uptownbills2@gmail.com or call 319-339-0408.


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