SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The CityBlock outdoor concert series hosted by Springfield BID in Stearns Square returns this year starting Thursday, July 2nd.
CityBlock presents high-end national touring acts across a wide-array of genres that will appeal to all music fans. The performances are held on Thursday nights at Stearns Square, in downtown Springfield. New this year is the Local Music Showcase featuring the best Valley musicians performing from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on CityBlock’s Second Stage. The second stage will be set up at the opposite end of the main stage. The Eastern States Exposition has teamed up with the Springfield Business Improvement District to create the local music showcase at this summer’s CityBlock concert series and give two local bands a chance to appear at the xfinity arena during The Big E. If you or someone you know would like to know more about registering a band click here. Main performances begin around 7:00 p.m.
CityBlock 2015 offers a vastly new and improved concert experience for fans. The series will be presented on a new stage located at the Bridge Street end of the square, creating a “concert hall” setting for improved sound and sight lines.
A wide selection of exceptional food trucks, carts, and vendors will be accompanying the concert series! Below are some of the food vendors that will be there:
Cheesy Street Grill – Gourmet Grilled Cheese Truck
Dee’s Flavors – Caribbean Sweets and Desserts
Marketplace Bistro – Fresh Food from Market Place
The Munchy Mobile – The $5 Truck
Rico Perou Latin Flava – Local Spanish Food
Samba’s Cuisine – Brazillian Specialty Food Truck
Sidecar Bakery – Springfield’s Original Bicycle Bakery
Sun Kim Bop – Korean Street Food Truck
Not sure where to park? Here is a map of local parking lots near Stearns Square:
This page will be updating with new information each week about the latest concerts. More information can be found here on Springfield BID’s website.
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