CityBlock Concert Series: July 9th

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – Learn more about the musical acts performing July 9th at the free CityBlock Concert Series in Downtown Springfield.

CityBlock Concert Series
Every Thursday night during July and August at Stearns Square in Downtown Springfield
FREE to the public!
Learn more about the CityBlock Concert Series Here >>

July 9: Jon Butcher Axis (with Jeff Pitchell and Neal Vitullo) – Many people have made comparisons between Jon Butcher and Jimi Hendrix particularly in the early stages of Jon’s career.  His iconic Boston-based band Jon Butcher Axis toured with KISS in the late 70s and J. Geils in the early 80s. He is joined but two of New England’s other great guitarists in Jeff Pitchell of Texas Flood and Neal Vitullo of Young Neal and the Vipers.

Local Music Showcase 4:30PM to 6:30PM
Main performances begin around 6:30PM

LOCAL MUSIC SHOWCASE – 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.

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
Sheraton Food
Sidecar Bakery – Springfield’s Original Bicycle Bakery
Sun Kim Bop – Korean Street Food Truck

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