July 30: Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers – “America’s Hottest Accordion” winner, Dwayne (Dopsie) Rubin, plays a unique, high energy style of zydeco. Dwayne hails from one of the most influential Zydeco families in the world. Although inspired by tradition, he has developed his own high energy style that defies existing stereotypes and blazes a refreshingly distinct path for 21st century Zydeco music.
July 23: Cinderella’s Tom Keifer – Cinderella was discovered by Jon Bon Jovi in ’85, and has been quoted as saying “I saw Tommy Keifer onstage delivering some pretty nifty, growling vocals. Then he whipped out this Les Paul and proceeded to lay into some astounding sounds. This guy struck me as a star right then and there.” They experienced success with their albums, Night Songs, Long Cold Winter, and Heartbreak Station.
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We are ALMOST at $100 Raised through our "Feed The Homeless" Tip Jar! Will You Help Us Double or Triple that?
July 16: Willie Nile – In his three and a half decades as a recording artist, Willie Nile has earned a reputation as both a fiercely committed rock ’n’ roller and a singularly insightful songwriter. He has shared the stage by invitation with U2, Bruce Springsteen, and The Who. Nile is considered one of the greatest performers to come out of the same Greenwich Village music scene that gave us both Bob Dylan and The Ramones.
This Thursday, July 16th starting at 4:30 pm. Free concerts, GREAT FOOD, all in Downtown Springfield at Stearn's Square. Come and join the fun! Last week's John Butcher crowd raised over $23.00 in "FEED THE HOMELESS" Tip Money! Lets see if the Willie Nile fans can BEAT that this week! Total for our Feed The Homeless Tip Jar - $65.76
This Thursday, July 9th starting at 4:30 pm. Free concerts, GREAT FOOD, all in Downtown Springfield at Stearn's Square. Come and join the fun! Last week's Jane Monheit crowd raised over $42.00 in "FEED THE HOMELESS" Tip Money! Lets see if the Classic Rockers can BEAT that this week!
July 9: Jon B utcher 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.