High Hopes Music and Arts Festival Set for Saturday August 3rd MGM Springfield and Paddle Out Productions team up for 2nd Annual Event
Springfield, MA (April, 2019) – Paddle Out Productions is partnering with MGM Springfield to bring a day of music, food and arts to The Plaza at MGM Springfield on August 3rd. The spectacular outdoor venue behind the historic Armory at MGM will be the site for this year’s High Hopes Music and Arts Festival. Renowned Queen Tribute – Almost Queen will be headlining the bill and will be joined by Roots of Creation’s Grateful Dub a Reggae infused tribute to the Grateful Dead, The EAGLES Experience and local act Atlas Grey.
When choosing bands for the event, the founders of High Hopes felt it was important to feature and eclectic mix of diverse musical acts with some of the area’s great local music talent.
“We felt the wide appeal and familiarity of Queen mixed well with the variety of the other acts,” says Paddle Out co-founder Ryan Burhans. “Our goal is to bring something to the community that people look forward to year after year. Partnering with MGM Springfield creates the opportunity to build something unique as we grow in their new venue.”
This is High Hopes 2nd Annual event and first time in the new location.
“The Plaza the perfect summer venue for entertainment and we are excited to put our stamp on it,” said Paddle Outs Event Manager - Josh Kelleher. “We’re very passionate about creating events and experiences that represent our love of live music. We’re thrilled to be partnered with a company like MGM Springfield who share the same enthusiasm.”