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Jazz and blues concert at Springfield Armory NHS July 16

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The historic grounds of Springfield Armory National Historic Site is once again the stage this summer for live music. Bring a lawn chair and dust off your dancing shoes and enjoy a free, energizing, twilight jazz and blues orchestra performance on the lawn in front of the Commanding Officer’s Quarters.

On Saturday, July 16 at 6pm, the Bad News Jazz and Blues Orchestra, led by Jeff Gavioli,  will perform. The Bad News Jazz and Blues Orchestra is a 19-piece orchestra that has been performing since 2012, playing swing music from the 1930s and 1940s.

About Springfield Armory: Springfield Armory National Historic Site is the location of the nation’s first armory (1794 – 1968) and was established by George Washington. The Museum is open Wednesday-Sunday, 9:30am-4:00pm. For further information call (413) 734-8551, check the website at or Download the NPS App for the latest information at your fingertips.