STAMFORD, CT – The region’s hottest free concert series, Alive @ Five kicks off Thursday, June 19th in Columbus Park in Stamford Downtown. This year’s star-studded lineup starts with Blues Traveler and closes with Boyz II Men and includes Blind Melon, Eve 6, Gato Barbieri, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes and Billy Vera. The concerts begin at 5pm and run seven Thursdays, June-August (no show July 3).
On June 19 Blues Traveler will take the Heineken Stage. The band is best known for their improvisational live shows and is most popular for their huge singles "Run-Around" and "Hook" which both gained mainstream radio popularity in the mid 90s. The former song won a Grammy and broke a record for most weeks on the charts.
The series continues for seven weeks (no concert July 3):
June 19 Blues Traveler
June 26 Blind Melon
No Concert on July 3
July 10 - Gato Barbieri
July 17 – Eve 6
July 24 - Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes
Christopher Robin Band
July 31 - Billy Vera
August 7 – Boyz II Men
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Alive @ Five is presented by RBS on the Heineken Stage in partnership with Stamford Town Center, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and BevMax.
The event is produced by the Stamford Downtown Special Services District and the City of Stamford. Additional sponsors include The Advocate/Greenwich Time, Cacace, Tusch & Santagata, Columbus Park Merchants, Crystal Rock, Fairfield County Weekly, Frank Mercede & Sons, Gelato Giuliana, Happyhaha Studio, Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center, Keep Stamford Beautiful, Mill River Collaborative, NYSC, Red Bull, Royal Restrooms, Simply Signs, Stamford Chamber of Commerce, Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa, State Farm Insurance, and 95.9 The Fox, 96.7 The Coast, , Star 99.9 and WSTC/WNLK radio stations.
Alive @ Five is a seven week series. For more information on each concert evening please call Annette Einhorn at 203-348-5285.