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Due to Weather and Out of an Abundance of Caution, Tonight’s “Trailer Trash” Concert at Forest Park Postponed

Out of an abundance of caution due to extreme heat and inclement weather, the Trailer Trash concert scheduled for Thursday August 26, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. at Forest Park has been rescheduled to Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. at the Forest Park Amphitheater.

The Trailer Trash concert is part of the City’s Forest Park Concert Series hosted by the Springfield Park Department at the Forest Park Amphitheater. The outdoor concerts, all scheduled for 6:30 p.m., are open to the public and free of charge. The full, updated schedule is below:

The schedule of concerts is as follows, all on Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m.:





September 2nd


Ethel Lee Ensemble

Jazz, Standards, and Blues

September 9th

Floyd Patterson

Motown and Contemporary

September 16th

Trailer Trash

Modern Country Music










Mayor Domenic J. Sarno said, “I am thrilled to have our beloved concerts returning to Forest Park. This year’s lineup will bring a lot of enjoyment to family and friends and the Concert Series is an example of the city programs that enhance our quality of life. It is my goal to increase arts and performances in park programming and I look forward to enjoying this year’s talented line-up!”

Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management Patrick Sullivan added, “The Park Department is proud to have concerts back at the Forest Park Amphitheater. I want to recognize the Concert Committee for their dedicated efforts.  They have compiled a terrific lineup for 2021. I would also like to thank the Barney Trustees, as it is through their efforts in the management of the Barney Estate that we have the resources to book these great shows.  We encourage everyone to pack a picnic supper and enjoy the music in a beautiful setting.”

Attendees may enter Forest Park through the Sumner Avenue or Route 5 entrances for free after 5:30 p.m. on the nights of concerts. For complete details, please visit the Park Department website at or call 787-6435.

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