Local Brewery’s Beer Trailer Pouring Suds at The Plaza through September 3

SPRINGFIELD, MASS. (June 11, 2021) – MGM Springfield announced today it will partner with local brewery White Lion Brewing to provide guests a wide selection of craft beer during the resort’s Free Music Fridays Concert Series at The Plaza. Located in downtown Springfield, the brewing company will activate a bar and beer trailer from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. where guests can tap into local brews while enjoying live music and good vibes from local musicians. Concerts are scheduled to run from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

“MGM Springfield is proud to partner with White Lion Brewing, a company who, similar to our team, has a focus and commitment to revitalizing the area,” said Chris Kelley, MGM Springfield’s President & COO. “We look forward to working together to bring the community a terrific lineup of great live music as well as a taste – or sip – of Springfield with White Lion’s wonderful offerings.”

Ray Berry, White Lion Brewing President & General Manager, said, “White Lion is extremely happy to extend its long-standing relationship with MGM Springfield. There has always been synergy and mutual creativity in our efforts to support the local community and local business. We are excited to showcase a number of craft and artisan breweries with everyone at Free Music Fridays.”

MGM Springfield kicked off the new concert series last Friday with legendary local band FAT.  Upcoming local favorites scheduled to perform include Brass Attack, Trailer Trash, Darik and the Funbags and Michelle Brooks-Thompson, among many others. For additional details on the Free Music Fridays Concert Series, including lineup updates, visit MGMSpringfield.com.

About MGM Springfield
MGM Springfield covers three city blocks in the heart of downtown Springfield, Mass. The largest lodging project in the United States to certify LEED™ Platinum in 2020, MGM Springfield offers more than 125,000 square feet of gaming space, a 240-room boutique hotel on Main Street, superior spa services, diverse retail and inspired dining headlined by Tap Sports Bar and The Chandler Steakhouse. MGM Springfield also features a seven-screen Regal luxury cinema complex, bowling lanes, and a seasonally programmed outdoor plaza displaying local art, events and talent. For more information, visit mgmspringfield.com, the MGM Springfield Newsroom, call (413) 273-5000, or find us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

About White Lion Brewing Company
White Lion’s grace symbolizes humankind’s goodness; it is an extension beyond race, color, creed or gender. The first craft beer brand to go to market in Springfield, Massachusetts, has all of the necessary ingredients for a successful and sustainable future: a compelling brand, a smart plan for growth, and a commitment to being a vital part of the city’s renaissance. More than a brewer, White Lion intends to serve as a catalyst for Springfield’s revitalization.  



Katharine Sherrer
MGM Resorts International Public Relations