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Scott McCreery headlining 2nd annual Country in the City Concert

September 8, 2017

The concert taking place on September 14 at City Hall Plaza is free and open to all.

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Office of Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment in partnership with Country 102.5FM radio today announced that Scott McCreery will headline the second annual Country in the City Concert, taking place on Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 7 - 9 p.m on City Hall Plaza. The concert is free and open to all.

"Last year's first Country in the City concert was an overwhelming success, and I am excited to be continuing it again this year," said Mayor Walsh. "I want to thank Country 102.5 and our performers lined up this year for their partnership in making this concert happen, and I look forward to making Country in the City another smashing success."

Scotty McCreery was selected as the winner of the 10th season of American Idol. He became known on the national music scene in 2011, quickly establishing himself as one of country music's new stars. The young singer/songwriter is known for his hits "Trouble With Girls," "I Love You This Big," and "See You Tonight."

The concert will kick-off with an opening performance by Alec MacGillivray. MacGillivray, who has opened for Keith Urban, Sam Hunt, Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett, and Dierks Bentley, headlines clubs and festivals around the country.

"Country 102.5 is once again thrilled  to partner with Mayor Walsh to bring country music into the heart of city!" said Dawn Santolucito, Marketing Director at Country 102.5. "We are truly looking forward to having Scotty McCreery live on City Hall Plaza for a free show. He is such a fan of the city of Boston, we know that this is going to be an amazing show for all those who attend."

The Mayor's Office of Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment is hosting this event in partnership with Country 102.5 FM radio.

Mayor's Office