There's only a few days left to vote for Springfield to win a grant from the Levitt Foundation for a second summer of free live music. Deadline is Nov. 20 for your keyboard to count toward Downtown Springfield, Inc.'s plan to activate the Y Block with weekly outdoor concerts and a better stage and sound system. As the organization proved with last summer's concerts, DSI stands for diversity Springfield, with all kinds of musical genres – from Christian, to Latin, to country and many in between – attracting all kinds of people to the village green. Free summer concerts make this town happy. People dancing while children run free is the best and least-cost use of that block anyone has found so far. Do your part to keep the good times rolling. Go to and vote for Springfield.

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