By Danny Nason | Special to The Republican

MGM Springfield rocked the casino floor with Darik & The Funbags on Valentine's Day.

The free concert brought couples and music lovers to the downtown casino on Friday night.

Opened in August 2018, MGM Springfield covers three city blocks in the heart of the city's center.

The nearly $1 billion resort offers more than 125,000 square feet of gaming space, a 240-room boutique hotel, spa services, diverse retail and dining headlined by Costa and The Chandler Steakhouse. MGM Springfield also features a seven-screen Regal luxury cinema complex, bowling lanes, a seasonal skating rink and outdoor marketplace displaying local art, events and talent.