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Lock 3 changes schedule & wants YOU to vote for best local band

By Malcolm Abram Published: June 21, 2012

From the digital desk of the city of Akron



Change in Schedule at Lock 3


            June 21, 2012 (Akron, Ohio) - The City of Akron has announced a change in its entertainment schedule for the Lock 3 concert scheduled for Friday, June 29.

            The popular band OHIO, A Tribute to Crosby, Stills and Nash has cancelled its appearance for the next Rock the Lock concert sponsored by WONE.

            "We have been advised by its manager that members of the band were involved in an accident," says Dave Lieberth, Akron's Deputy Mayor. "And injuries are serious enough that they had to cancel this engagement."

            Lieberth says the new headliner for Rock the Lock on Friday, June 29 will be Time Traveler, A Tribute to the Moody Blues.  The Cleveland-based rock and roll group last appeared at Lock 3 on July 30, 2010.

            The 7pm Local band Showcase that night will feature the popular Mo Mojo band.


This year, Lock 3 audiences can vote for their favorite local band between 6:30pm and 8:30pm by purchasing a beverage and receiving a ballot.

On September 1st, eight finalists will be selected and will share $5,000 in prizes provided by Cayman Jack Margarita and Mike's Hard Lemonade.




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