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Downtown Akron's Lock 3 releases 2021 summer concert and event schedule

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Posted at 11:12 AM, Apr 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-15 11:12:35-04

AKRON, Ohio — The approaching summer season means outdoor concerts, and Akron’s popular Lock 3 summer concert series schedule has been released.

Lock 3’s summer schedule was organized to bring back safe community entertainment while following all health directives in place, the city said in a news release.

Attendance will be limited with mask-wearing still mandatory when not eating or drinking. Individuals will be asked to not gather in groups larger than 10 and to stay at least 6 feet apart from other groups.

Alternative Nights with the jenY 107.3 every Thursday in June through August with radio station jenY, 107.3 FM, from 7:00 to 10:00 PM with yard games, drink specials, music and more.

Rock the Lock every Friday in June through August featuring your favorite tribute bands. Gates open at 6:00 PM, and concerts begin at 7:00 PM. Bands include:

  • May 28, 2021: Draw the Line, the endorsed Aerosmith Tribute Band
  • June 4, 2021: Dirty Deeds, Extreme AC/DC Tribute
  • June 11, 2021: Fleetwood Macked, Fleetwood Mac Tribute
  • June 18, 2021: Crush, a Bon Jovi Tribute
  • June 25, 2021: Satisfaction International Rolling Stones Show
  • Please continue to check for shows as they are confirmed.

Saturday Night Music

  • June 12, 2021: Michael Austin Project, Russel Thompson with DJ Mo Lee
  • June 26, 2021: Old School Soul presents Midnight Star
  • August 7, 2021: The Real Deal and Funkyard-X
  • September 11, 2021: Naughty by Nature and Floco Torres
  • Please continue to check for shows as they are confirmed.

Family Movie Night

  • Join us on Sunday evenings this summer and enjoy a special theme starting at 8:00 PM, followed by a movie. Bring a blanket, learn fire safety, healthy eating and more, and then enjoy a movie under the stars. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
  • June 6, 2021: Nutrition | Movie: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
  • June 13, 2021: Fire Safety | Movie: Playing with Fire
  • June 20, 2021: Father's Day | Movie: The Lion King
  • June 27, 2021: Bike Safety | Movie: Pee-Wee's Big Adventure

Please continue to check for additional movies as they are confirmed.

Lock 3 summer festival.

Since opening in 2003, more than 4 million visitors have enjoyed concerts and live entertainment at Lock 3.

Lock 3 is also teaming up with the Great Streets Akron team to bring movies to Akron neighborhoods so families can enjoy movies under the stars.

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