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Lock 3 is located next to the Akron Civic Theatre on Main street downtown and is Akron's home for summer and winter family-fun entertainment. Since it's opening in 2003, Lock 3 has hosted more than 2 million visitors. From May through September, Lock 3 features weekend concerts under the open skies, Akron's biggest festivals, a weekly farmers market, a large number of community events and hosts the City of Akron's official 4th of July fireworks display. Winter is a blast at Lock 3, with a host of attractions including Ohio's largest seasonal outdoor ice skating rink, Reindeer Run sledding hill, holiday shopping, a winter farmers market, Archie the Snowman and more. Winter at Lock 3 kicks off every year with the Downtown Holiday Lighting Ceremony exploding the night sky with fireworks.
The newly renovated Lock 4 features jazz concerts every Wednesday night from July 10th - September 4th starting at 7 p.m. New this year to Lock 4 are Gospel Sundays every Sunday evening from July 28th - September 1st at 5 p.m.
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Akron Area's Best Bands Compete For Cash
Presented by Mikes Hard Lemonade and Cayman Jack Margaritas
Text to vote for your favorite Northeast Ohio opening band Friday beginning @ 8pm until Sunday ending at 10pm every weekend from May 24th - August 31st.
Finalists will be announced in September and the 1st place winner will be invited on WONE. Finalists are assured of winning a prize:
(4) Runners-up will receive $250 each
(2) 3rd place winners will receive $500 each
(1) 2nd place winner will receive $1,000
(1) 1st place winner will receive $2,000
DON'T THROW YOUR TIME, MONEY AND VOTES AWAY!
ONLY VOTE DURING OPEN VOTING ON FRIDAYS BEGINNING @ 8PM THROUGH SUNDAY ENDING @10PM, MAY 24TH - AUGUST 31ST AND DO NOT VOTE MORE THAN ONCE PER WEEKEND.
Even though our service will take your texts, it recognizes mobile numbers and eliminates duplicates each weekend. At the same time, all votes are time stamped and any votes outside the open voting times will be eliminated.
Text the following keywords to 25827 to vote for your favorite bands.
(Include a space after the word "Lock3". Do not include quote marks).
The Juke Hounds - text "Lock3 Juke"
JiMiller Band - text "Lock3 JiMiller"
Stage Pass Live- text "Lock3 StagePass"
Mouth Wired Shut - text "Lock3 Mouth"
Mo Mojo - text "Lock3 MoMojo"
Monica Robins and The Whiskey Kings - text "Lock3 Whiskey"
The Twistoffs - text "Lock3 Twistoffs"
Jim Gill Band - text "Lock3 JimGill"
Joe Vitale Jr. Band - text "Lock3 JoeVitale"
Aftermath - text "Lock3 Aftermath"
La Flavour - text "Lock3 LaFlavour"
The Kerosene Band - text "Lock3 Kerosene"
Cats on Holiday - text "Lock3 Cats"
Colin Dussault's Blues Project - text "Lock3 Colin"
Horns & Things - text "Lock3 Horns"
Magnatones - text "Lock3 Magnatones"
Chaarita Franks & the Forever Band - text "Lock3 Chaarita"
Victory Highway - text "Lock3 Victory"
Best Kept Secret - text "Lock3 Secret"
Zach and the Bright Lights - text "Lock3 Zach"
Electric Mud - text "Lock3 Mud"
Rumplestiltskin - text "Lock3 stilts"
Class A Bandits - text "Lock3 Bandits"