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Civic Theatre discounts tickets for students

By Kelcie Erbse, kke6@zips.uakron.edu

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The Akron Civic Theater will be giving discounted tickets to University of Akron students for the upcoming Akron Music Arts Association Showcase.

Tickets for the event are on sale now for $30 per person, and can be purchased on akronmusicart.com. Students at The University of Akron get a $10 discount.

The Civic will be hosting the showcase put on by the AMAA on Oct. 8.  The event is full of Akron’s own musicians and artist hoping to network their way to the top by promoting their own pieces during the event.

Doors open for the event at 5 p.m. With a full art gallery and exhibition in the lobby, local artists and musicians can promote their work while audience members can browse and potentially purchase the works on display.

The stage show kicks off at 6 p.m. on the iconic 330 stage. 91.3 the Summit FM’s own Brad Savage will host a live stream and recording of local singers and songwriters performing for the audience members. A live acoustic stream of the show can be found on 91.3 the Summit FM’s app “The 330”.

The show transitions to the main auditorium at 8 p.m. for a showcase of five of Akron’s best bands. The acts featured are Roger Hoover, a folk musician from Kent; Akron’s “Humanitarian of the Year” Zach and the Bright Lights, a Tennessee star that has his roots in Barberton Mark Leach; brothers Dan and Nate Monea of the band Hey Monea; and finally music by From Orion.
All artists are welcome, and, if interested in performing, to apply on the website. Help spread creativity while getting familiar with all the art that abounds our city.

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