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Rascal Flatts to Perform at Benefit for Akron Children’s Hospital


Rascal Flatts will play a Benefit concert for Akron Children’s Hospital at Canal Park in Akron on Saturday, August 5.

The “Rockin’ FORE the Kids” concert will benefit the hospital’s Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders via local charity LOPen Charities.

Dr. Jeffrey D. Hord, the director of the Showers Family Center and associate chair of pediatrics for subspecialty practices at the hospital, said LOPen Charities have raised more than $500,000 for the center since 2003 through golf outings, concerts and other events.

“I am so excited that this year’s concert, featuring Rascal Flatts, will take place at Canal Park,” Hord said. “We have a strong partnership with the Akron RubberDucks and Canal Park is the home of the Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders Annual Survivors Celebration Event which occurs in August.”

The multi award-winning country trio, Rascal Flatts has had more than a dozen #1 singles on the Country charts including “Mayberry,” “Bless the Broken Road” and “My Wish.” The group originally formed in Columbus, Ohio and is a frequent attraction in Northeast Ohio and has performed numerous summer shows at Blossom Music Center.

The RubberDucks stadium seats 7,630 and fans will also be allowed on the field. Gates will open at 6 pm, with opening act Brother Trouble taking the stage at 7pm and the main event at 8pm.

Rascal Flatts will be performing along with special guests Brother Trouble at Canal Park on Saturday, August 5 to benefit the Akron Children’s Hospital.Tickets are $65 for on-field access, $45 for a reserved seat in the stands, and go on sale at 10 a.m. May 5 on the website, at the Canal Park Box Office and by phone at 330-253-5151.

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