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Docs ready to rock for a good cause on Nov. 7 in Akron (sponsored post)

Docs Who Rock 6, a must-see showcase of physician talent, will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7, at E.J. Thomas Hall.

AKRON, Ohio — Docs Who Rock 6, a must-see showcase of physician talent, will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7, at E.J. Thomas Hall.

“In just a few short years, Docs Who Rock has grown into a ‘must-see concert’ for this community and a signature event for United Way,” United Way of Summit County President Bob Kulinski said. “These talented and generous physicians and musicians – led by the incomparable Dr. Terry Gordon – have helped us create a memorable show year after year.”

Docs Who Rock is the United Way of Summit County’s physician talent show and is sponnsored by The University of Akron. Tickets are available at the E.J. Thomas box office or at www.ticketmaster.com. General admission tickets are still just $12.  Groups of 20 or more can get general admission tickets for $10 each.  Tickets in the Surgical Arena Seating area (so you can see them operate up close) are available for $25 each.

United Way has also teamed with Luigi’s Restaurant to offer the ‘Take Two With Food’ program. For just $80, you get two Surgical Arena Seating tickets and a $50 gift certificate to Luigi’s Restaurant.

Eleven acts — each featuring at least one doctor who lives or practices in Summit County — are featured in this year’s show. The acts are:

  • Big Adventure with Dr. Andrew McIntosh.
  • Internal Affairs featuring Dr. Lili Poon,  Dr. Rajil Karnani, and Dr. Aaron Haynes.
  • Malunion featuring Dr. Michael Magoline.
  • Zopbapago featuring Dr. Eric Jagar.
  • HCC Café Band featuring Dr. Richard Brower and Dr. Troy Sand.
  • Rhythm N Motion featuring Dr. Fred Slezak, Dr. Tom Javorsky and Dr. Joe Pietrolungo.
  • Get Back featuring Dr. Dan Cannone.
  • Collideascope featuring Dr. Rob Hermanowski.
  • Code Blues featuring Dr. Paul LeCat, Dr. Todd Kettering and Dr. Debbie Plate.
  • Altered featuring Dr. Dan Laszlo and Dr. Pete Laszlo.
  • ultrasound featuring Dr. Akida Green, Dr. George Kefalas, Dr. Costas Kefalas, Dr. Michael Wells, Dr. Matt Taylor, Dr. Nick Papas, and Dr. Edward Esber.

Docs Who Rock 6 will also feature the first live performance of LIVE UNITED, a song written locally by Jim Ballard and Michael Gaffney that was included in the United Way of Summit County’s 2009 Campaign Video.  The song is sung by Dr. Akida Green and Corina Gaffney and will be available on CD at the show for just $5.

For more information, visit www.docswhorock.com.