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Today's This Is My Country celebration works on a couple of different levels. For starters, you've got your obvious Fourth of July connection. And what better way to celebrate the total awesomeness of the U.S.A. than with a trio of country-music groups? Little Texas, Blackhawk, and Restless Heart — all hit-makers back in the day — combine sweet pop hooks with a dash of Southern twang. The concert is part of Lock 3 Live!'s five-day Akron Family Barbecue. The whole shebang explodes with fireworks after the concerts.
Sun., July 2, 4 p.m.

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