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Kettering will be the center of the a cappella world this weekend 

Published: Thursday, November 09, 2017 @ 2:42 PM
By: Amelia Robinson

That sound you hear might just be Kettering.

The city will once again be the center of the a cappella world.

More than 60 high school and college a cappella groups will converge on Fairmont High School for the Kettering National A Cappella Festival, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 10-11. 

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Join reporter Amelia Robinson as she get a beatboxing lesson from some of the best singers around at 3:15 p.m. 

>> MORE: Kettering National A Capella Festival concerts this weekend 

The event is the largest of its kind in the United States. 

The event features a concert with student groups and Freedoms Boombox at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Voice Play with Fusion and Eleventh Hour, Fairmont’s student groupat 7 p.m. Saturday. 

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Freedom's Boombox is a trio that sings pop music. VoicePlay was featured on NBC's hit show "The Sing Off.” 

Admission is $15 on Friday and $20 on Saturday. Call 937-499-2647 or visit  for more information.

Tickets are $5 for Kettering students and can be purchased at the door with a valid student ID.