Akron band soars the airwaves with their music


Dakota Wilkinson, lead singer of rock band Flight 619, cheers on the crowd.

Brandon Bounds

Akron is known for its diverse music scene. Dakota Wilkinson has a passion for flying airplanes.

That passion became the motivation she needed to form a rock band in her hometown. 

Editor’s Note: At the time the audio story was produced, Wilkinson was a student at Kent State University. She graduated in August 2018.