Here at The Summit we realize that YOU, our station member, are at the core of our customer base. Your commitment to the radio station makes it possible to continue producing and presenting high-quality, listener-supported, commercial-free programming made right here in Akron.

The programming appeals to YOU: musically adventurous, sophisticated and loyal. Members like you who financially support this station, and share in its mission, can now join a like-minded, forward-thinking, elite group, called The Red Guitar Club.

By becoming a member of “The Red Guitar Club”, you recognize The Summit as a local and global treasure. Your commitment and partnership energizes us and provides the foundation for our creative future.

Most importantly, Red Guitar Club members will play a significant role in ensuring the continued success of the station that so many in the Akron-Canton area and around the world enjoy each and every day.

We hope you will consider joining this exclusive station alliance.

The Red Guitar Club is our way of recognizing you.

After all your financial dedication and partnership provides the foundation for the future of this locally owned, locally staffed, locally funded, listener-supported public radio station.

Red Guitar Members Comments

If you would like to go beyond supporting The Summit through the Red Guitar Club, consider giving a Planned Gift to the Friends of The Summit. Click here for more details.


Support Levels

Martin ~ $1,000

Signature Martin players: Beck, Paul Simon, Bonnie Raitt, David Crosby, Mark Knopfler, Tom Petty, Eric Clapton, John Mayer, Tracy Chapman and Sting


Gibson ~ $2,500

Signature Gibson players: Keith Richards, Pete Townshend, The Edge (U2) Noel Gallagher (Oasis), David Gilmour, Frank Zappa, Sheryl Crow, and Andy Dunlop (Travis)


Rickenbacker ~ $5,000

Signature Rickenbacker players: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Roger McGuinn, Peter Buck (REM), Paul Weller (The Jam), Johnny Marr (The Smiths) Dave Gregory (XTC), John Fogerty and Marty Wilson Piper (The Church)


Fender ~ $10,000

Signature Fender players: Jimi Hendrix, Ron Wood, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jeff Beck, Buddy Holly, Bruce Springsteen and Muddy Waters


Personalized - Distinctive - On-Going

Member Benefits are provided to all loyal members of
The Summit Red Guitar Club on an individualized basis.


Join The Summit Red Guitar Club Today!


For more information about joining The Red Guitar Club at any of the following levels, please email General Manager, Tommy Bruno at, or call 330 761 3095.