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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

BURR COLLAB: In defense of boy bands

Grace-Marie Burton Writer for the Burr February 23, 2020

The boy band has been a staple of defining an era, just as much as slang or regrettable fashion trends. Often, these groups are put together by a batch of industry producers to perform songs mainly targeted...

Colin Dussaults Beatles Project performs at Venice Cafe at the 7th annual Beatlesfest held in downtown Kent Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. 

Downtown Kent welcomes musicians for seventh annual Beatlefest

Emily Williams Reporter February 22, 2020

Downtown Kent was bustling with Beatlemania Friday night as local musicians paid tribute to the rock band. Over 20 bands descended on downtown to flood local venues with the sound of the 60s. The Jillettes...

Revolution Pie performs during the downtown Kent Beatlefest on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017.

Sun came for 4th annual Kent BeatleFest

Madeline Crandall February 25, 2017

Beatles music and blue skies brought crowded streets for the fourth annual Kent BeatleFest Friday. The unseasonably warm February evening was filled with locals and out-of-towners celebrating free live...

Is imitation the greatest form of flattery? A look at music plagiarism and copyright infringement

Megan Brown March 17, 2015

We’ve all had those times where we’re listening to a song, and it ends up being a different song than we imagined. With only 12 musical notes to choose from, it’s difficult in the music industry...

BeatleFest to invade Downtown Kent Friday

Megan Brown February 17, 2015

Beatlemania and other British-inspired tunes circa the mid-1960s will invade Downtown Kent on Friday, Feb. 20 with performances at more than 16 different venues.All shows are free to attend with the first...

The Beatles A Hard Days Night album (1964.)

Beatles tribute band Hard Day’s Night to return to The Kent Stage on Saturday

Megan Brown February 5, 2015

Last year, we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Beatles coming to America with Northeast Ohio’s favorite Beatles tribute band, Hard Day’s Night, along with other Beatles-inspired acts to the Kent...

Megan L. Brown is a junior magazine journalism major and a columnist for the Daily Kent Stater. Contact her at mbrow121@kent.edu.

Opinion: Celebrating 50 years of the Beatles in America

Megan Brown February 11, 2014

We celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Beatles coming to America on Feb. 7. On Feb. 9, 1964, they performed one of the most iconic musical performances on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” Teenagers across...

Photo courtesy of Lenny Pete Photography

Hard Day’s Night come together for Kent BeatleFest

Patrick Williams February 5, 2014

Frank Muratore has picked up on a thing or two since he started impersonating Paul McCartney in the mid-’90s. First, he learned a good chunk of McCartney’s vocal, bass, piano and guitar work with The...

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