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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The Mersey Beatles perform “Get Back” at The Kent Stage on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017.

John Lennon’s half-sister makes special appearance in Kent

Kassandra Kaczmarek October 26, 2017

The Kent Stage transformed into the era of the 60s Saturday night with a performance from The Mersey Beatles and John Lennon’s sister made a guest appearance.“He was an elder brother, my experience...

The Kent Stage sign introduces the Kent Ghost Walk in downtown Kent Friday, Oct. 13, 2017.

Julia Baird, John Lennon’s half-sister, to perform at the Kent Stage

Kassandra Kaczmarek October 16, 2017

Julia Baird, the younger half-sister of Beatles legend John Lennon, will be appearing at the Kent Stage Saturday, Oct. 21, with The Mersey Beatles.In 2007, Baird wrote the book “Imagine This — Growing...

Local band A Sense of Purpose performs at Euro Gyro in downtown Kent on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017.

The Sounds of Kent: Finding the best live music in town

Jenna Kuczkowski August 7, 2017

When music apps just aren't cutting it, music lovers of all genres can enjoy a wide selection of live music in Kent, many within walking distance of campus. Enjoy a drink and some bar food while discovering...

Psychic medium to come to The Kent Stage

Nathaniel Harvey November 2, 2016

On Friday, The Kent Stage is hosting psychic-medium Kim Russo, who will do readings, interact with audiences and share some of her experiences as a psychic.“We booked Kim Russo because there is an audience...

First place winner, Peach, performs at The Kent Stage for Battle of the Bands on Thursday Nov. 13, 2014.

Battle of the Bands coming Friday

Bailey Purpura November 9, 2015

The Kent State Explorers will host the second annual Battle of the Bands 2015 this Friday, at the Kent Stage starting at 6 P.M.The Kent Stage is known for having bands, performances and plays for the community...

Kent Folk Festival closes with a “Big Damn” end

Neville Hardman June 18, 2015

The Kent Stage will end its Kent Folk Festival on Thursday after hosting folk musicians for two weeks.Seven acts performed during the festival and genres ranged from folk, bluegrass and Celtic. Tom Simpson,...

British Invasion

British to invade The Kent Stage at 50th Anniversary Tour

Megan Brown March 3, 2015

Two words: British Invasion.Immediately, bands like the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Who and the Kinks come to mind. However, this list spans to many more bands and musicians who brought the British...

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...

First place winner, Peach, performs at The Kent Stage for Battle of the Bands on Thursday Nov. 13, 2014.

Bands battle for bragging rights at the Kent Stage

Jenna Kuczkowski November 18, 2014

The Kent Stage has seen plenty of local artists, but they hosted the first local Battle of the Bands competition Thursday, Nov. 13.The event was sponsored by the Kent State Explorers, a student organization,...

The Murders of Brandywine Theater

Review: ‘Brandywine Theater’ is a funny, psychotic romp — villainous puppets included

Mark Oprea October 7, 2014

“Brandywine,” the hitch-hiking traveler tells us in the beginning of Larry Longstreth’s latest drama-horror-comedy, “doesn’t exist on a map, it only exists in the imagination.”“The Murders...

Bob Hoefler from the DanJO Jazz/Rock Orchestra plays a trombone solo at the Water Street Tavern Tuesday, April 29, 2014.

Kent’s live music scene continues to thrive

Endya Watson April 30, 2014

With new restaurants and attractions recently opening in Kent, one thing in the city has stayed consistent: the live music scene.  There are more than 10 concert venues, bars and restaurants in Kent that...

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Kent Stage to welcome London band The Melodic

Endya Watson March 19, 2014

A combination of three music genres, four musicians and 18 different instruments is behind the sound of the band The Melodic.The afro-folk-pop band from London is on a seven-week tour in the U.S. They...

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