The Kent Stage | 175 East Main Str. | Kent, OH 44240 | Phone: 330-677-5005 | thekentstage.com

Della Mae

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DELLA MAE
Thursday - 6/5/2014
9:00 PM | All Ages | $15 - $18
From songs that explore independence and urban adventure to timeless themes of love and loss, Della Mae brings acoustic grit and twang to town with no apologies. Della Mae features the reigning National Fiddle Champion Kimber Ludiker, impeccable mandolinist Jenni Lynn Gardner, seasoned bassist Amanda Kowalski, accomplished guitarist Avril Smith and the driving banjo of [more...]

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The Mavericks

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An Evening With THE MAVERICKS
Friday - 6/6/2014
8:00 PM | All Ages | $37.50 - $40.50
Fusing traditional country with traditional rock & roll, the Mavericks became one of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful groups of the early '90s. Led by singer/songwriter Raul Malo (born August 7, 1965, Miami, FL), the band was formed in Florida in the late '80s. Malo had previously played in several different bands while he was in high school, as did [more...]

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Ralph Stanley and his Clinch Mountain Boys

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RALPH STANLEY AND HIS CLINCH MOUNTAIN BOYS
Saturday - 6/7/2014
8:00 PM | All Ages | $35 - $45
Ralph was born in Dickenson County, Virginia, where he still resides when he's not on the road. After 55 years in the business, he's still the best banjo picker and tenor singer in bluegrass music. As a recording artist, he has performed on more than 170 albums, tapes, and CDs. He's also written many songs himself and with his brother, the late Carter Stanley. Ralph's played [more...]

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Cabinet

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CABINET & DRIFTWOOD
Monday - 6/9/2014
8:00 PM | All Ages | $10 - $12
Cabinet is a band with roots firmly planted in the Appalachian tradition. They wear their influences like badges, honoring the canon of roots, bluegrass, country, and folk, weaving these sounds into a patchwork Americana quilt. But this music isn't romanticizing or rehashing the past. Cabinet makes it mark on today. The steady aim of their harmonies soar straight onto target [more...]

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The Black Lillies

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THE BLACK LILLIES
Wednesday - 6/11/2014
8:00 PM | All Ages | $10 - $12
"With one foot planted firmly in Appalachian music culture and the other always expanding and evolving, The Black Lillies have created a unique sound embraced by fans old and young," raves Vanity Fair - an apt description for a band that draws audiences as varied as jamband fans and traditional country music enthusiasts. Eschewing record labels, they've still managed [more...]

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band

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PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND
Saturday - 6/21/2014
8:00 PM | All Ages | $30 - $40
The Preservation Hall Jazz Band derives its name from Preservation Hall, the venerable music venue located in the heart of New Orleans' French Quarter, founded in 1961 by Allan and Sandra Jaffe. The band has traveled worldwide spreading their mission to nurture and perpetuate the art form of New Orleans Jazz. Whether performing at Carnegie Hall or Lincoln Center, for British [more...]

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Iron & Wine

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IRON & WINE
Friday - 6/27/2014
8:00 PM | All Ages | $35

Iron and Wine makes its Nonesuch Records debut with Ghost on Ghost in the US on April 16, 2013 (April 15 on 4AD in Europe, Japan, Australia and New Zealand). Ghost on Ghost is the fifth release from singer-songwriter Sam Beam, using the pen name Iron and Wine. The album was produced by Beam's longtime associate Brian Deck (Modest Mouse, Califone, Fruit Bats) and follows [more...]


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BeauSoleil Avec Michael Doucet

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BEAUSOLEIL AVEC MICHAEL DOUCET
Thursday - 7/17/2014
8:00 PM | All Ages | $20 - $25
Since forming in 1975, Grammy winners BeauSoleil have claimed their undisputed role as the most esteemed Cajun group in music. Michael Doucet avec BeauSoleil take the rich Cajun traditions of Louisiana and artfully blend elements of zydeco, New Orleans jazz, Tex-Mex, country, blues and more into a satisfying musical recipe. From The Grand Ole Opry to Newport Folk, from concert [more...]

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Ziggy Marley

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ZIGGY MARLEY
Tuesday - 8/5/2014
8:00 PM | All Ages | $40 - $45
A six-time Grammy-winning musician, actor, artist, activist and humanitarian, Ziggy Marley has established his presence on the public stage for over a quarter-century. His newest release, Ziggy Marley In Concert, is a collection of live recordings from his 2012 Wild and Free World Tour. The album, which will release digitally on iTunes December 18th before its worldwide physical [more...]

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Taj Mahal

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TAJ MAHAL
Saturday - 8/16/2014
8:00 PM | All Ages | $45 - $60
With more than 40 albums and countless collaborations to his credit, Taj Mahal is one of the recording industrys most celebrated contemporary blues artists. Now a legendary performer, songwriter, composer, and producer, Taj grew up in Springfield, Massachusetts in a home that cherished sounds from around the globe. Listening to various musical forms, including Caribbean, [more...]

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The Kent Stage | 175 East Main Str. | Kent, OH 44240 | Phone: 330-677-5005 | thekentstage.com