We often get questions, that are better explained in detail. See below.

Generally; 8PM. Sunday and “school night” shows may start earlier. Check your tickets or our website for that night’s start time.

There are a number of restaurants and bars within walking distance of The Kent Stage. Check out Franklin Hotel Bar – http://franklinhotelbar.com

There are a number of services. We suggest making reservations prior to the concert, especially when Kent State is in session.

There is one hotel within walking distance, six within three miles and eight within six miles. Please click on our Sponsors’ Block for links and deals

Our Box Office opens 1 hour prior to doors on show nights.

Tickets can be purchased by appointment only. To schedule an appointment please call 330-677-5005.

Usually. The majority of our events are all-ages. Occasionally there are 18 & over or 21 & over events. Please check when purchasing your ticket.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.kentstage.org , at the box office Bodega, or via the phone at 877-987-6487.

Only if that act is having a sound check party. Usually, no.

Most do, but it is 100% up to the individual.

Yes. Check with the bar staff of box office person. We are not responsible for items lost or stolen at The Kent Stage If it is valuable, leave it in your car or at home.

Please see the CONTACT page for direction and parking instructions. There is a new 365 space parking deck within half a block on Depeyster Street.

You can also park in the lot behind The Kent Stage or on any public street. After 5 PM, the parking restrictions do not apply. More parking is being built as we speak.

Ask Richele at the ticket counter or at [email protected]


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