PLAY: The Kent Stage (OH) Summer

Posted by:  The Kent Stage  | When:  –  | Where: The Kent Stage, 175 E. main st., Kent, Ohio, USA

  Booking 3 Sonicbids bands

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The Kent Stage was constructed in 1927 as a silent movie and vaudevillian theater and is the sole surviving downtown theater in the Ohio county. 

The Kent Stage is the host of approximately 4-5 concerts a week and specifically highlights local talent. The Kent Stage has also hosted the Kent Folk Festival, the Kent Blues Fest, The Kent Reggae Fest, the Kent State Around Town Music Festival, film festivals and numerous plays.

The Legendary Kent stage is gearing up to book for the winter quarter and is specifically looking for Sonicbids artists to join the roster. If you have an eclectic sound, extensive live stage experience and have a large following in Kent, Ohio, then this is the gig for you!

The Opportunity

This is a huge opportunity to play at Kent's most prestigious music venue. Even if you're a local or regional band that can be a good support to bigger acts, this gig is for you. we're looking for all type of acts to play the legendary Kent Stage who can bring their following and create successful shows. 
This is an amazing opportunity to get active in a super progressive music scene and building a fan base and relationships with one of the best venues in town. If you have the desire, passion, and talent to rock the big stage, then apply now!

The Band

This is an amazing opportunity for local and nationally touring artists. If you have an amazing sound and looking to gain a wider audience, this is the gig for you!

We're looking for bands of all genres that play original music. We love Rock, Indie, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Folk, Acoustic, Country, Blues and Soul acts, but we're open to all genres if it's good music

Bands must be actively playing shows 

Bands must be willing to heavily promote the show if chosen to play

Bands are able to sell merch on-site

All acts applying must meet the criteria that we look for, lyrics, stage presence, style and artists must have a fanbase

Acts must have a solid online presence 

The Gig

The capacity of The Kent Stage is 642
Acts have access to the green room and backstage area

Pay is determined upon booking

PA provided

Basic backline provided 

Local bands must be able to draw  +150

Headlining bands must draw +250

Cap 642

Bands get drinks

This is also a great opportunity for local, regional up and coming acts to get more visibility. If you're looking to get involved with this show, meet other artists and gain new fans, this is the gig for you!

We have more dates available than those listed. If you're interested in playing our venue, apply and we'll send you availabilities that we think fit your band!


  • Compensation Amount: Determined at time of booking