Author: Mikala Lugen

Indie rock band The High Divers made their debut appearance at The Kent Stage on Thursday, March 1. Hailing from Charleston, South Carolina, these guys are making a memorable imprint across the country on their Sibling Rivalry Tour with frontman Luke Mitchell’s sister’s band, Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin’ Stones. I got the chance to sit down […]

Phish just announced on Monday, February 26 that they will be continuing their festival tradition this summer, Curveball to reel us phish in for three days of nonstop tunes. Curveball will be the band’s 11th music festival and will take place August 17-19, 2018 at Watkins Glen, New York. Curveball is estimated to bring around 40,000 […]

If you haven’t heard of the new game show “HQ” then you probably should. The game has so far rounded up a whopping 1.6 million people playing live every day on their phones at 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. to win a cash prize between $2,500 and $20,000. The app game launched last year and […]

After roasting their tail feathers for the holidays in Baltimore, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong took the chilly adventure up to Cleveland for their sold-out, two-night run at the Beachland Ballroom on Friday, December 29 and Saturday, December 30. Good friends of the Pigeons boys, Youngstown band Jones for Revival got things off to a hip […]

Artist: The 1975 Title: DH00278 Label: Dirty Hit Released: December 14, 2017 Rating:     Since the release of their second album in February 2016, I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it, The 1975 have been touring relentlessly across the world to show their love to […]

Wavey Pack Productions is a modern hip-hop performance group who came together in Kent, Ohio for their love of edgy beats and meaningful lyrics. The group is comprised of Carter Liston (Carter), Taylor Liston (SpiriT), Donovan Womack (Donny Wo), Kam Stringer (Kam2gnarly), Darian Diggs (AyeD) and producer Trey Bryarly (T.C. Trillz). I got the chance to sit down […]

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legend David Crosby sold out the Kent Stage on the blistering, rainy night of Sunday, November 5th to over 600 baby-boomers and classic rock lovers. Accompanying him on tour are some of his most beloved musical friends: his son James Raymond on keys, Mai Agan on bass, Steve DiStanislao […]

Title: Pizazz Artist: Pigeons Playing Ping Pong Record Label: Independent Release Date: October 20th, 2017 Rating:     Since the announcement in February of a fourth studio album, The Flock has been anticipating the release of Pizazz to fluff their feathers with some fresh tunes. Nationally-rising, psychedelic-funk quartet Pigeons Playing Ping Pong have brought their […]

By: Mikala Lugen Photo from Primus Facebook Page It was an exciting week for several bands in the progressive rock, electronic, reggae and jam scene. With summer tour ending for most bands, September 29 was deemed a day that bands could focus their energies on releasing new music and prepare their fans as they hit […]

By: Mikala Lugen You’ll want to be around on Saturday, September 23 as the city of Kent will feature a day of highlighting local music at the Hometown Bank Plaza. Maderra Records is hosting its second annual Summer Send Off, a day of local bands and artists performing great sets of music to the community […]


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