Tickets are on sale for the Kent State Folk Festival, which will include more than a week of performances featuring Melanie, David Bromberg, Steve Forbert, Rosanne Cash (cancelled due to illness), Dr. John and others. Go to www.kentstatefolkfestival.org Call 330-677-5005, or go to www.kentstage.org. Some of the highlights include:
Thursday, Nov. 8: Melanie, with Steve Forbert, at the Kent Stage, 175 E. Main St.
Friday, Nov. 9: Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks and a tribute to Folk Music History at the Kent Stage.
Saturday, Nov. 10: Rosanne Cash (CANCELLED) at the Kent State Ballroom, on the campus of Kent State University.
Sunday, Nov. 11: Mountain Heart and Tim O'Brien at the Kent Stage.
Saturday, Nov. 17: Free informal workshops noon to 5 p.m. in Kent State Student Center on campus; and David Bromberg and the Angel Band with Dr. John at the Kent State Ballroom.