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Top Venues for Live Music and Concerts

June 2021 - Whatever genre of music you are looking for, you are sure to find live music at one of these Stark County businesses that host music on the big stage or to enjoy while grabbing dinner or a drink.

Canton Palace Theatre

The Canton Palace Theatre, located in the heart of Downtown Canton, has been the host of concerts since 1926. Not only hosting a variety of movies, you can enjoy local talent with their Live, Local series and international superstars. With 1,509 seats, there is no bad seat in the house. See their full line-up of events happening this Summer at

Hartville Kitchen

The Hartville Kitchen known for their delicious home cooked food, baked goods, and always a welcoming smile, their Dinner Concert Series welcomes superstars this year. In June, the Oak Ridge Boys are performing four shows, and throughout the Summer months Christian music superstars, including Legacy Five and the Collingsworth Family, will be performing. Not only do you get an up-close experience with the performers, a full dinner and piece of pie is included in the purchase of a ticket. See the full line-up at

Lions Lincoln Theatre

The Lions Lincoln Theatre is a landmark marque in Downtown Massillon. This theatre was built in 1915 has hosted the movies, plays, community events, and concerts in the 681-seat theatre with premium views for everyone. 2021’s season features everything from a Carol Burnett Tribute to the Glen Miller Orchestra Holiday show. See the full schedule of events at

Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium

Not only is Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium home to the Concert for Legends and the Highway 77 Music Festival – get ready for Thirsty Thursdays featuring live music, local beers and wine, and bar snacks on the Sky Terrace overlooking the stadium Thursdays this Summer. The weekend starts a little earlier in Canton; Thursdays after work are for meeting friends at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium.

The Auricle

After over a year and a half being closed The Auricle is back open and is rocking this summer with concerts! Enjoy a massive selection of craft brews while enjoying an indoor show OR get yourself a DORA cup to enjoy an outdoor show on the massive stage right next to their patio. From 90s dance music to 2000s pop to American Idol winners, the summer line-up is not one to miss. Get tickets and see the full schedule at

Gervasi Vineyard

There is never a shortage of live music at Gervasi Vineyard. You can find live music at The Still House at Gervasi Wednesdays-Sundays featuring everything for DJ’s to jazz musicians. During the Summer months, The Piazza, Gervasi’s outdoor patio, showcases local musicians six nights a week, weather permitting. Select Concerts and special performances are held at the Pavilion throughout the Summer months. See the full line-up of performers at

Maize Valley Winery & Brewery

Maize Valley Winery & Brewery is host to a variety of events throughout the year, including Lavender Fields, Muscle Car Shows, and the ever-popular Fall Fest, new this Summer is live music on the hillside every Friday and Saturday. Musical acts will set up on the stage located behind Maize Valley, broadcasting their music up the grassy hillside where guests can sit on blankets or lawn chairs (bring your own). The best part is you can enjoy a craft brew or wine while you are enjoying the music. See the full music line-up at

Dragonfly Winery

Located in Historic Canal Fulton, the Dragonfly Winery welcomes local musicians all summer long on their beautiful patio nestled along the Tuscarawas River. Bring your own chairs and blankets, relax and enjoy a glass of wine, flatbread pizza and tasty desserts. Find the live music schedule at

Buzzbin Art & Music Shop

Enjoy live music and art at least 3 nights a week at Buzzbin Art & Music Shop in the Canton Music Block! Buzzbin has been a staple to the Canton Music Block and wants you to experience the heartbeat of the city “where loud lives”! See the full schedule of shows at their website

Looking for open-air community concerts this Summer? Explore Live Music & Entertainment throughout Stark County from the Jackson Ampitheater to Centennial Plaza. 

Allison Gromofsky


Allison Gromofsky is the Marketing Coordinator for Visit Canton.  She enjoys shopping, spending time with friends & family, going to concerts, and watching football!  Allison can be found trying new restaurants, exploring museums, and hanging out at Canton First Fridays. Allison is a Stark County native and loves to work, play and live in Canton, with her husband, Andy. Have an update or comment about the blog? Reach out at

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