Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are the Rolling Stones coming to the Performing Arts Center?
A: No.  At least not in person.  This event will be a screening of their 2008 Feature Film - Shine A Light, directed by Martin Scorsese

Q:: Will this event be moved indoors in the case of inclement weather?
A: No. Due to the capacity limitations of the indoor theatre, we will not be moving inside in case of bad weather.  Instead, we have earmarked the following night - Sunday, September 20 - as our rain date.

Q: Will I be required to wear a face-covering while attending this event?
A: Yes, everyone attending this event will be required to wear a face-covering when not seated inside their pre-assigned seating pod.

Q: Will there be restrooms available for use during the event?
A: Yes!  The PAC Lobby restrooms will be open for use; however, we will monitor the number of people inside the building at all times and ask that those inside follow social distancing marks.  The main entrance will be used for ingress only, and the north academic wing entrance will be used for all egress.

Q: Where will my seating pod be located, the website does not give me any input on location?
A: Your seating pod will be assigned by the PAC Box Office prior to your tickets being mailed.  All seating assignments will be processed in the order that pods are purchased.  Here is the seating chart we plan to use when assigning seating pods:

Q: How many people are allowed in each pod?
A: State Health Department regulations dictate that we can allow up to eight individuals in each seating pod.

Q: Will seating be provided in each pod?
A: No.  You will need to bring your own with you.  Keep in mind that you will be sitting on a cement paved parking lot for approximately two hours, make your seating choices wisely.

Q: Will there be concessions for sale at the event?
A: No. In order to better guarantee the safety of our guests, we have elected not to offer any food or drinks for sale at this time.

Q: Can I bring food with me to the event?
A: Yes!  You are more than welcome to bring whatever food along with you that you wish.

Q: Can I bring my own alcohol with me to the event?
A: No.  Due to liquor permitting issues we will not allow alcohol to be brought onto campus grounds.

Q: Are pets allowed inside the venue?
A: No.  Household pets (even when leashed) are not permitted into this event.  Properly trained and certified service animals are permitted.

Q: Is there a designated smoking area for this event?
A: No.  Kent State University is a tobacco-free university.  For more information on this policy, please see this webpage:

Q: Will I be able to get up and move about the venue during the event?
A: Aside from ingress and egress, we ask that you stay seated in your pod for the duration of your visit.  The only exception would be to use the restroom facilities inside the PAC Lobby.