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2012 Festival Hours: Friday, May 18: 3 pm - 10 pmSaturday, May 19: 10 am - 10:30 pmSunday, May 20: Noon - 5 pmSee a complete schedule of events and the band lineup at Hear a LIVE Broadcast from LowerTown on WKMS!May 18th from 7 - 10 p.m.Tracy Ross hosts a live broadcast from the LowerTown Arts and Music Festival in Paducah.

Live Broadcast & More from the LowerTown Arts & Music Festival 2014


Update: Festival Co-Directors Victoria and Michael Terra of Terra Cottage Ceramics in LowerTown have the details on musicians and artists creating the Festival this weekend:

Look for WKMS at the blue and white 91.3 tent near the main stage at the LowerTown Arts & Music Festival, 7th and Madison Streets, Paducah, May 16 & 17! Click to get the full scope of this regional festival celebrating the rich music, art, theatre and food traditions of this part of the country. Have fun browsing the galleries and artists in this historic arts neighborhood near the riverfront in Paducah. 


We'll broadcast LIVE from the Festival Saturday night, from 7 to 10:30 with Sounds Good host Tracy Ross emceeing at the Main Stage. Our tent will be nearby, so drop in and join us enjoying the music there with Daniel Morrow, Duke of Uke, and Bawn and the Mash. Or listen on 91.3 or streaming here at!

See the full festival schedule.

See the artists attending this year.

Full music line-up.

Children's events and activities


Matt Markgraf joined the WKMS team as a student in January 2007. He's served in a variety of roles over the years: as News Director March 2016-September 2019 and previously as the New Media & Promotions Coordinator beginning in 2011. Prior to that, he was a graduate and undergraduate assistant. He is currently the host of the international music show Imported on Sunday nights at 10 p.m.
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