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Secular Pets on the Next Live Lunch, February 14th

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Secular Pets is composed of (left to right): Matthew Rowan (bass), S. Knox Montgomery (drums), and TIm Peyton (guitar).

Murray, KY-based Secular Pets brings tenderhearted rock n' roll to the next Live Lunch on Valentine's Day, February 14th. 

After more than a decade of existing as a private, free-form, sonic journal, Secular Pets have cemented their place in the foundation of the western KY music scene. Secular Pets is the musical project of Tim Peyton and a rotating cast of friends and family, including western Kentucky musical backbone mainstays and multi-instrumentalists S. Knox Montgomery and Matthew Rowan. This bass, drum, and guitar trio have come together to heal the hurt and gently rock n' roll.

Join Tracy Ross on Friday, February 14th, at 12 noon for Secular Pets' performance. You can listen on-air, on the WKMS website, or on the WKMS Facebook page. Live Lunch is made possible by Murray State Digital Media Services, Just Hamburgers in Paducah, and listeners like you. 

For more information on Secular Pets and their upcoming LP release, visit their Facebook page.  

Tracy started working for WKMS in 1994 while attending Murray State University. After receiving his Bachelors and Masters degrees from MSU he was hired as Operations/Web/Sports Director in 2000. Tracy hosted All Things Considered from 2004-2012 and has served as host/producer of several music shows including Cafe Jazz, and Jazz Horizons. In 2001, Tracy revived Beyond The Edge, a legacy alternative music program that had been on hiatus for several years. Tracy was named Program Director in 2011 and created the midday music and conversation program Sounds Good in 2012 which he hosts Monday-Thursday. Tracy lives in Murray with his wife, son and daughter.
Melanie Davis-McAfee graduated from Murray State University in 2018 with a BA in Music Business. She has been working for WKMS as a Music and Operations Assistant since 2017. Melanie hosts the late-night alternative show Alien Lanes, Fridays at 11 pm with co-host Tim Peyton. She also produces Rick Nance's Kitchen Sink and Datebook and writes Sounds Good stories for the web.
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