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Does your band have what it takes? Submit your best original song by Sunday, March 1st at midnight, and your band could be voted among the finalists to perform for the grand prize.

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The executive director of Paducah’s Maiden Alley Cinema has tendered her resignation, according to a report by WPSD-TV.

Landee Bryant began serving as executive director of the independent film house in 2008. Bryant is a Murray State University graduate who serves on the board of Paducah Main Street, serves as co-director of the River's Edge International Film Festival and is a barista at Etcetera Coffeehouse. 

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At only 26 years old, Parker Millsap has quickly made a name for himself in the world of Americana and blues with tracks like "Truck Stop Gospel," "Old Time Religion," and "Hades Pleads." Millsap visits Sounds Good to discuss his upcoming performance at Paducah's Maiden Alley Cinema.

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Burning Kentucky was written, directed, and produced by Kentucky native, Bethany Brooke. Shot primarily in Possum Trot (Marshall County, KY) and Lynch (Harlan County, KY), this locally inspired and created film is coming to western KY for a special weekend screening. Brooke visits Sounds Good to discuss the film and it's Maiden Alley Cinema debut.

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The River's Edge International Film festival brings independent film to the smart, arts-oriented, mid-American river town of Paducah, Kentucky. Hosted by Maiden Alley Cinema, the MAC's executive director, Landee Bryant, visited Sounds Good to discuss the weekend long festival.

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Graves County native and award-winning author Bobbie Ann Mason is participating in a free screening this month in Paducah of a film based on one of her novels. 

We've narrowed down 20 submissions to the top 9 semi-finalists. Now it's up to your vote!

The top 4 finalists, decided by your votes, will perform in the finals live at Maiden Alley Cinema on March 29th at 7:00 pm, where the audience will determine the grand-prize winner. 

Listen to the songs below and vote for your favorite song in the comment section or on our Facebook page. 


   John Paul White, singer/songwriter and former member of the Civil Wars, visits Sounds Good to discuss his return to a solo music career and his upcoming performance at Paducah's Maiden Alley Cinema. 

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Jeran and Shanden Simmons of the western Kentucky progressive rock band Fairseas join Tracy Ross on Sounds Good to talk about the upcoming release of their dual documentary and EP, The Rotunda Project.

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A three-day event billed as ‘the only all-lesbian film festival in the U.S.’ is returning for a second year this weekend in downtown Paducah. Cinema Systers Film Festival organizer Laura Petrie said she was inspired by the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival, an annual event that ran for 40 years before closing in 2015.