Legendary Shack Shakers, The Features & PSO set to Headline Lower Town Arts & Music Festival
The Paducah Symphony Orchestra is proud to announce the official music lineup for the 2015 Lower Town Arts & Music Festival. The 2015 festival will include a lineup of local and regional musicians featuring jazz, bluegrass, folk, acoustic, blues, funk, rock and full performance by the Paducah Symphony Orchestra.
This year's headliners are The Features, a five piece indie rock group from Nashville signed to King's of Leon record label Serpents and Snakes, and the Legendary Shack Shakers, celebrating their 20th year together and fronted by local musician/writer/artist JD Wilkes. The Legendary Shack Shakers were founded in Paducah, KY and have toured the world in support of such notable artists as The Reverend Horton Heat, Hank Williams III and Robert Plant. An after party showcase featuring the Legendary Shack Shakers and Jessica Lee Wilkes will take place at Maiden Alley Cinema on Saturday, May 16.
More highlighted music for this year's festival draw from a diverse array of genres throughout the region. Nashville rock n' roll power trio SIMO will perform Friday evening following Louisville's avant-garde jazz fusion group D'arkestra. On Saturday, St. Louis blues and roots band The Loot Rock Gang will perform along with up and coming Eastern Kentucky songwriter Tyler Childers and his band The Foodstamps.
Local musicians for the 2015 festival include Jessica Lee Wilkes, Gideon's Rifle, Chris Black, Lew Jetton, Suspicious River, The Savage Radley, Leonard the Band, Paducah Jazz Ensemble, Drunken Poets, Red Ember, Big Atomic and The Wheelhouse Rousters.
Other notable happenings at the festival include the Children's Tent, Top Potter competition, performances by Paducah Improv and River City Poetry, and over 50 artist booths! The Lower Town Arts & Music Festival takes place May 15-16 in the Lower Town Arts District of Paducah, KY.
For additional information please call 270-444-0065 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on the festival and a list of this year's music, visit lowertownamf.com
Tickets are available at maidenalleycinema.org.