Lower Town Arts & Music Festival set to begin in downtown Paducah


Marissa Hollowed
Photojournalist - Jason Thomason
Web Editor - Ryan Burkett

PADUCAH, Ky. - Art and music will converge in Paducah's Lower Town Arts District this weekend.

More than 50 local, regional and national artists will be showing and selling their work, and there will be 25 musical acts taking turns on two separate stages.

The festival takes place in the area of 7th Street and Madison Street in Paducah. It kicks off at 3 p.m. today and runs until 10 p.m. tonight.

Tomorrow, the event begins at 10 a.m. and runs until 10:30 p.m. It gets started at noon and runs until 5 p.m. on Sunday.

The festival is free to attend.

Local 6's Marissa Hollowed checked out preparations for this year's festival and spoke with an organizer of the event as well as musicians who share a special relationship. Check out the video for more!