Austin Carter

Producer, Co-Host Sounds Good, Host of The Off Beat

Austin Carter is a Murray State grad and has been involved with WKMS since he was in high school. Over the years he has been a producer for WKMS and has hosted several music shows including Sounds Acoustic, For The Sake of the Song, and he currently co-hosts Sounds Good and the reggae show, The Off Beat.

Austin has a love for public radio and the arts and spends his free time searching for new music, binging on television, and playing guitar.

Paducah based musician and songwriter, Chris Black, premieres the music video for his song "Karaoke Excuse," today here at WKMS.  Austin Carter spoke with Black about his upcoming album, the inspiration behind the video, and what's in store for him this year.

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Murray ceramicist Wayne Bates of Gallery 121 talks about his Holiday Show and Sale this weekend.

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Rosemary Steele and Jessica Perkins speak with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about the Affordable Art Show, which provides funds for the Paducah Arts Alliance's Artist In Residence program.

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On Sounds Good, Austin Carter and Murray State University Department of Music’s John Fannin preview the 10th Annual Fall Fanfare Concert taking place this Saturday at 2:00 p.m. in Lovett Auditorium.

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September is Hunger Action Month. The United Way of Murray-Calloway County and WoodmenLife are partnering for a Hunger Banquet on September 27 to raise awareness of food insecurity in Calloway and collect donations to benefit Needline and Soup for the Soul. WoodmenLife’s Angie Hatton and United Way director Gerald Washington talk about the event with Austin Carter on Sounds Good.

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On this month’s “Puppies Sound Good,” we meet 5-month-old Jax and Austin Carter talks with Humane Society of Calloway County’s Kathy Hodge about upcoming Doggie Day Spas and the community pet calendar.

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Dan Lavit speaks with Austin Carter on Sounds Good about Playhouse in the Park’s second annual Bourbon Tasting fundraiser happening tonight at 7:00 p.m. at the Murray Country Club.

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On Sounds Good, Dr. Bill Tyler talks with Austin Carter about the Western Kentucky Botanical Garden’s upcoming Back Woods Ball.

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Playhouse in the Park Director Lisa Cope talks with Austin Carter on Sounds Good about the Penguin Project's production of Peter Pan, Jr. running through August 28.

Venus and Buster visited us in the studio for this month’s Puppies Sound Good. The Humane Society of Calloway County’s Kathy Hodge speaks with Austin Carter on Sounds Good about the pups and an upcoming visit from Master Hairstylist Patrick Lomantini, who is on a 91 day tour to raise money for animal rescue efforts across the nation.

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