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WKMS programming and fundraising updates and other station announcements.

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WKMS News is in the finals for eight state broadcasting awards. Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters Association recently announced the finalists for the 2016 professional and college contests.

WKMS Singer/Songwriter Finals Thursday, March 30

Mar 20, 2017

Grab your seat at the finals!

It's been an adventure. 57 amazing local artists submitted their best original songs to the 2017 WKMS Singer/Songwriter Competition. The judges narrowed it down to their Top 12 and you voted online and through social media. 

 

We've narrowed down 57 submissions to the top 12 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 30, 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.

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Join WKMS Wednesday for live KET coverage of Governor Matt Bevin’s State of the Commonwealth Address. Bevin addresses a joint session of the House and Senate. 

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WKMS celebrates Black History Month with special programming in February. 

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Attention Singer/Songwriters!

Send us your best original song by Sunday, February 26 at midnight, and you could be voted among the finalists to perform live at Maiden Alley Cinema for the Grand Prize. 

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It’s time for a WKMS podcast, and we want you to be involved! According to recent Edison research the national podcast audience is about 57-million people and it’s time for you to have a local option.

Introducing: WKMS MUSIC

Jan 6, 2017

These days, there are a lot of options for streaming music.  There are fancy algorithms which try to figure out what you’d like to hear. Plus, these services want you to login… create an account… etc.

Click the dropdown on the top right to listen to our persistent player. Or click this link for the mp3 stream.

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Join us for our next Sounds Good Live Lunch featuring San Antonio desert rock duo Lonely Horse! They perform live in Studio B at Noon, Friday, December 9.

Holidays Sound Good on WKMS

Nov 17, 2016
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WKMS is celebrating the spirit of the season with over 50 hours of special holiday programming from Thanksgiving through Christmas! 

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