FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/14/13) – Six performing artists or groups have been accepted into the Kentucky Arts Council's Performing Arts Directory in the latest application cycle. One additional group had its eligibility renewed for the state's adjudicated roster of performing artists.
The arts council's Performing Arts Directory is an online, juried roster of some of the Commonwealth's best professional performing artists.
New artists listed in the directory are:
Erin Fitzgerald, Louisville (plays under the name A Girl Named Earl)
The Mark Whitley Band, Smiths Grove
Wulfe Bros., Louisville
Dale Pyatt, Richmond
Art Mize, Lexington
One group, LaMay & Reese, of Burnside, had its directory listing renewed.
"The Performing Arts Directory is an excellent resource for individuals, businesses and community groups that are looking for professional entertainers for events and festivals," said Lori Meadows, arts council executive director. "Musicians, singers and dancers are just a few of the performance types in the directory. Anyone looking for Kentucky talent should find the online listing very helpful."
There are currently 89 individual artists or groups participating in the Performing Arts Directory. For a complete listing of performing artists in the directory, including contact information and performance samples, visit http://artistdirectory.ky.gov/Pages/PerformingArtistDirectory.aspx.
The arts council provides training and marketing opportunities to Performing Arts Directory artists in addition to promoting them to performing arts presenters and others via the Web-based directory, the Kentucky on Stage showcase, and on the Kentucky Stage at Kentucky Crafted: The Market.
Information provided by the Kentucky Arts Council
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