little green menHOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (6/24/13) – The Kelly Community is proud to announce the Headliner artist for the 2013 Kelly “Little Green Men” Days Festival to be held Aug 16-17 in Kelly, KY. The incredible Payton Taylor will be in concert at 730PM on August 17.
Payton Taylor is a Southern New Jersey native who released her debut CD, entitled “Shine,” in August 2011. She is currently working on her second CD project with award-winning producer Lynn Nichols, who has worked with artists such as Amy Grant, Switchfoot, and The Band Perry. She was a finalist in the 2011 Texaco Country Showdown, and has opened for multiple country stars, including Chuck Wicks, Casey James, Pam Tillis, Lorrie Morgan, Collin Raye, and Charlie Daniels. In 2012, she appeared at several major music festivals, such as “Summerfest” in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and “CMA (Country Music Association) Fest” in Nashville, Tennessee. Payton will be available for a ‘meet and greet’ and autographs prior to her concert in the festival artist tent. Information about Payton can be found on her website
The opening musician for the Payton Taylor concert will be determined at the festival. The first Kelly “Little Green Men” Battle of the Bands will be held during the festival, all day on August 17th. Bands from across the nation, of all genre, will compete during the day and have their music heard by several celebrity judge. The judging panel includes: Pop singer, widely known guitarist, music managers, studio owners and other talents in the music industry. The winning band will have the honor of being the opening act for Payton Taylor that evening, plus a memorable prize package. Prizes include: From the Kelly Community Org., Inc - $500 cash. From Big Matador Studios in Clarksville TN - 30 hours studio time plus professional assistance. From B. Smith Images in Columbia KY - a professional outdoor photo shoot. Bands may register for the competition at
The Kelly “Little Green Men” Days Festival is an annual festival held in Kelly, KY on the third weekend of August to commemorate the landing of the “Little Green Men” on a Kelly KY farm on August 21, 1955. The festival is from 5-9PM Friday, Aug 16 and 9AM-9PM Saturday, August 17. Many food and craft vendors, rides, special appearances, costume contests, raffles and trivia contests will make for a fun filled weekend for visitors of all ages. Also appearing this year will be the return of the Kelly 38 foot Flying Saucer!
More information about the festival can be found on their website at, or on their Facebook page Kelly “Little Green Men” Days. Questions can be directed to festival Co-Chairpersons Joann Smithey at 270-881-8843 or Teresa Knight at 253-677-0248.
SurfKY News
Information provided by Franklin Brown your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Farm City Breakfast Recognizes Importance of County’s Agriculture

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (11/27/15) — Nearly 300 guests and Future Farmers of America members woke up early to enjoy the 41st… Read More

Madisonville Man Charged with Attempted Murder after Alleged Shooting Attempt

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (11/27/15) — A Madisonville man has been charged with attempted murder and wanton endangerment after… Read More

Most Read This Week

November 24, 2015 10061

Distillery to Operate in Old Graham School…

by SurfKY News
November 21, 2015 8786

Injuries Result from Beulah Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
November 23, 2015 7649

Relative Charged with Murder, Arson in Deaths of…

by SurfKY News
November 24, 2015 4670

Ohio County Most Wanted - Top 10 - November 24

by SurfKY News
November 24, 2015 3304

Man Injured When Vehicle Collides with Deer

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

November 17, 2015 15897

Ohio County Most Wanted - Top 10 - November 17

by SurfKY News
November 18, 2015 14494

Runaway Teen Returns on His Own

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

November 26, 2015 2607

Muhlenberg Sheriff's Office Makes Cocaine Bust

by SurfKY News
November 25, 2015 2400

Man Hospitalized after Early Morning Car Accident

by SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 2383

Madisonville Man Charged with Attempted Murder…

by SurfKY News
November 26, 2015 1708

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores…

by SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 1235

First United Bancorp Set to Purchase Town &…

by SurfKY News
November 25, 2015 926

Thanksgiving is Peak Day for Cooking Fires

by SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 904

Hooked on Science - Pinecone Hygrometer

by SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 814

Farm City Breakfast Recognizes Importance of…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
November 26, 2015 681

Hopkins County Warriors Go to National…

by SurfKY News