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Presented by Somerset Community College A reality cooking competition is being served up at the World Chicken Festival! Somerset Community College Culinary Arts Program presents the Culinary Chicken Cook-off Challenge at the Stage of Stars! Three lucky contestants will be selected to have 45 minutes to...

Wildcat Harley-Davidson/Kinetic by Windstream Stage As a Hall of Fame band, Good Rockin' Tonight works hard to recreate the sights and sounds of what the music scene was like in 1959. Complete with authentic gear, slick suits, classic swagger, and a stunning setlist, you’ll be transported...

Wildcat Harley-Davidson/Kinetic by Windstream Stage From the true southern city of Macon, Georgia, and a family steeped in oral tradition, JB Strauss meshes music with storytelling in effortless fashion. Influenced by the heavy, electric style of bands like The Allman Brothers, Credence Clearwater Revival, and Lynyrd...

Wildcat Harley-Davidson/Kinetic by Windstream Stage A native of the rolling hills and coal mining communities of rural western Kentucky, Grayson Jenkins is a singer-songwriter who now calls Lexington, KY his home. After attending the University of Kentucky, and an additional four years working there, Grayson walked...

Wildcat Harley-Davidson/Kinetic by Windstream Stage Cody Lee Meece is a songwriter and composer from Somerset, Kentucky. He spent the majority of his teenage years rambling from couch to couch. At 18 he took a Greyhound bus to Nashville, Tennessee, only to find himself living on the...

Wildcat Harley-Davidson/Kinetic by Windstream Stage Eight Daze Sober is a folk rock/country band out of Laurel County. The group is composed of vocalist, harmonica player and banjo player Justin Riley; vocalist/guitarist Elijah Jarvis; bassist/guitarist Logan Turner;  drummer Keith Greene and cajon player Brad Jarvis. In February...

Wildcat Harley-Davidson/Kinetic by Windstream Stage Tyler Smith is an Appalachian Singer Songwriter born and raised in the mountains of Harlan Kentucky. With influences such as; Jason Isbell, John Prine, James Taylor and John Mayer, Tyler’s personal and strong lyrical content, along with his soothing guitar chord...

Wildcat Harley-Davidson/Kinetic by Windstream Stage Sydney Adams is a soulful country artist that is proud of her roots in south eastern Kentucky. Over the last year, Sydney has been busy touring the state of Kentucky, recording and releasing her first EP, and recording new music to...

Sanders Stage   Three Years Apart is a four piece alternative/Indie rock band with punk roots. The band started in 2019. Hayden Minton on Drums, Cooper Powell on bass guitar, Camden Skidmore on guitar, and Chandler Powell on Lead vocals and guitar. Three Years Apart has released...

If you have a white suit, black glasses and a bucket of chicken you might be the next contestant. The Colonel Harland Sanders Look-a-Like contest will be turning heads this year celebrating The World Chicken Festival. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4eqMiOL4ok  ...

Celebrate the World Chicken Festival at The Hot Wing Eating Contest! This contest has been a long tradition at the World Chicken Festival. Who will be crowned champion this year? Do you dare to take the heat? Contestants are limited to the first 20 contestants ages...

Peggy Inks has been opening up the World Chicken Festival on Thursday evening for years debuting each year "I Ain't No Spring Chicken".  Peggy started singing Gospel with her two sisters as the Cooper sisters, Her sisters got married and moved around and Peggy began...