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Lowell Folk Festival


Come join us this year and experience the tradition that is the Lowell Folk Festival.
This great event runs from Friday night, July 25th to Sunday July 27th in Downtown historic Lowell, MA. Please check out Lowellfolkfestival.org for a list of all scheduled artists and tickets.This audio/ video segment previews this great event and was completed by Derek Johnson.

Join Us For A Special Big Fun Friday

From 3-6 pm, join 980 WCAP at the UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center for a Special Big Fun Friday.  Jack Baldwin will be joined by his band of comics as he gives away big prizes!

Directions to the Inn and Conference Center

Check out the Fresh Air Friday Menu



Public Statement of the Vuong Family

Here is an official Press Release from the Voung family regarding the tragedy of the Branch Street Fire.


Lowell Summer Music Series

Lowell Summer Music Series 2014
 SummerSeries 2  Summer Opener

Summer is officially here and that means another great year from the Lowell Summer Music series 2014. This year marks the 25th year of this great music series that runs from June to September.This years performers include such notables as Delta Rae, Andrew bird, Greg Allman, and my personal favorite the Barenaked Ladies.

Please check out LowellSummermusic.org for a list of all scheduled artists and tickets.

Helping the Victims of the Branch Street Fire

If you would like to help the victims of the Branch Street Fire there are a number of ways to do so:

The Jeanne D’arc Credit Union has set up a relief fund for the families. In order to donate you can make a check out to, Branch Street Fire Relief Fund.

In order to donate clothes the Red Cross would like you to drop items off at the Wish Project here in Lowell. Their address is:

1 Foundry Street Suite A, Lowell Ma, 01852/ Contact number: (978) 441-9475

WCAP Voice Round

Two Way Traffic

One Way

Two way traffic will soon be found in downtown Lowell. Officials are currently eyeing Mid-August for the transition of Merrimack, Market, Central and Shattuck Street. Meanwhile Prescott, Middle and Palmer Street will stay as they are. If this sounds confusing there will be two public information meetings in the month of the July. Both begin at 6:30 pm and the first one will be held on Wednesday July 9th in the Mayor’s reception room.  The second will take place July 20th inside the Lowell Senior Center.


Lowell Folk Festival



(Lowell, Mass.) — If you like great music, great food, and great fun, the 28th Lowell Folk Festival invites you to join the dedicated volunteer corps that will make the Festival a success in downtown Lowell on July 25-27.  Volunteers must be able to contribute at least four hours of high energy while also having fun in bringing this great event to life. 

Opportunities to volunteer include:

The easiest way to apply to become a volunteer is to visit www.lowellfolkfestival.org/volunteer.html

You can also email lowe_vips@nps.gov or call (978) 275-1740 for additional information.

Join us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter @LowellFolkFest

For more information, contact Phil Lupsiewicz at 978-275-1705 or phil_lupsiewicz@nps.gov. On Twitter @ Lowellfolkfest  and Facebook @ Lowell Folk Festival.