Lowell Celebrates Kerouac (LCK) is already in full force. If you’re among the many 9-to-5ers, though–hey, we can’t all be full-time writers!–you likely won’t be getting to the festival until the weekend. Here’s a round-up of related links for those attending and for armchair travelers.
The official Lowell Celebrates Kerouac website
The festival line up
The basics you need to know when attending LCK, including public transportation
David Amram will be performing and sharing stories at LCK!
Kerouac’s hometown friend Billy Koumantzelis has a CD out called On the Lowell Beat: My Times with Jack Kerouac
This year’s festival celebrates the 50th anniversary of perhaps my favorite of Kerouac’s books
It’s also the 25th anniversary of the thoughtful Kerouac Commemorative, designed by Ben Woitena
I wrote this Church Hopping article about the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes, after touring it during LCK
Kerouac’s play Beat Generation premiered during LCK last year; what did you think of it?
My Burning Furiously Beautiful coauthor, Paul Maher Jr., talks about growing up in Lowell
J. Haeske, author of Retracing Jack Kerouac, visited Lowell and took photos
My Pinterest board On the Road: Lowell
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