Rich Howells

From singer to whisperer, Scranton musician Katie Evans starts dog training business

From singer to whisperer, Scranton musician Katie Evans starts dog training business

Since the coronavirus pandemic started shutting down music venues, bars, and restaurants in March, local musicians have had to make some big adjustments in their lives. Katie Evans has made one of the biggest – starting her own business. That’s not an easy thing to do in these uncertain times, but after working at PetSmart […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Popeye Vogelsang (Farside), Jeff Caudill (Gameface), and Nick Osadche (For Ages) at The Bog in Scranton

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Popeye Vogelsang (Farside), Jeff Caudill (Gameface), and Nick Osadche (For Ages) at The Bog in Scranton

The frontmen of two influential Orange County, California post-hardcore/pop punk bands from the 1990s launched their East Coast acoustic tour at The Bog in downtown Scranton on Wednesday, Oct. 2. Popeye Vogelsang of Farside, who is now living in Peckville, and Jeff Caudill of Gameface, who flew in from California, played some songs they are […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

First-ever NEPA Green Fair & 5K for Clean Air brings music, vendors, and more to Peckville on May 5

First-ever NEPA Green Fair & 5K for Clean Air brings music, vendors, and more to Peckville on May 5

From a press release: Promoting environmental protection, public health, and sustainability in Northeastern Pennsylvania, the inaugural NEPA Green Fair & 5K for Clean Air will be held at the Blakely Borough Recreational Complex in Peckville on Saturday, May 5. The Green Fair is a free, family-friendly event that will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Group bike rides on Lackawanna River Heritage Trail continue in Peckville July 12-26

Group bike rides on Lackawanna River Heritage Trail continue in Peckville July 12-26

From a press release: The Lackawanna Heritage Valley’s group bike rides on the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail in Scranton were so popular in June that organizers have decided to continue the series in July. Group rides will be held on Wednesdays, July 12, 19, and 26, weather permitting. Riders should meet in the parking lot […]

 Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERE: Stream/download the emotional ‘Heal Me’ by Katie Evans for free

SONG PREMIERE: Stream/download the emotional ‘Heal Me’ by Katie Evans for free

Peckville singer/songwriter Katie Evans has been playing music since she was 13 years old, but the Northeastern Pennsylvania music scene has really gotten to know her better over the past year at frequent shows across the area and as a finalist in NEPA Scene’s Got Talent. With her first demo set for release on Thursday, […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA Scene’s Got Talent spotlight: Singer/songwriter Katie Evans

NEPA Scene’s Got Talent spotlight: Singer/songwriter Katie Evans

Every week of NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, our free open mic and talent competition at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant, we feature a quick Q&A with the latest audience vote winner, which was singer/songwriter Katie Evans on May 12. The weekly winner receives $50 in cash and the headlining slot for the following […]