NEPA Scene Staff

5 different NEPA artists share 1 artistic connection at ‘Faces and Voices 4’ in Scranton

5 different NEPA artists share 1 artistic connection at ‘Faces and Voices 4’ in Scranton

From a press release: The five Northeastern Pennsylvania artists – four photographers and one cigar box guitar luthier – to share a spotlight with Grammy-nominated “Master of the Telecaster” Bill Kirchen in PocoNotes’ upcoming two-day event, “Faces and Voices 4,” hail from five different counties. Each carries a diverse background. Each possesses a unique style […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Faces and Voices of the Blues’ returns to Tripp House in Scranton for 4th year with ‘Master of the Telecaster’ Bill Kirchen

‘Faces and Voices of the Blues’ returns to Tripp House in Scranton for 4th year with ‘Master of the Telecaster’ Bill Kirchen

From a press release: On Sept. 19 and 20, PocoNotes will host an immersion into music, showcasing the images of four of the area’s “best and brightest” photographers, the guitar mastery of Grammy-nominated “Master of the Telecaster,” Bill Kirchen, and a collection of unique primitive instruments by Snikle Cigar Box Guitars. Over the past three […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Patrick Sweany performs three songs at ‘The Faces and Voices of The Blues III’

Nashville blues rocker Patrick Sweany was the musical guest this year at “The Faces and Voices of The Blues III” on Oct. 4-5, organized and hosted by PocoNotes at the Tripp House in Scranton. The “soon-to-be-legendary guitar man,” as described by Rolling Stone, performed and held a guitar workshop that weekend. New Jersey photographer William […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: The faces of the blues by NEPA photographer Jim Gavenus

PHOTOS: The faces of the blues by NEPA photographer Jim Gavenus

“The Faces and Voices of The Blues III” at Scranton’s historic Tripp House is right around the corner, so NEPA Scene is giving readers an exclusive look at the faces of the artists they’ll be seeing, courtesy of PocoNotes and photographer Jim Gavenus. Held Oct. 4-5, the event will feature Gavenus’ work and a photography […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Witness ‘The Faces and Voices of The Blues III’ at the Tripp House

Witness ‘The Faces and Voices of The Blues III’ at the Tripp House

From a press release: On Oct. 4-5, Scranton’s historic Tripp House will be the setting for “The Faces and Voices of The Blues III.” This two-day event, hosted by PocoNotes, will showcase the images of acclaimed documentary photographer Jim Gavenus, the guitar mastery of Nashville blues rocker Patrick Sweany, and a collection of unique instruments […]