Scranton Singer Battles Competition On The Voice - KMOT.COM - Minot, ND - News, Weather, Sports

Scranton Singer Battles Competition On The Voice

Posted: Updated:

NBC's The Voice has a familiar face this season. Scranton native Katherine Perkins is competing on the show.

Kathy (KAT) Perkins says that thanks to her Dad, she's a rocker by heart.

"My Dad was in a rock band in high school and a little bit after high school. He always kept the rock music playing in our house. He was always introducing me to new rock tunes and played records for me," says Kat.

It seems that music runs in the family. Kat's grandmother played the piano, her father, uncle and aunt were all part of a band and her mother played the organ.

Mark Perkins "I think my sophomore year in high school we started a rock band, The Young Imagination, and we had a little bit of local success. And we played around the upper Midwest," says Kat's Dad Mark Perkins.

Mark played both the base guitar and french horn.

"My thing is goal setting," says Mark. "Like what do you want out of this? What do you really want to do? Over the short term and the long term. And I think that helped, especially Kat where she is now. She talked from the time she was six- years-old about being a rock star."

"Surprised? Oh, not really I guess. I knew that she was, she's been doing this quite a while, quite a few years she been in the business. I knew she was pretty good," says Kat's grandfather Robert Perkins.

"I encouraged him, because they seemed to like that sort of thing. But it's kinda tough to get, you know, to make a lot of money," says Robert. "Make it work out."

Kat will be battling on The Voice tonight at 7 p.m. CT. Be sure to tune in and cheer her on.

  • Latest NewsMore>>

  • Heitkamp Holds Flood Protection Meeting

    Heitkamp Holds Flood Protection Meeting

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:54:02 GMT
     Senator Heitkamp and Colonel Daniel Koprowski, one of the heads of the Army Corps of Engineers, met with area leaders for an update the progress of current projects and plans for permanent flood protection for the entire region.
     Senator Heitkamp and Colonel Daniel Koprowski, one of the heads of the Army Corps of Engineers, met with area leaders for an update the progress of current projects and plans for permanent flood protection for the entire region.
  • Department of Energy is Optimistic of US Wind Energy Future

    Department of Energy is Optimistic of US Wind Energy Future

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:50:32 GMT
    Twenty percent of the country's electricity will come from wind generation by the year 2030 according to a projection from the Department of Energy.
    Twenty percent of the country's electricity will come from wind generation by the year 2030 according to a projection from the Department of Energy.
  • Talent Specialists Help Keep Bismarck Hospital Staffed

    Talent Specialists Help Keep Bismarck Hospital Staffed

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:42:42 GMT
    If you're not familiar with HR lingo, a Talent Acquisition Specialist is someone who's hired by the hospital to recruit employees. And now, they're on the hunt for nurses.
    If you're not familiar with HR lingo, a Talent Acquisition Specialist is someone who's hired by the hospital to recruit employees. And now, they're on the hunt for nurses.

Most Popular

Stories
Videos
loading...
  • TOOLBOX

  • Special Feature HomeSpecial FeaturesMore>>

  • Ask An Attorney

    Ask An Attorney

    CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE ASK AN ATTORNEY PAGE!
    CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE ASK AN ATTORNEY PAGE!
  • Mobile Apps

    Mobile Apps

    We have the best Mobile Apps.  Learn how you can download yours today.
  • Me-TV North Dakota

    Me-TV North Dakota

    NBC North Dakota News has launched a new channel -- Me-TV North Dakota!  If you love the classics, Me-TV North Dakota has them.
    NBC North Dakota News has launched a new channel -- Me-TV North Dakota!  If you love the classics, Me-TV North Dakota has them.  Me-TV North Dakota will also play a replay on the Evening and Night Report at 11:30pm Monday-Friday.  As well as, local news and weather updates throughout the day.
  • On the Farm

    On the Farm

    CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE ON THE FARM PAGE!
    CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE ON THE FARM PAGE!
Powered by WorldNow
    Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KMOT. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.