Elvis Perkins

Born Feb 9, 1976

Elvis Perkins is an American folk-rock recording artist. He released his debut studio album, Ash Wednesday, in 2007. Perkins subsequently toured in support of the album with his band Elvis Perkins in Dearland, composed of Perkins alongside multi-instrumentalists Brigham Brough (bass,vocals, saxophone), Wyndham Boylan-Garnett (organ, harmonium, trombone, guitar, vocals) and Nick Kinsey (drums, clarinet, vocals).… Read More

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1976 Birth Born on February 9, 1976.


1992 16 Years Old Some of his ancestry on his mother's side is French, Jewish, Egyptian, Italian, and Swiss. His father Anthony Perkins died in 1992 of complications related to AIDS. … Read More
1994 18 Years Old …  Perkins attended Brown University, in Providence, Rhode Island, after graduating from high school at the Harvard-Westlake School in 1994. … Read More


2001 25 Years Old "It's been a long journey, long in the coming," Perkins admits, when he discusses the album, and it took a serious detour on September 11, 2001, when his mother, a passenger on the ill-fated American Airlines Flight 11 from Boston to Los Angeles, perished in the attack on New York City's twin towers a day before the ninth anniversary of his father's death. … Read More


2007 31 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He released his debut studio album, Ash Wednesday, in 2007. … Read More
2008 32 Years Old In 2008, Perkins in Dearland recorded a cover of the Sacred Harp song "Weeping Pilgrim" for Awake My Soul, Help Me to Sing the soundtrack to the movie Awake My Soul.
The band released its eponymous debut, Elvis Perkins in Dearland, on March 10, 2009. … Read More
Perkins will release his third full-length album, I Aubade, February 24, 2015, on his label MIR.
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