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Elvis Perkins

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Elvis Perkins

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Elvis Perkins; credit: Brian Blauser

September 17, 2010 With his intricate melodic style, Perkins crafts deft, tuneful songs that can be deceptively upbeat.

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August 1, 2010 A storyteller with a flair for traversing unexpected terrain, Perkins performs live in Newport, R.I.

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Pete Seeger Sq

July 30, 2009 Festival producer Jay Sweet talks about what's in store for this year's 50th-anniversary event.

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June 19, 2009 Hear the folk-rock singer-songwriter and his band perform live in concert from WXPN in Philadelphia.

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Studio Sessions

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February 20, 2007 The folk-rock singer-songwriter crafts brooding, timeless, and sophisticated pop songs.

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Interviews & Profiles

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March 19, 2009 The folksy songwriter returns with his second album, now with a more upbeat, countrified sound.

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Discover Songs

Pete Seeger Sq

July 30, 2009 Festival producer Jay Sweet talks about what's in store for this year's 50th-anniversary event.

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October 25, 2006 Elvis Perkins takes a poetic, meandering stroll through the tangled gardens of nostalgia.

News

Elvis Perkins in Dearland performs at Newport Folk.

August 2, 2009 Since his 2006 debut, Perkins has developed a reputation as a magnetic, commanding performer.

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Reviews

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October 25, 2006 Elvis Perkins takes a poetic, meandering stroll through the tangled gardens of nostalgia.

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Elvis Perkins in Dearland

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  • Album: Elvis Perkins in Dearland
  • Artist: Elvis Perkins in Dearland
  • Label: XL
  • Released: 2009
 

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  • Album: Ash Wednesday
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  • Label: XL Recordings
  • Released: 2007