Review + Photos: Perfume Genius @ The Independent

Perfume Genius (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)
“I woke up mad today,” Mike Hadreas, the artist also known as Perfume Genius, told the audience during his sold-out performance on Tuesday night at the [...]

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    What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, July 17 – 20

What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, July 17 – 20

The future of mariachi begins this Thursday in San Jose. (photo: Andy Averbuch)

Monday, July 17
Hazel English @ The Independent
Riding high on the release of her new double EP, the [...]

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    Perfume Genius playing two nights at the Independent this week

Perfume Genius playing two nights at the Independent this week

(photo:Inez and Vinoodh)

On the heels of his fourth album release, Mike Hadreas will return to San Francisco to grace the Independent with another sold out booking, performing as
Perfume [...]

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Belle and Sebastian coming to Berkeley this weekend

Chamber pop veterans Belle and Sebastian are coming to the Greek Theatre in Berkeley this weekend, touring behind their first album in five years, Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance. The [...]

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Weeping and howling: Perfume Genius at the Independent

Perfume Genius, the stage name of Seattle's Mike Hadreas, consistently drew shouts and cheers from the sold-out crowd last night, despite performing music that can be overwhelmingly sad — [...]

By |October 22, 2014|Comments Off on Weeping and howling: Perfume Genius at the Independent

Interview: Perfume Genius likes being more in-your-face

Perfume Genius was just as charming during our phone interview as I had hoped. The solo project of Seattle-native Mike Hadreas, Perfume Genius is having a moment. The release [...]

By |October 13, 2014|1 Comment
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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: The Soft Pack, Jason Lytle, Crocodiles, Tiger Army and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: The Soft Pack, Jason Lytle, Crocodiles, Tiger Army and more

We've got a veritable menagerie of bands in our ticket giveaways this week -- if you want to catch Crocodiles, Tiger Army, Sea of Bees and The Dodos (along [...]

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    Perfume Genius and Parenthetical Girls at Café Du Nord on Wednesday, March 21st

Perfume Genius and Parenthetical Girls at Café Du Nord on Wednesday, March 21st

Is that rain so often falling from the Seattle sky, or is it tears? It seems that it's been sad times for Mike Hadreas, the man behind Perfume Genius [...]

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    Live This Month: March 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #274)

Live This Month: March 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #274)

Live This Month: March 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #274)

In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands [...]

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