News

Elvis Perkins Recruits Indie Stars For Latitude Hoedown

Elvis Perkins Recruits Indie Stars For Latitude Hoedown

Elvis Perkins was one of the early hits on Day Two of the Uncut-sponsored Latitude Festival.

The son of actor Anthony Perkins played a rollicking set on Saturday afternoon on the Uncut stage, his folk-pop songs prompting comparisons with Bob Dylan and Willy Mason.

Besides his famous family, Perkins seems pretty well-connected in indie circles, too. For the finale of "Doomsday", he was joined by most of Cold War Kids and Alec Ounsworth from Clap Your Hands Say Yeah.

Click here for more on Elvis Perkins' exhuberant show in the special Uncut Latitude blog Elvis Perkins


Newsletter


Editor's Letter

Introducing… Elvis Costello: The Ultimate Music Guide


In June 1977, Allan Jones of the Melody Maker took a familiar route to the offices of Stiff Records in West London. His appointment, that day, was with a notably irascible young singer-songwriter from Hounslow. In the course of a frequently startling interview, the man who had chosen to call...