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Perry Farrell Biography
Perry Farrell (Peretz Bernstein) is an American singer-songwriter and musician, well known as the frontman for the alternative rock band Jane’s Addiction. He as well is also known for leading alternative rock groups Porno for Pyros and Satellite Party.
Perry Farrell Age
He is 63 years as of 2022. Farrell was born on the 29th of March 1959 as Peretz Bernstein in Queens, New York City, New York he celebrates his birthday on the 29th of March every year.
Perry Farrell Education
Following graduation from high school, Farrell moved to California in the early 1980s to live as a surfer, lived in his car, and made money working construction and waiting tables. Farrell has been sighted at premier surfing destinations throughout the world, most notably Bali, in 2001.
Perry Farrell Height|Weight
He stands on an average height of 5 Feet 4 inches and weighs around 70kgs.
Perry Farrell Family
He was born to a jeweler (father) and his mother was an artist who committed suicide when Farrell was three, an event later noted in Jane’s Addiction songs “Then She Did” and “Twisted Tales”. However, he has not revealed information regarding his family members, this information is currently under review and will be updated soon.
Perry Farrell Wife
Perry married Etty Lau Farrell, a professional dancer who has performed in all Jane’s Addiction shows since the 1997 Relapse tour. The pair are said to have been working together since 1997.
Perry Farrell Children
The couple has two sons together, Hezron Wolfgang and Izzadore Bravo. He has not revealed information regarding his kids. This information is currently under review and will be updated soon.
Perry Farrell Career
Farrell began his career playing in various LA bands, he then got success with Jane’s Addiction. The band made its name in mid-1980s LA by building up a rabid fan base with legendary, with high high-energy shows in small LA rock clubs. Jane’s Addiction, prior to their first break-up, released three albums: Jane’s Addiction, Nothing’s Shocking, and Ritual de lo Habitual. A B-sides album from the Ritual sessions, titled Live and Rare was released in Japan. Jane’s Addiction later broke up due to internal tensions over differing ideologies. They were mostly centering on drug use in 1991, and Farrell’s severe addiction to heroin. In 1997, Jane’s Addiction later reformed for a brief reunion tour with Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers on bass guitar.
After their break-up of Jane’s Addiction, he formed Porno for Pyros with former bandmate Stephen Perkins together with Peter DiStefano on guitar and Martyn LeNoble on bass. They then released two albums, Porno for Pyros and Good God’s Urge. Farrell got credited with changing the fortunes of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Following the festival’s disastrous first year in 1999, the event was not held in 2000. In 2001, a decision was made to organize the festival again, but just a few months before the festival was set to occur, there was still no headlining group.
Perry Farrell Musician
Farrell together with the festival’s organizers decided to reunite Jane’s Addiction for the 2001 event. This helped draw large crowds and allowed the festival to yield a profit. Farrell again toured with Jane’s Addiction in 2001 and 2003. In 2003, Jane’s Addiction later released an album, Strays. It quickly became one of their best-selling records and was certified gold in the USA and silver in the UK. They then toured extensively in North America and Europe and brought back Lollapalooza for the first time since 1997. They as well performed at the Big Day Out festivals in Australia and New Zealand. Internal struggles saw the band split up again in early 2004.
He then performed at Purimpalooza, which celebrates the Jewish holiday of Purim. It was a concert of all ages and presented different Jewish musical groups. It took place in Ruby Skye in San Francisco and featured bands including Moshav, Chutzpah, and Matisyahu. Farrell is famously an adherent to the Jewish mysticism known as Kabbalah, along with Madonna and other celebrities. In an interview with Rolling Stone Magazine in June 2018, Farrell professed his admiration for the writings and teachings of the late Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson.
Perry Farrell Kind Heaven Orchestra
Farrell will debut a new solo band, the Kind Heaven Orchestra, at a Los Angeles gig later this month. He’s named the ensemble after his upcoming album, Kind Heaven, which is due out in 2019 and will be the singer’s first solo material in 18 years. The lineup as well includes former Pearl Jam and Soundgarden drummer Matt Chamberlain and bassist Chris Cheney and keyboardist Matt Rohde, both of whom play with Farrell in Jane’s Addiction and guitarist Nick Maybury, as well as Farrell’s wife, Etty, on vocals. The album will as well feature Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee, Dhani Harrison, the Cars’ guitarist Elliot Easton, and the Foo Fighters drummer, Taylor Hawkins. Farrell co-produced the record with Tony Visconti (David Bowie, Morrissey).
Perry Farrell Kind Heaven
His first solo album in 18 years, following 2001’s Song Yet to Be Sung. He then recorded the new album with an array of musicians that would make up the Kind Heaven Orchestra, including David Bowie’s longtime collaborator, Tony Visconti, who co-produced the album. The LP also features contributions from the Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins, the Cars’ Elliott Easton, and Dhani Harrison. Farrell will embark on a North American tour in support of Kind Heaven on June 7th at City Winery in New York City. The run wraps on June 25th at the Mod Club in Toronto, Ontario, though Ferrell and the Kind Heaven Orchestra will also perform at Lollapalooza in Chicago, on August 4th. Tickets for the new tour dates go on sale on April 5th at 10 a.m. local time and include a digital download code for Kind Heaven.
Perry Farrell Tour 2019
- June 7 – New York, NY @ City Winery
- June 8 – New York, NY @ City Winery
- June 10 – Boston, MA @ City Winery
- June 11 – Boston, MA @ City Winery
- June 14 – New York, NY @ City Winery
- June 15 – New York, NY @ City Winery
- June 18 – Philadelphia, PA @ World Café Live
- June 19 – Washington DC @ City Winery
- June 21 – Nashville, TN @ City Winery
- June 22 – Atlanta, GA @ City Winery
- June 24 – Detroit, MI @ St. Andrew’s Hall
- June 25 – Toronto, ON @ Mod Club
Perry Farrell Salary/Net Worth
He has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earns from his music career.