Kind Heaven Debut, San Francisco 12/2/18

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Kind Heaven Debut, San Francisco 12/2/18

Post by tvrec » Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:05 pm

http://thefillmore.com/event/perry-farr ... orchestra/

Perry Farrell's Kind Heaven debut, 12/2/18 at the Fillmore in SF. Tickets on sale 10.19. Info at link above.

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Re: Kind Heaven Debut, San Francisco 12/2/18

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Re: Kind Heaven Debut, San Francisco 12/2/18

Post by tvrec » Sat Oct 20, 2018 4:47 pm

Oh, an LA show, too?! Where's the details for this?

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Post by vikkivale » Thu Oct 25, 2018 4:43 pm

Still trying to find out about LA show. Can't find anything online.
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Post by vikkivale » Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:57 am

LA show November 30th @ Teragram Ballroom. Tix onsale 11/9!
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Re: Kind Heaven Debut, San Francisco 12/2/18

Post by nep » Mon Nov 12, 2018 1:51 pm

Gonnabe a big production lookslike.

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Re: Kind Heaven Debut, San Francisco 12/2/18

Post by nexis » Sat Dec 08, 2018 12:42 pm

Definitely impressed having seen Kind Heaven's live clips Perry was really into it put on a very entertaining show which seemed like a delicious appetizer for even more to come leaving me curious how many total songs they recorded for the debut :)

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Re: Kind Heaven Debut, San Francisco 12/2/18

Post by nexis » Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:56 am

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Perry Farrell’s Kind Heaven Orchestra performs at the Bill Graham Festival of Lights at The Fillmore in San Francisco on Dec. 2, 2018.

SAN FRANCISCO —

At the Inaugural Bill Graham Festival of Lights concert, which Perry Farrell and the Kind Heaven Orchestra headlined, he brought not only an exciting sort of rock, but also stories about Adam and Eve, the bar mitzvah and a bit of dancing around politics. The audience, some of whom were getting ready to celebrate Hanukkah, was receptive to both his words and his songs. Clad in a sparkling black jacket and tight black pants with white splotches, Farrell took and kept the audience’s interest the entire show.

Farrell came out to cheers and was joined by a string quartet and three singers, not including his wife, Etty Farrell. Etty Farrell, who performed with her husband in the less-successful Satellite Party, was also prominently featured Sunday.

Farrell began with comment about marijuana wafting in the air, opined that maybe he should be president, then said he has a better job with Lollapalooza and all of his other successes. Then he launched into “Machine Girl,” which was inspired by his son and seemed to speak about video games and infatuation. Farrell borrowed joints from fans and smoked them as an introduction to “Where Have You Been All My Life?”

The songs were, in general, considerably poppier and more lighthearted than that of Jane’s Addiction. Not that the songs of the former aren’t fun, but they were often about weighty topics. Kind Heaven Orchestra songs were, in comparison, often funny and more danceable.

Farrell prefaced every song with a story. One was about aliens on earth—“there’s no way we’re the only civilization”—and one about Infowars’ Alex Jones. With the singer-dancers accompanying his vocals, Perry Farrell sang “Snakes Have Many Hips” and “Spin the Body” with his wife. Songs from the forthcoming Perry Farrell and the Kind Heaven Orchestra album were received well. The music also features contributions from members of Foo Fighters, Motley Crue, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, and current members of Jane’s Addiction. But it was the singer-dancers and Etty Farrell who held center stage. For all we know, Tommy Lee could have been on stage, but he would have been buried at the back of the stage.

While some visuals splashed on the screen behind the band, they did not seem to command as much attention as Farrell himself. The song that seemed to resonate with the crowd the most was possibly called “Pirate, Punk, Politician” and sounded in parts like the end of Jane’s Addiction’s “Three Days.” The end of the show included Jane’s Addiction’s “Jane Says” and Porno for Pyros’ “Pets.”

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The show was opened by jam band Jerry’s Kosher Deli, which had just finished playing several hours at the menorah lighting in Union Square. The band played bouncy Jewish music along with well-received covers of Grateful Dead songs and the like. At one point, it was accompanied by a guest singer who sang Bob Marley’s “One Love.”

Next up was Balkan Bump, a funky, upbeat electronic duo featuring trumpeter Will Magid and clarinetist Morgan Nilsen. Magid flipped his hat in the air as they played “Judeo Slave.” Both the duo and the audience got a kick out of playing a cover of Snoop Dogg’s “Drop It Like It’s Hot.”

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Re: Kind Heaven Debut, San Francisco 12/2/18

Post by nep » Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:23 am

Wait a min. They call Kind Heaven ORCHESTRA, right? I d anticipated classical-based--art-rock. Like maybe Thick of it All from Porno but.. Anyway Kind Heroin sounds like a continuation of Satellite Party PerryEtty synthpop. blah.. Can barely hear any orchestral instrument or acousticals.

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