Perry Farrell

Perry Farrell
Farrell performing with Jane's Addiction in 2012
Farrell performing with Jane's Addiction in 2012
Background information
Birth namePeretz Bernstein
Also known asDJ Peretz
Born (1959-03-29) March 29, 1959 (age 62)
Queens, New York, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • musician
  • DJ
Instruments
Years active1981–present
Labels
Associated acts

Perry Farrell (born Peretz Bernstein; March 29, 1959)[4][5][6] is an American singer, songwriter and musician, best known as the frontman of the alternative rock band Jane's Addiction. Farrell created the touring festival Lollapalooza as a farewell tour for Jane's Addiction in 1991; it has since evolved into an annual destination festival. Farrell continues to produce Lollapalooza with partners William Morris Agency and C3 Presents. Farrell has also led the alternative rock groups Porno for Pyros and Satellite Party.

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