Perfume Genius | Way Out West – August 11, 2017

It was with great enthusiasm that my fellow audience members and I welcomed Perfume Genius – dressed in a white tank top, tailored beige plaid pants with elaborate details on the knees connoting musketeer boots, shiny black semi high-heeled shoes and a thick fake gold chain around his neck – on stage in Slottsskogen on…

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Rufus Wainwright |Stockholm Music & Arts – July 29, 2016

A few things can be expected of a Rufus Wainwright concert: a diverse audience, songs getting messed up and started over, witty chatting between songs (and sometimes, due to the mess ups and restarts, during songs), a singing voice that is truly impressive and, last but not least, darn good music. The concert Rufus gave…

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Patrick Wolf |Stockholm Music & Arts – July 30, 2016

The announcement that Patrick Wolf was to play at Stockholm Music & Arts, an annual festival at the island Skeppsholmen in the Swedish capital, came as late in the day as it was pleasantly surprising. Patrick’s recent European Wildsound Tour had missed out on Sweden, as well as on the rest of the Nordic countries,…

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