Rufus Wainwright



Pick Six: Rufus Wainwright, Coldplay, Black Keys, "Get on Up” James Brown biopic; Jackson Browne, more

Rufus Wainwright, Minnesota Zoo. The setting couldn’t be better, with great sound and a stage surrounded by trees and animals for an intimate evening with my favorite singer/songwriter and performer.

Rufus Wainwright admits his sister Martha is as talented as him, if not more

Rufus Wainwright admits his folk singer sister Martha “is as talented, if not more, than me — and it’s taken me years to even state that.” He tells Naomi Watts...

Travel Issues Prompt Rufus Wainwright To Cancel Italian Show

Rufus Wainwright scrapped a concert in Rome, Italy on Thursday night (03Jul14) after his flight was cancelled. The Canadian singer was due to perform at the Auditorium Parco della Musica in the city but travel issues prompted him to postpone the show at the last minute.

Rufus Wainwright admits sister Martha may be more talented

Is singer Martha Wainwright more talented than her older brother? Rufus Wainwright thinks so.

Gemma Arterton Sings At Tim Rice Tribute Concert

The former Bond girl was joined a host of musicians including The Who star Roger Daltrey, Rufus Wainwright, Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Rice's long-term collaborator Andrew Lloyd-Webber to celebrate the works of the Oscar-winning songwriter on Tuesday (08Jul14).

Calgary Folk Music Fest: Good weather? Check. Great music? Definitely. Prices? Bleh.

It really is the other most wonderful time of the year.

Proms director hits back at dumbing down claims

Proms director Roger Wright has defended this year's event after it was accused of "dumbing down". Paloma Faith will be performing with an orchestra, while Rufus Wainwright and the Pet Shop Boys will also take to the stage during the classical music event.

The magazines that bring out the best of the Hamptons

If your only getaway is sipping a drink on your back porch, this group of magazines can give you a taste of the Hamptons. And there’s no traffic. Just don’t...

Calgary Folk Music Festival does fantastic job juggling eclectic range of acts

Music always sounds better outdoors, and better than that on what has turned out to be near-perfect weather during the 2014 edition of The Calgary Folk Music Festival.

Boulder's Summer Concert Series and 12 other things to do today, July 28

Bring your friends and family and enjoy one last concert with Boulder Concert Band this summer. Sponsored by City of Boulder Parks and Recreation Department, the Summer Concert Series is a collection of performances around the Boulder Area featuring traditional Patriotic pieces and a sampling of other fun tunes, 7 p.


Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright (born 22 July 1973) is a Canadian-American . Wainwright was born in Rhinebeck, New York, USA, to folk singers Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle (they divorced while he was a child). He began to play the piano at age six, and by age thirteen he was touring with his sister Martha Wainwright, mother Kate, and aunt Anna as the McGarrigle Sisters and Family.

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