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Rufus Wainwright proves he's not "Out of the Game"

Flamboyant singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright has announced a spring and summer road trip behind his seventh studio album, "Out of the Game," which surfaces May 1 on Decca Records. // Tour dates at SoundSpike Flamboyant singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright has announced a spring and summer road trip behind his seventh studio album, "Out of the Game," which surfaces May 1 on Decca Records.

Rufus Wainwright lines up spring mini-tour

Fresh off his debut as a New York opera composer, singer/songwriter has lined up a few dates later this spring ahead of his upcoming seventh studio affair, "Out of the Game." // Tour dates at SoundSpike Fresh off his debut as a New York opera composer, singer/songwriter has lined up a few dates later this spring ahead of his upcoming seventh studio affair, "Out of the Game."

Concert: Rufus Wainwright in Los Angeles

Jeff Buckley discovered Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah," deflated the original's production and created a sparse anthem. Rufus Wainwright recorded it for "Shrek" and, like James Taylor taking on  Carole King's "You've Got a Friend," he may well find himself having to sing someone else's song for the rest of his career. // Tour dates at SoundSpike Jeff Buckley discovered Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah," deflated the original's production and created a sparse anthem. Rufus Wainwright recorded it for "Shrek" and, like James Taylor taking on Carole King's "You've Got a Friend," he may well find himself having to sing someone else's song for the rest of his career.

The week ahead in music, Aug. 20 - Aug. 26: Norah Jones, Rufus Wainwright, Slash, more

Were Johnny Carson still alive and the king of late-night, he would be making countless weather jokes this summer on the "Tonight Show." It's not just chilly, it's long sleeves, don't-forget-a-jacket, turn on the heater cold. Come to Los Angeles this summer and see how it feels to be in San Francisco. Every outdoor show finds people bundled up, sandals giving way to scarves and a hot cup of coffee sounding more desirable than a cold beer. Were Johnny Carson still alive and the king of late-night, he would be making countless weather jokes this summer on the "Tonight Show." It's not just chilly, it's long sleeves, don't-forget-a-jacket, turn on the heater cold. Come to Los Angeles this summer and see how it feels to be in San Francisco. Every outdoor show finds people bundled up, sandals giving way to scarves and a hot cup of coffee sounding more desirable than a cold beer.

Rufus Wainwright expands US excursion behind 'Lulu'

Singer/songwriter/composer Rufus Wainwright has tacked more US shows onto his summertime run behind his latest studio effort, "All Days Are Nights: Songs for Lulu."

Rufus Wainwright brings 'Lulu' to North America

Singer/songwriter/composer Rufus Wainwright will spend much of spring in Europe touring behind his latest studio effort, but will still find time to bring his show home for a few North American dates.

Featured Photos: Martha Wainwright, Noise Pop Festival, SF, CA - Feb. 26, 2009

Effortless and acrobatic are two words that could describe Martha Wainwright's singing voice--which isn't surprising when one considers her lineage: father Loudon Wainwright III and mother Canadian folk singer-songwriter Kate McGarrigle. Along with her brother, Rufus Wainwright, the family home was thoroughly steeped in music.

Wainwright, McGarrigle holiday concert announced

The McGarrigle Christmas Hour featuring Rufus Wainwright and his sister, Martha Wainwright, will be held Dec. 10 at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

Rufus Wainwright stays busy with solo, full band shows

Singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright continues to span the globe with shows on several continents, but he's also made room for a few intimate dates closer to home.
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