August 23, 2010 - 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.
August 20, 2010 - 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.
April 23, 2010 - 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.