Wainwright. It’s a surname that needs no introduction, but if there are defining characteristics that make this musical family so special it’s these: charming, sweet, funny, and self-deprecating. On a warm autumn evening with the afternoon sun casting beautiful shades of orange across Sydney’s harbour, Lucy Wainwright Roche, half-sister to Rufus and Martha, takes to
As the country gets in full summer festival spirit there’s no time like the present for the unveiling of the 2015 Perth International Arts Festival’s full program and its complete music lineup. Held over 24 nights, the Perth festival music lineup boasts an eclectic selection of artists covering a variety of genres from pop to
20th anniversary shake-up secures international acts!
Singer, songwriter and composer Rufus Wainwright, already announced as part of the first round lineup for next year’s WOMADelaide festival, is set to announce an Australian headline tour for March 2015. Music Feeds understands Wainwright will perform at Melbourne’s Palais Theatre on Wednesday 4th March, the State Theatre in Sydney on Monday 9th March and
World music festival WOMADelaide has announced its first round lineup for 2015. Headlining the Adelaide event is Senegalese singer and composer Youssou N’Dour, who’ll be joined by Rufus Wainwright, The Gloaming, and South African jazz vanguards the Abdullah Ibrahim Quartet. N’Dour first graced a WOMADelaide stage back in 1992 and has since gone on to
The great Paul Simon has announced that while in town for this year’s Bluesfest extravaganza, he will be performing a run of headlining shows throughout Australia. The is welcome news to fans who have been waiting for news on sideshows. It was earlier confirmed that neither Paul Simon nor Robert Plant would be performing other
Rufus Wainwright has announced a run of Australian tour dates throughout September 2012. He’ll be bringing his full band back, including songwriters Krystle Warren and Teddy Thompson, who will rotate as support acts for the tour. Wainwright has just released his 7th album Out of This Game, which was produced by Mark Ronson and challenges
Rufus Wainwright performed his new single Out of the Game on Conan over the weekend, taken from his latest studio album of the same name. He performs the song with his full eight-piece backing band, while he stands up the front delivering his Baroque pop vocals and acoustic guitar sound. The new album Out of
Out Of The Game is quite a definitive title for Rufus Wainwright’s seventh studio album. Produced by Mark Ronson, Rufus takes a left-of-field approach as he enters the challenging boundaries of pop, soul and a touch of jazz music into this record.
Rufus Wainwwright’s 7th studio record Out Of The Game is due for release on April 24, 2012 via Polydor Records.
As described on several occasions among these pages, 2011 is the year of the Rufus Wainwright box set. The singer releases the mammoth collection, House Of Rufus, next month in the UK. And now a clip has been released detailing the decadence and style of this particular release.
Not content this year with releasing a huge, 19-CD box set, nor fathering his first child with the daughter of Leonard Cohen, Rufus Wainwright is working on a new album – with scenester producer Mark Ronson – and it will be more ‘danceable’, apparently.
As reported previously, Rufus Wainwright will be releasing a special box set later this year, and now this exciting news has been firmed up with some solid details. The collection will be called House Of Rufus and features an enormous 19 discs, covering his entire career to date. It is scheduled for a release of
Still basking in the happy glow of his becoming a new dad, Rufus Wainwright has been kept extra busy lately with sorting out the make up of a new box set, set for release later this year. The news is up on the Canadian/American’s website, which reads, “There are plans afoot to release a beautiful
In something of a surprising, heartwarming announcement, modern doyen of songwriting Rufus Wainwright has revealed that he has become a father for the first time to a little girl, with the mother none other than Leonard Cohen‘s daughter, Lorca. The newborn’s name is (what else?) Viva Katherine Wainwright Cohen. A statement on Wainwright’s website reads,