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Rufus Wainwright Tickets

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Singer and composer Rufus Wainwright is a young man with an old soul. Born in 1974, Wainwright has artfully crafted a distinctive brand for himself in the modern pop music space. Wainwright's work ismore reflective of George and Ira Gershwinrather than the pop princessesof the day. With his dry wit and instrumental genius, Rufus Wainwright is one to see live! To experience Rufus Wainwright for yourself, make sure you stock up on tickets for shows at venues like theAladdin Theater in Portland, Oregon; Moore Theatre in Seattle, Washington; Vogue Theatre in Vancouver, British Columbia; and Town Hall in New York, New York. To keep tabs on all of Rufus Wainwright's shows, sign up for event updates right here through StubHub. That way, you'll always be ready for Rufus Wainwright's appearance at a venue in your neck of the woods.

Rufus Wainwright Background

Rufus Wainwright's parents split when he was just four years old. He was primarily raisedby his mother, Kate McGarrigle, a Canadian singer, in Montreal. At the age of six, he learned to play the piano. In his formative teen years, he participated in a group comprised of his family members, The McGarrigle Sisters and Family. Upon the urging of his mother, Wainwright contributed "I'm Runnin" to the soundtrack of a children's film. His maiden effort garnered both Genie and Juno award nods, Canada's counterparts to the Oscar and the Grammy. Later on, Wainwright took up music composition at McGill University. Wainwright found college life to be too confining, so he decided to leave the university and concentrate on his music professionally. He dove into his pursuit by playing Montreal clubs. Eventually, he was ableto get one of his homespun demo tapes into the hands of Lenny Waronker, a record exec. Taken by Wainwright's distinctive voice, he put Wainwright in touch with a host of record producers. For a year, Wainwright focused on sanding off the rough edges of his music. His efforts culminated into 1998's eponymous work. Tinged with a dark comicflair and fueled by the piano, therecordproved to be an instant success. It also immediately separated Wainwright from the herd of pop artists. In his native Canada, he was honored with the Juno for Best Alternative Album. And further south, Rolling Stone billed him as the Best New Artist. Poses appeared in 2001, boasting different kinds of instrumentation. Wainwright issued three more albums throughout the 2000s. His latest effort is Out of the Game, which dropped in 2012.

Rufus Wainwright Albums

Canadian-American composer and singer Rufus Wainwright is credited with an impressive nine singles, three video albums, three live albums, nine music videos, three compilations, three EPs and seven studio albums. He issued his eponymous album in 1998, which scored the No. 24 slot on Billboard's Top Heatseekers chart. His studio albumsinclude:Rufus Wainwright (1998); Poses (2001); Want One (2003); Want Two (2004); Release the Stars (2007); All Days Are Nights: Songs for Lulu (2010); and Out of the Game (2012).

Rufus Wainwright Trivia

Prior to even discovering music, Rufus Wainwright hadbeen immortalized in the tune "Rufus is a Tit Man," penned by his sarcastic father, Loudon Wainwright III. The elder Wainwright wrote the ballad about his shortcomings as a new father.

Rufus Wainwright Concert Experience

Having shared stages with the likes of Guster, Ben Folds, Tori Amos, Sting and more, Rufus Wainwright is no stranger to touring. And, Wainwright is certainly no stranger to authenticity. Wainwright's opus centers on themes of not only love but literature, pop culture, opera, family relationships and politics. Considered to be a pop singer, Wainwright is not boxed into the genre that is associated with singers like Britney Spears. He has managed to carveout a unique niche as an operatic pop or baroque pop artistthat has contributed to his tremendous popularity. All of this hard work to which Rufus Wainwright has devoted his life is illuminated on stage when you head out to the concert venue the night of a Rufus Wainwrightperformance. It is a euphoric experience like no other as Wainwrightshifts from style to style always able to keep the listener captivated and wondering what is coming next. Whenever and wherever Rufus Wainwrightis performing, one thing is for sure, he will be surrounded by some of the best musicians in the world and will be fired up to put on an extraordinary show for his loyal fans. It is an unparalleled concert that you will hope never comes to a close. By the time the night is through you will be anxiously anticipating the next time Rufus Wainwrightcomes back to town. Indulge in the dazzling music of Rufus Wainwright, and reserve your tickets in advance through StubHub before it's too late!

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