Rufus Wainwright To Play LA’s Orpheum Theatre May 12th, Tickets On Sale Now

Rufus Wainwright in LA.

Rufus Wainwright will take his new album Out of the Game out on the road with an 8-piece band this Spring & Summer for a highly anticipated North American tour.  The first week of the tour includes a stop at Los Angeles venue the Orpheum.  Tickets are available now. This is the first time he has toured with a band since 2008’s ‘Release The Stars’ tour.

Critically heralded, Out of the Game has been dubbed “a triumphant return to pop” by ROLLING STONE, and NPR says “The key is his gift for melody. Wainwright’s music throws lines in the air with a grace and confidence rarely heard in contemporary music.” Rufus is also profiled in the current double-issue of Newsweek on-stands now.

Here’s his acclaimed video with Helena Bonham Carter:

Here is a look at the complete North American Tour:

May
Wed 9th BROOKLYN, NY Brooklyn Academy of Music – Howard Gilman Opera House *
Fri 11th OAKLAND, CA Fox Theater #
Sat 12th LOS ANGELES, CA Orpheum Theater *
Sun 13th SAN DIEGO, CA Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay #

June
Sun 10th TORONTO, ON David Pecaut Square
Thu 28th MONTRAL, QC Festival International de Jazz de Montreal
Sat 30th ANN ARBOR, MI Power Center for the Performing Arts

July
Sun 1st GRAND RAPIDS, MI Frederick Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Tues 24th VIENNA, VA The Filene Center at Wolf Trap +
Wed 25th PHILADELPHIA, PA Penn’s Landing River Stage
Fri 27th PURCHASE, NY The PAC at SUNY Purchase
Sat 28th WESTHAMPTON BEACH, NY Westhampton PAC
Sun 29th BOSTON, MA Bank Of America Pavilion +
Tues 31st PORTLAND, ME State Theatre

August
Wed 1st SHELBURNE, VT The Green at Shelburne Museum
Fri 3rd CLEVELAND, OH House of Blues
Sat 4th MUNHALL, PA Carnegie Music Hall
Sun 5th LOUISVILLE, KY Iroquois Amphitheater
Tues 7th BLOOMINGTON, IN Buskirk-Chumley Theater
Wed 8th CHICAGO, IL Bank of America Theater
Fri 10th MILWAUKEE, WI Pabst Theater
Sat 11th APPLE VALLEY, MN Minnesota Zoo Amphitheater

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