Rufus Wainwright

  1. Backbeat: Rufus Wainwright Plays BAM, Why New Mark Ronson-Produced Album is Getting Big Airplay

    May 11, 2012 2:25 PM EDT Rufus Wainwright performs at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Thursday night. (Photo: Andrew Hampp) Rufus Wainwright kicked off his U.S. tour Wednesday at New York's Brooklyn Academy of Music , celebrating the release of his seventh studio album ...

  2. Dr. Luke, Fergie, Rufus Wainwright and Executives Offer Songwriting Tips at ASCAP Expo

    April 28, 2011 9:30 PM EDT When producer-songwriter Dr. Luke started to deconstruct the nearly 200 tracks in Katy Perry's "E.T." at the end of day one (April 28) of ASCAP's I Create Music Expo, the way in which he creates a song felt light-years away fro ...

  3. Kobalt Signs Rufus Wainwright

    April 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Kobalt Music Group has signed a worldwide administration agreement with singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright. Through the deal Kobalt will administer works from Wainwright's critically acclaimed first two albums, including such tunes as "F ...

  4. Canadian Folk Singer Kate McGarrigle Dies At 63

    January 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST Canadian folk singer and songwriter Kate McGarrigle, best known for performing with her sister Anna, has died of cancer. She was 63. McGarrigle's brother-in-law, Dane Lanken, said the singer died at her Montreal home Monday night surrounded b ...

  5. Rock-It Science Fest Set For March 3

    February 17, 2009 12:00 AM EST Rufus Wainwright, Lenny Kaye, Peter Holsapple and Steve Wynn, among others, will perform at the Rock-It Science Festival, to be held March 3 at the Highline Ballroom in New York. The one-day event will also feature a number of scientists and acade ...

  6. Review: Wainwright's Lavishly Orchestrated 'Release The Stars'

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rufus Wainwright: "Release the Stars" Producer: Rufus Wainwright Geffen Release Date: May 15 Wainwright's songwriting has always been brash, bold and beautiful, but perhaps never more so than on this lavishly orchestrated, adventuro ...

  7. Live Nation, Blender Re-Launch Venue

    April 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In yet another investment in the small venue space, Live Nation has now formed an alliance with Blender magazine with the new New York club to be known as the Blender Theatre at Gramercy. Formerly known as the Gramercy Theatre, the 600-capacity Bl ...

  8. Folds, Wainwright, Guster Link For Tour

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ben Folds, Rufus Wainwright and Guster will team up for a three-headed summer tour, beginning in June. Marsha Vlasic, owner of MVO Ltd., the booking agency for Folds and Wainwright, says the tour is a Ben Folds, Rufus Wainwright and Guster will te ...

  9. Stars To Fete Sting At MusiCares Gala

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tribute to Sting when he is honored Feb. 6 as the MusiCares person of the year. The gala event in Los Angeles will feature performances by Tony Bennett, Blac A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tri ...