Rufus Wainwright

A Sundance Channel premiere: Rufus Wainwright's PRIMA DONNA

Article: A Sundance Channel premiere: Rufus Wainwright's PRIMA DONNA

During the last 12 years, Rufus Wainwright has established himself as one of music’s most mercurial talents, fearlessly challenging convention and famed for soaring melodies and haunting lyrics. While preparing his most ambitious project, a full-fledged opera entitled PRIMA DONNA, Wainwright and his famous family — father Loudon Wainwright III, mother Kate McGarrigle and sister…

Elvis Costello and Rufus Wainwright

Article: Elvis Costello and Rufus Wainwright

Rufus Wainwright. Hey, just the name is cool. I’ve always thought it helps to have a cool name if you want to be a rock star. I know, Rufus isn’t a “rock” star, but he is a “rock star”. Anyway, he’d have a leg up just on the strength of the name, but when you…

Elvis Costello Comes Alive

Article: Elvis Costello Comes Alive

This week’s guest on SPECTACLE, Rufus Wainwright, is one of the most acclaimed songwriters of his generation. He is equally celebrated, however, for his power as a live performer; as he notes in the episode, he’s been on stage from a very young age, singing with his mother and aunt, the renowned folksingers the McGarrigle…

Birdmonster

Article: Birdmonster

Answered by David Kline Guitarist for Birdmonster [www.birdmonstermusic.com]. Peter Arcuni, a native of Connecticut and former editorial assistant at Wired, formed Birdmonster in 2004 with three other local San Francisco musicians: childhood friends bassist Justin Tenuto, guitarist David Klein, and drummer Zach Winter. The band began by playing live shows, initially booking performances by offering…

Rufus Wainwright Green Launch Performance and Tour Dates

Article: Rufus Wainwright Green Launch Performance and Tour Dates

Rufus Wainwright delivered a wonderful performance at Sundance Channel’s GREEN launch party in New York City. Rufus has a new album entitled “Release The Stars”, released by Geffen Records. The new album will be available everywhere on May 15th. If you are just getting into Rufus’ music or you are a long standing fan, here…