Rufus Wainwright Announces Summer North American Tour


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. This is the first time he has toured with a band since 2008's 'Release The Stars' tour.

Rufus Wainwright North American tour dates:


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 #




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



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




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


Support acts as follows:

*Teddy Thompson (May)

#Krystle Warren (May)

+Ingrid Michaelson (select July dates)

Josh Ritter (special guest Philadelphia July date)

Adam Cohen supports all July & August dates 


The full band line-up is as follows; Andy Burton (Keys) Sharief Hobley (Guitar), Teddy Thompson (Guitar), Brad Albetta (Bass), Ben Perowsky (Drums), Charysse Blackman (Backing vocals), Krystle Warren (Backing vocals) Tim Ries (Horns).