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Friday, Aug. 10, 2012

Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m.

The progeny of folk heroes Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle, Rufus Wainwright was born into a musical family, which accounts for some of his...
Thursday, June 16, 2011

Plays the Music of Rufus Wainwright (Spinaround Records)

The great songs from the Golden Age of American popular music—the era of Gershwin and Porter—have been sung and done a thousand ways in jazz. The Vicious World septet asks the question: Why not the songs of more contemporary writers? Well, it's been happening for decades already, from jazz renditions of...
09.23.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Rufus Wainwright released this week a live CD and DVD, Milwaukee at Last!!!, which he recorded at the Pabst Theater in Aug. 27. I haven't seen the DVD yet, but it was a fantastic concert, with Wainwright making great use of the theater's acoustics singing an un-miked a cappella rendition of the Celtic traditional "Macushla," and breaking into a ridiculous drag song-and-dance number with his band, ...