Rufus Wainwright

L.A. Burning, West Coast Concert Picks, May 29th To June 4th

By Alyson Camus | May 28, 2023

Grace Jones will be at OUTLOUD Music Fest

L.A. Burning West Coast Concert Picks: September 6th To 12th

By Alyson Camus | September 6, 2021

Aimee Mann and Rufus Wainwright at The Greek Theatre on Thursday

Rufus Wainwright, Jim James, Ani DiFranco And Many More To Play Save The Senate Festival

By admin | December 1, 2020

a fundraiser for Georgia Senate Run-Off Democrat Candidates

Is Ivanka Listening To Music? Do We Even Care?

By Alyson Camus | November 11, 2020

she had a punk phase in the ‘90s

Going Steady: New Singles 6-5-20 – 6-11-20 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | June 6, 2020

of the moment the way “Ohio” once was

Live Through This: rock nyc’s Top Concert Picks For The Week Of April 27th, 2020

By Iman Lababedi | April 26, 2020

who stays home on a Friday night?

All These Poses Anniversary Tour 2018 Begins Tonight!

By admin | November 9, 2018

pretty as poses


By Alyson Camus | November 3, 2018

Young Fathers are at the Fonda Theatre on Friday

Rufus and Martha Wainwright Present Noel Nights

By admin | November 1, 2018

back to their hometown – Montreal

Sword of Damocles Video Release

By admin | October 31, 2018

At a lavish banquet, King Dionysius is confronted by his servant Damocles

Hadrian World Premiere

By admin | October 14, 2018

A Grand Opera in 4 Acts 

Rufus Wainwright At Carnegie Hall, Friday, June 17th, 2016

By Iman Lababedi | June 18, 2016

Rufus tapped into an uneasiness that permeates the 2010s

2016: Best Songs Through April 30th, 2016

By Iman Lababedi | May 3, 2016

There are some songs here you owe it to yourself to check out

rock nyc’s Top 10 Songs 4-22-16 0 4-28-16

By Iman Lababedi | April 26, 2016

Rufus’ greatest moment in years and years and years.

Rufus Wainwright Interview 2016

By admin | April 20, 2016

Wainwright, 42, has followed an unconventional path.

The A+ List: “Martha” By Rufus Wainwright

By Iman Lababedi | March 10, 2015

This is the truest song you will hear about how death effects the living, it is so mournful it hurts to listen to it. When I saw him perform the album at Carnegie Hall, it sounded like words left unsaid. Today it feels like the deepest recesses of untimely grief. His greatest and most human song.

Rufus Wainwright At The Town Hall, Tuesday, April 15th, 2014, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | April 16, 2014

Well hold on one minute here Rufus: I already paid $100 for a ticket, why would I wanna spend more? And even if I did, why would I wanna be hustled all night about it? He’s like a stripper trying to get you into the champagne room

Active Viewin: rock nyc Concert Picks For The Week Of 4-14-14

By Iman Lababedi | April 13, 2014

The Wonder Years are true representatives of a certain strata of their generation. They for them and to them. But they sound like emo and they have the same problem with melodies that inflicts all “emo” bands with the exception of My Chemical Romance. They are playing Best Buy on Thursday and if you wanna catch up with the Greatest Generation, that is the place to be.


By Iman Lababedi | March 14, 2014

Yes, folks, I know you don’t hobnob with the rich and famous close personal friends with Elton John ,Rufus Wainwright but I certainly do. Indeed, I am so close to Rufus that sometimes he gets me on the blower and asks if he can borrow a tenner till he gets paid

10 Songs, Friday, March 7th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | March 7, 2014

Lydia sings more about getting wet than just about anybody you can think of, interesting but a persona rather than a prescription for promiscuity by this 23 year old married woman. I guess she got tired of sucking and sucking and sucking. Whatever you wanna say about Phair, she wrote from experience – A

10 Songs, Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | March 5, 2014

A truly superb sample walks the same line to less effect than Kanye, who performs an excellent rap, did on “Blood On The Leaves”. Big Sean is pretty excellent as well and while Ross is a big fat bore, here he bores to excellent effect. Easily the best song on the newbie – A-

Rufus Wainwright's BIzarre "Vibrate: The Best Of – Deluxe Edition"

By Helen Bach | January 18, 2014

Rufus should have resurrected his Opera and put the best of it on Vibrate so those of us who aren’t tempted to jump into the deep end can get a taste for it anyway.

The A+ List 1-15-14

By Iman Lababedi | January 15, 2014

The Golden Age – Beck – The lethargy is deathlike, the thing about death in a body is its lack of animation, it simply stops the body and then the body decays to dust. This decay, this rotting of the self, the inertness of life is the hidden subject matter of Beck’s masterpiece.

Hear Ye: what rock nyc is listening to 12-26-13

By Iman Lababedi | December 26, 2013

“If you ever leave me I’ll be sad and blue, don’t you ever leave me I’m so in love with you”… Written by Lennon (“I Call Your Name” is on the flip side) this is Brill building brilliance from a 1960s pop superstar. The Beatles would have gone at it harder, there would have been a touch of self-parody – A