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Rufus Old Vic Theatrics Increased

Rufus Old Vic Theatrics Increased

Rufus Wainwright is extending his series of shows at London's Old Vic this May.

Due to demand for tickets that went on sale yesterday, the acclaimed singer songwriter will now play four nights at the stunning theatre.

Rufus will be showcasing his eagerly awaited new album "Release The Stars" with an eight-piece band, including a horn section. They are: Jeff Hill (bass), Gerry Leonard (Guitar), Matt Johnson (Drums), Jack Petruzzelli (Guitar, Piano, Keyboards), Will Vinson (Sax), Louis Schwadron (French Horn) and CJ Camerieri (Trumpet).

The full list of dates is now:

24th Portsmouth, Guild Hall (May 24)
25th Bristol, Colston Hall (25)
27th London, The Old Vic (27/28/29/31)

Tickets for the added shows went on sale today (March 31).

"Release The Stars" is released on May 14, with the first single "Going To A Town" out two weeks before on April 30.

Rufus also plays at US music festival Coachella on April 27.

More information about the new 12-track Lp and show details available here from rufuswainwright.com


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