Rufus Wainwright at the State Theatre
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of his self-titled debut album, Rufus Wainwright began a tour around the country on November 9th. His Minneapolis stop is at the State Theatre on Monday, November 19 at 7:30. Tickets are $39.50 to $69.50 with two VIP packages available for $203 and $403. Nearby parking Is just $6 at the Park and Shop ramps after 4 pm.
The anniversary tour comes two years after his latest album release, 9 Shakespeare Sonnets. It features musical adaptations of sonnets written by Shakespeare as well as several guest appearances from folks like Helena Bonham Carter, Carrie Fisher, William Shatner, and Florence Welch.
As for All These Poses Anniversary Tour, Jon Blistein quotes Wainwright in this Rolling Stones article:
“During the tour, Wainwright will perform material from both 1998’s Rufus Wainwright and his 2001 follow-up, Poses. ‘Twenty years, what can I say?’ Wainwright said. ‘In life, one stands the test of time but in music, thankfully, one reaps the rewards. Come savor a very fine vintage of songs, those were some pretty good years!’”