Musician Rufus Wainwright.
(photo credit: Reuters)
One of the most anticipated concerts of the summer has just multiplied itself.
Rufus Wainwright has added a second appearance to his scheduled show on June 3
at Ronit Farm near Kibbutz Gaash. The celebrated American singer/songwriter will
also bring his eight-piece band to Reading 3 in Tel Aviv for a more intimate
show the next night, June 4.
The 39-year-old son of 1970s folksingers
Kate McGarrigle and Loudon Wainwright III gave two soldout solo performances
last year, and boasted of “eating my way through Jaffa.”
His June shows
are part of a world tour in honor of Wainwright’s seventh studio album, Out of
the Game, produced by Mark Ronson (of Amy Winehouse fame).
called it “the most pop album I’ve ever made” and it features guest appearances
bv Wilco’s Nels Cline, Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Nick Zinner, Sean Lennon and
Wainwright’s sister Martha.