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Rufus Wainwright at McGlohon Theater

September 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Rufus Wainwright with Alexa Rose and Lucy Wainwright Roche

Friday, September 13, 2019 at 8 p.m.

McGlohon Theater
345 N College St.
Charlotte, NC 28202

Tickets: $32 plus

Rufus Wainwright, one of the great male vocalists, composers, and songwriters of his generation, has released eight studio albums, three DVDs, and three live albums. He has collaborated with artists ranging from Elton John, David Byrne, Robbie Williams Mark Ronson, Joni Mitchell to Burt Bacharach. His album “Rufus Does Judy” recorded at Carnegie Hall in 2006 was nominated for a Grammy.

Alexa Rose has the rare ability to find strikingly original melodies that nevertheless sound like they must have existed for a long time, stored away maybe in the ether of creativity, self-evident and awaiting discovery. Moving deftly between complex dexterity and heart-tugging familiarity, Rose achieves a sound that is pure and maintains the brassy attitude and simple refrains that run straight through American roots music from mountain ballads to rock n roll.

Lucy Wainwright Roche (Opener) 

Lucy Wainwright Roche singer-songwriter, and the daughter of musicians Loudon Wainwright III and Suzzy Roche (of the Roches) and half-sister of Rufus Wainwright and Martha Wainwright.

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Date:
September 13
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Venue

McGlohon Theatre at Spirit Square
345 N College St
Charlotte, NC , NC 28202 United States
Phone:
(704) 372-1000
Website:
http://www.blumenthalarts.org