Two time Grammy nominee Rufus Wainwright will released his new concert recording Unfollow The Rules – The Paramour Sessions in September.  He will then follow that up with a UK tour in October including Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall.

Unfollow The Rules – The Paramour Sessions will be released on Friday 10 September.  The concert was recorded live in a ballroom at the famed Paramour Mansion in Los Angeles.  It features Wainwright accompanied by a guitarist, pianist and string quartet, performing songs from his Grammy nominated 2020 album Unfollow The Rules.  The recording also features other songs from his catalogue and two previously unreleased tracks Treat A Lady and Happy Easter.

In support of the release Rufus Wainwright will play 16 UK shows including Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall and Liverpool’s Olympia.  the tour also features two London shows at The Palladium.

When does Rufus Wainwright headline at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall?

Rufus Wainwright headlines at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall on 10 October 2021.  He also performs at Liverpool’s Olympia on 16 October.  The Manchester and Liverpool gigs are two of 16 shows he has announced:
6 October   –   Southampton, O2 Guildhall
8 October   –   Newcastle, Tyne Theatre and Opera House
9 October   –   Edinburgh, Usher Hall
10 October   –   Manchester, Bridgewater Hall
12 October   –   Sheffield, City Hall
13 October   –   York, Barbican
15 October   –   Cambridge, Corn Exchange
16 October   –   Liverpool, Olympia
18 October   –   London, Palladium
19 October   –   London, Palladium
20 October   –   Bright, Brighton Dome
22 October   –   Southend-On-Sea, Leas Cliffs Pavilion
23 October   –   Exeter, Great Hall
25 October   –   Birmingham, Symphony Hall
26 October   –   Oxford, New Theatre
27 October   –   Cardiff, St David’s Hall

Manchester gigs – Rufus Wainwright – image courtesy Tony Hauser