Tickets for Rufus Wainwright’s Blackoutsabbath Are On Sale Now, New Album Coming Soon


Hey folks, in case you didn’t notice it in my most recent On Sales and Presales Post, tickets for Rufus Wainwright’s 3rd Annual Blackoutsabbath event are on sale now. The event is being held on March 14, 2009 at the Park Avenue Armory and will feature an intimate performance by Rufus and Martha Wainwright (and no special guests). According to Rufus though, this show is only a warm up for the main BOS event which will take place on June 19, 2010 (the official Blackoutsabbath day), “when we can all switch everything off and enjoy a day for a day, no power, only time of which there is always so little.”

It’s time for BlackoutSabbath‘s 3rd Annual Awareness concert. This year, the concert will feature Rufus performing the entire Berlioz song cycle, “Les Nuits d’été” (Summer Nights) with piano accompanist for the first time ever. Martha Wainwright will also be performing. It will be a matinee event on March 14th at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City. []

Rufus Wainwright’s new album, All Days Are Nights: Songs For Lulu, will be released on March 23 in Canada, April 5 in the UK and April 20 in the US. (And because the Internet does not exist, Americans will have to wait until then to hear it.)

More Rufus Wainwright tour dates after the jump.

Rufus Wainwright 2010 Tour Dates
Mar 14 2010 Park Avenue Armory New York City, New York
Apr 11 2010 Southampton Guildhall Southampton, Southwest
Apr 15 2010 Royal Concert Hall Glasgow, Scotland
Apr 16 2010 Usher Hall Edinburgh, Scotland
Apr 17 2010 City Hall Sheffield
Apr 19 2010 The Sage Gateshead
Apr 20 2010 Symphony Hall Birmingham
Apr 22 2010 Apollo Manchester
Apr 23 2010 Colston Hall Bristol
Apr 25 2010 Royal Concert Hall Nottingham
Apr 26 2010 New Theatre Oxford
Apr 28 2010 Grand Canal Theatre Dublin
Apr 29 2010 Regent Theatre IPSWICH
Apr 30 2010 Donau Festival Krems
May 02 2010 Palais des Beaux Arts Brussels, Brussels-capital
May 03 2010 Theatre Mogador Paris
May 05 2010 Teatro Circo Price Madrid
May 06 2010 Coliseu Porto
May 07 2010 Aula Magna Lisbon
May 09 2010 Palacio Euskalduna Bilbao
May 11 2010 Grand Teatre del Liceu Barcelona
May 13 2010 Teatro Della Pergola Firenze
May 15 2010 Conservatorio Milan
May 16 2010 Kaufleuten Zurich, Zurich
May 17 2010 Muffathalle Munich
May 19 2010 Volksbuhne Berlin
May 22 2010 Sentrum Scene Oslo
May 25 2010 House of Culture Helsinki
May 27 2010 Filadelfiakyrkan Stockholm
May 29 2010 Palladium Warsaw
May 30 2010 Radio Concert Hall Copenhagen
May 31 2010 Kampnagel Hamburg
Jun 02 2010 Theater am Tanzbrunnen Cologne
Jun 03 2010 Carre Amsterdam