Rufus Wainwright, of course, is known to be from another planet, a place where the sky is dark as wine and the natives communicate in arias and wear crushed-velvet coats. The two beam in together for the first time tonight, opening a short string of shared dates behind Wainwright's lovably rococo, recent album, Release the Stars. A Fine Frenzy, the recording name of C.S. Lewis-loving hottie Alison Sudol, launches the show with fanciful singer-songwriter goodness. Plan to arrive curious and leave a geek.
Going to a Town by Rufus Wainwright, from Release the Stars: