Rufus Wainwright's new album Out of the Game is due April 24. Photograph by: Handout , Postmedia News files
Rufus Wainwright's Free Concert June 28 To Open Montreal International Jazz Festival -- Montreal Gazette
MONTREAL - Singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright will open the 33rd Montreal International Jazz Festival with a free outdoor blowout concert at Place des Festivals on June 28.
Wainwright revealed the information to The Gazette during an interview a couple of weeks ago, but asked that it be kept off the record. The information was confirmed by jazz fest co-founder André Ménard in La Presse on Monday morning.
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My Comment: 10 more weeks (give or take) for the festival to begin.