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Announcing the debut record from THE WAINWRIGHT SISTERS! Coming November 13, along with three special showcase performances:


November 7: City Winery, New York, NY:

November 10: St. Stephen’s Church, London, England:

December 1: Phi Centre, Montreal, QC:


Thrilled to announce my upcoming mini tour, A State of Grace!  In September, I will be playing the music of Tim and Jeff Buckley throughout Australia.  Get your tickets below!


  • Wednesday, September 23rd – Melbourne Recital Centre, VIC – Tickets
  • Friday, September 25th & Saturday, September 26th – QPAC Concert Hall, QLD – Tickets
  • Sunday, September 27th – Enmore Theatre, NSW – Tickets
  • Tuesday, September 29th – Melbourne Recital Centre, VIC – Tickets

Hope to see you there!





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First performed in 2005, this family show was the inspiration of the legendary musician and songwriter, Kate McGarrigle, who saw the concerts as a way to raise money and awareness about Sarcoma, the rare and underfunded cancer that took her life five years ago. Her children, family, friends and fellow musicians have continued the tradition and the fight, giving their time and their talents each year possible to present a spectacular show – a rich and varied Christmas stew. The New York Times has called the Wainwright/ McGarrigle Christmas show an “enactment of a family gathering: motley, full of overlapping agendas, a little sentimental, a little fractious but harmonious in the end.”


After a three-year hiatus from their hometowns Rufus and Martha Wainwright’s Noël Nights mark a grand holiday return to New York City, December 17 and 18 at Town Hall! The cherished holiday tradition features musical holiday-flavored performances from many members of the talented McGarrigle/Wainwright musical dynasty, including Rufus Wainwright, Martha Wainwright, Sloan Wainwright, Loudon Wainwright III and Lucy Wainwright Roche. Special guests include:


Emmylou Harris

Cibo Matto

Justin Vivian Bond

Jenni Muldaur

Cyndi Lauper (Dec. 17 only!)

Renee Fleming (Dec 18 only!)


Tickets can be purchased here:

December 17th:


December 18th:


Special VIP packages are available for both nights. The $500 package provides two premium-location seats, a family inspired gift bag, raffle tickets for the big draw, and a post-show meet and greet. To purchase a VIP package and show your generous support for the Kate McGarrigle Foundation, contact Tracy Reid at Absolutely Live Entertainment at 646-233-2950, or All proceeds go to the Kate McGarrigle Foundation.


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Prior to heading out on her tour in Canada, The U.K., and Europe, Martha will be performing in New York City at The Rubin Museum of Art on Friday, October 10th at 7:00 PM as a part of their Naked Soul Series. Don’t miss her!


To purchase tickets visit The Rubin Museum of Art website HERE.



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Martha is starting out on her solo tour through Canada, Europe, and the UK in October and November. Her first stop is in Salle Philippe-Fillon on October 4th. Check out the rest of the dates below:


Canada Dates:

10/4/2014 – Salle Philippe-Fillon, Shawinigan, Quebec

10/7/2014 – St. James United Church, Montreal, Quebec

10/9/2014 – Capitol Theatre, Moncton, New Brunswick

10/17/2014 – Salle Jean-Desprez, Gatineau, Quebec

10/18/2014 – Maison de la Culture de Waterloo, Waterloo, Quebec

10/22/2014 – Salle DESJARDINES-TELUS / Cabaret Espace-Scene, Rimouski, Quebec

10/23/2014 – Theatre Petit Champlain, Quebec City, Quebec

10/24/2014 – Centre des Arte Juliette-Lassonde de Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec

10/25/2014 – Salle Edwin-Belanger, Quebec

10/26/2014 – Riviere-du-Loup en spectacles: Cabaret des mauvaises habitudes, Quebec


European Dates:

10/31/2014 – Epic Studios, Norwich, United Kingdom

11/1/2014 – The Atkinson, Southport, United Kingdom

11/2/2014 – The Spiegeltent, Wexford, United Kingdom

11/3/2014 – Whelan’s, Dublin, Ireland

11/4/2014 – Whelan’s, Dublin, Ireland

11/6/2014 – Zappa, Tel Aviv, Israel

11/7/2014 – Zappa, Herzliya, Israel

11/10/2014 – Roter Salon, Berlin, Germany

11/11/2014 – Tonstudio, Stuttgart, Germany

11/13/2014 – Nochtspeicher, Hamburg, Germany

11/14/2014 – Haffen2, Offenbach, Germany

11/17/2014 – Oran Mor, Glasgow, United Kingdom

11/19/2014 – The Stables, Milton Keyes, England

11/20/2014 – St. Mary’s, Ashford, United Kingdom

11/21/2014 – Arts Centre, Pocklington, United Kingdom

11/23/2014 – St. George’s Hall, Bristol, United Kingdom

11/25/2014 – The Sage (Hall 2), Gateshead, United Kingdom

11/26/2014 – Trades Club, Hedben, United Kingdom

11/27/2014 – Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, England


AND IT’S BACK! After a three year hiatus, Rufus and Martha Wainwright’s Noël Nights will be in Montreal and NYC. Make sure to get your tickets before it’s sells out!


12/17/2014 – Rufus and Martha’s Noël Nights, The Town Hall, NYC, NY

12/18/2014 – Rufus and Martha’s Noël Nights, The Town Hall, NYC, NY

12/21/2014 – Maison symphonique de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec SOLD OUT


Journalist Nina Myskow interviewed us recently for ‘Meet The Wainwrights’, a documentary about our family for BBC Radio 4. It goes out this Saturday August 9th on BBC Radio 4 at 10:30 am GMT and UK fans can listen back to it here after broadcast.