Stories » Rufus Wainwright set for City Winery Chicago, speaks with WGN

Top 10 for Aug

Rufus Wainwright set for City Winery Chicago, speaks with WGN

Bookmark and Share

Musician Rufus Wainwright joins Justin to talk about his diverse career, his fondness for playing in Chicago, coming from a great family of musicians and performers, the wide arsenal of material he draws from, the importance of taking on political and social issues in his music, how a lot of songs he wrote years ago have stood the test of time, being drawn to taking risks, the elation he feels after writing a song and his three shows this weekend at City Winery.

Follow Justin on Twitter and give him a like on Facebook. The Download with Justin Kaufmann airs Monday through Friday from 7 pm. to 11 pm on @WGNRadio - Chicago. LISTEN TO THE SEGMENT.