The star will doubtless be playing lots from the eagerly awaited 'Want Two'...

Rufus Wainwright has confirmed details of a UK tour in support of his new album ’WANT TWO’.

As previously reported, Rufus Wainwright and his band will play a pre-album release show on March 1 at the Carling Islington Academy in London.

The gig will be the UK’s first chance to hear material from forthcoming LP ‘Want Two’, which is released on March 7.

The March show will be followed by a full UK tour in April, visiting:

Truro Hall For Cornwall (April 5)

Bristol Colston Hall (6)

Newcastle Tyne Theatre (9)

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall (10)

Birmingham Symphony Hall (12)

Nottingham Royal Concert Hall (13)

Manchester Lowry (14)

London Shepherd’s Bush Empire (15)

Tickets for the show are on sale now, priced £17.50.

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