Weird Al Yankovic, an American musician, is the host of a concert tour dubbed “The Unfortunate Return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour,” and special guest Emo Philips will be performing at some of the shows. The framework of the tour will be the same as that of Yankovic’s 2018 Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour, as it is a continuation of that tour. According to the information provided on his website, the vast majority of the music that will be performed throughout the tour will be original to him and will not be parodies.
Weird Al Yankovic Concert Tours in USA 2022
|26-June-22||Portland, OR, US||Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall|
|28-June-22||Seattle, WA, US||The Moore Theater|
|29-June-22||Seattle, WA, US||The Moore Theater|
|30-June-22||Eugene, OR, US||Silva Concert Hall, Hult Center|
|5-July-22||Calgary, AB, Canada||Jack Singer Concert Hall, Arts Commons|
|6-July-22||Calgary, AB, Canada||Jack Singer Concert Hall, Arts Commons|
|14-July-22||Madison, WI, US||Capitol Theater – Overture Cente|
|15-July-22||Chicago, IL, US||Symphony Center|
|16-July-22||Chicago, IL, US||Symphony Center|
|19-July-22||Cedar Rapids, IA, US||Paramount Theatre|
|22-July-22||Lincoln, NE, US||Lied Center for Performing Arts, University of Nebraska|
|26-July-22||Elkhart, IN, US||Lerner Theater|
|3-Aug-22||Williamsport, PA, US||Community Arts Center – Pa|
|5-Aug-22||Webster, MA, US||Indian Ranch|
|6-Aug-22||Lancaster, PA, US||American Music Theatre|
|7-Aug-22||Lancaster, PA, US||American Music Theatre|
|9-Aug-22||Newport News, VA, US||Concert Hall, Ferguson Center for the Arts|
|10-Aug-22||Richmond, VA, US||Carpenter Theatre at Dominion Energy Center|
|12-Aug-22||Wilmington, NC, US||Wilson Center, Cape Fear Community College|
|13-Aug-22||Charlotte, NC, US||Belk Theatre|
|14-Aug-22||Charleston, SC, US||Gaillard Center|
|18-Aug-22||Greenville, SC, US||Peace Center|
|22-Aug-22||Ashland, KY, US||Paramount Arts Center|
|23-Aug-22||Dayton, OH, US||Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center|
|26-Aug-22||Benton Harbor, MI, US||Mendel Center|
|27-Aug-22||Louisville, KY, US||Iroquois Amphitheater|
|30-Aug-22||Springfield, MO, US||Gillioz Theatre|
|1-Sept-22||Wichita, KS, US||The Cotillion|
|2-Sept-22||Kansas City, MO, US||Muriel Kauffman Theatre, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts|
|4-Sept-22||Midwest City, OK, US||Hudiburg Chevrolet Center, Rose State College|
|6-Sept-22||Colorado Springs, CO, US||Pikes Peak Center|
|9-Sept-22||Greeley, CO, US||Union Colony Civic Center|
|10-Sept-22||Santa Fe, NM, US||Santa Fe Opera House|
|21-Sept-22||Saratoga, CA, US||The Mountain Winery|
|24-Sept-22||Davis, CA, US||Jackson Hall – Mondavi Center|
|25-Sept-22||San Diego, CA, US||Balboa Theatre|
|27-Sept-22||Tucson, AZ, US||Fox Tucson Theatre|
|29-Sept-22||Lubbock, TX, US||Helen DeVitt Jones Theater at The Buddy Holly Hall|
|30-Sept-22||Dallas, TX, US||Majestic Theatre Dallas|
|1-Oct-22||Houston, TX, US||Cullen Performance Hall, University of Houston|
|6-Oct-22||Memphis, TN, US||The Soundstage at Graceland|
|11-Oct-22||Melbourne, FL, US||Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts|
|15-Oct-22||Clearwater, FL, US||Ruth Eckerd Hall|
|16-Oct-22||Orlando, FL, US||Walt Disney Theater, Dr. Phillips Center|
|17-Oct-22||Orange Park, FL, US||Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts|
|19-Oct-22||Washington, DC, US||Kennedy Center – Concert Hall|
|25-Oct-22||Roanoke, VA, US||Berglund Performing Arts Theatre|
|28-Oct-22||Philadelphia, PA, US||Miller Theater-pa|
|29-Oct-22||New York (NYC), NY, US||Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall|
Weird Al Yankovic Setlist
The live performances of “Weird Al” Yankovic feature a rotating selection of songs, however the following is the most recent setlist that we have, which is from they choose to play :
- Fun Zone
- Lame Claim To Fame
- One More Minute
- Generic Blues
- Drum Solo
- Good Old Days
- Dare To Be Stupid
- Bass Solo
- I’ll Sue Ya
- You Don’t Love Me Anymore
- Don’t Download This Song
- The Biggest Ball Of Twine In Minnesota
- Amish Paradise / Smells Like Nirvana / White & Nerdy / Word Crimes / Yoda
- Word Crimes
- White & Nerdy
About Weird Al Yankovic
On October 23, 1959, Alfred Matthew “Weird Al” Yankovic, an American singer, musician, and actor, was born. His stage name is “Weird Al.” He is well-known for his humorous songs that make fun of modern culture and regularly imitate songs by contemporary musical singers. His songs often poke fun at modern culture. In addition to performing polka medleys of a variety of popular songs, he also sings original songs that are parodies in the style of songs performed by other musicians. The majority of these tunes include his recognizably unique accordion playing.
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Since his first humorous song was released in 1976, Yankovic has racked up more than 12 million album sales, created more than 150 original songs and parodies, and performed more than 1,000 times in front of live audiences as of the year 2007. His efforts have earned him five Grammy Awards and eleven nominations, as well as four gold albums and six platinum records in the United States.
In addition, he has four gold albums and six platinum records in the United States. After a nearly three-decades-long career, he finally achieved his first top 10 albums on the Billboard charts with 2006’s Straight Outta Lynwood and his first top ten single with 2006’s “White & Nerdy.” His most recent studio album, released in 2014 and titled Mandatory Fun, began at number one and swiftly went to the top.
His creative utilization of music videos to further parody pop culture, the original artist of the song, and the original music videos themselves, sometimes scene-for-scene, can be ascribed, at least in part, to Yankovic’s success. Subsequently, he directed music videos for other musicians like Ben Folds, Hanson, the Black Crowes, and American Presidents, in addition to making the later videos he filmed.
When music television began to decline, and social media began to emerge as a dominant force in people’s lives, he published his videos on YouTube and other websites that shared videos; this move contributed to a rise in the sales of his later albums. He has said that beginning in the 2010s, rather than releasing traditional albums. He may instead focus on releasing more relevant singles.
In addition to the release of his albums, Yankovic also produced, directed, and starred in the film UHF (1989) as well as the television show The “Weird Al” Yankovic Show (which he hosted) (1997). In addition to making appearances in Al TV specials that were broadcast on MTV, he has also provided the voices of characters in a number of other television programs and internet video creations. His books When I Grow Up (2011) and My New Teacher and Me are both considered to work for young readers (2013).
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Band members of Weird Al Yankovic
- Vocals, accordion, keyboards, and backup vocals are all performed by “Weird Al” Yankovic between the years 1976 and the present.
- Jim “Kimo” West has been playing guitar, mandolin, and providing background vocals since 1983.
- Since 1983, Steve Jay has been contributing bass, banjo, and background vocals.
- Drums, percussion, and background vocals are handled by Jon “Bermuda” Schwartz from 1980 to the present.
- Since 1991, Rubén Valtierra has been contributing to the band as a pianist, keyboardist, and backup vocalist.
- Rick Derringer – guitar, producer (1983–1990)
Sneak-Peak into Weird Al Yankovic’s Show
In conclusion, the “Weird Al” Yankovic Concerts Tour in 2022 is sure to be a great event for music lovers of all ages. The lineup of talented artists is sure to please everyone, and the venues are sure to provide an excellent experience for concertgoers. If you’re a fan of “Weird Al” Yankovic or any of the other artists on the bill, don’t miss your chance to see them live in 2022!