Al Yankovic is coming to the UK, the legendary Weird Al Yankovic who is famous for his Parody Songs of some of the biggest songs in recent years. This will be his first ever UK concert dates.
The legendary “WEIRD AL” YANKOVIC is the biggest selling comedy recording artist of all time. Since coming to public attention in 1979 he has sold more than 12 million albums, won dozens of Gold and Platinum album awards and three Grammy Awards….
His success has continued unabated over three decades with his most recent album Straight Outta Lynwood giving him his first Top Ten Billboard chart album and single (“White & Nerdy”). Weird Al’s other hits include “Eat It”, “Like A Surgeon”, “Fat”, “Smells Like Nirvana” and “Amish Paradise.”
Having already performed over a thousand shows to huge crowds throughout North America and Australia, this will be the first time he has ever performed in Europe. His high-energy rock show features his long-time band as well as huge video screens, numerous costume changes and much more!
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic has announced details of his first ever UK tour for December.Yankovic is playing in support of his upcoming greatest hits album, ‘The Essential ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’, which is released on October 18.While in the UK, the singer will also appear at the Godspeed You! Black Emperor-curated ATP festival, in Minehead on December 5.
Thu Dec 2, 2010 Birmingham, UK The Academy
Fri Dec 3, 2010 Manchester, UK The Academy
Sun Dec 5, 2010 Minehead, UK All Tomorrow’s Parties (Festival)
Mon Dec 6, 2010 London, UK The Forum
Wed Dec 8, 2010 Amsterdam, NL Paradiso