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Kauffman Center Presents "Weird Al" Yankovic

Date: 

Friday, September 2, 2022 - 19:00

Location: 

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

Description: Almost four years after his first foray into unfamiliar concert territory with his highly-acclaimed Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour, “Weird Al” Yankovic is pressing his luck again, this time with The Unfortunate Return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour. The tour marks Weird Al’s long-anticipated return to the concert stage after his hugely successful Strings Attached Tour in 2019 where he performed each night alongside a full symphony orchestra. Once again drawing from his back catalogue of 14 studio albums, Weird Al promises to deliver a different set list every night, with no two shows the same. As before, rather than focusing on the hits from his career, the show will feature Yankovic’s non-parody material – the somewhat more obscure pastiches and original songs that have largely escaped the pop culture radar but are adored by his long-time fans. And like the last Vanity Tour, he is leaving behind the high-octane theatrics that he’s known for and going bare-bones – no costumes, no props, no video screens … just Al and his band of almost four decades in smaller, more intimate venues, hanging out on stage, playing music. Kauffman Center Presents is made possible by the John N. and Marilyn P. McConnell Foundation. Tickets: https://tickets.kauffmancenter.org/weirdal Submitted by: Tim Hawks Kauffman Center for the Performing ARts

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