"Weird Al" Yankovic - 2011 Alpocalypse Tour Dates

Weird Al Yankovic

The world's biggest selling comedy recording artist of all time, "Weird Al" Yankovic announces dates for The Alpocalypse Tour.

Weird Al Yankovic 'Alpocalypse' album + "Perform This Way" video

The eagerly awaited U.S. Fall tour will kick off in North Las Vegas, NV on September 10, 2011.

Touring in support of his highest charting album (No. 9 on the Billboard 200 albums chart) and 13th studio release, Alpocalypse (Jive Records), Al and his band mates will perform songs spanning his storied three decade plus career.

The 3-time Grammy Award-winner's first album in nearly 5 years, Alpocalypse features the much-talked-about Lady Gaga parody "Perform This Way" as well as parodies of hits by Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, T.I. and B.o.B. featuring Bruno Mars.

Al and his long-time band were aided and abetted in the recording studio by guest appearances from Taylor Hanson and The Doors' Ray Manzarek.

Partial List Of The Alpocalypse 2011 Tour Dates Are As Follows:

(Dates and information subject to change.)

September 2011

Sept. 10, 2011 N. Las Vegas, NV The Cannery Casino and Hotel
Sept. 12, 2011 Salt Lake City, UT Utah State Fair
Sept. 14, 2011 Spokane, WA Spokane County Interstate Fair
Sept. 15, 2011 Puyallup, WA Northwestern Concert Center
Sept. 19, 2011 Colorado Springs, CO Pikes Peak
Sept. 20, 2011 Denver, CO Ellie Caulkins Opera House
Sept. 22, 2011 Grand Prairie, TX Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
Sept. 23, 2011 Houston, TX Verizon Wireless Theater
Sept. 24, 2011 Austin, TX ACL Live
Sept. 25, 2011 Longview, TX Belcher Center
Sept. 28, 2011 Mobile, AL Saenger Theatre
Sept. 30, 2011 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium

October 2011

Oct. 1, 2011 Atlanta, GA Cobb Energy Centre
Oct. 11, 2011 Red Bank, NJ Count Basie Theatre
Oct. 15, 2011 Boston, MA Orpheum Theatre
Oct. 21, 2011 Morristown, NJ Mayo Performing Arts Center

*additional dates to be announced

"Weird Al's" mastery of pop-culture parody has been a constant in the music industry and his hit singles such as "Eat It," "Smells Like Nirvana," "Amish Paradise" and "White & Nerdy” have garnered him international acclaim.

He recently added "NY Times Bestselling Author" to his list of accomplishments with the publication of his children's book When I Grow Up (HarperCollins) - the app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch was recently released.

His 2006 album Straight Outta Lynwood - featured the platinum-selling Billboard Top 10 single "White & Nerdy," the video of which spent two months at #1 on iTunes.

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