Weird Al Yankovic Los Angeles Tickets
Weird Al Yankovic is a prominent name in the pop comedy landscape. Having sold over twelve million album sales, Al is one of the biggest- selling comedy recording artists in history. Through a career spanning over four decades, the guy has won numerous accolades and awards. Winner of three Grammy Awards out of fifteen nominations, Al is arguably a celebrity in the world of pop comedy. Rolling Stone magazine has called him ‘the king of pop parody’. Some of Weird Al’s classic hits are “Smells Like Nirvana”, “Amish Paradise”, “Eat It” and “Fat”. Weird Al Yankovic Los Angeles tickets are just the thing that all Al followers need right now, so get yours at the earliest.
Hailing from Lynnwood, California, Al Yankovic gained inspiration from the likes of Allan Sherman, Dr. Demento, Tom Lehrer and Spike Jones. Aged thirteen he gave his first demo to Dr. Demento. Al was called for a radio debut on Dr. Demento’s show a few years later where he played the single “Belvedere Cruising” and found favor with the show’s audiences.
Later, inspired by the Knacks hit single “My Sharona”, Weird Al presented a satirical take on the song titled “My Bologna”. Impressed by his parody, the Knacks convinced Capitol Records to issue the track as a single.
The musician released his self-titled debut album in 1983. His 1984 comedic remake, “Eat It”, of Michael Jackson’s single “Beat It”, won Al his first Grammy for “Best Comedy Performance Single or Album, Spoken or Musical”. Al snagged the “Best Comedy Album” Grammy Award for his 2003 album, Poodle Hat. His 2014 album, Mandatory Fun, became the first comedy album to debut at number one on the Billboard 200 chart.
Weird Al has cultivated a distinct persona for himself in the world of pop comedy with his frizzy hair, Hawaiian shirts and goofy mannerisms. He has developed a wide fan base through his hits and successful album tours. The latest in his line of tours is the The Mandatory World Tour in 2015 and tickets should be in high demand among Weird Al fans. Al’s infectious comedy and hilarious parodies are likely to keep audiences laughing throughout the show.