November 14, 2018
Contact: Rob Hines
Public Information Officer
“WEIRD AL” YANKOVIC ANNOUNCES THE STRINGS ATTACHED TOUR
64-city North American tour will be an evening of
hits and classics, backed by a full symphony orchestra
Los Angeles, CA (November 12, 2018) – “Weird Al” Yankovic has just announced a July 2, 2019 performance of his 2019 Strings Attached tour - a high-energy, rock and comedy show featuring costumes, props, a video wall, and - for the first time - a full orchestra. Weird Al will perform at the Foellinger Theatre, a facility of the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation department.
For his 2018 Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour, Weird Al wanted to reward his hardcore fans with an intimate, scaled-down show that showcased a rotating setlist of semi-obscure deep-cut non-parody album tracks, many of which he and his band had never performed live before. For his 2019 Strings Attached tour, he’s back to playing the hits and classics – but this time his band will be supported every night by background singers and an entire symphony orchestra.
According to Al: “I wanted to follow up my most bare-bones tour ever with my most elaborate and extravagant tour ever. We’re pulling out all the stops for this one.”
Tickets for the Strings Attached tour go on sale Friday, November 16 at 10 AM (local time) at weirdal.com.