Tom Russo from Newport News, Virginia
WEIRD AL ROCKS NEWPORT NEWS
The show was awesome! For 2 hours, and and his long time band members (Jim West, Steve Jay, Reuben Valtierra, and John Schwartz) played a knockout fun show covering from the title album to Mandatory Fun and all in between. Complete with costume changes and video clips, it's a show not to be missed!
Susie Lytal from Los Angeles, California
STILL A BANGIN' SHOW!
Weird Al busted it out again, another amazing show. His energy was top notch, full costume changes all throughout, and a special lounge version of some very classic Al fav's. Did not disappoint, except that it was only 2 hours long instead of like... 4 or 5 hours long! Always a great time at the Mandatory Fun tour.
NICK from Minneapolis, Minnesota
WEIED AL MANDATORY TOUR
WHEN THEY SHOWED WEIRD AL ON THE VIDEO SCREEN WALKING IN THE LOBBY OF THE THEATER WHAT A TRILL IT WAS FOR ME AND MY BIG BRO TO BE SITTING IN THE SECOND ROW TO SEe WEIRD AL WALK RIGHT BY US TO THE STAGE WOW OUR SEATS WERE AWSOME I TURNED MY HEAD TO WATCH HIM WALK DOWN TO THE STAGE SINGING THE FRIST SONG WITCH WAS TACKY ALSO DURING THE SONG SMELLS LIKE NIRVANA WHEN WEIRD AL GARRLED WATER HE THREW THE CUP OUT INTO THE CROWD WATED SPLASHED ON ME WHAT A GREAT SHOW WOULD RECOMEND
John from Boxford, Massachusetts
WEIRD AL AT THE WILBUR
This was an excellent show. Weird Al, his band, his awesome songs, minus all the usual costumes and props and video screens and dancers. I went to one of those previous shows with costumes etc., and awesome as it was, it sometimes felt like Weird Al was acting out a caricature of himself. Not so this show: he was sitting on the stool, singing like crazy. My only (minor) complaint is about the balance: the drums and, to a lessor extent, the bass were enough too loud to make it a bit hard to hear all the lyrics clearly.
Richard from Pocasset, Massachusetts
"WEIRD" AL YANKOVIC IS A MUST SEE
Absolutely stunning show. Imagine Zappa-esque arrangements, yet with better, or at least more accessible songs. 2nd row seat were so worth it: band is still strong, 3 female backup singers are excellent, and I was blown away by just how good of a singer he is (talk about range..). Oh, and the 41-piece orchestra backing him. A once-in-a lifetime experience, musically and emotionally.
Lisa Thomas from Seattle, Washington
I was so excited to see Weird Al. The band and orchestra were so loud and the acoustics so bad that I couldn't understand most of the words. When a singer is doing parodies you need be able to make out the words. Don't these musical experts know how to put on a show properly? I feel ripped off!
HatedIt from Augusta, Georgia
AUGUSTA'S WORST CONCERT EVER
I love Weird Al, and his concert in Columbia, SC back in 2016 was one of the best shows I have ever been to; but the Augusta show was terrible. Horrible song choices. Horrible VIP experience. Horrible theater. Emo Phillips was awesome, though- the only part of the show I enjoyed. He covered "Peaches" by the Presidents of the United States of America, which is probably one of the worst songs to ever be sung and proof that in the 90's you didn't have to have talent to have a hit song. Hopefully his next tour will be better. He can put on some awesome shows, but this wasn't one.
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