The Seattle Times. Ashley Belanger Orlando Weekly writes Yankovic was a great showman despite the humorous material.
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So, maybe I've had it backward before; it's not that Al is worthy of playing the Wortham; it's that the Wortham is worthy of hosting Al. He goes on to say: "The focus of his show is on the music, even if he's performing purely for laughs. Dallas Observer. The Guardian.
Yankovic announced the tour in January via his Twitter. Over his career, Weird Al Yankovic has earned his place in fancy theater venues; yes, his art may be writing food-centric parodies of pop songs, but he is the Shakespeare of that art.
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April 18, The Salt Lake Tribune. Herald and News.
He says: "People still turn out for Yankovic because he's incredibly skilled at crafting cultural time-capsules starring himself. The show in London received three out of five stars.
McKee, Hannah December 22, Los Angeles Times. It's a tightly constructed and executed set list that not only included multiple instruments and heavy multimedia interaction but also wardrobe changes and even some special prosthetic makeup. Renshaw, David January 20, Power, Ed October 9, Irish Independent.
LA Weekly. For the show in Orlando, she wrote: "'Weird Al' was a live wire. The personal touch is lacking, but there's no denying, Weird Al gives good show.
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Brian Logan The Guardian writes: "The experience is more akin to watching a tribute band, where the homage being paid is tongue-in-cheek, if scarcely less affectionate, and the source material extends to every major pop song since the early 80s. ABC News.
He says: "The surroundings made the show feel bigger physically and on a metaphorical level. July 7, June 15, March 24, Ottawa Citizen. March 7, The Sun. The Sunday Times.
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CBC News. The tweet featured a second ad, styled as a propaganda filmcalling the show, "the greatest musical spectacle ever seen". It feels weird to label what Weird Al does live as a concert because it feels much more than that. At the end ofthe tour placed nd on Pollstar 's annual year end list, earning 8. The Olympian.
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Throughout, Yankovic's voice is strong, whether he's aping Kurt Cobain or crooning barbershop with his excellent band. Along with standalone gigs, Yankovic also played music festivals, state and county fairs.
Along with its commercial success, the tour received praise from critics and spectators of the concerts. Morris, Andy February 19, Music Feeds.
Launched inthe tour supports the singer's 14th studio album, Mandatory Fun Running for two years, the tour played nearly shows in North America, Europe and Australasia. Jones, Alice September 23, The Independent.