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Weird Al Yankovic Announces One Off NZ Show

Weird Al Yankovic Announces One Off NZ Show

Monday 22nd November, 2010 11:04AM

Awesome! Original comedy-rock icon Weird Al Yankovic has just been announced to be playing one New Zealand show next March in Christchurch.

Weird Al Yankovic Live
Tuesday 8th March, Isaac Theatre Royal.

We've been flicking through some videos to post, fuck he's funny - definitely get along if you can.

Here are some of his classics:

"Eat It"

 

"Smells Like Nirvana"

"Amish Paradise" (click HERE to watch via youtube)

And here are a couple of newer ones:

"White and Nerdy"

White & Nerdy from Al Yankovic on Vimeo.

"Craigslist"

Craigslist from Al Yankovic on Vimeo.

There are many many more awesome videos to be watched - there is a good selection HERE, HERE and HERE.

Press Release:

LENNARD PROMOTIONS, ITR , JUICE TV& 63 proudly present...

THE UNDISPUTED KING OF POP CULTURE PARODY
WEIRD AL YANKOVIC
LIVE IN CONCERT – CHRISTCHURCH 8th MARCH 2011 – ONLY NZ SHOW!

WEIRD AL YANKOVIC, the undisputed king of pop culture parody, has sold more comedy recordings than any other artist in history. In a career spanning nearly three decades, he has amassed 28 Gold and Platinum albums, 7 Gold and Platinum-certified home videos and 3 Grammy Awards (with 12 nominations). He is best known for his parodies of many of the biggest songs and most important artists of the last three decades including Michael Jackson, U2, Madonna, Nirvana, Eminem, Puff Daddy, R. Kelly, Usher, Sting, Billy Joel and many others - all with full approval from the artists themselves. His hits have included "Eat It", "Smells Like Nirvana", "I'm Fat", "Like A Surgeon", "Amish Paradise" and many others. An accomplished director, “Weird Al” Yankovic has helmed many of his own award-winning music videos as well as clips for Ben Folds, Jeff Foxworthy, The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Hanson and The Black Crowes. His video for “Smells Like Nirvana,” nominated for an MTV Video Music Award in 1992, was chosen by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the “Top 100 Music Videos Of All Time.” After selling out the old St James Theatre in Auckland on his last visit to NZ a few years back, the master of comedy pop culture will play one NZ show in ‘quake central’ next year.

“Weird Al” Yankovic - Live in Concert, featuring all the characters, all the costumes, bubble machines, glitter guns in an audio visual extravaganza visits New Zealand for ONE SHOW ONLY in Christchurch on 8th March 2011 at the beautiful and historic Isaac Theatre Royal, presented by Lennard Promotions, ITR, Juice TV & 63. Tickets on Sale - Friday 3rd December, 2010.

‘..one of the most purely entertaining concert experiences in years’.

WEIRD AL YANKOVIC
Isaac Theatre Royal, Christchurch - Tuesday March 8th, 2011
Book at: Ticketek – 0800 TICKETEK / 03 377 8899 or www.ticketek.co.nz

www.isaactheatreroyal.co.nz / www.weirdal.com





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