“Weird Al” Yankovic tour plans Billings stop

BILLINGS – MetraPark announced Monday that “Weird Al” Yankovic will perform at the Rimrock Auto Arena next summer.

Yankovic will bring the Strings Attached Tour to Billings on Aug. 25.

Here’s the full press release:

Weird Al” Yankovic will bring his tour to Rimrock Auto Arena on August 25, 2019. His Strings Attached tour is a high-energy, rock and comedy show will feature costumes, props, a video wall, and for the first time—a full orchestra. Tickets range from $35.00 – $125.00 and go on sale Friday, November 16th at 10:00 A.M at the MetraPark Box Office, by phone at 800-366-8538, or online at www.MetraPark.com

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.”