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Monday, February 2, 2015

Weird Al Yankovic makes first Canadian Mandatory World tour stop at Caesars Windsor on June 26

(News Release) 

Windsor, ON Caesars Windsor is proud to welcome comedian and lyrical genius Weird Al Yankovic to the Colosseum stage on Friday, June 26 at 9 pm for his 2015 Mandatory World Tour. This is his first Canadian stop on the tour! 

The 2015 Mandatory World Tour is slated to visit over 100 cities throughout North America, Europe, and Australia, the tour follows the release of Weird Al’s #1 album, Mandatory Fun (RCA Records). The album was released on July 15, 2014 and immediately shot to #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 Album Chart.  This is the first time in over 50 years that a comedy album has topped the charts, and the first time ever that a comedy album debuted in the top position. Mandatory Fun has also been nominated for a Grammy in the category of Best Comedy Album.

“Weird Al” Yankovic is the biggest-selling comedy recording artist in history. Now in his fourth career decade, he has won three Grammys (with 15 nominations) and countless accolades for classics like “Eat It,” “Like a Surgeon,” “Yoda,” “Smells Like Nirvana,” “Amish Paradise” and “White & Nerdy.” For the rollout of his 14th studio album, Mandatory Fun, Weird Al world-premiered eight videos in eight days, taking the Internet by storm.
The videos, including parodies of Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” (“Tacky”), Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” (“Word Crimes”), Lorde’s “Royals” (“Foil”), and Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” (“Handy”), garnered over 46 million views in the first week.  Yankovic also set the U.S. record for having the most tracks from one album on Spotify’s viral top 10 at one time, taking the first 4 spots. In addition, “Word Crimes” debuted in the Billboard Top 40, making Al one of only three people to have had Top 40 singles in each of the last four decades (the other two are Michael Jackson and Madonna).The Mandatory World Tour begins on May 12 with a 5-night run at Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas. All dates are listed below:  

Tickets for the Caesars Windsor show start at $25 Canadian each. Ticket purchases can be made through caesarswindsor.com, ticketmaster.ca or at the Box Office located in the main casino building on the second floor, open Friday, Saturday, Sunday and on additional show days. Non-show days from noon to 8 pm and on show days open until midnight. Guests must be 19 years of age or older to attend concerts and to enter the casino and all other outlets. Prices listed do not include applicable taxes and fees.

Direct: 519.985.2896 or 1.800.991.7777 ext. 22896www.caesarswindsor.com
 

Upcoming shows: Jim Gaffigan (Feb 7), Foreigner (Feb 8), Sam Roberts Band (Feb 15), Josh Turner (Feb 21), Masters of Illusions Live – ALL AGES (Mar 7), The Tenors – LIVE PBS Taping (Mar 12), Amy Schumer (Mar 14), Craig Ferguson (Mar 19), Trace Adkins (Mar 21), Lynyrd Skynyrd (Mar 28) and The Tragically Hip (July 3).
Chill to the talents of live & local acoustic acts at ELYX playing classic and Top 40 favourites.  Open Friday and Saturday nights from 9 pm – 1 am.  For more information visit caesarswindsor.com.

About Caesars Windsor
Caesars Windsor is the largest casino resort in Canada and the first of its kind outside of the U.S. to be branded with this legendary, world-renowned name. Proud recipient of the CAA/AAA Four Diamond hotel award for 15 consecutive years, Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence and is 4-Green Key certified from the world recognized Green Key Eco-Rating program for its outstanding environmental efforts. Winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for its gourmet steakhouse, Neros. Voted “Overall Best Gaming Resort” for 14 consecutive years and “Best Overall Entertainment” by Casino Player Magazine. Since 2011, the Colosseum has been ranked #1 Theatre Venue in Canada by Pollstar®.   
Visit cwexcitement.com for exciting new promotions and learn about all the incredible wins at Caesars Windsor.

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