It’s official: “Weird Al” Yankovic and New Kids on the Block have both added Chicago stops to their respective tours.
Weird Al hits town with his Mandatory World Tour June 27 with a 7:30 p.m. show at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. Tickets, 33.50-$53.50, go on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 30 via the theater box office or ticketmaster.com.
Yankovic is touring behind his No. 1 Billboard chart comedy album “Mandatory Fun,” released this summer. (The album is also nominated for a best comedy album Grammy). Yankovic is currently featured as a singing monk in the ABC four-week series “Galavant.”
New Kids on the Block bring their summer headlining Main Event tour to the Allstate Arena on May 23. Special guests include TLC and Nelly. American Express card members can get advance tickets beginning at 10 a.m Jan. 23 via livenation.com. General public ticket sales start at 10 a.m. Jan 31 via livenation.com.