There are really only a handful of bands and artists around that can get away with making humorous music and still sell thousands of tickets. Among them Tenacious D, Steel Panther, and Wheeler Walker Jr. But the man who started it all is none other than the incredible – Weird Al Yankovic.

I’ve never met anyone who didn’t like his quirky approach to making music. He has a knack for taking pop songs and turning them into comedic masterpieces (Amish Paradise is a personal favorite.) He’s so beloved that there was even a petition last year to have him play the Super Bowl Halftime Show (to no avail unfortunately.)

Needless to say I’m stoked that it was recently announced that he’s performing at the Minnesota State Fair this year. The show will take place on August 27th at 7:30 pm. You can get a ticket online now for as cheap as $54.

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