Comedian ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic to perform at Wilson Center in August

Comedian Emo Philips will be the opening act.
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Weird Al Yankovic is an American singer songwriter parodist record producer satirist actor music video director film producer and author. (Photo: Kyle Cassidy / Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — – The Wilson Center at Cape Fear Community College has announced that “Weird Al” Yankovic will return to Wilmington in 2022.

His show will be held on August 12 at 7:30 pm.

This is a part of the comedian’s Unfortunate Return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour, which launches on April 23 and runs for six months across North America. It features 133 shows including in the Cape Fear.

He is a singer, musician, record producer, and actor who is known for humorous songs that make light of pop culture and often parody specific songs by contemporary musical acts.

Tickets will be available online to Cape Fear Stage Members beginning 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 8, and for the general public on Friday, Dec. 10, at 10 a.m.

You can buy tickets online at, or at the Ticket Central box office.

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