‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s Mandatory World Tour includes stop in North Charleston

“Weird Al” Yankovic

“Weird Al” Yankovic announced his 2015 Mandatory World Tour on Tuesday, a tour that includes a stop in North Charleston.

Slated to visit more 100 cities throughout North America, Europe and Australia, the tour follows the July release of Weird Al’s No. 1 album, “Mandatory Fun.” The album marks the first time in more than 50 years that a comedy album topped Billboard’s Top 200, and the first time that a comedy album debuted in the top spot.

“Mandatory Fun” has also been nominated for a Grammy for Best Comedy Album.

Yankovic is slated to perform at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on Aug. 9.

Special pre-sales will be held at weirdal.com starting at 10 a.m. Jan. 27. Reserved seat tickets for the North Charleston Performing Arts Center concert go on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 30 at the North Charleston Coliseum Advance Ticket Office, Ticketmaster outlets, charge-by-phone 1-800-745-3000 or online at Ticketmaster.com.

For more, go to www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com.