LIVE: Barenaked Ladies

It was Barenaked Ladies -- not "Chickity China, the Chinese chicken" -- that hit SDSU's Open Air Theatre with a big bang on July 20, 2016. Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) and Howard Jones opened.

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San Diego State’s Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre hosted Barenaked Ladies on July 20, 2016.
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Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, aka OMD, was the show’s main supporting act.
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UK synth-pop act Howard Jones opened the show.
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They’re Canadian! Barenaked Ladies formed in Scarborough, Ontario in 1988.
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The band consists of Jim Creeggan, Kevin Hearn, Ed Robertson, and Tyler Stewart.
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Their self-titled 1990 cassette became the first independent release to ever be certified gold in Canada.
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The Ladies are best known for their singles "One Week," "If I Had $1,000,000," and "Brian Wilson."
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They’re also known for the theme song that Robertson wrote for the TV sitcom "The Big Bang Theory.”
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The band is well-known for their light-hearted and comedic performance style.
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They’ve won multiple Juno Awards (Canada's version of the Grammys) and have been nominated for two Grammy awards.
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The band has sold over 15 million records, including albums and singles.
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In 2009, they partnered with Ben & Jerry's ice cream to create the flavor, "If I Had 1,000,000 Flavours."
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In the U.S., this ice cream flavor is sold under the name "Everything But The..."
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Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, aka OMD, was the show’s main supporting act.
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The UK electronic band formed in Wirral, Merseyside in 1978.
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The band is currently comprised of Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Stuart Kershaw, and Martin Cooper.
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They’re most well known for their huge hit single, “Enola Gay.”
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The band has sold more than 40 million records worldwide and are known for being widely innovative within popular music.
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Howard Jones opened the show.
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Jones hails from Southampton, Hampshire in England.
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He’s had 10 top 40 hit singles in the UK (between 1983 and 1986).
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His 1984 album, “Human’s Lib” went to No. 1.
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Jones has been described by AllMusic as “one of the defining figures of mid-‘80s synth pop.”
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