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Machine Gun Kelly covered the SpongeBob SquarePants theme tune live this weekend

Watch Machine Gun Kelly (attempt to) cover the SpongeBob SquarePants theme tune during his NFL Draft performance.

Machine Gun Kelly covered the SpongeBob SquarePants theme tune live this weekend
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Kerrang! staff

Machine Gun Kelly entertained a hometown crowd in Cleveland, Ohio over the weekend, closing out the final round of the NFL Draft with an hour-long, 16-song set.

Performing in front of a reportedly COVID-19 protocol-following and fully vaccinated audience, the rapper/pop-punker unveiled songs from last year's Tickets To My Downfall album, recent Kellin Quinn collab love race, and even a random cover of the SpongeBob SquarePants theme tune.

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"I'm gonna sing you guys the Barney theme song – you guys ready?" he asked the crowd. "My bad – Teletubbies! Teletubbies! Sorry." MGK then settled on the SpongeBob classic – although his lyrics weren't completely accurate…

"I can't believe you guys actually sang that with me," he joked afterwards. "That was awesome! That was not supposed to happen. Everyone gets mad at me because I'm 30 years old and watch SpongeBob on Amazon Prime all the time."

Hey, we're not judging…

He's also been busting out some pretty fine SpongeBob socks lately, too, FYI:

Check out the full MGK NFL Draft setlist:

1. title track
2. concert for aliens
3. drunk face
4. Candy
5. all I know
6. my ex's best friend
7. El Diablo
8. WWIII
9. The SpongeBob Sqaure Pants Theme (SpongeBob SquarePants cover)
10. forget me too (acoustic; MGK solo)
11. lonely (acoustic; MGK solo)
12. love race (live debut)
13. I Think I'm OKAY
14. jawbreaker
15. bloody valentine
16. Till I Die (rock version)

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Machine Gun Kelly recently announced a huge U.S. headline tour – which has already sold out. Those dates are as follows:

September 2021

9 Minneapolis, MN – The Armory
10 Council Bluffs, IA – Westfair Amphitheater
11 Indianapolis, IN – TCU Amphitheater
13 New York, NY – Summerstage Central Park
15 Boston, MA – Leader Bank Pavilion
17 West Springfield, MA – The Big E
21 Detroit, MI – Aretha Franklin Amphitheater
22 Cincinnati, OH – The Icon Festival
24 Orlando, FL – Rebel Rock
25 Louisville, KY – Louder Than Life
28 St. Louis, MO – St. Louis Music Park

October 2021

2 Rogers, AK – Walmart Amphitheater
3 Bonner Springs, KS – Providence Medical Center
5 Milwaukee, WI – Eagles Ballroom
6 Nashville, TN – Ascend Amphitheater
9 Sacramento, CA – Aftershock Festival
10 San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
12 Spokane, WA – Spokane Pavilion
13 Troutdale, OR – McMenamins Edgefield
17 Salt Lake City, UY – The Complex
18 Denver, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheater
20 Los Angeles, CA – The Shrine
21 Phoenix, AZ – Meza Amphitheater
24 Dallas. TX – Toyota Music Factory
27 Charlotte, NC – Metro Credit Union
28 Richmond, VA – Virginia Credit Union Live!

December 2021

18 Cleveland, OH – Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse

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