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"Weird Al" Yankovic

Ill-Advised Vanity Tour


Moore Theatre Belltown
Tues May 29, 2018, 8 pm 21+

$37-$77 (sold out)

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Recommended by Mike Nipper

Since the day I first heard “Another One Rides the Bus,” I have had a deep love and respect for “Weird Al” Yankovic. And as time and pop music moves, um, forward, his parodies and the aural puns-ishment he produces have become a nice throwback to when AM radio and Top 40 charts welcomed novelty songs. I’d guess even into the 1980s, novelty, parody, and answer songs were still radio-friendly genres, but that was wiped away in the ’90s by contemporary pop radio’s homogenization and evident need to be taken seriously. Except maybe for Tenacious D, “Weird Al” is the last, and only, parody/novelty performer allowed on the radio. Anyway, I bet Al’s blistering accordion solos tonight will be most choice and the gargled solo in “Smells Like Nirvana” will be divine.

Moore Theatre

1932 Second Ave, Seattle, WA 98121

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  • Tues May 29, 2018, 8 pm