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Posted on 9 May 2018 | 5:49 pm
King of parodies Weird Al Yankovic coming to
The Desert SunKing of parodies Weird Al Yankovic coming to McCallum. We've got the scoop on what you will (and won't) hear at the ...The Desert SunWeird Al Yankovic used to be able record whole albums spoofing the blockbuster hits of the time. His 1983 self-titled debut LP turned The Knack's “My Sharona” into “My Bologna.” “I Love Rock and Roll” became “I Love Rocky Road.” MORE: McCallum Theatre ...
Posted on 7 May 2018 | 6:08 pm
"Weird Al" Yankovic - Tiny Mix
Tiny Mix Tapes (blog)"Weird Al" YankovicTiny Mix Tapes (blog)When I stepped out into the flashbulb facade of Harlem's Apollo Theatre from the darkness of 125th, I had two things on my mind: Weird Al and a silver Discman. You know how some school buses had a pocket-flap on the back on the seats, so you could ...
Posted on 7 May 2018 | 8:02 am
Que Pasa: Weird Al Yankovic to Tucson
KGUNQue Pasa: Weird Al Yankovic to Tucson RoadrunnersKGUNMrs. Grant from 94.9 Mix FM has our list of weekend events. Agave Heritage Festival. Hotel Congress and other venues. Daily through Sunday May 6. Celebrating the heritage of the agave plant in this region with dinners, agave and tequila drinks, and ...
Posted on 4 May 2018 | 11:58 am
Yeah, We Cried at a Weird Al Yankovic Show
Dallas ObserverYeah, We Cried at a Weird Al Yankovic Show — So What?Dallas ObserverWhen the chorus hit, the song haunted everyone there, and it was a little confusing to be tearing up at a Weird Al concert. But it was even more confusing when it happened full-force during the last song, the “American Pie” parody that exchanges images ...
Posted on 30 April 2018 | 9:33 am
The 501st Legion rallied behind an
Weird Al Yankovic
An 8-year-old girl faced with the dark side of childhood after showing her love of Star Wars outwardly found plenty of support from a very special set of stormtroopers and “Weird Al” Yankovic himself. Layla Murphy is a big Star Wars fan. Like many ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 4:23 am
Weird Al’ Yankovic: a weird wonder
There is much that is strange about “Weird Al” Yankovic — his unabashed love of polka; his bug-eyed, wild-haired appearance — but perhaps the oddest thing is Yankovic’s relatively newfound status as a comedic elder statesmen, and a progenitor of ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 10:19 pm
A (Mostly) Complete History Of ‘Weird’
Al Yankovic, or “Weird” Al Yankovic as he likes to be called, is as culturally relevant as ever, despite the fact that he’s been making music for more than 30 years. His most recent album, Mandatory Fun, was his first to hit No. 1 on the Billboard ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Sound Briefs: 'Weird Al' Yankovic and
So, how does the music and comedy of "Weird Al" Yankovic translate to the live concert stage? Here is your chance to find out as the wacky wordsmith brings his classic brand of musical satire to the Sandy Amphitheater stage on Monday at 8 p.m. "Weird Al ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 10:19 am
Weird Al Yankovic and a giant waterslide top
Aside from a couple of fun local events, it's all music, all the time this weekend in Dallas-Fort Worth. In fact, you could park yourself solely at Gexa Energy Pavilion and be totally satisfied with the string of entertainment that's coming to the venue.
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 6:00 pm