When posting my 12 of 12 I realised I drafted this over two weeks ago but forgot to post it! I’ll adjust the date and put it in its ‘proper’ place after the weekend.
Friday night was the awesomest night ever: I had 2nd row centre seats to see Weird Al Yankovic. And went with some great people: my husband, his fabulous sister, her fantastic husband, and my weird friend Gnomi.
And Weird Al was excellent. He’s not one of those singers who when you hear him live his voice is pathetic without the usual electronic studio tinkering. He’s a performer. His live show has many costume changes so between songs he had all sorts of snippets from Al TV and UHF and other things. The songs he performed ranged from some of his classic stuff to newer hits and included a medley of some of his parodies just to squeeze more in.
I took photos like a lunatic. I only uploaded 98 photos to Flickr. Impressed with how restrained I was? And my camera attracted his attention. I thought a couple times while he was on stage he was singing some things straight at me. After he’d finished the gurgling bit in Smells Like Nirvana, he threw his cup to me. But when he came into the audience it was certain. It was hilarious (and of course embarrassing).
By the end of the night I was so happy. I was tired, my face hurt from smiling, buzzed, exhausted, lost most of my voice (no idea how – was I singing?!), but happy.
- Polka Face
Frank’s 2000″ TV
You Don’t Love Me Anymore
Smells Like Nirvana
Dare To Be Stupid
Let Me Be Your Hog
Wanna B Ur Lovr
Medley: Money For Nothing / Beverly Hillbillies / Whatever You Like / Confessions Part III / eBay / Bedrock Anthem / Another One Rides The Bus / Trapped In The Drive-Thru / Gump / Eat It
White & Nerdy
We All Have Cell Phones
The Saga Begins Play
And here’s a couple of my photos from the night:
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