Tag Archives: Weird Al Yankovic

Dr. Demento presents star-studded punk tribute LP (Misfits, Weird Al, William Shatner & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

A whole bunch of punk, new wave, indie/alt rock artists have come together to pay tribute to beloved radio personality and novelty music guru Dr. Demento on a new two-disc tribute titled Covered in Punk. Artists such as Nobunny, Joan Jett, The Dead Milkmen, Colleen Green, The Meatmen, Shonen Knife, The Vandals, Fred Schneider, Quintron & Miss Pussycat, Los Straitjackets, Misfits, and more have covered classic songs that were staples of Dr Demento’s radio show…

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Weird Al expands “Ill-Advised Vanity Tour,” adds second Apollo show

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“Weird Al” Yankovic is gearing up for his “Ill-Advised Vanity Tour” where he’ll be living the fat suits and other costumes at home along with hit parodies and will this time play his many original songs he’s recorded over the years…

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“Weird Al” Yankovic performing only originals on 2018 tour, playing The Apollo

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“No costumes, no props, no video screens, no computer servers. We’re just going to walk out on stage, sit down on stools, and play a bunch of old songs. Oh, and we’re going to be performing almost exclusively originals (i.e. not parodies). The deep cuts and obscure tracks. The songs that were never hits. The ones you barely remember.” — Weird Al. Emo Philips opens all dates.

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Weird Al, DeVotchKa, Finn Wolfhard & more playing ‘Willy Wonka’ @ Hollywood Bowl

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Giancarlo Esposito, Richard Kind, John Stamos, and Annabella Lwin (Bow Wow Wow) also feature in this “live-to-film celebration.”

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Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival announces 2017 dates ++ Eugene launches new podcast

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival is hosting its 10th Edition from September 15 – 18 at various Brooklyn venues. The only announced event so far is StarTalk Live! with Neil deGrasse Tyson

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BrooklynVegan’s Favorite Photos of 2016

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A collection of our best photos from 2016.

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Festival Supreme in pics (Patton Oswalt, Tenacious D, Flight of the Conchords, Mac DeMarco, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Patton Oswalt delivered a bittersweet set following his wife’s tragic death. Maya Rudolph reprised her role as the fake Talking Heads backup singer from Documentary Now. Ken Marino sang a full version of “Danny’s Song” by Loggins and Messina…

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Festival Supreme reveals “Music of Wet Hot American Summer” lineup ++ other additions & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“Music of Wet Hot American Summer’ will reunite much of the movie/series’ cast, along with Shudder to Think’s Craid Wedren who wrote the music.

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Weird Al starring in, doing theme song for a new Disney XD animated series (video)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The new animated series also features Flight of the Conchords’ Jemaine Clement, Pamela Adlon (of Louie) Sarah Chalke (of Scrubs and Rick & Morty) and Christian Slater.

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Weird Al starring in, doing theme song for a new Disney XD animated series (video)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The new animated series also features Flight of the Conchords’ Jemaine Clement, Pamela Adlon (of Louie) Sarah Chalke (of Scrubs and Rick & Morty) and Christian Slater.

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Festival Supreme 2016 lineup: Flight of the Conchords, Mac DeMarco, ‘Music of Wet Hot American Summer’ & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Flight of the Conchords, Weird Al, Patton Oswalt, Mac DeMarco, Sarah Silverman, The Vandals, Will Forte, Fred Armisen, Maya Rudolph, Nancy Whang, and more.

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Alice Cooper playing Psycho Vegas, appearing at NJ’s Chiller Theater w/ the Monkees, Cherie Curie, Eddie Munster & MANY MORE

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Chiller Theatre is a long-running NJ toy, model and film expo (like a comic con, but not really about comics). It’s going down again this year with an absolute metric ton of interesting guests at the Sheraton Parsippany Hotel in NJ on April 22-24

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Top 10 Hilarious Music Video Parodies

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured Image of Shawn Dawson via “Blank Space PARODY” occurs at 1:02

These days, it’s not hard to find a parody of every pop song on the radio. We’ve compiled our ten favorites for a hilarious collection of music videos. Enjoy!

10. “Dunkin’ Love”

This is great because first of all, it features a bearded man in a wig and dress with fabulous dance moves as Beyoncé, singing about his love for Dunkin’ Donuts. We’ve all been there. With beautiful lyrics like “I’ve been craving, I’ve been craving,” “Why can’t I have you on the west coast baby I want you, nah nah,” ...

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Rock On Comic Con! Music for your Inner Nerd

Source: Rock On Philly

Comic Con will be in Philadelphia this week! Get pumped for the week of action and adventure with our epic playlist! Experience the heroes’ journey with music from all over the genre map.

Whether the hero is in the title, or the song is just on theme, we have the music to get you feeling all of the super hero feelings!

A little obvious, but how could we forget…

and for the “Belly of the Whale” moments: Cage the Elephant

and for some slow jams which are too ridiculous to ignore…

 

and Pharrell Williams goes on his own little journey…

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Monday Playlist: Yanking Our Chain

Source: Rock On Philly

Love him or hate him, Weird Al is a success. I don’t think anyone, himself included, would have predicted a No.1 album in his career. Well, after thirty plus years of crafting musical parody albums, Al has reached No.1 on the Billboard 200 charts along with an excellent showing on Spotify’s “Viral 50″ chart. Al’s Mandatory Fun beat out albums from Jason Mraz, Bleachers, and Morrissey, with 104,000 in sales in the first week. Al has joined Michael Jackson and Madonna, as the only artists to have a Top 40 hit in each of the ...

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Weird Al Returns with Eight Upcoming Videos

Source: Rock On Philly

After three years, “Weird Al” Yankovic returns with his infamous song parodies, announcing that beginning Monday, July 14th, he will be releasing a music video each day. His album, entitled Mandatory Fun, will be released on the 15th. Not many details have been released on what will be on the album, but there is a listing on iTunes of the songs that will be on the new album, which includes titles such as “Sports Song,” “First World Problems,” and “NOW That’s What I Call Polka!” These titles alone seem to hint at another interesting and great album. Music Times took ...

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