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Photos: “Weird Al” Yankovic brings his ‘Ill-Advised Vanity Tour’ to Eugene



Weird Al performs with his band. “Weird Al” Yankovic sells out the ‘Ill-Advised Vanity Tour’ at the McDonald Theatre in Eugene, Ore. on May 24, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Weird Al plays bongos. “Weird Al” Yankovic sells out the ‘Ill-Advised Vanity Tour’ at the McDonald Theatre in Eugene, Ore. on May 24, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

“Weird Al” Yankovic sells out the ‘Ill-Advised Vanity Tour’ at the McDonald Theatre in Eugene, Ore. on May 24, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Weird Al sings songs that aren’t normally performed live. “Weird Al” Yankovic sells out the ‘Ill-Advised Vanity Tour’ at the McDonald Theatre in Eugene, Ore. on May 24, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Jim West plays guitar for Weird Al and has been a member of Yankovic’s band since the singer’s debut. “Weird Al” Yankovic sells out the ‘Ill-Advised Vanity Tour’ at the McDonald Theatre in Eugene, Ore. on May 24, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

“Weird Al” Yankovic sells out the ‘Ill-Advised Vanity Tour’ at the McDonald Theatre in Eugene, Ore. on May 24, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Weird Al plays the tambourine. “Weird Al” Yankovic sells out the ‘Ill-Advised Vanity Tour’ at the McDonald Theatre in Eugene, Ore. on May 24, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Weird Al performs with his band. “Weird Al” Yankovic sells out the ‘Ill-Advised Vanity Tour’ at the McDonald Theatre in Eugene, Ore. on May 24, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

(Right to left): Steve Jay (bass) and Rubén Valtierra (keys) of Weird Al’s band. Jay has been Weird Al’s bassist since the satire-singer’s debut album. “Weird Al” Yankovic sells out the ‘Ill-Advised Vanity Tour’ at the McDonald Theatre in Eugene, Ore. on May 24, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Weird Al talks to the crowd. “Weird Al” Yankovic sells out the ‘Ill-Advised Vanity Tour’ at the McDonald Theatre in Eugene, Ore. on May 24, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Weird Al takes a video of the McDonald Theatre’s crowd. “Weird Al” Yankovic sells out the ‘Ill-Advised Vanity Tour’ at the McDonald Theatre in Eugene, Ore. on May 24, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

“Weird Al” Yankovic sells out the ‘Ill-Advised Vanity Tour’ at the McDonald Theatre in Eugene, Ore. on May 24, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Weird Al waves goodbye to his Eugene audience before an encore. “Weird Al” Yankovic sells out the ‘Ill-Advised Vanity Tour’ at the McDonald Theatre in Eugene, Ore. on May 24, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

(Right to left): Jon Schwartz, Jim West, Al Yankovic, Steve Jay and Rubén Valtierra wave goodbye to Eugene after the band’s encore. “Weird Al” Yankovic sells out the ‘Ill-Advised Vanity Tour’ at the McDonald Theatre in Eugene, Ore. on May 24, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

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Sarah is the Photo Editor for the Daily Emerald. She has experience in all kinds of photography and visual tempo, as well as feature writing and news reporting. In her free time she enjoys hiking, live music and petting dogs.