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This was a bucket-lister for me, long overdue and worth the wait. It was also the second incarnation of Weird Al’s Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour, in which he plays all original songs rather than the pop parodies he’s famous for. And I realized at the show that I think I generally prefer his originals! Don’t get me wrong; it was super fun to hear the parody medley in the encore, especially the extended “Yoda” section, and I plan to see the overproduced gonzo spectacle of a more typical Weird Al show the next chance I get. But I suspect that in the end, the thing I’ll cherish most will be the rare opportunity to sing along with a live performance of deep cut gems like “Good Old Days,” and this will be the Weird Al show I consider most essential.