7/22-23/16 Hollywood Bowl

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Re: 7/22-23/2016 Hollywood Bowl

by Big Spoon » Tue Feb 09, 2016 8:47 pm

I'm guessing the set will be substantially different from the regular set of the tour, given the orchestra and location. Also, most shows at the Bowl have an intermission, right? Wonder where Al will put his.
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Re: 7/22-23/2016 Hollywood Bowl

by Muppetboy09 » Tue Feb 09, 2016 8:53 pm

If he doesn't perform something like DDTS or SFTCTM, I will be very upset. What other occasion does he have a FULL ORCHESTRA?!?! But in all seriousness, I have a feeling the setlist will be no different from any other date.
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Re: 7/22-23/2016 Hollywood Bowl

by drewdy9999 » Tue Feb 09, 2016 9:00 pm

Muppetboy09 wrote:something like DDTS or SFTCTM


Oh my god. Don't Download This Song live with an orchestra would be amazing. Please Al. Please.
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Re: 7/22-23/2016 Hollywood Bowl

by yankochick38 » Tue Feb 09, 2016 9:05 pm

Elvis wrote:Sounds awesome! :whoot: I'm there! Who wants to let me sleep on their couch?

Dave


Someone with Airbnb, probably! ;)

I plan on going to these shows. Now I need to make the money to make it happen. $$$ How expensive are Hollywood Bowl shows?? The tickets for this don't go on sale until May 1st, but am I missing prices somewhere?

Al tempted people on Facebook to go to this show by saying "Come on, haven't you always wanted to hear 'Smells Like Nirvana' with strings?"

I feel like he might tweak the set list here and there. :think: These would be the shows to do it!!

ARTISTS

Weird Al Yankovic
Additional artist to be announced
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Thomas Wilkins, conductor


Additional artist...same show?? :oo
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Re: 7/22-23/2016 Hollywood Bowl

by KatrinatheGood » Tue Feb 09, 2016 9:21 pm

TMBJon wrote:Holy crap!! This is one of the most prestigious concert venues in the world! And Al is being backed by an orchestra!!!!?

See you there!

http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/tickets/weird-al-takes-bowl/2016-07-22



Me thinks I piddled a bit in excitement. Now to find some money. I was saving to start a 401k....oh never mind who needs a retirement plan?
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Re: 7/22-23/2016 Hollywood Bowl

by Heds » Tue Feb 09, 2016 9:22 pm

yankochick38 wrote:Weird Al Yankovic
Additional artist to be announced
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Thomas Wilkins, conductor
Additional artist...same show?? :oo

My best bet is the "additional artist" may be one of Al's BFFs.
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Re: 7/22-23/2016 Hollywood Bowl

by remmy » Tue Feb 09, 2016 9:47 pm

Oh man! Maybe I can convince my husband that a weekend trip to LA is necessary...

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Re: 7/22-23/2016 Hollywood Bowl

by Cheerios Applejacks Cheerios » Tue Feb 09, 2016 10:34 pm

I think it's pretty common to pair two artists with the orchestra at these shows. I saw Ben Folds and Elvis Costello with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra two years ago. It was a great show, but the one downside was that they played only two hours combined (a little under an hour for Ben, a little over an hour for Elvis).

Of course, Ben Folds wouldn't be a bad choice to pair with Al.
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Re: 7/22-23/2016 Hollywood Bowl

by Heds » Tue Feb 09, 2016 10:37 pm

Man, this thread has all the fans in uproar, doesn't it?

And here I am, an 11 year old living far away from LA dreaming of being at the wonderful concert that night, tears down my eyes.
Something else I feel I miss out on...


The closest thing I get to a concert is listening to Al's music and daydreaming of him singing the songs I'm listening to...
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Re: 7/22-23/2016 Hollywood Bowl

by Yankomaniac » Tue Feb 09, 2016 10:45 pm

Watch a combo of both live DVD's on really high volume in the dark, it can definitely get better than just listening to his music.
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