While it's still unfortunate that Steve Earle decided to stick with the Sound Strike, the Rialto's announcement that Weird Al Yankovic is coming to town on June 11th almost makes up for the pain.
Tickets go on sale a week from today, and if we're lucky, maybe Tucsonan Don Pardo will stop by to recreate his classic spoken word bridge to "I Lost on Jeopardy". A man can dream.
Three classic Weird Al videos beyond the cut.
"This Is the Life":
"Living With a Hernia":