ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA, ROXY & ELSEWHERE 40TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA

Zappa Plays Zappa, the Grammy™ winning group that has made and recreated history performing the music of Frank Zappa, is set to embark on an epic musical trek across the US, Canada and Europe celebrating the classic Frank Zappa album Roxy & Elsewhere. In celebration of the 40th anniversary of that pivotal Zappa fan favorite, the entirety of its repertoire -- including the provocative rhythms of "Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?" "Echidna's Art (Of You)" and “Be-Bop Tango (of the Old Jazzmen's Church)" will be performed live on stage.
Since 2006, Dweezil Zappa has led his highly acclaimed group through more than 500 worldwide performances and over 275 compositions spanning the breadth of his father's deep catalog. "I think my father's music deserves the chance to be discovered by a contemporary audience. His creativity and discipline is inspirational. Since generation X has apparently evolved beyond generation Y, perhaps we've reached generation Z. I think this is an appropriate time and place to inherit and adopt Frank Zappa as the musical figure head for Generation Z. Many facets of his music are bold and unconventional and it feels to me like it's from the future. Generation Z should be bold and unconventional."
Beginning this September, Zappa Plays Zappa will hit the road premiering songs that have not been performed on previous tours and cutting its teeth on additional surprise material. "The Roxy album has always been one of my favorites and I'm excited to play it top to bottom. It has a great balance of musical styles and showcases some of the funkiest grooves and most devilishly frenetic instrumental passages my father ever composed."

$35.00 - $73.00

Tickets

Another hardcore Zappa experience is available in the form of a VIP Sound Check Party ticket (Gold Seating). For the cost of $75, fans can watch Dweezil and the band perform a private sound check party at 5:30 and receive a limited edition poster from the show in addition to their regular show ticket. For Handicapped/ Accessible seating please contact Box office

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Thursday, October 10 · 8:00 PM at Copernicus Center