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Dweezil Zappa Jams With 11-Year-Old Guitarist In Denver

1042 days ago
JamBaseWatch 11-year-old guitar prodigy Evan Weant tear it up with Dweezil Zappa and the band formerly known as Zappa Plays Zappa. more info

Zappa Family Feud Spills Onto Social Media

1200 days ago
StereogumFor years, Dweezil Zappa, the guitarist son of avant-rock innovator Frank Zappa, has paid tribute to his father with a touring act called Zappa Plays Zappa. But Dweezil doesn’t actually own the name Zappa Plays Zappa. Instead, the name belongs to t... more info

Zappa Family Trust Threatens Dweezil Zappa Over Band Name

1206 days ago
Rolling StoneThis summer, Dweezil Zappa and his backing band will once again perform the music of his father Frank Zappa on a nationwide tour, but unlike the past decade, the guitarist will be playing under a different moniker. Instead of Zappa Plays Zappa, the ... more info

What’s in a Name? Just Ask Frank Zappa’s Feuding Heirs

1207 days ago
New York TimesFrank’s son Dweezil was told by the family trust, controlled by two of his siblings, that his show Zappa Plays Zappa risked huge copyright infringement fines. more info

Zappa Plays Zappa: tour dates

2517 days ago
Here Comes The Flood Guitarist Dweezil Zappa takes his Zappa Plays Zappa project on the road. Europe in November, North America in December. With Scheila Gonzalez (saxophone, flute, keyboards, vocals), Kurt Morgan (bass), Joe Travers (drums, vocals), Ben Thomas (vocals... more info

Live music: coming up

2814 days ago
Guardian MusicTake a look at the gigs our writers will be reviewing this week, and tell us about any live music you've seen recentlyHere are some of the gigs our writers will be reviewing in the next few days (all subject to last-minute change.) If you've seen, ar... more info

Zappa Plays Zappa – review

2818 days ago
Guardian MusicBarbican, LondonFrank Zappa was one of the harder of musical tastes to acquire. A determined contrarian, before his death in 1993 he recorded close on 80 albums of music that melded intricate progressive rock, ferocious avant jazz, demented time sign... more info


2860 days ago
AltsoundsFollowing the success of last year's Zappa plays Zappa concert as part of the Roundhouse's 70th birthday celebrations for Frank Zappa, Dweezil Zappa and The Zappa Family Trust are delighted to bring the show to the UK in November and December 2011 fo... more info


2866 days ago
Altsounds"Close your eyes for a second and you could be at a gig at the height of Frank's fame in the Seventies" The Independent Following the success of last year's Zappa plays Zappa concert as part of the Roundhouse's 70th birthday celebrations for Frank ... more info

My old man's a rock star: the musicians who join their parents' bands

2987 days ago
Guardian MusicFrom Young Dirty Bastard to Wolfgang Van Halen, musical offspring are following in their rock star folks' footstepsIt's the tragic dilemma that some bands are faced with: how to carry on when one of your members has died. When Wu Tang Clan lost their... more info

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