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PostPosted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 3:17 pm 
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I think the tail adds some Pop star flavor, but that's just me.
Wish I'z going to SLO.



Movie Star Hair cross's over the threshold into the world of Pop/Rock Star Hair, but not vice versa...it's one of the unknowable mysteries of the Universe... :smoke:


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coevad wrote:
I think the tail adds some Pop star flavor, but that's just me.
Wish I'z going to SLO.



Movie Star Hair cross's over the threshold into the world of Pop/Rock Star Hair, but not vice versa...it's one of the unknowable mysteries of the Universe... :smoke:



It's Movie Star Hair...it stands alone...... I had the mental image of a single hair standing alone..... :wink: :wink:

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 7:39 am 
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Nashville show was great (Chester Thompson sat in on (')!!!!)

Anyone else going to Louisville, we should meet up there?

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I wonder why DZ isn't talking about this anywhere.

http://youtu.be/O54wSKL-Tjo

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Nashville show was great (Chester Thompson sat in on (')!!!!)

Anyone else going to Louisville, we should meet up there?


If I make it to Nashville, will you get us the rest of the way to Louisville? I'll give you gas money.

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 16, 2014 7:14 pm 
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coevad wrote:
I wonder why DZ isn't talking about this anywhere.

http://youtu.be/O54wSKL-Tjo

Good question. I may have missed it but where the hell is that at?


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coevad wrote:
I wonder why DZ isn't talking about this anywhere.

http://youtu.be/O54wSKL-Tjo

Good question. I may have missed it but where the hell is that at?


You might be going to Big Fork Montana soon (August 24th to 31st)

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 10:35 am 
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I guess DZ pulled out. I don't see him in G_G's link.

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he didn't pull out


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he didn't pull out

That's what she said.


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he didn't pull out

That's what she said.


right before the paternity test request

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Seek and ye shall find.

http://www.dweezilzappaworld.com/pages/ ... t-greatest

Lovin' that gold top. Still haven't found out what song(s) he's playing on it.
Little help Plook?

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coevad wrote:
Seek and ye shall find.

http://www.dweezilzappaworld.com/pages/ ... t-greatest

Lovin' that gold top. Still haven't found out what song(s) he's playing on it.
Little help Plook?



He is using it for all the early material and it has a very vintage authentic sound... :smoke:


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 9:42 am 
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Plook wrote:
coevad wrote:
Seek and ye shall find.

http://www.dweezilzappaworld.com/pages/ ... t-greatest

Lovin' that gold top. Still haven't found out what song(s) he's playing on it.
Little help Plook?



He is using it for all the early material and it has a very vintage authentic sound... :smoke:

Thanks brother. I was thinking it was Peace Corps 8)

Frank had one back in the 60's. DZ said it was stolen.

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coevad wrote:
Plook wrote:
coevad wrote:
Seek and ye shall find.

http://www.dweezilzappaworld.com/pages/ ... t-greatest

Lovin' that gold top. Still haven't found out what song(s) he's playing on it.
Little help Plook?



He is using it for all the early material and it has a very vintage authentic sound... :smoke:

Thanks brother. I was thinking it was Peace Corps 8)

Frank had one back in the 60's. DZ said it was stolen.



He used it on these songs:

Son Of Suzy Creamcheese
Call Any Vegetable
Tell Me You Love Me
Who Needs The Peace Corps?
Mother People

Very powerful on call any vegetable...I wish you could have been there, this set list while appearing disappointing was excellent when played together, we all agreed it may have been the best performance we saw and we had a brain trust of ZPZ show veterans... :smoke:


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 11:31 am 
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Maybe LA will get a winter show.

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I wonder which three?

http://livelytimes.com/montana-music-en ... aboration/

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The Bridge, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Zappa Plays Zappa, Dustin Lynch coming to Harford venues


The Lunar Bay Music and Arts Festival will be at Camp Ramblewood in Darlington September 13-14. Zappa Plays Zappa will be one of the acts.

The season for summer festivals may be drawing to a close, but there are at least three more chances to catch a major music act outdoors in Harford County over the next six weeks.

The weekend of Sept. 13 and 14 will usher in the Lunar Bay Music & Arts Festival for the second year, this time at the Ramblewood campground in Darlington.

In Aberdeen, Lynyrd Skynyrd will play Ripken Stadium on Friday, Sept. 12, as part of a fall tour through North America.

The southern rock band, which gained fame in the 1970s with the hits "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Free Bird," released the album "Last of a Dyin' Breed" in 2012.

Also coming up is a two-day event, called Camp Fever: An Outdoor Adventure Fest, that will bring country singer Dustin Lynch and country-rock musician Uncle Kracker to Ramblewood on Oct. 4 and Oct. 5.

Lunar Bay

Launched last year at Steppingstone Farm Museum as a jam-band festival, Lunar Bay Music & Arts Festival is changing location and hoping to draw up to twice the crowd with some logistical changes.

Zappa Plays Zappa, a Los Angeles-based tribute band to Frank Zappa, led by his son, will play a double set the night of Sept. 13.

The Bridge, a major Baltimore band, will also play a double set Sept. 14.

"We wanted to step outside the norm," Kelley Duncan, now sole owner of the festival, said about the headliners. "With the Saturday headliner, we wanted to have something unique."

She said the bands should bring in younger attendees as well as people interested in more classic rock.

Other performers include Fiction 20 Down, Slim Pickinz, Tweed, Public Comfort, Carl Filipiak, Pimps of Joytime, Jerry Joseph & The Jackmormons, Deltanine, Elm, Twiddle, Annie in the Water, B Side Shuffle, Rayland Baxter, Big Something and Snarky Puppy.

Duncan said the new location means camping and cabin facilities, which the public requested. This year's festival also has fewer bands, which she said is also in response to public request to be able to see all of the performers.

"Last year, we had so many they overlapped," she noted about the music groups.

Duncan said she is selling 3,000 tickets this time, about twice as many as last year. Ticket prices range from $50 per day for a general pass to $120 for a two-day VIP pass.

"The sales have been going well," she said, adding the event was approved last week by the county's liquor control board.

Besides the main stage, which will be open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., an indoor stage will allow shows to comply with county noise ordinances and play until the bar closes, at about 2 a.m., she said.

A moon bounce, face-painting and dinosaur characters who teach about science are also geared to make the event family-friendly, Duncan said.

Another addition will be an alcohol-free area, she said, explaining: "We try to offer everyone an area of comfort."

Duncan thanked sponsors who made the event possible, which include National Bohemian, Union Craft Brewing, Sobo Sports, Blue Moon, Webixi, Vulcan, The Home Depot and Dixie Construction.

Lynyrd Skynyrd

Ripken Baseball hopes the arrival of southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd on Sept. 12 will help encourage other similar performances at the baseball stadium, spokesman Joe Harrington said.

Harrington said Ripken Baseball officials are discussing having themed concert events, such as those targeting oldies music, jazz or rock.

"We would really like to develop some sort of concert series," he said.

Harrington also said they are "excited" to bring Lynyrd Skynyrd to the stadium, which has previously hosted Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson.

Ticket sales for the Skynyrd show began around the start of August and "it's going well," he said. "We have gotten a good portion of tickets sold."

"We have gotten a little bit of an older demographic for the band because they have been around for a while," Harrington said, adding that IronBirds fans have mentioned they plan to come out and support the show.

"There's definitely been a buzz," he said.

"I am hoping that it's going to be a night where we are all going to go, 'This is great.' I think we have an idea of, we can present an entertaining night out for people in the area and beyond," Harrington said.

He said stadium officials are still working on getting food and looking for vendors, which may include businesses like Rita's Italian Ice or Seasons Pizza.

He said the food typically available for IronBirds games will not be open for the show, which starts at 7:30 p.m., with doors opening at 6 p.m.

Cabin Fever

In October, Dustin Lynch and Uncle Kracker will perform as part of the two-day Cabin Fever: An Outdoor Adventure Fest at Ramblewood, spearheaded partly by Ramblewood operator Harry Leff.

Lynch is known for the 2012 song "Cowboys and Angels," while Uncle Kracker gained prominence with "Follow Me" in 2001.

Tickets are $35 for one day or $60 for two days of Cabin Fever, which also features survival and weapons training; the same event was held last year under the name Disaster Preparedness, with no musical entertainment.

Organizer Moe Izadpanah, who is based in the Miami area, said he wants to "teach a mentality that, with the weather pattern shifting, with power outages that are going to be more prevalent in the future, you could be more proactive."

He hopes the musical guests will bring out more people who can also take part in activities like archery, firearms training and self-defense classes.

Cabin Fever will also include bonfires, a petting zoo, a climbing wall, classes on edible plants and classes with pugil sticks, perhaps best known from the show "American Gladiators."

Tim Guraedy, known as "Mountain Man" from the hit reality show "Duck Dynasty," will also make an appearance midday Sunday to sign autographs.

Izadpanah said turnout for the event, even with promotion, was relatively small, so he decided to add a country-music theme.

He said he hopes disaster readiness can pull "the community together and stop the fear-mongering."

The event will also feature a "country throwdown," with local bands competing online to perform at Cabin Fever.

"People are pretty excited. The folks who came last year were definitely excited," Izadpanah said about the event. "A lot of people are just interested in Dustin Lynch and Uncle Kracker, so I think it will be a good mixture of different folks."

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Zappa Plays Zappa in Kalamazoo this week

Zappa Plays Zappa

Dweezil Zappa will play the music of his iconic father Frank Zappa in Kalamazoo this week. "Montana," "Camarillo Brillo," "Dinah-Moe Hum," and less-known work like "Mother People," "Who Needs The Peace Corps?" and "RDNZL" are some of the songs expected to be performed during the concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9th at the Kalamazoo State Theatre, 404 S. Burdick St. Tickets are $25 (students), $33, $42 and $62 for V.I.P. passes. For more information, call 269-345-6500 or go to www.kazoostate.com.

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Zappa Plays Zappa in Kalamazoo this week

Zappa Plays Zappa

Dweezil Zappa will play the music of his iconic father Frank Zappa in Kalamazoo this week. "Montana," "Camarillo Brillo," "Dinah-Moe Hum," and less-known work like "Mother People," "Who Needs The Peace Corps?" and "RDNZL" are some of the songs expected to be performed during the concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9th at the Kalamazoo State Theatre, 404 S. Burdick St. Tickets are $25 (students), $33, $42 and $62 for V.I.P. passes. For more information, call 269-345-6500 or go to http://www.kazoostate.com.


That would've been nice but it isn't in the cards for me just yet.

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I'll be there!


edit - and what an excellent show it was.


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Frank's music lives on in son's group Zappa Plays Zappa

Band performing Thursday at Orange Peel

Dweezil Zappa gave himself a difficult assignment a decade ago when he decided he'd take his father Frank's music on the road.

“It's definitely the most challenging music I've ever learned,” Zappa said. “I've always been drawn to complex and sophisticated guitar stuff. As a kid, I was obsessed with learning note for note solos by Edward Van Halen. My father's music is at a much different level of complexity.”

Figuring out that music – and understanding how his father worked – continues for Dweezil, who will bring Zappa Plays Zappa to the Orange Peel in Asheville on Sep.11.

“Prior to learning it, I'd listen to it and wonder how it was created, what he was thinking of when he wrote this stuff,” Zappa said. “That process is still happening now. But I have discovered things, the tricks and tools that he uses. ... Frank was certainly using different techniques throughout his whole career. Western music has 12 pitches. It seems to me Frank had a whole other set of pitches he was working with.”

Take, for example, “Be Bop Tango (of the Old Jazzman's Church)” a nearly 17-minute song that Zappa Plays Zappa has been playing recently. It was even longer when originally conceived with an audience participation section left off the record, Zappa said.

“It's a perfect example of the way Frank was making his modern compositions, giving people a taste of the composition in the opening, then having a spot of improvisation and audience participation,” Zappa said. “The composition is just the first two minutes. The rest is improvisation. But that two minutes is probably the hardest thing I've had to learn on the guitar. There are some leaps in there just to get your fingers in the right place and get the pick there at the same time. And I'm only playing half the melody.”

“Be Bop Tango (of the Old Jazzman's Church) is the final cut on “Roxy & Elsewhere,” the live Zappa & The Mothers album that was recorded in 1973 and 1974. Zappa Plays Zappa has been playing the entire record, long considered one of Frank's peaks, as a tribute to its 40th anniversary.

Dweezil Zappa will perform Thursday at The Orange Peel in Asheville, N.C.

Want to go? you better hurry up then!
What: Zappa Plays Zappa
When: 8 p.m. Thursday Sept. 11
Where: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, N.C.
Tickets: $28 advance/$30 day of show/ $50 VIP
Info: (828) 225-5851 or http://www.theorangepeel.net

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Progressive Music Group presents AN EVENING WITH ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA ****SHOW MOVED TO ZIGGYS BY THE SEA***

HEY WILMINGTON, NC. Our show this Sunday is moving to ZIGGY'S BY THE SEA. Your tickets will be honored. Sorry about that, but the show's going to be great either way. Also, note, showtimes are adjusted a bit later to 7pm doors/8pm show. Get your tickets: https://www.etix.com/ticket/online/perf ... id=1826594

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