Buy TicketsDweezil Zappa – Hot Rats Live
MusicWednesday, March 11 • 8:00pm • $39.50, $49.50, $69.50
Part of the Guest Music Presentations Series
Dweezil Zappa celebrates the 50th anniversary of Frank Zappa’s daredevil album Hot Rats (Fun fact, the album was dedicated to Dweezil by Frank in 1969.) The 50-year-old classic album will be surrounded by an assortment of other psychedelic, avant-garde odd metered toe-tappers well known to Zappa aficionados as well as being equally exciting for music fans new to Frank Zappa’s music.
Dweezil explains: “I am planning to do a faithful DNA level audio reproduction on tour. Hot Rats showcases some of my dad’s most intriguing orchestration and album production so this will be quite a challenge. In order to recreate the guitar sounds as closely as possible I will be employing a unique gold top Les Paul just like the one my dad used to make the album. Is it the actual guitar he used? It could be… Anyway, I’m taking it on tour! Shows will take place in the US and Canada as well as the UK and Europe throughout 2019 and into 2020. Me and my “rocking teenage combo” will be performing Hot Rats in sequence live on stage as well as a bunch of other curated “Hot Stuff.” All of the incredibly talented musicians in my band will continue to help me honor my father’s music and display it in a fresh context. As always I endeavor to maintain my father’s impeccable sonic heritage. The Hot Rats album as well as other material from my dad’s huge body of work is still as alive and relevant today as it was when it was composed.”