frank zappa related events & happenings

1981

1981/04/24    "society pages meeting"
    = 1st edition, organised by the fz society, the norwegian zappa fanclub
 

1982

1982/01/30    "society pages meeting"
    = 2nd edition, organised by the fz society, the norwegian zappa fanclub
 

1983

1983/10/29    "society pages meeting"
    = 3rd edition, organised by the fz society, the norwegian zappa fanclub
 

1984

1984/10/06    "society pages meeting"
    = 4th edition, organised by the fz society, the norwegian zappa fanclub
 

1985

1985/05/03    "society pages video meeting"
    = organised by the fz society, the norwegian zappa fanclub
 
1985/11/02    "society pages meeting"
    = 5th edition, organised by the fz society, the norwegian zappa fanclub
 

1986

1986/03/15    "society pages video meeting"
    = organised by the fz society, the norwegian zappa fanclub
 
1986/11/01    "society pages meeting" at 'handtverkern', oslo, norway
    = 6th edition, organised by the fz society, the norwegian zappa fanclub
    concert by

1987

1987/10/31    "society pages meeting" at 'handtverkern', oslo, norway
    organised by the fz society, the norwegian zappa fanclub
    concert by

1988

1988/10/29        "society pages meeting"
    = 7th edition, organised by the fz society, the norwegian zappa fanclub
    concert by

 

1988/12/17    "zappa-day" at 'de effenaar', eindhoven, the netherlands
    = 5th edition / organised by guus veldhuis
  
concerts by

1989

1989/05/27   "the honker review" , brussels, belgium
1989/11/04    "society pages meeting"
    = 8th edition, organised by the fz society, the norwegian zappa fanclub
 

1990

1990/01/13    "zapped - the 1st german zappa convention", essen, germany
    organised by uli adebar
    concerts by
1990/06/16    "zappanale no.1" - absolutely frank, bad doberan, germany
    organised by the arf society
    concert by
1990/21/26    "zappalures" at 'the effenaar', eindhoven, the netherlands
 

1991

1991/07/27    "zappanale no.2", bad doberan, germany
    organised by the arf society
    concerts by
  • ace 9
  • the muffin men ;
            at the end of the muffin men concert, the band was joined by ace 9 for a jam
1991/11/07 - 1991/11/10    "zappa's universe" - a tribute to frank zappa in his 50th birthday year
    at 'the ritz', nyc, ny, usa
    organised by joel thome
    concert by the orchestra of our time (cond.joel thome), rock group, persuasions, rockapella and guests
 
1991/12/14    "zhappy birthday frank zappa"
    at the 'ranch 5 discotheque', ca noghera, venice, italy
    concert / performance by
1991/12/21    "boot the beats - 7e zappadag", de meern, the netherlands
 

1992

1992/07/25    "zappa day u.k."
    at the 'the assembly hall', feltham, uk
    concerts by
1992/09/12    "zappanale no.3"
    in stralsund, germany
    organised by the arf society
    concerts by

1993

1993/../..    "zappanale no.4"
    in kühlungsborn, germany
    organised by the arf society
    concerts by
1993/07/17    "zappatag" (5th edition), stuttgart, germany
    concerts by the muffin men & the grandmothers
 
1993/12/21 "bologna zappaparty"
 

1994

1994/09/23 - 1994/09/24   "zappanale no.5"
    in rostock, germany
    organised by the arf society
    1994/09/23    concerts by

    1994/09/24    concerts by

1994/05/29    "angelica"
    this 'serious music' festival included a tribute to frank zappa (by john zorn & others)
 

1995

1995/08/05 - 1995/08/06    "zappanale no.6"
    in bad doberan, germany
    organised by the arf society
    1995/08/05    concert by

    1995/08/06    concerts by

1996

1996/08/02 - 1996/08/03    "zappanale no.7"
    in althof, germany
    organised by the arf society
    1996/08/02    concerts by

    1996/08/03    concerts by

1997

1997/08/01 - 1997/08/02    "zappanale no.8"
    in althof, germany
    organised by the arf society
    1997/08/01    concerts by

    1997/08/02    concerts by

1997/10/19  "Frank Zappa Memorial Afternoon"
at the 'Salone della Musica', Torino, Italia

concerts by

 

1998

1998/08/06 - 1998/08/07    "zappanale no.9"
    in althof, germany
    organised by the arf society
    1998/08/06    concerts by

    1998/08/07    concerts by

 

1999

1999/08/06 - 1999/08/07    "zappanale no.10"
    in germany
    organised by the arf society
    1999/08/06    concerts by

    1999/08/07    concerts by

2000

2000/06/-- holland festival
  • 2000/06/21 Oscar van Woensel: "Civilisation" - performance 'de melkweg', amsterdam, nl  (20.30 h)
  • 2000/06/22 Oscar van Woensel: "Civilisation" - performance 'de melkweg', amsterdam, nl  (20.30 h)
  • 2000/06/23 Oscar van Woensel: "Civilisation" - performance 'de melkweg', amsterdam, nl  (20.30 h)
  • 2000/06/24 Oscar van Woensel: "Civilisation" - performance 'de melkweg', amsterdam, nl  (20.30 h)
  • 2000/06/25 Oscar van Woensel: "Civilisation" - performance 'de melkweg', amsterdam, nl  (15.00 h)
  • 2000/06/23 het Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest / het koor Capella Amsterdam / Morgan Ågren / Mats Öberg / Claron McFadden.: "200 Motels - the Suites" - arranged by Ali N. Askin; conductor Jurjen Hempel - concert 'Carré', amsterdam, nl  (20.30 h)
  • 2000/06/24 het Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest / het koor Capella Amsterdam / Morgan Ågren / Mats Öberg / Claron McFadden.: "200 Motels - the Suites" - arranged by Ali N. Askin; conductor Jurjen Hempel - concert 'Carré', amsterdam, nl  (20.30 h)
  • 2006/06/19 "Baby Snakes" - the movie - screening 'het filmmuseum', amsterdam  (19.00 h)
  • 2006/06/17 "200 Motels" - the movie - screening 'het filmmuseum', amsterdam  (21.30 h)
  • 2006/06/17 "The True Story of Frank Zappa's 200 Motels" - the movie - screening 'het filmmuseum', amsterdam  (19.00 h)
  • 2006/06/16 "Frank Zappa" - the Roelof Kiers documentary - screening 'het filmmuseum', amsterdam  (19.00 h)
  • 2006/06/18 "The Dub Room Special" - the movie - screening 'het filmmuseum', amsterdam  (19.00 h)
  • 2006/06/20 "The Amazing Mr.Bickford" - the movie - screening 'het filmmuseum', amsterdam  (21.30 h)
  • 2006/06/20 "Does Humor Belong In Music?  -the movie - screening 'het filmmuseum', amsterdam (21.30 h)
  • 2006/06/21 "Uncle Meat" - the movie - screening 'het filmmuseum, amsterdam (19.00 h)
  • 2006/06/10 the Metropole Orkest, feat. Bruce Fowler: "A Tribute To Frank Zappa" - concert 'paradiso', amsterdam, nl  (21.00 h)
  • 2006/06/10 the Ensemble Modern / Omar Ebrahim / Hermann Kretzschmar / David Moss, cond.Peter Eötvös, arr. Ali N. Askin & Todd Yvega: "Greggery Peccary & Other Persuasions" - concert 'concertgebouw', amsterdam, nl  (15.00 h)
  • 2006/06/12 Louis Andriessen - reading / performance 'de balie', amsterdam, nl
  • 2006/06/12 the Ebony Band - concert 'de balie', amsterdam, nl  (zappa & zappa influenced material)
  • 2006/06/12 Corrie van Binsbergen - concert 'de balie', amsterdam, nl ('i wasn't talking', a zappa inspired piece)
  • 2006/06/12 Tomoko Mukaiyama / ?? - concert 'de balie', amsterdam, nl

 

2000/07/28 - 2000/07/29    "zappanale no.11"
    in bad doberan, germany
    organised by the arf society

    2000/07/28    concerts by

    2000/07/29    concerts by

2000/08/11 - 2000/08/13  "zappening 2000"
    in peoria, illinois, usa

    2000/08/11 concerts by

    2000/08/12

    2000/08/13

2001

2001/02/27    "when worlds collide", concert by the muffin men + ensemble 1010
    liverpool, uk
 
2001/07/27 - 2001/07/28, at the "zappanale no.12"
    in bad doberan, germany
    organised by the arf society
    2001/07/27    concerts by

    2001/07/28    concerts by

2002

2002/01/18    "frank zappa party", koblenz, germany
2002/07/26 - 2002/07/28    "zappanale no.13"
    in bad doberan, germany
    organised by the arf society

2003

2003/02/27 - 2003/03/01    "strings of fire 3"
    in leipzig, germany, including

    2003/02/27    "a tribute to frank zappa"  -  concerts by
  • dresden sinfoniker  (conductor: michael helmrath)
  • the grandmothers
  • the grandmothers + the dresden sinfoniker  -  arr.don preston

    2003/02/28    "zappa goes balkan"  -  concert by

  • strings of fire - ensemble

2003/06/09 - 2003/06/15
The Umeå Internationella Kammarmusik Festival

The festival focused on the music of Frank Zappa:

  • 2003/06/10 Lotsberg, Pajunen, Ågren & Tengstrand: “Music For One”

    • Geir Inge Lotsberg: violin * Anne Pajunen: vocals, viola * Morgan Ågren: drums * Per Tengstrand:  piano

    • Program
      • Nicolay Apollyon: Épisème, for violin solo. (urframförande)
      • Performance med Anne Pajunen
      • Frank Zappa: The Black Page Drum Solo
      • Franz Liszt: Sonat för piano h-moll
  • 2003/06/13 The Ed Palermo Jazz From Hell Band
    • The Ed Palermo Jazz From Hell Band
      • Ed Palermo: sax * Mike Keneally: guitar * Mats Öberg: keyboards * Morgan Ågren: drums * Paul Adamy: bass * Bob Quaranta: piano
    • Guest: Napoleon Murphy Brock: sax
    • Setlist
      • Toads Of The Short Forest
      • Little Umbrellas
      • Blessed Relief  (with Napoleon Murphy Brock on sax, solo by Ed)
         
  • 2003/06/13 Mike Keneally / Denny Walley
    • Mike Keneally: guitar * Denny Walley: guitar
    • Setlist
      • Sleep Dirt
         
  • 2003/06/13 The Mats / Morgan Band
    • Mats Öberg * Morgan Ågren * Jimmy Ågren * Tommy Thordsson * Robert Elovsson
       
  • 2003/06/13 The Zappa Corner band: "The Zappa Corner #1"
    • The Zappa Corner Band
      • Denny Walley: slide guitar, vocals * Mats Öberg: keyboard * Morgan Ågren: drums * Tommy Thordsson: bass * Napoleon M Brock: vocals, sax * Mike Keneally: guitar * Ed Palermo: sax * Paul Adamy: bass
    • Setlist
      • Magic Fingers (Tommy Thordsson on bass, sung by Denny and Mike, without Napi)
        Advance Romance (Paul Adamy on bass, sung by Napi)
        City of Tiny Lites (Tommy on bass, sung by Denny, incredible keyboard solo by Mats, without Napi)

         
  • 2003/06/14 the Midgårdsschool students: "Zappa Graduates"

    • Midgårdsskolans elever / the Midgårdsschool students

    • Program
      • Village of the Sun * Echidna's Arf (of you) * Montana * Cosmic Debris * Inca Roads * Andy * Moggio * Uncle Meat * Heavy Duty Judy * Twenty Small Cigars
  • 2003/06/14 The Omnibus Wind Ensemble “Wind Zappa”

    • Omnibus Kammarblåsare / The Omnibues Wind Ensemble

      • Per-Erik Adamsson: flute, percussion * Jonas Sjöberg: oboe, horn * Tomas Bodin: oboe * Lars-Erik Lidström: clarinet, sax * Johan Söderlund: sax * Mikael Thun: clarinet * Orvar Johansson: horn * Henrik Nilsson: horn * Eva-Lena Holmstedt: fagot, sax * Anders Öqvist: fagot, percussion * Anders Åstrand: percussion

    • Program

      • Black Page #2 * Dog Breath Variations * Uncle Meat * How Could I Be Such a Fool * Revised Music For Low Budget Orchestra * Igors Boogie * Brown Shoes Don't Make it * Alien Orifice * Let's Make the Water Turn Black * Inca Roads * Sofa * Be-Bop Tango * Twenty Small Cigars * Blessed Relief * Number 7 * Peaches en Regalia * Bolero (M.Ravel)

  • 2003/06/14 Ensemble Ambrosius “Baroque Zappa"

    • Ensemble Ambrosius

      • Olli Virtaperko: cello * Jonte Knif: keyboards * Ere Lievonen: cymbal * Matti Vanhamäki: violin * Anni Haapaniemi: oboe * Jani Sunnarborg: fagot * Tuukka Terho: lute * Ricardo Padilla: percussion

    • Program

      • Frank Zappa: Night School * Uncle Meat * Igor's Boogie * Toads of the Short Forest * Dupree's Paradise * The Black Page #2 * Zoot Allures * Big Swifty * The Idiot Bastard Son * RDNZL * Echidna's Arf (of you) * G-Spot Tornado

      • György Ligeti: Continuum

      • Olli Virtaperko: Metrixs, Hymni

      • Jonte Knif: Pienet sienet

  • 2003/06/14 The Ed Palermo Big Band: "Big Band Zappa"

    • The Ed Palermo Big Band

      • Ed Palermo: director & sax * Magnus Ekholm, Bosse Strandberg: trumpet * Magnus Puls, Gunnar Walldén, Björn Hängsel: trombone * Peter Lindqvist, Petri Kivimäki, Peter Nordvall, Sigurd Löf, Jonas Knutsson: sax * Bob Quaranta, Mats Öberg: keyboards * Morgan Ågren: drums * Paul Adamy: bass * Mike Keneally: guitar * Napoleon M Brock: vocals & sax

    • Program

      • Regyptian Strut * Cleetus Awreetus Awrightus * King Kong / Transylvanian Boogie * Sleep Dirt * The Grand Wazoo * Uncle Remus * Pygmy Twylyte * Village of the Sun * Echidna’s Arf (of you) * Don’t You Ever Wash That Thing * Sofa #1 * Oh No * The Idiot Bastard Son * Peaches en Regalia * Andy

  • 2003/06/14 The Black Box Band and the Oslo String Quartet: "Chamber Zappa"

    • Black Box Band, Oslo Stråkkvartett, Kristjan Järvi: director

    • Program

      • None of the Above * III Revised * Peaches en Regalia * Revised Music for Low Budget Orchestra * Uncle Remus * Dirty Love * Muffin Man * Teen-Age Prostitute

  •  2003/06/14 The Ed Palermo Jazz From Hell Band

    • The Ed Palermo Jazz From Hell Band

      • Ed Palermo: sax * Mike Keneally: guitar * Mats Öberg: keyboards * Morgan Ågren: drums * Paul Adamy: bass * Bob Quaranta: piano

    • Setlist

      • The Gumbo Variations

      • 20 Small Cigars

      • Toads Of The Short Forest
         

  • 2003/06/14 The Mats / Morgan Band

    • Mats Öberg * Morgan Ågren * Jimmy Ågren * Tommy Thordsson

    • Guest: Mike Keneally
       

  • 2003/06/14 The Zappa Corner Band: "The Zappa Corner #2"

    • The Zappa Corner band:

      • Denny Walley: slide guitar, vocals * Mats Öberg: keyboard * Morgan Ågren: drums * Tommy Thordsson: bass * Napoleon M Brock: vocals, sax * Mike Keneally: guitar * Ed Palermo: sax * Paul Adamy: bass

    • Setlist

      • Montana * (Paul Adamy on bass, sung by Napi, without Denny, but with four invited young girls - three on backing vocals, one on trombone - from Zappa Graduates

      • City of Tiny Lites (Tommy on bass, featuring a long wah wah solo from Zappa Graduates young guitar player, without Napi)

      • Magic Fingers (Tommy on bass, solo passing between Mike, Denny and the young guy from Zappa Graduates, without Napi)

      • Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance (Tommy on bass, Napi on lead vocals)

      • What's The Ugliest part of your Body (same)

      • Advance Romance (Paul Adamy on bass, Jimmy Ågren on Harmonica, Napi on lead vocals)
        encores :

      • The Black Page #1 (played spontaneously by Mike, Mats & Morgan on the rhythm of the hand claps of the audience !)

      • Inca Roads (Paul Adamy on bass, Napi on flute, sung by Mike who also played the piano during Mats' keyboard solo, without Denny)

      • Amerika Drinks (with Mike on drums ! the whole thing ending up into a frenzy in the Absolutely Free style)

2004

2004/01/1"ICE-Z: International Conference of Esemplastic Zappology"
    in london, uk
 
2004/05/08 "Motherly Love - Freak Out in Buffalo"
    in buffalo, usa
 
2004/11/11 "Zappafest III"

 

2004/12/04 "FZ MEMORIAL BBQ 2004"

(http://www.musicacontinua.com/2004-2005/2004-12-04.htm)
c/o Musicacontinua, Hotel Bologna MESTRE/VENEZIA, italy

  • featuring

    • MONSTER ROAD (dvd screening)

    • THE BALONEY TRIO in concert

    • PIERREJEAN GAUCHER & CHRISTOPHE GODIN in concert

 

2005

2005/05/27 "UNCLE MEETING 2005"

(http://www.musicacontinua.com/2004-2005/foto-2005-05-27.htm)
c/o Musicacontinua, Hotel Bologna MESTRE/VENEZIA
, italy

  • featuring

    • FATTORE ZETA in concert

    • THE GRAND WAZOO in concert

 

2005/06/25 - 26 "1st International Zappateers Festival"

in ancona, italy

2005/07/30 - "40 Miles East of L.A.  -  Freak Out in Cucamonga"

in rancho cucamonga, ca, usa

SPECIAL GUEST: Paul Buff

Featuring: The Definiens Project, The Appollonicon, The Cucamonga Surf Dogs, Dino Dupree and the Pharaohs
 

2005/08/04 - 07 - "Zappanale"

 

2005/09/11 - "Day in the Desert with Frank"

Lancaster, Ca, USA

www.thingfishparty.com

  • exhibition & party
2005/11/12 - "ZAPPADAG"

Jeugdhuis TNT, Genk, Belgium

at 16.00 h: videos: Zappa in concert, interviews, ...

at 21.00 h: the Wrong Object plays Zappa

2005/12/09 "FZ MEMORIAL BBQ 2005"

(http://www.musicacontinua.com/2004-2005/2004-12-04.htm)
c/o Musicacontinua, Hotel Bologna MESTRE/VENEZIA
, italy

  • featuring

    • MARIO MARIANI in concert

 
 
2006/03/03 & 2006/03/04 "UNCLE MEETING 2006"

(http://www.musicacontinua.com/2005-2006/2006-03-03.htm)
c/o Musicacontinua, Hotel Bologna MESTRE/VENEZIA,
, italy, featuring

  • 2006/03/03

    • CORRIE VAN BINSBERGEN & CRAM in concert

  • 2006/03/04

    • OSSI DURI & special guest CORRIE VAN BINSBERGEN in concert

 
2006/07/13 - 16  "Zappanale 17"
  • 2006/07/13  (Kamptheater Warm up Party)
    • Daniel Rohr (Schweiz)
    • FZ on Street
    • Lex Kemper + Friends (NL)
  • 2006/07/14
    • Corrie van Binsbergen (NL)
    • AGE  (Germany)
    • FZLE (Denmark)
    • TriPod  (USA)
    • Zappatistas  (GB)
    • Daniel Rohr "Alles über Frank"  (Schweiz)
    • Jane  (Germany)
  • 2006/07/15
    • Jazzprojekt Hundehagen  (Germany)
    • Kroner Cirkus (Poland)
    • Soft Machine  (GB)
    • The Troope  (NL)
    • Paul Green School of Rock - plays Led Zeppelin / Black Sabbat  (USA)
  • 2006/07/16
    • DOOT  (USA)
    • Paul Green School of Rock - plays the rocking Frank Zappa  (USA)
    • Les Polissons  (France)
    • Ikarisches Ensemble  (Germany)
    • Adrian Belew (USA)

 

2006/12/01 & 2006/12/02 "FZ MEMORIAL BBQ 2006"

(http://www.musicacontinua.com/2006-2007/2006-12-01.htm)
c/o Musicacontinua, Hotel Bologna MESTRE/VENEZIA,
, italy, featuring

  • 2006/12/01

    • YUGEN in concert

  • 2006/12/02

    • THE WAZU (a truly original "Zgame"!)

    • FATTORE ZETA in concert

 

2007

Frank Zappa honoured in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

 

  • 2007/02/13 Paul Zollo & Tomas Ulrich - lecture 'Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum', cleveland, ohio, usa
  • 2007/02/14 Project/Object feat. Ike Willis - concert 'Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum', cleveland, ohio, usa
  • 2007/02/15 Adrian Belew - concert 'Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum', cleveland, ohio, usa
  • 2007/02/16 Red - concert 'Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum', cleveland, ohio, usa
 

The UK Zappa Festival

  • 2007/02/16 -18  Monty and The Butchers / The Foolz / The Muffin Men - concert "UK Zappa Festival", Bradford-on-Avon, UK

 
The Zappa Listening Sessions
Every first Tuesday of the month, at the Jansen Bar in Berlin, Germany, a "Zappa Listening Session" will take place.

Jansen Bar [ www.jansenbar.de ]
Gotenstrasse 71
10829 Berlin Schöneberg

 

http://www.bitlabor.de/

2007/07/28 - Inauguration of the Frank Zappa Strasse in Berlin, Germany

(picture by Bernd / xxhoff)

 

2007/08/03 - 05  "Zappanale 18"

opening night at the kampftheater - 2007/08/02

day one - friday - 2007/08/03

day two - saturday - 2007/08/04

day three - sunday - 2007/08/05

 

the pictures on the right show the flyer & the 54-page program booklet

2007/10/20 "Frank Zappa Kongres 2007"

organised by the czech frank zappa fanclub

2008/03/14 & 15  Zappa(teers) festival

in Nijmegen, NL

  • day one
    • The Foolz
    • Blurp
  • day two
    • Cuccurullo Brillo Brullo
    • The Wrong Object
    • Muzquitos
    • Uncle Meat

2008/07/05 & 06  -  "La Grande Freak Out Party"

 

ICE-Z #3
(International Conference of Esemplastic Zappology)

 

in concert:

  • Delcious Band Research Kitchen
  • Arf
  • LiLo
  • Peach Noise

2008/08/15 - 2008/08/17 "Zappanale" festival,
Bad Doberan Germany

  • 2008/08/15 Underground Sensation - 14.00 h

  • 2008/08/15 The Wrong Object w. guest Stanley Jason Zappa - 15.30 h

  • 2008/08/15 The Paul Green School Of Rock, feat. D;Walley - 17.30h

  • 2008/08/15 Indukti - 19.30 h

  • 2008/08/15 The Bogus Pomp Semi Acoustic Orchestra - 21.30 h

  • 2008/08/15 Electric Orange - 00.00 h
    -

  • 2008/08/16 Panzerballet - 12.00 h

  • 2008/08/16 Elliot Levin - 14.00 h

  • 2008/08/16 Delicious Band Research Kitchen - 16.00 h

  • 2008/08/16 Low Budget Research Kitchen - 18.00h

  • 2008/08/16 quiz (Ben Watson)

  • 2008/08/16 Alamaailman Vasarat - 20.00 h

  • 2008/08/16 Zappa Circus - 22.00 h

  • 2008/08/16 The Paul Green School Of Rock - 00.00 h
    -

  • 2008/08/17 UZVA - 11.00 h

  • 2008/08/17 Jazzprojekt Hundehagen - 13.00 h

  • 2008/08/17 Fattore Zeta - 15.00 h

  • 2008/08/17 Stanley Jason Zappa's "The New Texture Pantonal Fellowship" - 17.00 h

  • 2008/08/17 Finnish Zappa Tribute Band feat. N.M.Brock, Denny Walley, Jason Zappa - 20.00 h

  • 2008/08/17 final jam
    -

 

2008/11/14 - 2008/11/16 "Zappateers Party",
'The George', Woolley, Bradford Upon Avon, UK

  • 2008/11/15 Bazbo

  • 2008/11/15 Trebuchet  (4)

  • 2008/11/15 Burger & The Beasts

  • 2008/11/15 Mike Scott

  • 2008/11/15 Phil, Bob & Ruth

  • 2008/11/15 Zappateers (a capella)

 

 
2008/12/14 "Zappa Radio Avond",
Stadsradio Breda, NL
  • a 4 hour radio show about Frank Zappa

  • on a local radio station in the Breda, NL, area (also broadcast on the internet)

  • hosted by Joost Houwaard and René Oomen

2009/02/08 - 12 - II Mostra Frank Zappa

LOCAL: Sala Sergio Magnani da Fundação de Educação Artística
Rua Gonçalves dias, 320 - Funcionários - BH (MG) - Brasil

1º day: 08/02/2009
screening: 200 Motels
screening: The True Story of the 200 Motels

2º day: 09/02/2009
screening: Uncle Meat
screening: Vídeo from Hell

3º day: 10/02/2009
Interviews with Frank Zappa
screening: The Yellow Shark: Frank Zappa & Ensemble Modern.

4º day: 12/02/2009
Performances
screening: Zappa plays Zappa DVD

http://bhzappa.blogspot.com/

2009/08/12 - 2009/08/16 "Zappanale" festival,
Bad Doberan Germany

 

 >>> the complete program <<<

 

2009/08/21 - 2009/08/22
"Festival de l'Alambic Electrique 2",
Villiers sur Yonne, France

2009/08/21

  • Gowy
  • Children Of Invention
  • Here & Now
  • Peach Noise

2009/08/22

  • Jack Dupon
  • One Shot
  • Shyamal Maitra / Tehaï
  • The Grandmothers
     w/ Roy Estrada, Don Preston, Napoleon Murphy Brock

- cancelled - cancelled -

2009/12/05 "Zappafest"

'Points East Pub', Milwaukee

 
2009/12/13 "Frank Zappa Radio Avond..."
radio special dedicated to Frank Zappa

 

on Dutch regional radio 'Stadsradio Breda', also broadcast on the internet.

2010
2010/01/30 "Zappa Festival", Larvik, Norway

2010/04/11 "Zappathon" radio show on WUSB FM

2010/05/08 "Zappamundo Festival", Lisbon, Portugal

2010 06 11 Ojai Music Festival

1:00 to 2:15 pm - SYMPOSIUM lll: The World of Frank Zappa

  • Ara Guzelimian - moderator

  • Gail Zappa

  • Ian Underwood

  • Steve Vai

  • Todd Yvega

  • Dietmar Weisner - Ensemble Modern

8:00 pm, Concert, Ensemble Modern, Libbey Bowl

  • Selections from Greggery Peccary & Other Persuasions

    •  "Night School"

    • "The Beltway Bandits"

    • "Put A Motor In Yourself"

    • "Peaches en Regalia"

  • Selections from The Yellow Shark

    • "Dog/Meat"

    • "Outrage at Valdez"

    • "The Girl in the Magnesium Dress"

    • "Ruth is Sleeping"

    • "Get Whitey"

    • "G-Spot Tornado"

2010/08/10 - 2010/08/15 "Zappanale #21" festival,
Bad Doberan Germany

 

TUESDAY august 10 - 2010
at the St.Katharinenkirche in Hamburg

  • 20.00 Uhr - opening concert

WEDNESDAY august 11 - 2010
at the Kamptheater

  • movie : Jörg Wulf - Film Zappanale  

  • Fritz Rau: Begegnungen

  • Hang Huhn

  • Turbophop, Germany

  • Paul Green's Band of Monkeys,  (USA) plays U2

THURSDAY august 12 - 2010  
at the Kamptheater

  • movie : Arf-Society - Film Zappanale-History  

  • Frank Schäfer: Woodstock reading

  • Zapmospehres, France

  • Kimono Draggin, USA  

  • Tonlast, Germany

  • Don Condor & The Texas Outpost, Germany

  • Denny Walley, USA

FRIDAY august 13 - 2010  (starts at 12.00 h /  noon)

  • lecture: Jim Cohen  

  • Behind the Mirror, Germany  -  TruckStage

  • Lilo - Zapmospehres, France  -  MainStage  

  • Turbophop, Germany  -  TruckStage

  • Paul Green's Band of Monkeys, USA  -  MainStage

  • Kommisar Hjuler und Frau, Germany -  TruckStage

  • Caballero Reynaldo, Spain  -  MainStage

  • Official opening of  Zappanale #21 - 7.00 p.m.  -  MainStage 

  • Ensemble Ambrosius, Finland

  • Schnaak, Germany  -  TruckStage  

  • Muffin Man, Great Britain  -  MainStage  

  • Tonlast, Germany -  TruckStage

  • Jazzprojekt Hundehagen, Germany  -  MainStage  

  • ZA!, Spain  -  TruckStage

SATURDAY august 14 - 2010  (starts at 12.00 h /  noon)

  • LEBOCAL, acoustic, France - TruckStage

  • Orange the Juice, Poland - MainStage  

  • Ranch-O-Banjo / Zwei Paar Schuhe, Germany - Truckstage

  • Bongo Fury, won't tell you! Sweden - MainStage

  • Paul Green - TruckStage

  • The Central Scrutinizer Band, Brazil - MainStage

  • ZA!, Spain - TruckStage

  • Beardfish, Sweden - MainStage

  • Osis Krull, Germany - Truckstage

  • University of Errors feat. Daevid Allen, USA - MainStage

  • Caballero Reynaldo, Spain - TruckStage

  • ZAPPATiKA, Great Britain - MainStage  

  • Die Reise, Germany - Truckstage

  • Session  - open for all musicians - TruckStage

SUNDAY august 15 - 2010  (starts at 12.00 h /  noon)

  • Caballero Reynaldo,Spain - MainStage

  • LEBOCAL, France - MainStage

  • Christian Buchmann, Germany - TruckStage

  • Sebkha-Chott,  France - MainStage

  • Julith Krishun, Germany - TruckStage

  • Filthy Habits Ensemble, Spain - MainStage  

  • Gnarled Bikers, Germany - Truckstage

  • Jean-Luc Ponty & His Band, France - MainStage

  • Honoray membership - MainStage

  • Goodbye to Zappanale #22 - Session - MainStage

  • Aufrichtiges Zappa, Germany - TruckStage

 

2010/09/24 "Zappaday"
Liège, Belgium

@ l'AN VERT, rue Mathieu Polain, Liège, Belgium
www.lanvert.be

from 5.30 pm onwards 
(concerts start at 8.30)

with

Trank Zappa Grappa In Varese?
www.myspace.com/trankzappagrappainvarese
 
The Wrong Object
www.wrongobject.com
www.myspace.com/wrongobject
 
TZGIV vs. The Wrong Object

plus video footage and more

2010/11/05 - 2010/11/07
"Frank Zappa at the Roundhouse"
London, UK

2010/11/05

2010/11/06

2010/11/07

  • The Amazing Mr. Bickford (Film) - 10.10am - Studio Theatre

  • The Torture Never Stops (Film) - 11.20am - Studio Theatre

  • Peefeeyatko (Film) - 1.30pm - Studio Theatre

  • 200 MOTELS (Film) - 2.40pm - Studio Theatre

  • The True Story of the Making of 200 MOTELS (Film) - 4.30pm - Studio Theatre

  • An Audience with Scott Thunes & Jeff Simmons (Q&A) - 5.30pm - Studio Theatre

  • London Sinfonietta and special guests perform Greggery Peccary (Performance) - 7pm - Main Space

  • Jeff Simmons (Performance) - 7pm - Main Space

  • Zappa Disco Mash Up with DJ Dave Gamble (Aftershow) - 9.30pm - Foyers

2010/11/05 - 2010/11/07

  • AAAFNRAA (Exhibition) - 10am - Venuewide

2010/11/13

(Ian Underwood couldn't make it to the festival)

2010/12/04 "Zappafest"

10th annual tribute to Frank Zappa on December 4

at 'Linneman's' 1001 E Locust St, Milwaukee, 8pm sharp.

Five local bands doing all Zappa music.

2010/12/12 "Frank Zappa Radio Avond..."
radio special dedicated to Frank Zappa

 

on Dutch regional radio 'Stadsradio Breda', also broadcast on the internet.

 

2011 02 04 - 05 "The Yellow Snow Festival"

second edition of the "Yellow Snow Festival" in Larvik, Norway.

2011 05 06 - 07 "Mosae Zappa Festival"

Zappa festival in Maastricht, The Netherlands

2011 05 06

  • LiLo
  • The Wrong Object featuring Ke

2011 05 07

  • The Yellow Snow Crystals
  • The Beefheart Project
  • Tarentatec

2011 06 18 "Zappamundo Festival 2011"

Zappa festival in Lisbon, Portugal

 

  • Karma My Dog
  • Solistas de Metropolitana de Lisboa
  • Zappa Odyssey
  • Filthy Habits Ensemble
  • Tarentatec

 

2011 08 19 - 2010 08 21 "Zappanale #22" festival,
Bad Doberan Germany


special guests
  • Ike Willis
  • Ray White
  • Robert Martin
  • Co de Kloet

Extra Events

  • Zappanale #22 Ausstellung: Lothar Taube, Helmut King, Carlos Zerpa :
    "Hommage To Captain Beefheart"

  • Fritz Rau: Begegnungen

  • Guy Bickel: Behind the garage door

  • Co de Kloet and Gary Lucas: I Have A Cat

  • SoundSchleuder

  • Joe's Garage

  • Jim Cohen

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - Kamp

  • Killmenoc

  • Oozing Goo

  • Hot Fur

Thursday, August 18, 2011 - Kamp

  • ZAPPNOISE

  • Evil Dick

  • Tonlast

  • Die Reise

Friday, August 19, 2011 - Festival Grounds

  • Terence Hansen

  • The Yellow Snow Crystals

  • Doctor Nerve

  • Essra Mohawk (with Sandro Oliva)

  • Project/Object feat. Ike Willis / Ray White

  • Hot Fur

Saturday, August 20, 2011 - Festival Grounds

  • The Vegatarians

  • Jono El Grande

  • FIDO plays Zappa

  • Colosseum

  • Raoul Petite

  • Lazuli

Sunday, August 21, 2011 - Festival Grounds

  • Gary Lucas

  • Evil Dick

  • The Plastic People of the Universe

  • Jazzhunde feat. Chris Oppermann / Project/Object

  • Eddie Jobson Band

Truckstage August 19 - 21, 2011, Festival Grounds

  • Tante Tofu

  • Glasscage

  • Die Reise

  • Gary Lucas

 

"FREAK OUT IN TURNHOUT"
EXPOSITION AT THE STRIP TURNHOUT FESTIVAL, BELGIUM
2011/12/10 - 2011/12/11

2011/12/18 ZAPPA RADIO AVOND

radio special dedicated to Frank Zappa

 

on Dutch regional radio 'Stadsradio Breda', also broadcast on the internet.

 

2012 02 10 - 11 "The Yellow Snow Festival"

third edition of the "Yellow Snow Festival" in Larvik, Norway.

 

2012 06 01 - 02 "Mosae Zappa"

second edition of the "Mosae Zappa" festival.

  • Ensemble Mosae
  • The Muze Jazz Orchestra
  • The Lex Bronkowitz Orchestra
  • Grupo Go
  • Peach Noise
 

2012 08 01 - 2010 08 04 "Zappanale #23" festival,
Bad Doberan, Germany
  • 2012 07 31
    • High Pink
    • Zappnoise
    • Bad Penny
    • Karol Schwarz All Stars
  • 2012 08 01
    • Ben Watson: "Captain Beefheart"
    • FiftyII50
    • Ya Hozna
    • The Yellow Snow Crystals
    • Sandro Oliva
  • 2012 08 02
    • Co de Kloet: "Supplement Live" feat. Gary Lucas and George Duke
    • Fried Dähn & The Yellow String Quartet
    • Gargantua
    • Triggerfinger
    • Just Another Band
    • George Duke & Jean-Luc Ponty : The Brothers Of Invention
    • Quantum Fantasy
  • 2012 08 03
    • Jim Cohen
    • Humble Grumble
    • Gary Lucas
    • Dead Dino Storage
    • Seth Faergolzia
    • Fast 'n' Bulbous
    • Die Reise
    • The Mother Hips, feat. Scott Thunes
    • Das Simple
    • Magma
    • Cro!
  • 2012 08 04
    • Gary Lucas
    • Jack Dupon
    • MagNiFZnt
    • Bogus Pomp
    • Jazzproject Hundehagen
    • Dr.Dark feat. Gary Lucas
    • Acid Cobra & Art-Errorist & Zappi
    • Motorpsycho
    • Herr Blum
    • DeWolff
    • Aufrichtiges Zappa
  • 2012 08 05  "Heavy Guitar Day"
    • Blasorchester Bad Doberan
    • Iron Horses
    • Jerry Outlaw and Friends
    • Jimmy Gee
    • Uli Jon Roth
    • Lapis Lazuli
    • Alice Cooper

2012 09 15 - 2012 09 16
"Frank Zappa: Una Vita Contro La Stupidita"

2012 09 15
concert Sandro Oliva, Sergio Dileo, Jacopo Giusti, ...

2012 09 16
"Le Brutte Parole" by Alessandro Pizzin
concert Fattor Zeta

 
2012 10 26 - 2012 10 27 "Zappa Union", Drammen, Norway

Host: GEIR SCHAU

FRIDAY

  • lectures by Jono El Grande and Bjørn Olav Herheim on Zappa's time at PAL and on Frank Zappa as classical composer
  • Christian M. Berg (solo percussion Oslo Philharmonic), musicians from Oslo Philharmonic and students at the Norwegian Academy of Music will perform music by composers who influenced Frank Zappa and one of Zappa's own works.
    • Edgard Varèse: Ionisation (12 percussion and piano)
    • Frank Zappa: The Black Page (5 percussion and electric bass)
  • concert by TARENTATEC

SATURDAY

  • exhibition
  • concert by ZAPPA TIME
  • concert by DINO DEAD STORAGE feat. Robert Martin
  • concert by TARENTATEC

 

2012 12 16 ZAPPA RADIO AVOND

radio special dedicated to Frank Zappa

 

on Dutch regional radio 'Stadsradio Breda', also broadcast on the internet.

 

2012 12 21 NASCIMENTO DO MENINO FRANK ZAPPA

 

The Zappanoia Associação celebrated Zappa's 72th birthday with a number of concerts at Katacumbas do Lyceu Camões, Lisbon, Portugal, on Saturday, December 21th 2012.  

 

2012 12 28 MILWAUKEE ZAPPAFEST

The 12th edition of the Milwaukee Zappafest featured

 
2013 01  -  2013 02  "Frank Zappa ou l'Utopie Créatrice", Lorient, France

 

- expo : frank zappa album covers

- documentary : "zappa dans la vie, zappa en live"

- conference : "le rock, 1963 - 1976" by christophe brault

- conference : "frank zappa à la source" by guy darol

- concert "zappa l'alchimiste", by students of the "l'école de musique et de danse de lorient"

2013 03 08 - 2013 03 09 "Moo-ah" festival,
Corby, UK

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

2013 03 26 - 2013 03 30 "Zappa Week",
'The Mix', Seattle

 

  • 2013/03/26 "Baby Snakes"
  • 2013/03/27 Zappa Jam
  • 2013/03/28 Bruce Bickford + screenings
  • 2013/03/30 Pojama People in concert

2013 07 31  "Dylan, Hendrix, Zappa spielen für Bach", Hamburg, Germany

Opening the Zappanale #24 festival

 

  • Dietmar Bonnen - piano, voice
  • Alexei Aigui - violin
  • Lothar Burghaus - clarinet, bass clarinet, sax

concert at the St.Katherinenkirche in Hamburg, Germany

2013 08 01 - 2013 08 04 "Zappanale #24" festival,
Bad Doberan, Germany

Thursday, 01.08.2013 - Kamp, Bad Doberan

  • Schülerband (DE)

  • ZAPPNOISE (DE)

  • Ukulele Overnite (DE)

  • Bad Penny (DE)

Friday, 02.08.2013 - Festivalground

  • Jim Cohen (USA)

  • Dangerous Kitchen (DE)

  • Ali N. Askin (DE)

  • Pojama People featuring Ike Willis (USA)

  • Anton and the Headcleaners (CH)

  • The Brain - Fried Dähn (DE)

  • Dasch2 (DE)

Saturday, 03.08.13 - Festivalground

  • Fritz Rau (DE)

  • Jazzprojekt Hundehagen (DE)

  • avant-garde-quatuor (Project-Name follows) (FR)

  • Coogans Bluff (DE)

  • Polka Streng (AT)

  • Sebkha-Chott & Friends perform Thing Fish (FR)

  • Z3 (USA)

Sunday, 04.08.2013 - Festivalground

  • Studio Dan (AT)

  • Kazutoki Umezu KIKI Band (JP)

  • Goodbye Session

 

 

2013 09 17 - 2013 09 17 "Zappa Fenomen"
České Budějovice, Czech Republic

  • A conference about Frank Zappa in Ceske Budejovice, at the university's Faculty of Arts.

 

2013 11 07 - 2013 11 09 "Zappa Union", Drammen, Norway

THURSDAY

  • The Band From Utopia
  • Dead Dino Storage

FRIDAY

  • The Grandmothers Of Invention
  • ZappaTime

plus an expo by Aagot.no Rokne.

2013 10 13 "Zappa Dag", Tilburg, The Netherlands

with DJ Gert Brunink

and concerts by

Presentation and Zappa-quiz by John Sijnke

2013 10 23 "200 Motels", Los Angeles, Ca

 

 
2013 10 29 "200 Motels", London, UK
  • 2013 10 26 - 17:30 h screening of "200 Motels", the movie
  • 2013 10 27 - 13:30 h "1960 - counterculture and revolution"
    • Richard Weight talks to Gail Zappa
  • 2013 10 29 - 18:15 h pre-concert talk
    • Introduction by Gillian Moore
    • 'Drool, Britannia'
      featuring Richard Strange, Jay Rayner & Tony Guilfoyle
    • Gillian Moore talks to Jurjen Hempel, Scott Thunes, Joe Travers & Gail Zappa
  • 2013 10 29 - 19:30 h concert "200 Motels, The Suites"
    "The Rest Is Noise" festival, 'Royal Festival Hall', London, UK
    • BBC Concert Orchestra, Southbank Sinfonia & London Voices
      Claron McFadden, Tony Guilfoyle, Richard Strange, Ian Shaw, Brendan Reilly, Sophia Brous, Diva Zappa, Jessica Hynes, Jay Rayner, Scott Thunes, Joe Travers
      conductor: Jurjen Hempel
    • the program
      • Overture
      • Went On The Road
      • Centerville
      • Tuna Sandwich Suite
      • The Restaurant Scene
      • Touring Can Make You Crazy
      • What's The Name Of Your Group?
      • Can I Help You With This Dummy?
      • The Pleated Gazelle
      • I'm Stealing The Room
      • Shove It Right In
      • Penis Dimension
      • Strictly Genteel

 

 

2013 12 07 - "20 Years of Arf-Society"
concert 'Roadrunners Paradise', Berlin, Germany

2013 12 21 - "Nascimento do Menino"
concert, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Inventionis Mater
  • The Chrome Plated Megaphone of Destiny
  • Karma Plays Zappa

2014 03 21 - 2014 03 22  "Arf ! Arf ! Arf !"

19 March 2014
movies @ CinemaZuid
The World's Greatest Sinner - The Amazing Mr. Bickford - 200 Motels (new version)

21 March 2014
concerts @ deSingel
Capt. Cheese-Beard & The 7 Sisters Of Prevention feat. Robert Martin
and
Flat Earth Society feat. Mauro Pawlowski & Pierre Vervloesem in Terms Of Embarrassment

22 March 2014
lecture @ deSingel
Ben Watson on Zappology

22 March 2014
concerts @ deSingel
The Wrong Object
and
Brussels Philharmonic feat. Robert Martin

22 March 2014
afterparty @ Petrol
dj's Mauro Pawlowski, Bootsie Butsenzeller, Carlo Tune Up & Louis Katorz

 

2014 04 17 "Frank Zappa - Return of Father and Sons"

Paris, France

2014 07 16 (?) Hamburg

String Trash Project

American-European Mothers Of Music

 

 
2014 07 17 - 2014 07 20 "Zappanale #25" festival,
Bad Doberan, Germany

thursday 2014 07 17

  • Zappnoise
  • Tarentatec
  • School Of Rock
  • String Trash Project (at book presentation)

friday 2014 07 18

  • Jeff Silvertrust (at the expo)
  • Bunk & Don (at the expo)
  • School Of Rock (6)
  • Ace 9
  • Grandsheiks
  • Aranis
  • The Magic Band
  • Embryo

saturday 2014 07 19

  • Grandsheiks
  • Jazzprojekt Hundehagen
  • Present
  • The Muffin Men
  • Spanner Jazz Punks
  • Crimson Projekt
  • Aufrichtiges Zappa

sunday 2014 07 20

  • String Trash Project  (at the expo)
  • Wonneberg (at the expo)
  • Arf Meeting
  • Le Bocal
  • The Grandmothers
  • Good-Bye Session
  • Guillaume Perret

2014 08 15 - 2014 08 17 "Zapperlot!" festival, Schangnau, Switzerland

2014 08 15

  • Moll und Fischer
  • Benoit Piccand Project, feat. Morgan Agren
  • Mats / Morgan Band
  • Akku Quintet
  • Tarentatec
  • DJ Tide

2014 08 16

  • Inventionis Mater
  • Öz Ürügülü
  • Anton and the Headcleaners
  • Cathy van Eck
  • Mörglbl
  • Bones and Battery
  • Fido Plays Zappa
  • DJ Electric

2014 08 17

  • Frauenjodlerchor Bumbach
  • Christy Doran's New Bag
  • Kamikaze
  • Cowboys From Hell
 
2014 11 07 - 2014 11 08 "ZappaUnion III", Oslo, Norway

The Banned From Utopia

The GrandMothers Of Ivention

The Yellow String Quartet