Frank Zappa News

Bogus Pomp Orchestra to Perform the Music of Frank Zappa at the Palladium, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

On Saturday, September 20, 2014 the Bogus Pomp Orchestra will be performing the music of Frank Zappa at The Palladium Theater in downtown St. Petersburg. (more...)

Mary Gatchell to Perform at the Leddy Center, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

Mary Gatchell will be performing her great music with her NYC band at Leddy Center at Verdant Pastures in Epping, NH, Friday evening, October 3, at 7:30pm. Mary Gatchell is a dynamic singer, pianist, and composer living in New York City. (more...)

Colorado Symphony to Launch New 'Presents' Series in November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

The Colorado Symphony has announced Colorado Symphony Presents, a new series of performances by world-class contemporary artists launching at Boettcher Concert Hall in November. (more...)

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Opens the 2014-15 Classics Series with DON GIOVANNI, 9/13-16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra opens the 2014.15 Classics series with Don Giovanni on September 13-14 & 16, 2014, led by Music Director Edo de Waart. This concert production features an international cast alongside the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra for an unforgettable operatic event. (more...)

THE SUNSET STRIP & GIBSON FOUNDATION to Unveil GuitarTown Art Pieces
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

THE SUNSET STRIP and GIBSON FOUNDATION are excited to unveil their next installment of 10-foot, one-of-a-kind guitars Tuesday, August 19 (more...)

L.A. Rock On Film Series Celebrates FRANK ZAPPA This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Three films directed by the legendary American composer Frank Zappa will be celebrated this Sunday, August 17 at the Egyptian Theatre as part of the American Cinematheque's Turn Up The Radio: L.A. Rock On Film series, August 13-17. (more...)

Red Pipe Gallery to Present SOLDIERS IN OUR MIDST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Red Pipe Gallery presents a debut solo exhibition by Los Angeles based painter Charles Swenson entitled SOLDIERS IN OUR MIDST. For this series of work, Swenson uses toy soldiers as models, photographs them, and creates the paintings from those photos. The resulting images are wistful, sad and stoic, while slightly disturbing. These compelling paintings are meant to honor all soldiers but also call in to question the abstractions of war and what constitutes service. The edgy and contemporary art in the SOLDIERS IN OUR MIDST series, occupy a space between nineteenth century portraiture and more recent pop art - using the toy models and treating them as though they are real people. (more...)

Capt. Beefheart Guitar Legend Zoot Horn Rollo Releases Four New Digital Only Tracks
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

Much to the excitement of guitarists worldwide, guitar icon Zoot Horn Rollo (Bill Harkleroad), best known for his work with Capt. Beefheart's Magic Band, has made four new tracks, 'The Mask Tracks' (more...)

40th Anniversary Edition of Frank Zappa's Apostrophe(') Now on 180-Gram Vinyl
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

The ZAPPA FAMILY TRUST presents more freshly remastered music with the 40th Anniversary Edition of Frank Zappa's Apostrophe(') (more...)

Award Winning JERSEY BOYS Songwriter Denny Randell and Partner Biddy Schippers Casting New Theatrical Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

The new theatrical musical " Posthumously Yours," with words, music and original story and dialogue by hit songwriters Denny Randell and his partner and collaborator Biddy Schippers, brings to life in the words of the writers, "The magic of renewed stardom through death". (more...)

Wicked Lit Presents THE DOLL , 7/11-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Unbound Productions Executive Director Jonathan Josephson, Artistic Director Paul Millet, and Producing Artistic Director Jeff G. Rack have announced the cast for the World Premiere Wicked Lit installation of Algernon Blackwood's THE DOLL, adapted by Rack and directed by Millet (July 11-26, 2014; Fridays-Sundays, 7:00 p.m., 8:15 p.m., and 9:30 p.m.): Asia Aragon (Unbound Productions debut), Jennifer Novak Chun (The Lurking Fear, The Masque of the Red Death Experience, and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow - Wicked Lit2013), Amelia Meyers (Unbound Productions debut), Tanya Mironowski (The Unnamable, Wicked Lit 2010, 2011), and Andrew Thatcher (Wake Not the Dead, Wicked Lit 2012). The play will be performed as a full production in and around Strub Mansion (a 100-year-old Italianate Beaux Arts home) on the campus of the historic Mayfield Senior School of the Holy Child Jesus in Pasadena. (more...)

Guitarist Eyal Maoz Set for Weeklong Residency at The Stone, 7/15-20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

John Zorn's renowned THE STONE presents a weeklong residency performed and curated by mesmerizing guitarist and composer Eyal Maoz. A mainstay of the NYC downtown music scene, Maoz is notoriously known as the bad (and crazy) boy of the progressive jazz guitar world. For six nights, he brings his new works evoking both cutting edge rock-jazz-Jewish extravaganza noise and chamber grace. (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP on ABC - Tuesday, June 3, 2014
by - May 29, 2014

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP, airing on ABC on Tuesday, June 3, 2014! (more...)

Hal Leonard Releases Vocal Selections for ROCKY, BEAUTIFUL, ALADDIN & More!
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Hal Leonard will release vocal selections for a series of shows from this Broadway season in the coming months, including: Rocky (available now), Beautiful (June 1,2014), A Night with Janis Joplin (June 1, 2014), A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder (June 6, 2014), Big Fish (July 1, 2014), and Aladdin (August 1, 2014). (more...)

Unbound Productions Stages World Premiere Readings of MYSTERY LIT and THE DOLL, Summer 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Unbound Productions, Executive Director Jonathan Josephson, Artistic Director Paul Millet, and Producing Artistic Director Jeff G. Rack have announced details about their World Premiere staged reading of MYSTERY LIT, adapted by Josephson from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories (May 22, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. and May 24, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.) and the World Premiere production of Algernon Blackwood's THE DOLL, adapted by Rack and directed by Millet (July 11-26, 2014; Fridays-Sundays, 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., and 9:00 p.m.). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Dayton (more...)

Unbound Productions to Stage World Premiere Readings of MYSTERY LIT and THE DOLL, Summer 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

Unbound Productions, Executive Director Jonathan Josephson, Artistic Director Paul Millet, and Producing Artistic Director Jeff G. Rack have announced details about their World Premiere staged reading of MYSTERY LIT, adapted by Josephson from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories (May 22, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. and May 24, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.) and the World Premiere production of Algernon Blackwood's THE DOLL, adapted by Rack and directed by Millet (July 11-26, 2014; Fridays-Sundays, 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., and 9:00 p.m.). (more...)

CAPTAIN BEEFHEART'S Harpo's Detroit 1980 Concert Recording to Be Released
by Danielle DeSisto - May 09, 2014

Much to the excitement of Captain Beefheart fans worldwide, on April 28th Gonzo Multimedia will be releasing on CD a rare live recording of the Captain in concert at Harpo's in Detroit, Michigan on Dec. 11, 1980! (more...)

Acme Theatre Presents SCI-FEST, Hollywood's First Annual Science Fiction One-Act Play Festival, Now thru 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2014

SCI-FEST, the 1st Annual Los Angeles Science Fiction One-Act Play Festival premieres at The ACME Theatre (135 N. La Brea Avenue) featuring two different, riveting evenings ('A' and 'B' rotating weekly) of new and classic sci fi works. Evening 'A' premieres tonight, May 6. Evening 'B' premieres Tuesday, May 13. Performances will run Tuesdays - Saturdays @ 8 PM; Sundays at 3 PM through June 1, 2014. (more...)

Julian Fleisher, Russell Taylor and More to Headline Joe's Pub, 5/7-18
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2014

Joe's Pub has announced an exciting lineup of performances for May 7-18. From Everything's Coming Up BroadwayWorld.com - A Jules Styne Tribute, to Julian Fleisher, to Natalie Imani, there is sure to be something for everyone. Check up the full lineup below! (more...)

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