Frank Zappa News

Jean Luc Ponty Band to Play Boulder Theater This JuneJean Luc Ponty Band to Play Boulder Theater This June
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Legendary French violinist Jean Luc Ponty and his band will be bringing their 'Atlantic Years' tour to the US beginning late May 2017, including a stop at the Boulder Theater on June 14, 2017. (more...)

George Winston Coming to Boulder Theater This MayGeorge Winston Coming to Boulder Theater This May
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

AN EVENING WITH GEORGE WINSTON is set for Boulder Theater on May 9, 2017.  (more...)

French Violinist Jean Luc Ponty to Tour the U.S. This SummerFrench Violinist Jean Luc Ponty to Tour the U.S. This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Legendary French violinist Jean Luc Ponty and his band will be bringing their 'Atlantic Years' tour to the US beginning late May 2017.  (more...)

Legendary Guitarist Adrian Belew Announces Massive Spring 2017 North American TourLegendary Guitarist Adrian Belew Announces Massive Spring 2017 North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Legendary guitarist Adrian Belew, best known for his work with King Crimson, Frank Zappa and David Bowie, as well as his own critically acclaimed solo work, is happy to announce his Spring 2017 North American tour! (more...)

Adrian Belew Power Trio to Play Boulder Theater This MarchAdrian Belew Power Trio to Play Boulder Theater This March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Adrian Belew Power Trio and Saul Zonana are set for the Boulder Theater on March 14, 2017.  (more...)

LA LA LAND, FINDING DORY Among Cinema Audio Society Nominations; Full ListLA LA LAND, FINDING DORY Among Cinema Audio Society Nominations; Full List
by Movies News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The Cinema Audio Society announces the nominees for the 53rd Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2016 in seven categories. (more...)

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival Presents 2017 Lineup of Acclaimed Artists from 11 CountriesPuSh International Performing Arts Festival Presents 2017 Lineup of Acclaimed Artists from 11 Countries
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (PuSh Festival) presents its 13th annual edition, taking placeJanuary 16 to February 5, 2017 at various Vancouver venues. Acclaimed artists representing 11 countries will descend on the city for the signature, three-week mid-winter event. From staggering spectacles to intimately immersive encounters, the 2017 PuSh Festival lineup showcases innovative, transformative art across a vast expanse of performance disciplines. (more...)

Drum Legend Terry Bozzio 'Composer Series' The Music & Art of Terry Bozzio Now AvailableDrum Legend Terry Bozzio 'Composer Series' The Music & Art of Terry Bozzio Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Legendary & award winning melodic drummer Terry Bozzio released worldwide what he calls a “Life's Work” project of Art & Music on the Japanese label Ward Records in September 2015. (more...)

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents GEORGE WINSTONThe Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents GEORGE WINSTON
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Celebrated pianist George Winston brings his unique performance, featuring melodic folk, New Orleans R&B, and stride piano stylings, to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, January 24. (more...)

THE CRAZY WORLD OF ARTHUR BROWN Announces First US Tour in 47 Years!THE CRAZY WORLD OF ARTHUR BROWN Announces First US Tour in 47 Years!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

After a highlight performance at Psycho Las Vegas 2016, hugely influential UK heavy psychedelic progressive oddities The Crazy World of Arthur Brown announce their 2017 "ZIM ZAM ZIM" tour - their first run of US shows since 1969. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

In a musical spectacular, Turning Point Ensemble and arguably Canada's boldest composer, John Oswald, pay tribute to two masters - Frank Zappa, the man, the myth and the moustache, and Edgard Varese, one of the twentieth century's great composers. Turning Point Ensemble will expand to 30 instruments to bring Zappa's music to the PuSh Festival. (more...)

PuSh Festival presents 2017 Global Lineup of Groundbreaking, Multi-Disciplinary WorksPuSh Festival presents 2017 Global Lineup of Groundbreaking, Multi-Disciplinary Works
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (PuSh Festival) presents its 13th annual edition, taking place January 16 to February 5, 2017 at various Vancouver venues. Acclaimed artists representing 11 countries will descend on the city for the signature, three-week mid-winter event. From staggering spectacles to intimately immersive encounters, the 2017 PuSh Festival lineup showcases innovative, transformative art across a vast expanse of performance disciplines. (more...)

Five Monumental Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention Albums to Be Reissued On VinylFive Monumental Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention Albums to Be Reissued On Vinyl
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Following this month's release of three new Frank Zappa albums, the Zappa Family Trust and UMe are continuing their extensive reissue campaign by releasing five iconic works of the musical innovator on vinyl for the first time in decades (more...)

Artists from 11 Countries Set for PuSh Festival's 2017 LineupArtists from 11 Countries Set for PuSh Festival's 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (PuSh Festival) presents its 13th annual edition, taking place January 16 to February 5, 2017 at various Vancouver venues. (more...)

MotorCity Casino Hotel to Welcome George Clinton and Parliament FunkadelicMotorCity Casino Hotel to Welcome George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

MotorCity Casino Hotel will welcome George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic to Sound Board on Thursday, May 25 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Broken Social Scene Among Lineup for 3rd Annual Dream Serenade BenefitBroken Social Scene Among Lineup for 3rd Annual Dream Serenade Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

Dream Serenade returns to Massey Hall for its 3rd edition today, October 22, 2016, creating another unforgettable night to support services for children with developmental disabilities and celebrate their caregivers. (more...)

Prince's Protege Liv Warfield to Return to The Iridium; 2016 Shows Announced!Prince's Protege Liv Warfield to Return to The Iridium; 2016 Shows Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2016

Just announced at The Iridium: Prince's protege LIV WARFIELD on October 15 & 16! (more...)

Bill Hader to Chat Comedic Inspiration of Frank Zappa for KCRW's Guest DJ ProjectBill Hader to Chat Comedic Inspiration of Frank Zappa for KCRW's Guest DJ Project
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Actor/comedian Bill Hader is featured in the first-ever live taping of KCRW's Guest DJ Project, recorded as part of LA Podcast Fest. Hader talks to KCRW DJ Anne Litt about his father's influence on improving his musical taste, the comedic inspiration of Frank Zappa, getting over stage fright with the help of XTC, the humor in De La Soul's particular brand of hip hop, and more. (more...)

Dweezil Zappa Performs The Music of Frank Zappa in The WarehouseDweezil Zappa Performs The Music of Frank Zappa in The Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

In the spirit of renewal and dedication to his father's music and audience, Dweezil Zappa is proud to announce one special night on the 50 Years of Frank: Dweezil Zappa Plays Whatever the F@%k He Wants - The Cease and Desist Tour on Fri. Oct. 28 in The Warehouse at FTC. (more...)

SMCQ to Celebrate 50th Year of Music Creation in MontrealSMCQ to Celebrate 50th Year of Music Creation in Montreal
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

This year the Société de musique contemporaine du Québec (SMCQ) celebrates the 50th year of its foundation in a grand way. This anniversary is particularly important as it also marks the official recognition of contemporary music in Canada. (more...)

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