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Muffin Men Playing the Music of Frank Zappa

Saturday, 30th March @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

£8

The Muffin Men play 50 years of Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention. Celebrating 29 years on the road around Europe.

The MufFinZ quintet, featuring 4 original members from the 1990 Muffin Men line-up. This tour will revive many Mothers of Invention pieces, along with others Zappa favourites.

The Muffin Men have played over 2000 dates around Europe, often featuring ex-Zappa alumni. The band play their own arrangements of Zappa material, along with some note-for-note versions of some favourites. At least 12 ex-Zappa musicians have performed with The Muffin Men over the years.

Do you know… that one of the oldest and most durable “tribute bands” in the music business – formed long before the term “tribute band” was coined – was formed and remains based on Merseyside?

Do you know… that they first performed the music of frank zappa 25 years ago at the legendary rock venue “The Black Horse and Rainbow”, Berry St, Liverpool, on the maverick composer’s 50th birthday?

Do you know… that since then they have played thousands of shows throughout Europe, in venues ranging from tiny bars to Liverpool Philharmonic Hall and Glastonbury world stage, and have meanwhile released over 20 cds and 4 documentary dvds?

Do you know…that they have worked and toured alongside many of Frank Zappa’s former band members, and that they have been referenced in several standard texts regarding Zappa’s music?

Do you know…that they celebrated 25 years of operation with a special 3 hour party gig at the world Famous Cavern Club on Sunday December 20th 2015, it featured 15 past and present members and played to a sell out crowd?

Do you know… the muffin men?
Support for the evening comes from Paul McHale and Hannah Kewn.

Paul McHale https://www.facebook.com/paul.mchale.376
Hannah Kewn https://www.facebook.com/hkewn

Over 14 with an Adult

Stage Times

Hannah Kewn 7:40pm – 8:10pm
Paul McHale 8:15pm – 8:45pm
Muffin Men 9:00pm- 9:45pm | interval | 10:15pm – 11:00pm

Saturday 30th of March 2019 | The Theatre: Entrance 4 | Doors and Bar open at 7:30pm

Ticket Prices: £8.00 In Advance / £10.00 On The Door

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Details

Date:
Saturday, 30th March
Time:
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Cost:
£8
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/225011478207087/

Venue

The Old Courts
Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom
Website:
http://www.theoldcourts.com/