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Frank Zappa Hologram Responds To Censorship

February 28, 2019

Frank Zappa Hologram Addresses So-Called “Questionable Content” Violation From Ticketmaster Over Ad For “The Bizarre World Of Frank Zappa” Hologram Tour. In Zappa’s Own Words: “I’m A Person Who Likes To Do What He Likes To Do…” Composer, musician, futurist and innovator FRANK ZAPPA is facing censorship yet again over so-called “questionable content” in the ad […]

Frank Zappa Hologram To World Premiere New Music with Former Bandmates on “The Bizarre World Of Frank Zappa”

February 11, 2019

Hologram Tour North American Performances Set To Launch Friday April 19. Tickets On Sale Friday February 15. “We’re excited to world premiere a handful of Frank Zappa compositions; these mind-melting concerts we’re putting together celebrate the music, often surreal imagery and humour synonymous with Frank.”—Ahmet Zappa Live music’s premier hologram production company Eyellusion has announced that […]

Frank Zappa’s Beloved Live Double Album ‘Zappa In New York’ Celebrated With Suite Of 40th Anniversary Releases

January 24, 2019

Original Master Mix, Newly Remastered And Available For The First Time Since Its Debut  5-Disc Collection Features Over Three Hours Of Unreleased Performances From The Legendary 1976 Four-Night Stand Plus Exclusive Material From Zappa’s Vault Available On March 29 Via Zappa Records/UMe Pre-Order Launches Today; Digital Pre-Order Includes Instant Grat Download Of Unreleased Rarity “The […]

Promo Video Revealed for 2019 “The Bizarre World Of Frank Zappa” Tour

November 6, 2018

Following up on the announcement that live music’s premier hologram production company Eyellusion has signed with APA for representation worldwide for their tours, the ZAPPA FAMILY TRUST can now share the exclusive promotional video (which includes audio of Frank Zappa speaking about Holograms) for the “The Bizarre World Of Frank Zappa” tour. Set to launch […]

LUNO Collaborates with Frank Zappa Estate on Limited Edition Record Console

August 7, 2018

Luxury design brand LUNO has teamed up with the Frank Zappa Estate on the creation of the SSKL Soundwave, FZ Limited Edition. This uniquely designed record console—only 10 of which will be available for purchase–is highlighted by a solid brass soundwave from Frank Zappa’s “Sofa No. 1” musical composition that is meticulously inlaid by hand […]

“Chunga’s Revenge” Returns To Vinyl For The First Time In Three Decades

July 3, 2018

180-Gram audiophile grade vinyl pressing available July 20 via Zappa Records/UMe. Coming on the heels of last month’s vinyl release of his enigmatic Burnt Weeny Sandwich, Frank Zappa’s stylistically diverse and subversive 1970 album Chunga’s Revenge will be the next classic Zappa album to be reissued on vinyl as part of the Zappa Family Trust […]

ZappaCast Episode #38: Zappa And The Blues

June 19, 2018

Kick back with a cold whatever, kids…it’s time for an all-new ZAPPACAST! Frank Zappa was DEEPLY inspired by the blues, and drew from it as inspiration throughout the entirety of his career. In this episode, Scott chats with ED KOMARA (author of ZaFTIG — the Zappa Family Trust Issues Guide) about Frank’s history with the […]

Dweezil Zappa – Choice Cuts North America Tour 2018

June 6, 2018

Dweezil Zappa’s “Choice Cuts” Tour hits North America in the Fall! 10/24/18: Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room10/25/18: Melbourne, FL – Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts10/26/18: Ft. Meyers, FL – Southwest Florida Events Center10/27/18: Ponte Vedra Beach, FL – Ponte Vedra Concert Hall10/28/18: Charlotte, NC – McGlohon Theater10/29/18: Raleigh, NC – Fletcher […]

Frank Zappa’s Classic “Burnt Weeny Sandwich” Back On The Menu!

May 10, 2018

180 Gram audiophile grade vinyl pressing available June 22 via Zappa Records/UMe. Los Angeles – May 10, 2018 – Over the last several years, the Zappa Family Trust and UMe have lovingly been restoring Frank Zappa’s iconic catalog together by reissuing his classic albums on CD, pressing long-out-of-print records back on vinyl and digitizing the […]