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Frank Zappa Mothers Day Festival 2006

Famous son Dweezil Zappais iZappa Plays Zappai tour will hit Toronto in June, but alas they wonit be bringing their pedigree and poodles to Buffalo. But Zappa fans in the Queen City can still get a dose of FZ at the Motheris Day Frank Zappa Festival at Nietzscheis on Saturday, May 13.
Buffalois homegrown Zappa tribute, Voice of Cheez, presents this annual festival dedicated to the music of Frank Zappa. The succulent, girl-group harmonies of the Cheezettes (Carfagna/Cissoko/Peel) behind Tom Fenton’s low-end Winchell’s Donut Midnight vocals lend a truly unique sound to Zappa’s classic songs, backed up by drummer George Olmsted and bassist Doug Lambert.
Guests artists opening the show are DOOT!, the bass and drum duo of Pete Brunelli and Stephen Chillemi, whose free improvisational reworkings of Zappa have won acclaim on the European Zappa scene. Buffalois outrageous rock alternative, Anal Pudding, tops off the show with a whipped up set of Zappa. The “Just Say No” Show $8, doors open at 8 @ Nietzsche’s, 248 Allen Street

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