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The Muffin Men With Denny Walley
The Muffin Men With Denny Walley

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21 Apr 2017
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Friday19:30

Celebrating 27 years on the road around Europe.  April 2017 sees the MufFinZ Power Quartet plus special guest Denny Walley on slide guitar and vocal play a short UK tour.

 

The Muffin Men have played nearly 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 along the years.  Once again the band are joined by Denny Walley, ex Zappa guitarist notable for his work on the “Bongo Fury” and “Joe’s Garage” albums”  Denny was also a member of Captain Beefhearts’s Magic Band, appearing on the classic “Bat Chain Puller” original album.  He has previously played with the band many times adding his original slide guitar style and soulful vocal, expect renditions of Joe’s Garage favourites such as “Crew Slut” and even a few Beefheart pieces

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... the muffin men?

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The Citadel Arts Centre
The Citadel Arts Centre
Waterloo Street
St Helens
Merseyside
WA10 1PX

Tel: 01744735436

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Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Balcony Seating & Under 18's£12.00 per person per day
Standing Over 18's£12.00 per person per day

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.