Music can soothe one’s fiery temper, propel a rousing dance, or distract a roommate long enough so you can sell his television at a pawnshop. Experience the stunning power of sound with this GrouponLive deal to see Zappa Plays Zappa at the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown on Thursday, July 19, at 8 p.m. Choose between the following seating options:
- For $24, you get one ticket for Section A seating (in red) (a $59 value).
- For $29, you get one ticket for Section A seating (in red) (a $59 value).
Though he's a dizzyingly accomplished guitarist in his own right, Dweezil Zappa takes an almost self-effacing approach to carrying on the family name. In Zappa Plays Zappa, a concert of his famous father's songs, he aims to present a show that's "like taking a tour of the world’s greatest museum where the curator takes you on your guided tour, but he never stands in front of the paintings while you’re trying to take a picture," as he told Vintage Rock.
To get there, he spent more than three years poring over Frank’s technical compositions before forming Zappa Plays Zappa to recreate them. With a Zappa Family Trust archivist, his brother Ahmet, and four other players selected after a series of sack races, Dweezil set out on his first tour. His thick, curly hair, rakish stubble, and guitar-playing skills mirror his father’s as he tears through Frank’s hits, selected from albums that range from his 1966 debut, Freak Out!, to his Grammy-nominated release Jazz From Hell. Built in 1937 as a movie palace, the theater retains its old-fashioned charm as audiences applaud, head-bob, and beatbox along to performances in modern comfort.
Dweezil is not only a fantastic performer, guitarist, and musician in his own right, but also extremely personable,TheTim, Ticketmaster, 1/14/10
Kudos to the combination of talent, charisma, integrity and showmanship that this concert exemplified!mercolino, Ticketmaster, 6/28/10
The Mayo Center for the Performing Arts
100 South St.
Morristown, New Jersey 07960Get Directions