Sat 16th Apr 2016, 8:00pm

The Muffin Men

The Studio, Hartlepool


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Celebrating 25 years on the road around Europe. April 2016 sees the MufFinZ Power Quartet plus special guest Denny Walley on slide guitar and vocal.

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. This year 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 Beefheart's Magic Band, appearing on the classic Bat Chain Puller 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.

The Muffin Men

Formed in 1990 to play a one-off concert to celebrate Zappa's 50th birthday, the band have gone...

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