The Bastard’s Diary

 

DATE

EVENT

15 May 2022

Nostalgic Orange (featuring members of The Lovers Of Invention) play a set of original prog tunes, plus a few Zappa ones, at the Royal Albert pub, New Cross, London.

26 May 2022

‘Reach For It’ – the Genius of George Duke at the PizzaExpress, Soho, London.

May 2022

Freak Out! My Life with Frank Zappa: Laurel Canyon 1968-1971 by Pauline Butcher is published by Plexus Books.

3 June 2022

‘Celebrate Zappa’ with Treacherous Cretins at the 100 Club, London. POSTPONED TILL 26/10/22

4 June 2022

Steve Vai plays the O2 Academy, Glasgow.

5 June 2022

Steve Vai plays The Ritz, Manchester.

7 June 2022

Steve Vai plays The Palladium, London.

9 June 2022

Steve Vai plays the O2 Academy, Bristol.

10 June 2022

Steve Vai plays the Academy, Dublin.

11 June 2022

Steve Vai plays The Limelight, Belfast.

11 June 2022

Pygmy Twylyte play DreadnoughtRock, Bathgate.

13 July 2022

Napoleon Murphy Brock and Mats Öberg play St Catherine’s Church in Hamburg.

15-17 July 2022

Zappanale #31, Bad Doberan, Germany. www.zappanale.de

11 August 2022

Pygmy Twylyte play Bannermans, Edinburgh.

12 August 2022

Pygmy Twylyte play Bannermans, Edinburgh.

16 August 2022

Orange Claw Hammer play Bannermans, Edinburgh.

17 August 2022

Orange Claw Hammer play Bannermans, Edinburgh.

10 September 2022

Pygmy Twylyte play the Mad Hatters Festival, Angus.

24 September 2022

Pygmy Twylyte play Eden Court, Inverness.

25 September 2022

Pygmy Twylyte play Church, Dundee.

8 October 2022

Pygmy Twylyte play The Hug & Pint, Glasgow.

20 October 2022

Mother Superior: The Saga of Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention – the authorised biography by Alan Clayson – is published by Constable & Robinson Ltd.

26 October 2022

‘Celebrate Zappa’ with Treacherous Cretins at the 100 Club, London.

12 November 2022

Pygmy Twylyte play MacArts, Galashiels

25-26 November 2022

Mosae Zappa, Meuse–Rhine Euroregion. www.mosaezappa.nl

10 December 2022

London Zappa Collective play AGVA, West Acton, London.

Spring 2023

I Hope You Die Love Me, Moon Unit Zappa’s long-awaited ‘offbeat love-letter to her father’, published in the UK by Orion.

 

Always check with venues before making long journeys.

 

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