Music, Star Series

NS2 & THE CAROLINA THEATRE OF DURHAM PRESENT

Dweezil Zappa: The Rox(Postroph)y Tour

  • Fri, September 6 at 8:00pm
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    Dweezil Zappa was born on September 5, 1969, in Los Angeles, the son of the iconic musician Frank Zappa. Over the past three decades, Dweezil has carved out an eclectic and illustrious career that spans music, television, film, and entrepreneurship.

    A Grammy-winning guitarist, Dweezil has left an indelible mark on the music industry with over 2,000 concerts performed worldwide. Known for his masterful performances and deep connection to his father’s music, he’s returning to concert stages in 2024 for the first time since the 2020 “Hot Ratz Live! Tour”, continuing to guide fans through the thrilling and sophisticated world of his father’s music.

    His virtuosity on the guitar is matched only by his prolific compositional skills, which have generated numerous original works spanning multiple albums including “Confessions of Deprived Youth” (1991) and “Via Zammata” (2015). Notably, his compositions have even been performed by a 100-piece orchestra in Holland, showcasing his versatility and command of orchestral arrangements. His music effortlessly traverses genres, seamlessly weaving together elements of rock, fusion, and experimental sounds, all while maintaining a signature style that is unmistakably his own. In addition to his solo work, Dweezil has collaborated with an impressively varied roster of artists, including Edward Van Halen, Deep Purple, Lisa Loeb, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock and Steve Vai, among others.

    In 2020, Dweezil further solidified his reputation as a pioneer in the industry by completing construction on “Hikari,” a state-of-the-art multimedia studio. As a sought-after audio mix engineer, he showcased his expertise by crafting the stereo and Atmos mixes for the 50th anniversary re-release of Deep Purple’s legendary album “Machine Head” in 2024, cementing his status as a unique voice in sound engineering.

    Beyond his artistic pursuits, Dweezil is deeply passionate about music education. He frequently shares his knowledge and expertise by teaching guitar, both through his own music camp, “Dweezilla,” and online lessons. His collaborative spirit has led him to work with a diverse array of musicians all while honoring the legacy of his father, Frank Zappa.

    In all his endeavors, Dweezil remains committed to upholding integrity and pushing the boundaries of technology and creativity. As he continues to innovate and inspire, Dweezil Zappa stands as a true luminary in the world of music and beyond.

    VIP1: ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE PACKAGE

    • One (1) reserved ticket
    • Guided Tour from Dweezil Zappa of the stage and gear
    • Exclusive Soundcheck Party featuring one (1) song not played during the show followed by a Q&A with Dweezil Zappa
    • Photo Opp with Frank Zappa’s guitar from the cover of “Roxy & Elsewhere”
    • One (1) pick pack
    • One (1) signed postcard
    • One (1) commemorative VIP laminate

    VIP2: SOUNDCHECK AND Q&A EXPERIENCE

    • One (1) reserved ticket
    • Exclusive Soundcheck Party featuring one (1) song not played during the show followed by a Q&A with Dweezil Zappa
    • Photo Opp with Frank Zappa’s guitar from the cover of “Roxy & Elsewhere”
    • One (1) pick pack
    • One (1) signed postcard
    • One (1) commemorative VIP laminate