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Playing the music of Frank Zappa since 1990

the Muffin Men


25th Anniversary Gig

Video here

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video report from the recent German jaunt 

A few gigs coming up

2016 shenanigans
2016 gigs


The Muffin Men: 25th anniversary tour
Zappa/Beefheart - with special guest Denny Walley

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 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.