Dweezil Zappa Announces Hot Rats & Other Hot Stuff Winter Tour 2020
Guitarist Dweezil Zappa confirmed the dates of his Hot Rats & Other Hot Stuff Winter Tour 2020. The tour features Dweezil’s performances of his father Frank Zappa’s acclaimed 1969 album Hot Rats alongside “an assortment of other psychedelic, avant-garde odd metered toe tappers well known to Zappa aficionados.”
Following a European run that wraps in December, Dweezil will resume the Hot Rats & Other Hot Stuff Tour on February 5 in Boise, Idaho. The tour will make additional stops that month in Washington, Oregon (three shows), California (five shows), Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado (two shows), New Mexico, Texas (two shows), Oklahoma and Missouri. In March, Zappa and his “rocking teenage combo” will perform in Nebraska, Arkansas, Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania (four shows), New York (three shows), New Hampshire, Washington D.C., Rhode Island, Quebec (Canada), Ontario (Canada), Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, Iowa and Missouri. Tickets to the newly announced 2020 tour dates go on sale on Friday, October 18.
A 50th anniversary edition of Hot Rats was recently detailed. The Hot Rats Sessions six-disc box set is due on December 20 through Zappa Records/UMe.