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Mar 12, 2024 9:48:33 AM 1 min read

Dweezil Zappa to Perform at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino, Tuesday, August 6

RENO, Nev. (March 12, 2024) – Dweezil Zappa’s The Rox(Postroph)y Tour is coming to Grand Sierra Resort’s (GSR) acclaimed Grand Theatre on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2024 at 8 p.m.

Tickets for Dweezil Zappa at GSR go on sale Friday, March 15 at 10 a.m. PT and start at $29.50, plus additional taxes and fees. Infinity Rewards members will have access to presale beginning Thursday, March 14 at 10 a.m. PT through 10 p.m. PT. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit or call 1-800-648-3568.

Dweezil Zappa  emerged onto the music scene with his debut album, “Havin' a Bad Day,” in 1986, inspired by his reverence for Eddie Van Halen. As the years unfolded, Zappa diversified his career, delving into television and ultimately embracing the responsibility of preserving his father Frank Zappa's musical legacy.

Throughout the '80s, Dweezil’s presence extended beyond music, with roles as a VJ on MTV and appearances in films like “Pretty in Pink” and “The Running Man.” He released albums like “My Guitar Wants to Kill Your Mama” (1988) and "Confessions" (1991). In the early '90s, Dweezil worked on television projects, contributing to shows like “Duckman” and composing themes for “The Ben Stiller Show.”

After his father's death in 1993, he initially refrained from performing Frank Zappa's music, but his journey took a turn in 2005 when he formed “Zappa Plays Zappa,” reviving his father's compositions. Despite legal disputes over the name, the tour garnered success, leading to albums like “Go with What You Know” (2006) and “Return of the Son Of…” (2010).

In 2016, the Zappa Family Trust's cease-and-desist letter posed a challenge to Dweezil's plans for a 50th-anniversary tour of Frank Zappa's debut album, “Freak Out!” Undeterred, he renamed the tour “Dweezil Zappa Plays Whatever the F@%k He Wants!” showcasing his determination to continue celebrating and performing his father's music on his own terms. Doors open at 7 p.m.

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