Live recordings of other artists/ensembles
performing Zappa's music

This document lists unofficial live recordings of concerts that are "pure" FZ tributes or concerts that contain an FZ set. It is divided into 4 categories:

All these lists are not updated.


FZ tribute bands

Since this section continue to grow bigger and bigger, I have made separate pages for these bands:

Bleeding Romeo

21-Dec 1985, Eindhoven, Netherlands

46 min, SBD, A+

More Trouble Every Day, Willie The Pimp, Cosmik Debris, Sharleena, Do You Like My New Car?/Daddy Daddy Daddy, The Man From Utopia Meets Mary Lou, Heavy Duty Judy, Ride My Face To Chicago, Magic Fingers, Peaches En Regalia, Why Does It Hurt When I Pee?, Camarillo Brillo, Muffin Man, Cosmik Debris

Bogus Pomp

25-Jul 1995, State Theater, St. Petersburg, FL

45 min, SBD, A-

King Kong, Torture Never Stops, The Dangerous Kitchen, Let's Move To Cleveland/Orange County Lumber Truck/Oh No/Lumpy Gravy, Black Napkins, Black Page #2, T'mershi Duween, Dupree's Paradise, Andy, Peaches En Regalia, City Of Tiny Lights, Echidna's Arf, Zomby Woof

4-May 1996, Ryles Jazz Club, Cambridge, MA

135 min, SBD, A-

Heavy Duty Judy, Son Of Mr Green Genes, Pojama People, Chunga's Revenge, Easy Meat (incl Stairway To Heaven solo), Cletus Awreetus-Alrightus, Eat That Question, Blessed Relief, Keep It Greasey, Magic Fingers

17-Mar 1997, Mr. Joe's, Madeira Beacl, FL

175 min, SBD, A-

Zoot Allures, Po-jama People, Bamboozled By Love, Florentine Pogen, Penguin In Bondage, Pygmy Twylyte, Keep It Greasey, Magic Fingers, Cletus Awreetus-Alrightus, Eat That Question, Blessed Relief, Chunga's Revenge, Outside Now, Cosmik Debris, Black Page #2, T'mershi Duween, Dupree's Paradise (incl. bits from Inca Roads, Smell My Beard), Andy, Dangerous Kitchen, City Of Tiny Lights, Easy Meat (incl. Stairway To Heaven solo), Let's Move To Cleveland/Orange County Lumber Truck/Oh No/Theme From Lumpy Gravy, Peaches En Regalia, King Kong, Echidna's Arf, Black Napkins, Zomby Woof, Sofa

16-Jan 1999, St. Petersburg, Fl

With The Florida Orchestra.

138 min, Aud, B+

Dog Meat, Outrage At Valdez, BeBop Tango, Envelopes, Strictly Genteel, Uncle Meat (reprise), Black Page, T'mershi Duween, Dupree's Paradise, Andy, Florentine Pogen, City Of Tiny Lights, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, Son Of Orange County, Theme From Lumpy Gravy, Let's Move To Cleveland, Black Napkins, Peaches En Regalia, Zomby Woof, Uncle Remus, Sofa

30-Oct 1999, Jannus Landing, St. Petersburg, FL

210 min, Aud, A-

With Napoleon Murphy Brock.

Thirteen/intros, Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance, Montana, Advance Romance, Uncle Meat, Peaches En Regalia, Cosmik Debris, Torture Never Stops, Big Swifty, Stolen Moments, Illinois Enema Bandit, Pound For A Brown, Inca Roads, Sofa, Pojama People, Florentine Pogen, Andy, Zomby Woof, Titties 'n Beer, Black Page #2, T'Mershi Duween, Dupree's Paradise, Penguin In Bondage, Pygmy Twylyte, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Oh No, Son Of Orange County, Trouble Every Day, Uncle Remus

24-Mar 2000, Buffalo, NY

114 min, Aud, A-/B+

With Napoleon Murphy Brock.

Son Of Orange County, Zoot Allures, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf Of You, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, Oh No, Black Page, Dupree's Paradise, Andy, Black Napkins, Florentine Pogen, Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Inca Roads, Watermelon In Easter Hay, Peaches En Regalia, Uncle Remus

28-Oct 2000, Jannus Landing, St. Petersburg, Fl

160 min, Aud, A-

With Napoleon Murphy Brock.

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, Advance Romance, Oh No, Big Swifty, Stolen Moments, The Torture Never Stops, The Evil Prince, Hot Plate Heaven At The Green Hotel, Florentine Pogen, How Could I Be Such A Fool?, Sofa, King Kong, Inca Roads, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, Approximate, Montana, Penguin In Bondage, Pygmy Twylyte, Cheepnis, Cosmik Debris, Muffin Man

Caca

31-Oct 1994, San Francisco, CA

91 min, SBD, A-

With Ray White.

Heavy Duty Judy, Goblin Girl, Stick It Out, Keep It Greasey, Advance Romance, Doreen, Illinois Enema Bandit, Titties 'N Beer, I'm The Slime, Uncle Remus, St. Alfonzo's Pancake Breakfast, Father O'Blivion, More Trouble Every Day, Zoot Allures, Dinah-Moe Humm, Black Page, Wet T-Shirt Nite, On The Bus

Dangerous Kitchen

1-Jul-1994, Montreal Jazz Festival, Montreal, Canada

90 min, Aud, B+

Jonestown (tape), Are You Hung Up (tape), Peaches En Regalia, The Black Page (percussion duo), The Black Page #1, The Black Page #2, Zomby Woof, Uncle Meat, The Voice Of Cheese (tape), Outside Now Again, Inca Roads, HR 2911 (tape), The Dangerous Kitchen, The Girl In The Magnesium Dress, Penis Dimension, Dirty Love, Alien Orifice, Brown Shoes Don't Make It, Andy, Zomby Woof

24-Sep 1994, Worthham Theater Center, Houston, TX

135 min, Aud, B+

Jonestown/Are you hung up? (from tape), Peaches en Regalia, The Black Page #1, The Black Page #2, Zomby Woof, Uncle Meat, The Voice of Cheese (from tape), Outside Now Again, Inca Roads, Drowning Witch Interlude, Teenage Prostitute, H.R 2911 (from tape), The Dangerous Kitchen, The Girl in the Magnesium Dress (Electronic Realization), Penis Dimension, Dirty Love, Alien Orifice, Brown Shoes don't make it, Andy, Encore: Zomby Woof

15-Mar 1996, Georgetown Recital Hall, North York, Canada

100 min, Aud, B+

Jonestown/Are you hung up? (from tape), Peaches en Regalia, The Black Page #1, The Black Page #2, Zomby Woof, Inca Roads, Drowning Witch Interlude, Envelopes, Teenage Prostitute, The Dangerous Kitchen, The Girl in the Magnesium Dress (Electronic Realization), Penis Dimension, Dirty Love, Outside Now Again, Alien Orifice, Brown Shoes don't make it, Andy, Florentine Pogen, Encore: Zomby Woof

Ensemble Modern

26-Feb 1996, Globens Annex, Stockholm

60 min, FM, A+

Dog/Meat, Outrage at Valdez, The Girl in the Magnesium Dress, Ruth is Sleeping, Amnerika, BeBop Tango, Get Whitey, G-Spot Tornado, Dog/Meat, Welcome to the United States, G-Spot Tornado

6-Jun 2000, Cologne, Germany

120 min, Aud, A-
80 min, FM, A+

The FM doesn't have Greggery Peccary.

What Will Rumi Do?, Nite School, Revised Music For Low Budget Orchestra, The Dangerous Kitchen, Envelopes, Beltway Bandits, A Pig With Wings, Dental Hygiene Dilemma, Moggio, Naval Aviation In Art?, Put A Motor In Yourself, Black Page percussion solo, Black Page #1, The Adventures Of Greggery Peccary, Peaches En Regalia, Dog Meat, Amnerika, G-Spot Tornado

8-Jun 2000, Muffathalle, Munich, Germany

70 min, FM, A+

What Will Rumi Do?, Nite School, Revised Music For Low Budget Orchestra, The Dangerous Kitchen, Envelopes, Beltway Bandits, A Pig With Wings, Dental Hygiene Dilemma, Moggio, Naval Aviation In Art?, Put A Motor In Yourself, Black Page percussion solo, Black Page #1, Amnerika

10-Jun 2000, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands

100 min, Aud, B+ 62 min, FM, A+

The FM ends after Black Page #1.

What Will Rumi Do?, Nite School, Revised Music For Low Budget Orchestra, The Dangerous Kitchen, Envelopes, Beltway Bandits, A Pig With Wings, Dental Hygiene Dilemma, Moggio, Naval Aviation In Art?, Put A Motor In Yourself, Black Page percussion solo, Black Page #1, Greggery Peccary, Peaches En Regalia, G-Spot Tornado

9-Jul 2000, Expo 2000 BeatBox, Hannover, Germany

90 min, Aud, A-

What Will Rumi Do?, Nite School, Revised Music For Low Budget Orchestra, The Dangerous Kitchen, Envelopes, Beltway Bandits, A Pig With Wings, Dental Hygiene Dilemma, Moggio, Naval Aviation In Art?, Put A Motor In Yourself, Black Page percussion solo, Black Page #1, Greggery Peccary, Peaches En Regalia, G-Spot Tornado

10-Sep 2000, Duisburg, Germany

104 min, Aud, A-/B+

What Will Rumi Do?, Nite School, Revised Music For Low Budget Orchestra, The Dangerous Kitchen, Envelopes, Beltway Bandits, A Pig With Wings, Dental Hygiene Dilemma, Moggio, Naval Aviation In Art?, Put A Motor In Yourself, Black Page percussion solo, Black Page #1, Greggery Peccary, Peaches En Regalia, Steno Pool reprise, G-Spot Tornado

The Grandmothers

15-Mar 1994, Kühlhaus, Saarbrücken, Germany

139 min, Aud, A-/B-

The first set (63 min) suffers from bad distortion.

The Big Chaos, Willie The Pimp, Neon Meate Dream Of An Octafish, King Kong, Holiday In Berlin, Aybe Sea, Dog Breath, Great White Buffalo, Go Cry On Somebody Else's Shoulder, Those Lonely Lonely Nights, Mom & Dad, The Eternal Question pt II/Little House I Used To Live In, Who Are The Brain Police?, More Trouble Every Day, Uncle Meat, Mother People, Lady Queen Bee, Junk Food, Invocation And Ritual Dance Of The Young Pumpkin, Peaches En Regalia, ???, Let's Make The Water Turn Black, Harry You're A Beast, The Orange County Lumber Truck, Help I'm A Rock/It Can't Happen Here/Brown Shoes Don't Make It

22-Aug 2000, Buffalo, NY

121 min, Aud, A-

The Big Chaos, Call Any Vegetable, Invocation And Ritual Dance Of The Young Pumpkin, Sleeping In A Jar, The Eternal Question pt II/Little House I Used To Live In, Who Are The Brain Police?/Neon Meate Dream Of An Octafish, Those Lonely Lonely Nights, Mom And Dad, Money (That's What I Want), Lady Queen Bee, Love Of My Life, Hungry Freaks Daddy, Great White Buffalo, New Age Mumbo Jumbo, Holiday In Berlin, The Indian Of The Group, Junk Food, King Kong, Big Leg Emma, Brown Shoes Don't Make It, Immaculate Deception, Uncle Meat, Oh No, Son Of Orange County, Trail Of Tears, Lonesome Cowboy Burt

30-Aug 2000, Athens, GA

158 min, SBD, A+

The Big Chaos, Call Any Vegetable, Invocation And Ritual Dance Of The Young Pumpkin, Sleeping In A Jar, The Eternal Question pt II/Little House I Used To Live In, Flower Punk (incl. Hey Joe, Wild Thing), Who Are The Brain Police?, Road Ladies, Mom And Dad, Money (That's What I Want), Plastic People, Lady Queen Bee, Hungry Freaks Daddy, The Great White Buffalo, New Age Mumbo Jumbo, Holiday In Berlin, Teen-A-Peek-A, Mother People, The Indian Of The Group, Junk Food, King Kong, Big Leg Emma, Brown Shoes Don't Make It, Immaculate Deception, Uncle Meat, Oh No, Son Of Orange County, Trail Of Tears, Lonesome Cowboy Burt, Willie The Pimp

5-Oct 2000, Boulder Theater, Boulder, CO

140 min, SBD, A+

The Big Chaos, Call Any Vegetable, Invocation And Ritual Dance Of The Young Pumpkin (q: Lohengrin, Rite Of Spring), Sleeping In A Jar, The Eternal Question pt II/Little House I Used To Live In, Flower Punk (incl. Hey Joe, Wild Thing), Who Are The Brain Police?/Neon Meate Dream Of An Octafish, Holiday In Berlin (q: Inca Roads), Money (That's What I Want), Mercedes Benz, Lady Queen Bee, Hungry Freaks Daddy, Great White Buffalo, New Age Mumbo Jumbo, Road Ladies, Mother People, The Indian Of The Group, Junk Food, King Kong, band intros (q: Funiculi Funicula), Big Leg Emma, Brown Shoes Don't Make It, Immaculate Deception, Uncle Meat, Oh No, Son Of Orange County, Orange County Lumber Truck, Trail Of Tears, Lonesome Cowboy Burt, Willie The Pimp

4-Nov 2001, Northampton, MA

126 min, Aud, A-

Call Any Vegetable, I Can't Breathe, ???, You're Probably Wondering Why I'm Here, Lonely Little Girl, King Kong, Holiday In Berlin, Motherly Love, In The Sky, Mom And Dad, Flower Punk, Wowie Zowie, New Age Mumbo Jumbo, Little House I Used To Live In, 20 Small Cigars, Uncle Meat, More Trouble Every Day, Immaculate Deception, Duke Of Prunes, Black Page, ???, Who Are The Brain Police?, Go Cry On Somebody Else's Shoulder, Oh No, The Orange County Lumber Truck, Mother People, America Drinks And Goes Home

31-Oct 2001, Irving Plaza, NYC

67 min, SBD, A+

Call Any Vegetable, Invocation & Ritual Dance Of The Young Pumpkin, I Can't Breathe, You're Probably Wondering Why I'm Here, New Age Mumbo Jumbo, Little House I Used To Live In, Twenty Small Cigars, Motherly Love, Immaculate Deception, Duke Of Prunes, Amnesia Vivace, The Duke Regains His Chops, Black Page #2, Horta Babies, Who Are The Brain Police?/Lamont's Lament, Neon Meate Dream Of An Octafish, Lamont's Lament (reprise), Who Are The Brain Police? (finale), Go Cry On Somebody Else's Shoulder, The Eric Dolphy Memorial Barbecue, Oh No, The Orange County Lumber Truck, Mother People

1-Nov 2001, Zig's, Alexandria, VA

140 min, SBD, A+

Call Any Vegetable, Invocation & Ritual Dance Of The Young Pumpkin, I Can't Breathe, You're Probably Wondering Why I'm Here, Mom & Dad, What's The Ugliest Part Of Your Body? (excerpt), Flower Punk, Wowie Zowie, New Age Mumbo Jumbo, Little House I Used To Live In, Twenty Small Cigars, Uncle Meat, More Trouble Every Day, Immaculate Deception, Duke Of Prunes, Amnesia Vivace, The Duke Regains His Chops, Black Page, Horta Babies, King Kong, Holiday In Berlin, Who Are The Brain Police?, Lamont's Lament, Neon Meate Dream Of A Octafish, Lamont's Lament (reprise), Who Are The Brain Police? (finale), Go Cry On Somebody Else's Shoulder, The Eric Dolphy Memorial Barbecue, Oh No, The Orange County Lumber Truck, Mother People, Motherly Love

Jul 2002, Galoppbahnrenne, Bad Doberan, Germany

See "Zappanale #13" at Tribute Events page.

Groen & Flören

20-Apr 1985, Rotterdam, Netherlands

41 min, SBD, A/A-

Big Leg Emma, Token Of My Extreme, Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance, Five-five-five, Watermelon In Easter Hay, Black Page drum solo, Black Page #1, Black Page #2, Blessed Relief, Five-five-five, Black Page #2

The Other People

30-Jul 1998, Jaxx Club, Springfield, Va

65 min, SBD, A+

Zoot Allures, Let's Make The Water Turn Black, Lemme Take You To The Beach, In France, Mother People, Titties 'n Beer, Cosmik Debris, Wonderful Wino/Willie The Pimp, Bamboozled By Love, Keep It Greasey, Stinkfoot, Tryin' To Grow A Chin, Ride My Face To Chicago

Paul Green School Of Rock

29-Mar 2002, Trocadero, Philadelphia, PA

Stinkfoot, Uncle Meat, Andy, Zomby Woof, Village Of The Sun, Magic Fingers, Peaches En Regalia, Zoot Allures, drum solo, Montana, Pound For A Brown, King Kong, drum solo, City Of Tiny Lights

22-Nov 2003, The North Star, Philadelphia, PA

Uncle Meat, Andy, Big Swifty, Pygmy Twylyte, I'm So Cute, Village Of The Sun, Keep It Greasey, G-Spot Tornado, St. Alphonzo's Pancake Breakfast, Zomby Woof


Various Rock Bands doing FZ songs live

IZ

19-Dec 1998, NYC

21 min, Aud, A

I Don't Even Care, Magic Fingers, More Trouble Every Day, Shove It Right In

KVHW

5-Dec 1998, The Gate, Vancouver, BC, Canada

40 min, SBD, A

City Of Tiny Lights, Watermelon In Easter Hay, The Illinois Enema Bandit


Various symphonic ensembles

ASKO Ensemble

??-??? 1999, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands

36 min, FM, A

Bebop Tango, Get Whitey, Perfect Stranger, Dupree's Paradise, G-Spot Tornado

Aspen Wind Quintet

8-May 1985, Coolidge Auditorium, WDC

14 min, FM, B+

Times Beach

Bochumer Symphoniker

19-May 2000, Ruhr-Universität Audi-Max, Bochum, Germany

90 min, Aud, B+

Envelopes, Pedro's Dowry, Bogus Pomp, Mo 'N Herb's Vacation, Strictly Genteel, Strictly Genteel

Britten Sinfonia

30-Nov 2000, Cambridge Corn Exchange, Cambridge, England

28 min, FM, A-/B+

Dog Meat, Outrage At Valdez, Ruth Is Sleeping, Harry You're A Beast, The Orange County Lumber Truck, G-Spot Tornado

Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra

6-Dec-1996, Brooklyn Academy of Music, NYC

45 min, Aud, A

With the Persuasions

The Persuasions: Lucille Has Messed My Mind Up, Hot Plate Heaven at the Green Hotel, The Meek Shall Inherit Nothing

Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra: The Perfect Stranger, Dupree's Paradise

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

24-Mar 2000, Buffalo, NY

33 min, Aud, B+

Dupree's Paradise, Be Bop Tango, Naval Aviation In Art?, Strictly Genteel, G-Spot Tornado

The Chicago Civic Orchestra

26-Apr 1990, Chicago, IL

11 min, Aud, A-

Includes an interview with conductor Michael Morgan.

Dupree's Paradise

Divertimento Ensemble

Piccolo Teatro, Catania, Italy

41 min, FM, A

Dog Breath Variations, Uncle Meat, Outrage At Valdez, III Revised, The Girl In The Magnesium Dress, BeBop Tango, Ruth Is Sleeping, None Of The Above, Pentagon Afternoon, Questi Cazzi Di Piccione, Get Whitey, G-Spot Tornado

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

7-May 1997, Konserthuset, Gothenburg, Sweden

15 min, FM, A+

Dupree's Paradise

The Kronos Quartet

4-Apr 1985, Schoenberg Hall, UCLA, L.A., CA

7 min, FM, A-

None Of The Above

Omnibus Wind Ensemble

??-Jun 2003, Berwaldhallen, Stockholm, Sweden

5 min, FM, A-

Number 7, Bebop Tango

Seattle Symphony Orchestra with Joel Thome

8-Apr 1995, Seattle, WA

90 min, Aud, A-

w/ Banned from Utopia, The Persuasions and Steve Vai. Part II features all of the above.

Part I: The Perfect Stranger, Naval Aviation in Art?, Dupree's Paradise, Brown Shoes/Improv (w/ BFU), Lucille has messed my mind up/The Meek Shall Inherit Nothing (Persuasions)

Part II: Nite School, Inca Roads, When the lie's so big, Waka Jawaka, Chunga's Revenge, Sofa, Idiot Bastard Son, Hot Plate Heaven At The Green Hotel


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