About This Program

The Frank Zappa Memorial Day Meltdown with Bob Chamenko brings you a tribute to Frank Vincent Zappa, an American multi-instrumentalist musician, composer, and bandleader. Zappa’s work is characterized by nonconformity, free-form improvisation, sound experiments, musical virtuosity, and satire of American culture.

The annual Frank Zappa Memorial Day Meltdown commences Friday, May 28th, 2021 at 8 pm with 6 hours of Zappa.

We’ll dip our toes into every musical genre that Frank explored, scouring the Utility Muffin Research Kitchen for doodads from the woods (deep cuts?) and clues to the elusive “conceptual continuity” woven throughout Zappa’s catalog. It’s your gateway to the Summer; mark it on your calendar and Crank Some Frank!

Bob Chamenko
Bob Chamenko
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