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Just a quick remindeer that MUFFINZ POWER QUARTET - core members of THE MUFFIN MEN, Europe's TOP Zappa interpreters - are appearing at The Cellars at Eastney on Saturday 14th December. THE MUFFIN MEN, often featuring Jimmy Carl Black ("The Indian of the group" as he called himself when he was a founder member of The Mothers Of Invention) use to appear regularly at South Parade Pier, and ALWAYS went down an absolute storm. Sadly, dear old Jimmy has passed on to happy hunting grounds..... Originally formed in 1990 to play a one-off concert to celebrate Zappa’s 50th birthday, THE MUFFIN MEN have gone on to play more than 1000 gigs around Europe and in 23 years of operation they have featured 10 different ex-Zappa/Beefheart musicians. The stripped down to 4 piece MUFFINZ POWER QUARTET still perform nothing but their own interpretations of Zappa/Beefheart material, and have wowed audiences from the smallest stages in East German student clubs to Glastonbury World Stage,. Don’t expect a “look-a-likey-sound-a-likey” tribute band. Expect versions of some classic songs and instrumentals, improvising solos and themes. Tickets are just £10 advance via http://www.thecellars.co.uk - and doors open at 7.30. p.m. See you there!!!!!