Madison, WI (December 2, 2012) Dweezil Zappa brought his band to the sold-out Barrymore Theatre in Madison, WI 12.8.12. Upon arrival at the theatre early to catch their soundcheck I noticed a sign posted in the window stating the show had been changed from seating to standing by request of Dweezil Zappa for dancing.

They removed the chairs from the front of the stage to allow for people to stand and suggested those who wanted to sit to go behind the soundboard or in the balcony. Die hard Zappa fans purchased VIP tickets which allowed entry to their soundcheck around 5:30. A small but very knowledgeable group surrounded the stage as others sat comfortably observing Dweezil going through his pre show process. After about 45 minutes of covering snippets of songs to be played during the performance and having an immense amount of fun, Dweezil thanked the crowd and said he would sign things after the show.
Zappa Plays Zappa took the stage at the Barrymore officially a little past 8:00 P.M. The pit was packed and primed. Dweezil began with welcoming the audience and said he would like to begin with something from Frank’s “My Guitar Wants to Kill Your Mother.” After “Eat That Question,” ZPZ followed with “Hungry Freaks Daddy” and “Teenage Prostitue.”
ZPZ covered 26 songs and played well past the normal 90 minute show. Dweezil said that they loved the audience in Madison and were having a a great time. They band also commented as to where were had all the women been at their other shows. Tonight’s show was packed with girls singing a long to every song. The promoters and the venue did a superb job of making the evening enjoyable for everyone concerned. A spokesman for the production company said that they would definitely bring Dweezil and his band his back to Madison.

Thanks to Renne Frank and Perry Blanchard of Frank Productions

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George Burrows' fascination with live music began in the 60's. He saw Cream on October 14, 1968, at Vets Auditorium in Des Moines, One year later Burrows attended The Denver Pop Festival in Mile High Stadium. He witnessed The Jimi Hendrix Experience's final gig on June 29, 1969. His list of artists included many who have shaped music for decades. Around 1993 Burrows become friends/colleagues with people in the music industry. He had developed an impressive networking resume which he used it to his advantage and began a concert photography website. He worked for free through multiple live music websites designed to promote live music and the often struggling artists and venues. His shoot for no pay was an obstacle with other photographers. Burrows’ sole purpose for LGS was for the art, not monetary means. He lived in the music environment and soon developed name recognition. After the loss of his brother, a professional drummer, in 2014, he became serious about becoming a drummer. Burrows began drum lessons. The LGS website, contributors and his studies did not match. In 2016 he was about to pull the plug on LGS and embrace drumming. After a chance consultation with one of the most highly regarded session drummers and programmers today he got his answer. Start a website featuring only drummers. With help, he launched Burrows added his passion for drumming with his expertise of live music photography by launching Drummer Photographer LGS.