Visit The Aristocrats and Fried Green al-Qaedas, both of which traditionally do some Zappa-blogging throughout the festival. And follow @Zappadan on Twitter. iVoryTowerz is sadly, now defunct, but in the archives you’ll find an excellent history of the festival: Zappadan 2008.
The festival is a creation of Zappa fans in the blogosphere, and runs virtually from Dec. 4 (the date of FZ’s death) until Dec. 21 (the date of FZ’s birth). So you see, the end of Zappadan is neigh. Best to dig through that vinyl collection for Hot Rats or Weasels Ripped My Flesh, and quickly.
Frank Zappa resources to get you started:
- Zappa Plays Zappa
- ARF: Home of Frank Zappa Heritage Studies
- lots more: some zappa links at The Aristocrats
As tradition dictates, I present to you this Portland moment of Zappa: