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The Mothers of Invention

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1964-1975
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The Mothers of Invention was an American rock band from California that served as the backing musicians for Frank Zappa, a self-taught composer and performer whose diverse musical influences led him to create music that was often impossible to categorize. Their work is marked by the use of sonic experimentation, innovative album art, and elaborate live shows.

Discography

Released: 1966
Released: 1967
Released: 1968
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Released: 1988
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Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Country
Velvet Underground & Nico 05/27/1966 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
Velvet Underground & Nico 05/28/1966 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
Velvet Underground & Nico 05/29/1966 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
Quicksilver Messenger Service 06/03/1966 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
Quicksilver Messenger Service 06/04/1966 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
Lenny Bruce 06/24/1966 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
Lenny Bruce 06/25/1966 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
The Mothers of Invention 08/13/1966 Shrine Auditorium Los Angeles California USA
The Mothers of Invention 09/09/1966 Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco California USA
The Mothers of Invention 09/10/1966 Scottish Rites Temple San Francisco California USA
Freak Out 09/17/1966 Shrine Hall Los Angeles California USA
The Mothers of Invention 09/27/1966 Whisky a Go Go West Hollywood California USA
The Mothers of Invention 09/28/1966 Whisky a Go Go West Hollywood California USA
The Mothers of Invention 09/29/1966 Whisky a Go Go West Hollywood California USA
The Mothers of Invention 09/30/1966 Whisky a Go Go West Hollywood California USA
The Mothers of Invention 10/01/1966 Whisky a Go Go West Hollywood California USA
The Mothers of Invention 10/02/1966 Whisky a Go Go West Hollywood California USA
The Mothers of Invention 10/23/1966 Hullabaloo (LA) Los Angeles California USA
The Mothers of Invention 01/07/1967 New Penelope Montréal Quebec Canada
The Mothers of Invention 01/08/1967 New Penelope Montréal Quebec Canada
The Mothers of Invention 01/09/1967 New Penelope Montréal Quebec Canada
The Mothers of Invention 01/10/1967 New Penelope Montréal Quebec Canada
The Mothers of Invention 01/11/1967 New Penelope Montréal Quebec Canada
The Mothers of Invention 01/12/1967 New Penelope Montréal Quebec Canada
The Mothers of Invention 01/13/1967 New Penelope Montréal Quebec Canada

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