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Films & Words – 200 Motels

Sunday, June 30
Show | 7pm // Doors | 6pm

This thanks to a generous donation from HADLEY PRESENTS, this event is FREE and open to the public. Due to venue capacity, people will be admitted on a first come, first served basis. Please RSVP for the event via Ticketfly. RSVPs are held until 15 minutes before showtime, at that time additional entries will be made based on capacity. Limit 2 RSVPs per person.


200 Motels is a 1971 American-British musical surrealist film cowritten and directed by Frank Zappa and Tony Palmer and starring The Mothers of Invention, Theodore Bikel and Ringo Starr.
Eric Svalgård

Eric Svalgård was the keyboard player for Project/Object for over 10 years. He has toured with Ike Willis, Don Preston, Napoleon Murphy Brock and other Zappa alumni and has performed with Robert Martin, Tom Fowler, Eddie Jobson, Denny Walley, Ed Mann, and many others.

For ten years he was the owner of the School of Rock-Wilmington where he taught keyboards and directed over 200 shows including six Zappa shows the last of which he took to perform at Zappanale, the Zappa festival in Bad Doberan, Germany.

He will discuss Zappa’s music, composing and lyrical style, anecdotes about Frank and the subject he knows the most about, what it is like to work with some of the most talented musicians on the planet to perform very difficult music. Questions will be welcome.