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ZZ Top’s Return to Stagecoach Reinforces Love of Desert, Country Music Roots

ZZ Top guitarist and vocalist Billy F Gibbons may be the Lone Star State-proud leader of one of the most famous and most successful little ol’ rock bands from Texas, but he’s also planted some deep, deep roots in Palm Springs — and he loves coming back to the area every chance he gets. Here, […]

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ZZ Top to Perform During Coca-Cola 600 Pre-Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway

ZZ Top, who were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones, will bring their iconic tunes, trademark beards and dark sunglasses to Charlotte Motor Speedway for what promises to be an energetic pre-race concert to get fans revved up before the green flag falls on the […]

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ZZ Top rocks Adler; leaves Q-C crowd hot and bothered

Full Story via QCtimes Was it hot in the Adler Theatre on Thursday night or was it just ZZ Top? Playing to a near-capacity crowd of 2,300 in an inexplicably warm theater, the Texas blues-rockers led a session of their greatest hits and a couple of prime album cuts in their 75-minute set. Fans of […]

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Billy F. Gibbons and Ben Miller Band on SiriusXM Outlaw Country, Channel 60

THIS WEEKEND – Billy F Gibbons and Ben Miller Band on SiriusXM Outlaw Country [Channel 60] The Reverend Billy F Gibbons of ZZ Top hosts a one hour special featuring live music and conversation with the Ben Miller Band recorded at the historic Electric Lady studios in NYC. Tune in! AIR DATES: Saturday 4/4, 5 […]

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ZZ TOP ANNOUNCES EUROPEAN TOUR DATES FOR SUMMER 2015

ZZ TOP will embark across the pond to continue their 2015 tour with dates across Europe all summer long! Performances range from festival headlines to stadium solo shows –be on the look out for when tickets go on sale here. Fri-19-June Spain, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Azkena Rock Festival Sat-20-June France, Clisson, Hellfest Festival Mon-22-June Ireland, Cork, Live […]

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ZZ Top: Three guys, three chords and ‘haw, haw, haw’

“Same three guys. Same three chords.” That’s the credo that guitarist Billy F. Gibbons long ago adopted to describe the make-up of ZZ Top, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted Texas trio he has spearheaded with bassist Dusty Hill and drummer Frank Beard for more than 45 years. It’s also a simple, honest and […]

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Review: ZZ Top roars at Electric Factory

Photo: Andrew Wendowski With much of musical Philly in dusty Texas for the annual South by Southwest fest, it’s only fair that we had the Lone Star State’s fattest calf – the toast of Houston, ZZ Top – on righteous display Saturday, and in an intimate setting to boot, the Electric Factory. That it happened […]

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REVIEW: ZZ Top rocks Kirby Center crowd

The crowd at the Kirby Center gave all their lovin’ to ZZ Top on Sunday night. The sharp-dressed men — OK, I’ll stop now — rocked for a packed house at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Wilkes-Barre. The crowd popped as soon as guitarist Billy Gibbons and bassist Dusty Hill […]

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ZZ Top: 40 Years of Rock ‘n Roll & Cars

For over forty years, ZZ Top has been recording, touring, and residing on classic rock stations. The trio of Billy Gibbons on guitar, Dusty Hill on bass, and Frank Beard on drums has remained the same since first forming in Houston back in 1970. They’re instantly recognizable thanks to the long beards of Gibbons and […]

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ZZ TOP PLAYED ITS FIRST SHOW TOGETHER 45 YEARS AGO TODAY

On this date in February 1970, ZZ Top played at a Knights of Columbus Hall on old U.S. 90, a gig booked by Beaumont radio personality Al Caldwell of KLVI, who would later also broadcast the band’s first recordings. This would be the band’s first show together with their now-iconic lineup of Billy Gibbons, Dusty […]

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