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  1. ZZ and JB will tour the States this summer. Quoting an article from Rolling Stone, "The shows will not only comprise full sets from both acts, but close with a collaboration each night." Read the full article at: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/jeff-beck-and-zz-top-to-tour-together-this-summer-20140403 Enjoy! Sr. Volto

  2. It appears there is a another great new setlist this year (at least at the beginning of the tour)! A good friend went to the show in Memphis and confirmed the setlist as: Precious and Grace Heartache in Blue Waitin' for the Bus Jesus Just Left Chicago Flyin� High Pincushion Heard it on the X I Gotsta Get Paid Gimme All Your Lovin' Blue Jean Blues...

  3. RIP Mr. Greig

    Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 9:22 PM 1 Comments

    Sadly, Lanier Greig, one of the "original" members of ZZ Top passed last week at the age of 64: http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Greig-early-ZZ-Top-member-dies-at-64-4284956.php The original ZZ Top lineup in 1969 consisted of Billy, Lanier Grieg on keyboards, and Dan Mitchell (from the Moving Sidewalks) on drums. Check out "Salt Lick" featuring Lanier on...

  4. 2013 US Dates!

    Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 5:34 PM 1 Comments

    There are now 2 shows scheduled in the US (excluding Sturgis) this year. 14 May in Engelwood, NJ and 17 May in Hampton, NH. It appears that ZZ will be headlining those shows, so we'll get a full set. Tickets will be on Ticketmaster. They'll probably be announcing more dates, so keep looking. It would be nice if the FC site would put this sort of info out. Please feel free to tack...

  5. Read my review of LA FUTURA on the dynamite site Antenna Head News and ZZ Top Live Trading Forum at: http://antennaheadnews.blogspot.com/2012/10/la-futura-correspondent-review.html I think it's a great album, and I'd like to hear your thoughts! Please poke around on my friend's site. Comments are welcome and encouraged on the blog. Enjoy, Sr. Volto