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  1. The badass beardos in ZZ Top impress at Mystic LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | City Pages

    ... (at least) since I've stuck out as one of the youngest people in the crowd (quite a feat when you're pushing 40) but ZZ Top's been playing for Minnesotans much longer than that. "We've been coming around with you folks for five decades . Same three ...


  2. ZZ Top treats fans to fun, light-hearted evening of the blues at Mystic LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 17 | Star Tribune

    ZZ Top transformed the blues into show business and rode it to MTV stardom and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The hallmarks of the 47-year-old trio were on display Saturday night at sold-out Mystic Lake Casino: hot blues guitar licks, irresistible humor and a distinctive image that's both corny and cool.


  3. Turning headsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | The Otago Daily Times

    ... is a backdrop for the white kitchen cabinetry; another for a framed guitar signed by members of American rock band ZZ Top. "People pull up at weekends wanting to know the colour of the cedar and what the metal cladding is," Mr Perkins says. For the ...


  4. 2017 Rocktober campaign to feature vinyl reissues from Alice Cooper, ZZ Top, Chicago & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | KTGL-FM Lincoln

    A new series of cool limited-edition vinyl reissues from various artists will be released on the first four Tuesdays in October as part of the Rhino label's second annual Rocktober campaign. Among the well-known acts who are part of the campaign: Alice Cooper , ZZ Top , Chicago , Faces , The Grateful Dead and T. Rex .


  5. Texas legends ZZ Top play first major concert in Houston after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    From left: Dusty Hill, Frank Beard and Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top perform during their Tonnage Tour at the Smart Financial Centre in Sugarland Sunday Sept.


  6. ZZ Top Is Forever Houston Strong at Smart Financial CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 10 | Houston Press

    ... all that much to cheer about, but they do. Neither is an enviable task, but in their own ways both are essential. ZZ Top, as only they can, might call what they do voodoo healing. Sunday night at Smart Financial Centre, the venue's first public ...


  7. Hear Tim Montana Dream Big in Rowdy New 'Hillbilly Rich'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | RollingStone

    Hillbillies have big dreams just like everyone else, which is the point of Tim Montana's new single, "Hillbilly Rich," an ode to fantasies about telling off your boss, making it rain, and having everything all at once. Montana, who dropped the billing of his backing band, the Shrednecks, spent the past year touring with ZZ Top and Kid Rock.


  8. ZZ Top Donating 'La Grange' Download Sales To Hurricane Harvey ReliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | JamBase

    Houston-formed blues rockers ZZ Top are donating the sales of their song "La Grange" to help Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Beginning today, the Salvation Army will receive proceeds from iTunes purchases of the track featured on the Live! Greatest Hits From Around The World album the band issued last year.


  9. ZZ Top to donate proceeds from sales of live version of "La Grange" to Hurricane Harvey reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    ZZ Top , which formed in Houston in 1969, is hoping fans will help its efforts to aid its hometown recover from the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. Beginning Friday, proceeds from the sale on iTunes of an extended live version of the band's 1973 classic "La Grange" will go to the Salvation Army to help area residents rebuild their lives.


  10. Donate for an Extra ZZ Top TicketRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 7 | 1075khits.com

    That Lil Ol Band From Texasa stands with us, Houston Strong! The Eagle, the Smart Financial Centre, and Houston's own ZZ Top are joining forces to help to those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Fort Bend County. Sunday night when ZZ Top brings their tour to Sugar Land, 100 thousand dollars from the proceeds will go directly to Hurricane Harvey relief.


  11. #3: Over The Years And Through The Woods: LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | WHTQ-FM Orlando

    ... projects, special guests including original member Nick Oliveri, Dave Grohl, Mark Lanegan, and Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top. Bonus footage includes historical, rare, acoustic and behind the scenes footage capturing this truly unique band on the rise. ...


  12. Billy Gibbons Wants to Bring Houston 'A Little Joy' With ZZ Top Hurricane Benefit ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 1 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ZZ Top frontman Billy Gibbons admits it's been "frustrating" for the group to be out of the area on tour while their home state copes with the damage wrought by Hurricane Harvey. But he and his bandmates will be back on Texas soil for an upcoming gig that's been converted to a benefit show that Gibbons says will raise $100,000 for relief while "bringing a little joy to a hard-hit region."


  13. ZZ Top partners with Houston-area venue to donate $100K to Hurricane Harvey relief effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 1 | KTGL-FM Lincoln

    ZZ Top 's members recently issued a statement expressing their support for their Houston-area neighbors who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey's devastation, and now the Texas trio are putting their money where their mouths are. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famers have partnered with the Smart Financial Centre concert hall in the Houston suburb of Sugar Land, Texas, to donate $100,000 to local organizations aiding the recovery efforts in the wake of the hurricane.


  14. ZZ Top Planning Hurricane Harvey Benefit GigRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2013 | WENN Blog

    Zz Top star Billy Gibbons has become the latest Texas musician to offer up plans for a benefit to aid victims of Hurricane Harvey. The Sharp Dressed Man rocker's home state was battered by the historic storm this week and now Gibbons wants to offer "a little joy" with a Houston ZZ Top show.


  15. ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons on 'Unthinkable' Hurricane Damage, Houston-Area ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 1 | RollingStone

    "We're anxiously anticipating bringing a little joy to a hard-hit region," Houston native says of upcoming show, which will raise $100,000 for relief Houston native and ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons discusses Hurricane Harvey's aftermath and the band's plans to donate $100,000 to relief efforts. "The good news is we're far away from those crazy flood waters," Billy Gibbons says.


  16. Karl Denson's Tiny Universe at Levitt PavilionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 1 | All About Jazz

    Karl Denson's Tiny Universe Levitt Pavilion Denver, CO August 26, 2017 You don't hear much talk of "The Energy Crisis" anymore. That's because Karl Denson's Tiny Universe has been on the scene, lighting things up and generating gigawatts of energy with its frequent funk fusillades.


  17. Dusty Hill, left, and Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | The Island Packet

    Tickets for the six musical acts playing at the Pepsi Grandstand at this year's S.C. State Fair go on sale next week. Tickets range from $15-$30 and include fair admission.


  18. 2010: Drummers I Saw Perform, The CollageRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2011 | Walter's Walk

    ... 1) Ronald Bruner, Jr Frank Beard ( #15 ) was the answer to a recent trivia question I got: Who is the only member of ZZ Top without a beard?


  19. ZZ Top a stand alongsidea Houston neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    The city, which has been the band's base since they formed in 1969, was hit by the tropical storm over the weekend, with extensive flooding forcing tens of thousands from their homes. On Monday, bandmembers Billy Gibbons, Frank Beard, and Dusty Hill issued a statement praising Houston authorities' recovery efforts and pledging to "stand alongside" their neighbours as they looked to rebuild.


  20. ZZ Top release statement about hometown Houston floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | Music-News.com

    ZZ Top have articulated about the Houston flood disaster in ways the American president has been incapable of describing. In their statement, Billy F Gibbons, Dusty Hill and Frank Beard, said: "Houston has played host to ZZ Top as our home base since we first banded together more than four decades ago, making us especially concerned with the plight of so many of our fellow Texans in the wake of the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.