ZZ Top 50th anniversary tour includes Pittsburgh-area date | TribLIVE.com
Music

ZZ Top 50th anniversary tour includes Pittsburgh-area date

Shirley McMarlin
993937_web1_gtr-liv-zztop-040919
zz.top.com
ZZ Top will play the KeyBank Pavilion in Burgettstown on Sept. 11 as part of its 50th anniversary tour.

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers ZZ Top will celebrate their 50th year with a massive North American tour, including a Sept. 11 date at KeyBank Pavilion in Burgettstown.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. April 12 at livenation.com.

The “ZZ Five-Oh Tour” kicks off Aug. 16. Cheap Trick will join the tour on select dates.

The band still features its original lineup of Billy F. Gibbons, Dusty Hill and Frank Beard. Formed in Texas in 1969, ZZ Top lays claim to 15 studio albums and 30 million records sold.

“That Little Ol’ Band From Texas” still plays hits like “La Grange,” “Legs,” “Sharp Dressed Man” and “Tush” to audiences the world over.

“It’s been five decades, and I think we’re starting to get pretty good at all this! The beards, Frank excepted, are perhaps a bit longer, yet nothing else has changed,” Gibbons said in a Live Nation release. “We’re keeping it that way.”

Shirley McMarlin is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Shirley at 724-836-5750, [email protected] or via Twitter .

Categories: AandE | Music
TribLIVE commenting policy

You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.

We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.

While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.

We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers

We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.

We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.

We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.

We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.