ZZ Top To Perform In Lake Charles This Saturday
Rock 'N Roll Hall of Famers ZZ Top is coming to Lake Charles this Saturday to perform.
ZZ Top was formed in 1969 in Houston, TX. The original line-up consisted of Billy Gibbons, bassist/organist Lanier Greig, and drummer Dan Mitchell. The name for the band was Gibbons' idea. They were all fans of Blues music and he noticed that most Blues artists used initials for their name. He wanted to combine B.B. King and Z. Z. Hill into the band name ZZ King. However, he thought that was too close to their names, and he figured that "king" means being at the top, so ZZ Top was born.
The band has sold more than 25 million records worldwide in their 51-year career. ZZ Top was inducted into the Rock 'N Roll of Fame in 2004.
Hear all their greatest hits:
- Gimmie All You Lovin'
- Sharp Dressed Man
- Cheap Sunglasses
- And Many More!
With the passing of Dusty Hill, the band's long-time friend Elwood Francis sitting in on bass for the tour.
The boys will take the Grand Event Center stage this Saturday at 8:00pm.
To purchase your ticket to see ZZ Top live, click here.