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ZZ Top Preparing for Spring US Tour

Image courtesy of Photo: Ross Halfin (via ABC News Radio)
Image courtesy of Photo: Ross Halfin (via ABC News Radio)

ZZ Top recently finished up a tour of Australia, but the Texas blues-rock trio soon will be hitting the road again in the U.S. a little later in the spring.  The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers' stateside itinerary is mapped out from a May 2 concert in Newkirk, Oklahoma, through a May 25 show in Biloxi, Mississippi.

Following those shows, ZZ Top will head to Europe for a series of gigs in June and July.  The band does have two more U.S. concerts that will take place when they return home from the continent -- an August 1 performance at the OC Fair in Costa Mesa, California, and an August 4 appearance at the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota.

Meanwhile, ZZ Top frontman Billy Gibbons also has a couple of interesting events he'll be playing without his band mates.  The singer/guitarist will be getting together with his old 1960s group The Moving Sidewalks for a pair of reunion shows -- on March 30 in New York City and on April 28 in Austin, Texas.

Here are all of ZZ Top's scheduled U.S. concerts, according to the band's official website :

5/2 -- Newkirk, OK, First Council Casino
5/3 -- Concho, OK, Lucky Star Casino
5/4 -- Memphis, TN, Beale Street Music Festival at Tom Lee Park
5/8 -- Wallingford, CT, Toyota Presents The Oakdale Theatre
5/9 -- Morristown, NJ, Mayo Performing Arts Center
5/10 -- Crewe, VA, Southside Electric Cooperative's Hooper Park
5/11 -- Atlantic City, NJ, Ovation Hall
5/13 -- Lancaster, PA, American Music Theatre
5/14 -- Englewood, NJ, Bergen Performing Arts Center
5/15 -- Westbury, NY, NYCB Theatre at Westbury
5/17 -- Hampton Beach, NH, Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
5/18 -- Lynn, MA, The Lynn Memorial Auditorium
5/19 -- Baltimore, MD, Pier Six Pavilion
5/21 -- Knoxville, TN, Tennessee Theatre
5/25 -- Biloxi, MS, IP Casino, Resort & Spa
8/1 -- Costa Mesa, CA, OC Fair - Pacific Amphitheatre
8/4 -- Sturgis, SD, Sturgis Buffalo Chip

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