LIVE: ZZ Top & Lynyrd Skynyrd @ the TU Center, 5/21/11

May 27th, 2011, 1:25 pm by Greg
ZZ Top

ZZ Top

Who in the USA doesn’t know at least one ZZ Top song? If you don’t, you’d have to be from another planet or way too young to vote. These three ambassadors of Texas-style blues-rockin’ boogie have been at it for more than four decades now, and they’re still going strong all these many years later.

Listening to Billy Gibbons’ explosive, guitar-driven set at the Times Union Center last Saturday night, you’d think their music hasn’t aged a day – no matter how old you were when you first heard them. O.K., maybe there’s a little more grey in Gibbons’ and bassist Dusty Hill’s longer beards, but moustachioed drummer Frank Beard could pass for mid-forties easily.

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New Concert Announcement from the Times Union Center

March 18th, 2011, 10:59 am by Greg

Apparently, the Saratoga Performing Arts Center isn’t the only venue in Nippertown that will be wallowing in classic rock nostalgia this summer…

The Times Union Center in Albany has announced the double-bill of ZZ Top and Lynyrd Skynyrd will take over the downtown arena at 7pm on Saturday, May 21.

Priced at $26, $43.50, $63.50 and $100, tix will go on sale to the general public at 10am on Friday, March 25.

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