John Fogerty, ZZ Top announce joint tour

Legendary rockers John Fogerty and ZZ Top will come together for the Blues and Bayous Tour this spring. The tour, which opens on May 25th, will make stops across the USA from the East Coast to the West. The full tour schedule is attached, below.

Tickets go on sale starting Friday, March 2nd at 10 am local time. Pre-sale tickets are available beginning Tuesday, February 27th at 10 am local time.

“ZZ Top is one of my favorite bands, and Billy F Gibbons is one of my all-time favorite guitarists. Riffs, blues and bayous… bucket list!” Fogerty states of the pairing.

“John Fogerty along with ZZ Top have been followers of blues and rock since the beginning and we’re looking forward to rippin’ it up together this spring. We’ve got a great show lined up for ya’!” comments ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons.

As co-founder of Creedence Clearwater Revival, Fogerty’s career spans 50 years and he is hailed as one of the most influential musicians in rock history. As the writer, singer and producer of numerous classic hits including “Born on the Bayou”, “Green River”, “Proud Mary”, and “Bad Moon Rising”, Fogerty has been honored as one of the 100 Greatest Guitarists, 100 Greatest Songwriters, and 100 Greatest Singers by Rolling Stone. Earning induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Songwriters Hall of Fame, and Baseball Hall of Fame, he is also a New York Times best-selling author for his memoir, Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music.

ZZ Top holds the distinction of being one of the longest running bands with the original line-up. Billy F Gibbons, Dusty Hill and Frank Beard reflect their Texas roots in everything with their non-stop rock and blues, resulting in over 50 million albums sold worldwide. The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by Keith Richards calling the band’s relationship to the blues, “the heart of the matter.”

Tour Dates:

5/25/2018 Atlantic City, NJ Borgata Spa & Resort – Event Center
5/26/2018 Holmdel, NJ P.N.C. Bank Arts Center
5/27/2018 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
5/29/2018 Vienna, VA Wolf Trap
5/30/2018 Vienna, VA Wolf Trap
6/1/2018 Pensacola, FL Pensacola Bay Center
6/2/2018 Clearwater, FL Coachman Park
6/3/2018 West Palm Beach,FL Coral Sky Amphitheater
6/5/2018 St. Augustine, FL St. Augustine Amphitheater
6/6/2018 Atlanta, GA TBA
6/10/2018 Oklahoma City, OK Zoo Amphitheater
6/12/2018 Chicago, IL TBA
6/13/2018 Noblesville, IN Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
6/14/2018 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
6/16/2018 Southaven, MS BankPlus Amphitheater at Snowden Grove
6/17/2018 Maryland Heights, MO Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
6/19/2018 Youngstown, OH Covelli Centre
6/20/2018 Wantagh, NY Northwell Heath at Jones Beach Theater
6/22/2018 Gilford, NH Bank of NH Pavillion
6/23/2018 Canandaigua, NY Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center
6/24/2018 Camden, NJ BB&T Pavilion
6/26/2018 Mt. Pleasant, MI Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort *
6/27/2018 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
6/29/2018 Welch, MN Treasure Island Resort & Casino

*with Willie Nelson

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