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ZZ TOP set to play Lima Civic Center Oct. 25
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 5:08 PM

LIMA – Legendary Texas rock band ZZ TOP will make their first ever appearance at Crouse Performance Hall on Friday, Oct. 25 at 8 p.m.

Formed in Houston in 1969, ZZ Top has had the same line up for over 43 years: Billy Gibbons on guitar and vocals, Dusty Hill on bass and vocals and Frank Beard (the one without a beard!) on drums.

ZZ Top is known for their Texas roadhouse style rock, blues and boogie. Their songs include "Sharp Dressed Man", "Cheap Sunglasses" "LaGrange", "Tush", "Got Me Under Pressure", "Legs", and "Pearl Necklace". Their 2012 album "La Futura", their 15th studio album featured the single "I Gotsta Get Paid.”

In 2004, ZZ Top was inducted into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame by Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones. ZZ Top has been featured in movies and television, including the movie "Back To The Future lll. Billy Gibbons is on the current TV show “Bones,” playing the father of Angela Montenegro. Their song "Sharp Dressed Man" is the theme song of the TV show "Duck Dynasty.”

Tickets for ZZ Top at Veterans Memorial Civic Center go on sale at noon Friday, Sept. 13 at the VMCC box office, online or by phone 419-224-1552. Prices are $57 / $67 / $77 / $87, plus applicable fees. with a limited number of orchestra pit seats for $115. There will be a limit of 10 tickets per person, as a fast sellout is anticipated. With only 1700 seats, the Veterans Memorial Civic Center is one of the smallest venues on the 2013 ZZ Top world tour.