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ZZ Top announces new live album “Raw” and more 2022 tour dates

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ZZ Top announces new live album “Raw” and more 2022 tour dates

The legendary Blues Rock band ZZ Top announced a new live album called “Raw”, to be released next July 22. The work was recorded back in 2019 when the band was filming the documentary “That Little Ol’ Band From Texas”. In an official statement the band talked about the album, saying it is: “Billy Gibbons, Frank Beard and the late Dusty Hill — gathering for a very intimate session at Gruene Hall, ‘the oldest continually run dance hall in Texas’. That performance provided the basis for the RAW album release.”

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“The album’s title is derived from the unfettered and straightforward manner in which the tracks were recorded. As seen in the film, the band members played, for the most part, together within sight of each other in the course of one day.”

The new ZZ Top live album “Raw” tracklist

Side 1

  1. Brown Sugar
  2. Just Got Paid
  3. Heard It On The X
  4. La Grange
  5. Tush
  6. Thunderbird

Side 2

  1. I’m Bad, I’m Nationwide
  2. Gimme All Your Lovin’
  3. Blue Jean Blues
  4. Certified Blues
  5. Tube Snake Boogie

ZZ Top’s “Raw Whisky Tour” 2022 tour dates

Besides announcing the new live album, ZZ Top also shared new 2022 tour dates. The group continues original members Billy Gibbons (Guitar and vocals), Frank Beard (Drums) and the new member Elwood Francis, bassist who replaced Dusty Hill in 2021 after his death.

May

  • 6th Niagara Falls, ON, CAN Fallsview Casino Resort
  • 29th Paso Robles, CA Vina Robles Amphitheatre

June

  • 1st Redding, CA Redding Civic Auditorium
  • 2nd Saratoga, CA The Mountain Winery
  • 5th Jacksonville, OR Britt Pavilion
  • 7th Bend, OR Hayden Homes Amphitheater
  • 8th Walla Walla, WA Wine Country Amphitheater
  • 9th Spokane, WA First Interstate Center for the Arts
  • 12th Billings, MT MetraPark – First Interstate Arena
  • 14th Grand Junction, CO Las Colonias Park Amphitheater
  • 17th Tucson, AZ Casino Del Sol’s AVA Amphitheater
  • 19th Colorado Springs, CO Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts
  • 21st Loveland, CO Budweiser Events Center
  • 22nd Grand Island, NE Fonner Park – Heartland Events Center
  • 24th Park City, KS Hartman Arena
  • 25th Oklahoma City, OK Zoo Amphitheatre
  • 26th Little Rock, AR First Security Amphitheater
  • 29th Rogers, AR Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion

July

  • 1st Toledo, OH Toledo Zoo & Aquarium – Amphitheater
  • 2nd Sterling Heights, MI Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill
  • 5th Fort Wayne, IN Foellinger Theater
  • 9th Greenville, WI Greenville Lion’s Park
  • 22nd Boston, MA Leader Bank Pavilion
  • 23rd Watertown, NY Watertown Fairgrounds Baseball Diamond

August

  • 27th Beaver Dam, KY Beaver Dam Amphitheater

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