ZZ Top — from left, Dusty Hill, Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard — will be in concert Oct. 30 on the campus of Mississippi State University. Photo by: Courtesy photo
August 23, 2014 11:33:20 PM
Mega-group ZZ Top brings its distinctive style of high-decibel blues rock to Mississippi State for an Oct. 30 concert in Humphrey Coliseum.
The North Mississippi appearance of the 2014 national tour by the famed "tres hombres" -- guitarist and lead vocalist Billy Gibbons, bassist and co-lead vocalist Dusty Hill and drummer Frank Beard -- is sponsored by MSU's Music Maker Productions.
Special guest for the evening will be the Ben Miller Band, a three-man Missouri group whose style mixes American heritage music, including blues, bluegrass, folk and country.
Information about tickets soon will be announced at msuconcerts.com. Student discounts will be offered to the first 1,000 MSU students purchasing tickets in person at the Center for Student Activities office, 314 Colvard Student Union.
Formed in Houston, Texas, the group played its first concert in February 1970 and continues to provide among the most consistently high-standard live performances of any modern rock group. As with all the numerous record-breaking USA tours over the decades, the band also retains an eccentric, colorful image highlighted, in part, by long beards, dark glasses and tall Stetsons. For more, see zztop.com.
Music Maker Productions is a long-established student organization working to provide quality, contemporary entertainment for the campus community. For more about the October concert, visit msuconcerts.com or call 662-325-2930.
Information on the Ben Miller Band is available at benmillerband.com.