ZZ Top have announced a North American summer tour and the release of new live album titled Raw on July 22.
Raw was recorded in connection with the band’s wildly popular and critically lauded 2019 Netflix documentary That Little Ol’ Band From Texas.
Billy F. Gibbons served as producer with engineering by Jake Mann and Gary Moon; and mixing by Ryan Hewitt.
The album’s 12 tracks recall the very beginning of the band’s recording career and include many of their major hits.
Raw will be released July 22 by Shelter Records/BMG on 180 gram vinyl, CD and through digital platforms and is dedicated “In righteous memory of Dusty Hill.”
The first leg of the “RAW WHISKY TOUR,” which will start on May 27 in San Diego, California, will see the band on stage in 50 cities across North America. More dates will be announced soon.
The tour’s title is a combination of both the forthcoming album as well as the recent release of ZZ Top Tres Hombres whisky from Balcones Distilling of Waco, Texas.
Tickets are on sale for most shows beginning March 11.
Raw Track Listing:
“Just Got Paid”
Heard it on the X”
“I’m Bad, I’m Nationwide”
“Gimme All Your Lovin'”
“Blue Jean Blues”
“Tube Snake Boogie”
May 6 – Niagara Falls, ON, CAN @ Fallsview Casino Resort
May 29 – Paso Robles, CA @ Vina Robles Amphitheatre
June 1 – Redding, CA @ Redding Civic Auditorium
June 2 – Saratoga, CA @ The Mountain Winery
June 5 – Jacksonville, OR @ Britt Pavilion
June 7 – Bend, OR @ Hayden Homes Amphitheater
June 8 – Walla Walla, WA @ Wine Country Amphitheater
June 9 – Spokane, WA @ First Interstate Center for the Arts
June 12 – Billings, MT @ MetraPark – First Interstate Arena
June 14 – Grand Junction, CO @ Las Colonias Park Amphitheater
June 17 – Tucson, AZ @ Casino Del Sol’s AVA Amphitheater
June 19 – Colorado Springs, CO @ Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts
June 21 – Loveland, CO @ Budweiser Events Center
June 22 – Grand Island, NE @ Fonner Park – Heartland Events Center
June 24 – Park City, KS @ Hartman Arena
June 25 – Oklahoma City, OK @ Zoo Amphitheatre
June 26 – Little Rock, AR @ First Security Amphitheater
June 29 – Rogers, AR @ Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion
July 1 – Toledo, OH @ Toledo Zoo & Aquarium – Amphitheater
July 2 – Sterling Heights, MI @ Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill
July 5 – Fort Wayne, IN @ Foellinger Theater
July 9 – Greenville, WI @ Greenville Lion’s Park
July 22 – Boston, MA @ Leader Bank Pavilion
July 23 – Watertown, NY @ Watertown Fairgrounds Baseball Diamond
Aug 27 – Beaver Dam, KY @ Beaver Dam Amphitheater
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