John Fogerty and ZZ Top announce “Blues and Bayous Tour”

Lgendary rock musicians and cultural icons John Fogerty and ZZ Top will come together for the “Blues and Bayous Tour” this spring.  The tour, which opens on May 25 , 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 2 at 10 a.m. local time.  And presale tickets become available on Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 10 a.m. local time.  More information can be found by visiting:   https://www.johnfogerty.com/ and http://www.zztop.com/

Of the pairing, Fogerty said, “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!”

ZZ Top’s Billy F Gibbons commented, “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’!”

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.”

Blues and Bayous 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

Leave a Reply