John Fogerty and ZZ Top Blues And Bayous Tour
Legendary rock musicians and cultural icons John Fogerty and ZZ Top will come together for the Blues and Bayous Tour this spring. The tour will make stops across the U.S., including a stop at Coachman Park on Saturday, June 2 at 7 pm. The concert by John Fogerty and ZZ Top will be presented by Ruth Eckerd Hall on the Road and the City of Clearwater. For more information and a complete list of tour dates, please visit 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.”
Tickets priced at $125, $75 and $40 will be available at www.RuthEckerdHall.com. A limited number of VIP packages, which include a premium seat, complimentary beer, wine, soft drinks and appetizers are available and priced at $175.