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Conor Oberst, Jay Som and ZZ Top prepare for big shows, while Rock the Green showcases its biggest lineup yet. more

Sep 5, 2017 2:08 PM This Week in Milwaukee

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ZZ Top’s more recent album La Futura was a long time coming. more

Mar 24, 2015 8:52 PM Music Feature

Anyone looking for a ZZ Top CD culled from four decades of the trio’s career need look no farther than the two-disc Very Baddest. Early album tracks share space with hits from the “Sharp Dressed Man” and “Cheap Sunglasses” era as well... more

Jul 29, 2014 11:11 PM Album Reviews

From Texas bar band to arena rock act, ZZ Top’s remarkable transformation involved turning their more

Jul 7, 2013 5:17 PM Album Reviews

ZZ Top is the rare band that shifted from its roots to show biz without losing integrity. It's as if they decided there was something funny about a little ol' trio from Texas, heavily bearded under big Stetson hats, and opted to laugh... more

Jun 30, 2012 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

If you couldn\'t get tickets to The Promise Ring\'s sold-out show at the Turner Hall Ballroom this winter, you\'ll have another chance to see the recently reunited group. They\'ve been added to the Summerfest lineup as a Harley-Davidson Roadhouse .. more

Apr 23, 2012 12:30 PM On Music

With the 1983 release of their platinum album Eliminator, ZZ Top went from being just “a little ol' band from Texas” to a status larger than life. Originating in such late-'60s Houston psychedelic garage bands... more

Aug 9, 2011 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Although they are probably as well known for their flowing facial hair as for their music, ZZ Top’s stomping, blues-based hard rock is certainly nothing to scoff at. Born of the Houston scene in 1969, the band began racking up serious hits ... more

Nov 10, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

The Turner Hall Ballroom tonight welcomes current members of Chicago’s storied Second City improv/comedy troupe, an institution that claims alums like Bill Murray, Chris Farley, Steve Carell, Amy Sedaris, Tina Fey and Stephen Colbert. Of co... more

Oct 2, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Congratulations go to Mark Buehrle of the Chicago White Sox who just threw a perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays at home! 116 pitches of perfection!Way to go, Mark. It couldn’t happen to a better guy.He’ll apparently be buying a big present fo.. more

Jul 27, 2009 4:00 AM More Sports

While so many classic rock bands lost their way in the 1980s, ZZ Top actually found theirs. Instead of boogieing with just the traditional blues guitars, they boogied with guitars and cutting-edge synthesiz,Today in Milwaukee more

Oct 12, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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