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Sharp Dressed Men: ZZ Top Concert Review

I went to my last concert for a few months Wednesday night.
For the first time, I saw the legendary ZZ Top perform at The Clay Center in Charleston, WV.
I’ve been a fan of the band for several years, and I know they have played in this area several times over the years, but I just never went.
I’m glad I finally did.
They put on a fun show, playing a lot of their hits, including “Got Me Under Pressure”, “Legs”, “Give Me All Your Lovin'”, “Tush”, “Sharp Dressed Man”, “Cheap Sunglasses”, “Pincushion” (my favorite of the night), “Foxy Lady”, and “La Grange”, and more, including “Jailhouse Rock”, some blues songs, one song from their last album in 2012, La Futura, and basically just rocked and rolled for 90 minutes.
After 4 decades of being together, ZZ Top remains the same 3 guys: Billy Gibbons on lead vocals and guitar, Dusty Hill on bass/keyboards and vocals, and the one member who does not have a beard, drummer Frank Beard.
Pretty cool.
Like I said at the beginning of this review, this is my last concert for a few months (March).
I have a few lined up for next year, but I’m pretty sure this was the last year where I go to sooo many concerts.
It’s been fun, but the pressure is on me to cut down and/or stop doing this and grow up and finally have a real bank account and be an adult.
Again, I’m not done, and there will be more reviews, trust me.
But maybe not as many.
But until then, I hope you enjoy reading this review just as much as I did writing it and living it.
God bless all of us and I hope that we make it as a society.

Set List:

  1. Got Me Under Pressure
  2. Waitin’ For The Bus
  3. Jesus Just Left Chicago
  4. Gimme All Your Lovin’
  5. Pincushion
  6. I’m Bad, I’m Nationwide
  7. I Gotsta Get Paid
  8. Foxy Lady (The Jimi Hendrix Experience cover)
  9. Catfish Blues (Robert Petway cover)
  10. Sixteen Tons (Merle Travis cover)
  11. Cheap Sunglasses
  12. Chartreuse
  13. Sharp Dressed Man
  14. Legs
  15. Encore:  La Grange (w/Sloppy Drunk jam)
  16. Tush
  17. Encore 2:  Jailhouse Rock (Elvis Presley cover)

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