That ‘little old band from Texas’ returns to Mississippi


by Curtis Rockwell, Our Mississippi Home

That “little old band from Texas” returns to the state of Mississippi for the first time in over a year next month.

The legendary rock and roll band ZZ Top will play The Lawn at Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg on Friday, Nov. 4 at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at

The show will mark the band’s second in Mississippi since longtime bassist and founding member Dusty Hill died in early July of last year. He was replaced in the trio, which also features lead guitarist Billy Gibbons and drummer Frank Beard, by Hill’s hand-picked replacement in his longtime bass tech Elwood Francis and the band played their third show back on the road after Hill’s in Brandon last August.

“Man, they still rock even without Dusty in the band,” Vancleave native…

This article first appeared on Our Mississippi Home.

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