Credit: Ross HalfinZZ Top has spent most of 2017 rocking the world on its Tonnage Tour, and now the Texas trio is ready to launch a new North American leg of the trek. The outing gets underway tonight in Vancouver, Canada, and is mapped out all the way through a November 12 show in New Orleans.

The tour includes two previously announced appearances in the band’s home state supporting Guns N’ Roses — on September 6 in El Paso and September 8 in San Antonio. In addition, ZZ Top has four joint gigs with The Doobie Brothers taking place in the coming week.

“We’re looking forward to playing for so many good folks in some of our favorite locales, and serving as cultural ambassadors to our pals in Guns N’ Roses when they visit the great state of Tejas,” says ZZ Top frontman Billy Gibbons. “After four decades, we believe we’re beginning to get the hang of this whole rock and roll thing, so a mighty good time will be enjoyed by all.”

The upcoming leg of ZZ Top’s tonnage tour includes nearly 50 shows in all. The trek got its name from a cover of the Tennessee Ernie Ford hit “Sixteen Tons” that the band played with rock guitar legend Jeff Beck, which was included on the group’s recent album, Live! Greatest Hits from Around the World.

Here are all of ZZ Top’s forthcoming tour dates:

8/24 — Vancouver, BC, Canada, PNE Amphitheater
8/25 — Woodinville, WA, Chateau Ste. Michelle*
8/26 — Goldendale, WA, Maryhill Winery*
8/27 — Eugene, OR, Cuthbert Amphitheater*
8/29 — Saratoga, CA, Mountain Winery*
8/31 — Salt Lake City, UT, — Red Butte Garden
9/1 — Pueblo, CO, Colorado State Fair and Event Center
9/3 — Norfolk, NE, Divots Summer Outdoor Concert Series
9/6 — El Paso, TX, Sun Bowl Stadium+
9/8 — San Antonio, TX, Alamodome+
9/9 — Irving, TX, The Pavilion at Irving Music Factory
9/10 — Sugar Land, TX, Smart Financial Centre
9/12 — Champaign, IL, Virginia Theatre
9/13 — Milwaukee, WI, Riverside Theatre
9/15 — Fargo, ND, Scheels Arena
9/16 — Prior Lake, MN, Mystic Lake Casino
9/17 — Des Moines, IA, Des Moines Civic Center
9/19 — Davenport, IA, Adler Theater
9/21 — Indianapolis, IN, Clowes Memorial Hall
9/22 — New Buffalo, MI, Four Winds Casino Resort
9/23 — Saginaw, MI, Huntington Event Center
9/24 — Huber Heights, OH, Music Center at the Heights
9/27 — Paducah, KY, Carson Center
9/29 — El Dorado, AR, Murphy Arts District (MAD)
9/30 — Maryland Heights, MO, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
10/1 — Grand Rapids, MI, DeVos Performance Hall
10/3 — Columbus, OH, Palace Theatre
10/5 — Wilmington, NC, The Wilson Center at Cape Fear CC
10/6 — Cherokee, NC, Harrahs Cherokee
10/7 — Alpharetta, GA, Carl Black CrocFest 2017
10/15 — Baltimore, MD, Hippodrome Theatre
10/20 — Fayetteville, NC, Crown Theatre
10/21 — Richmond, VA, Altria Theater
10/24 — Red Bank, NJ, Count Basie Theatre
10/25 — Port Chester, NY, Capitol Theatre
10/27 — Boston, MA, Orpheum Theatre
10/28 — Hampton Beach, NH, Hampton Beach Casino
10/29 — Reading, PA, Santander Performing Arts
10/31 — Morristown, NJ, Mayo Performing Arts Center
11/1 — Greensburg, PA, Palace Theatre
11/4 — Norfolk, VA, Constant Convocation Center
11/5 — Charleston, SC, North Charleston Performing Arts Center
11/7 — Savannah, GA, Johnny Mercer Theater
11/8 — Tallahassee, FL, The Pavilion at the Centre of Tallahassee
11/9 — Melbourne, FL, King Center for the Performing Arts
11/12 — New Orleans, LA, Saenger Theatre

* = with The Doobie Brothers.
+ = opening for Guns N’ Roses.

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