ZZ Top and Jeff Beck have been forced to suspend their North American tour after ZZ Top’s Dusty Hill injured his hip in a fall on the band’s tour bus on Tuesday night.
The legendary Texas band issued the following statement: “ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill slipped and fell on his hip while aboard his tour bus last night. As a result of Hill’s injury which requires immediate attention, ZZ Top performance dates have been temporarily suspended while he recovers.
“Tour dates affected by the suspension include all of the scheduled concert bills shared with Jeff Beck through September 13. Jeff Beck, however, has announced that he will perform on the following dates: August 29 Seneca Allegany Casino – Salamanca, NY | August 30 The Concert Venue @Harrah’s – Atlantic City, NJ | August 31 MGM Grand Theater @ Foxwoods – Mashantucket, CT
“Ticket holders for the following dates should retain their tickets, pending the possibility of rescheduling these concerts: September 6 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater – Alpharetta, GA | September 7 St. Augustine Amphitheater – St. Augustine, FL | September 9 Cruzan Amphitheater – West Palm Beach, FL | September 10 Midflorida Credit Union Amphitheater – Tampa, FL | September 12 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – The Woodlands, TX | September 13 Winstar Casino – Thackerville, OK”
Jeff Beck issued the following statement, “While we are very disappointed to not continue this tour with ZZ Top, our thoughts and best wishes are for Dusty to have a speedy recovery.”