It’s time to party like it’s 1989! The B-52s are celebrating their 40th anniversary with a world tour and will bring the ’80s back to Phoenix this summer.
The new wave party band will “Dance This Mess Around” at Comerica Theatre on August 14th.
OMD (aka Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark) and Berlin are set to open the show.
The B-52s’ debut album was released in 1979 and featured the classic danceable hit “Rock Lobster.” The band is from Athens, Georgia and had a string of hits through the ‘80s, including “Whammy Kiss,” “Summer of Love,” “Roam” and, of course, the 1989 popular song “Love Shack.”
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But don’t let the fun stop there. More concert legends have plans to head to Arizona. Get out those sunglasses and get ready to celebrating the 50th anniversary of ZZ Top. Their tour and will make a stop in in Phoenix this summer.
The renowned blues-rock trio will perform on August 29th at Comerica Theatre. Hall of Famers Rock and Roll band Cheap Trick will open the show.
The band ZZ Top formed in 1969 with Billy Gibbons on guitar, Dusty Hill on bass and Frank Beard on drums. The band has sold more than 30 million records and generated a long list of classic rock radio staples, including “Cheap Sunglasses,” “La Grange,” “Legs,” “Sharp Dressed Man.”
“We’re truly excited to be appearing across the continent this summer and fall, playing our bluesy kind of rock like we started in ’69,” Gibbons said on the band’s website.
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