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ZZ Top and their 50 year-history is the subject of a new documentary, ZZ Top: That Little Ol’ Band From Texas.

The doc’s new trailer (below) covers all the highs and lows of the trio’s wild career and features new interviews with Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, and Frank Beard, as well as fan interviews from actor Billy Bob Thornton and Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme. The film is screening in select cities beginning August 13 in Los Angeles. To find a screening near you, check out

ZZ Top hit the road next month for their 50th Anniversary tour with Cheap Trick and Lynyrd Skynard on select dates. A list of tour dates is below with complete ticket details available at

ZZ Top - That Little Ol' Band From Texas (Official Trailer)

Visit for screening details. Produced by the Emmy award-winning Banger Films, ZZ TOP: THAT LITTLE OL' BAND FROM TEXAS tells the story of how three oddball teenage bluesmen - Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, and Frank Beard - became one of the biggest, most beloved bands on the planet, all while maintaining a surrealist mystique that continues to intrigue fans and entice onlookers 50 years after the band's inception.

ZZ Top – 50th Anniversary Tour Dates

8/16 – Ridgefield, WA – Sunlight Supply Amphitheatre*
8/17 – Airway Heights, WA – Northern Quest Casino Theater
8/20 – Yakima, WA – Yakima Valley SunDome
8/21 – Woodinville, WA – Chateau Ste. Michelle*
8/23 – Irvine, CA – FivePoint Amphitheatre**
8/24 – Concord, CA – Concord Pavilion**
8/25 – Paso Robles, CA – Vina Robles Amphitheatre*
8/27 – Santa Barbara, CA – Arlington Theater
8/28 – San Diego, CA – Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre at SDSU*
8/29 – Phoenix, AZ – Comerica Theatre*
9/01 – Kansas City, MO – Starlight Theatre*
9/04 — Milwaukee, WI – BMO Harris Pavilion”
9/06 – Maryland Heights, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre*
9/07 – Tinley Park, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre*
9/08 – Sterling Heights, MI–Michigan Lottery Amphitheater at Freedom Hill*
9/10 – Huber Heights, OH – Rose Music Center at The Heights*
9/11 – Burgettstown, PA – KeyBank Pavilion*
9/13 – Ocean City, MD – Ocean City BikeFest
9/14 – Gilford, NH – Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion*
9/18 – Boston, MA – Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion*
9/19 — Wamtagh. NY — Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater*
9/21 – Cleveland, OH – Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica*
9/22 – Louisville, KY – Champions Park
10/05 – Raleigh, NC – Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre*
10/06 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion*
10/09 – Charleston, SC – Volvo Cars Stadium*
10/11 – Cherokee, NC – Harrah’s Cherokee – Event Center*
10/12 — Manchester, TN – Exit 111 Festival
10/13 – Alpharetta, GA – Verizon Amphitheatre*
10/15 – Augusta, GA – The James Brown Arena*
10/16 —St. Augustine, FL — St. Augustine Amphitheatre*
10/18 — Estero FL – Hertz Arena*
10/19 – Tampa, FL – MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre*
10/20 — West Palm Beach, FL — Coral Sky Amphitheatre*

* with Cheap Trick
**with Lynyrd Skynyrd

Erica Banas is rock/classic rock news blogger who's well versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice.