ZZ Top have announced that they will be returning to Europe in summer 2017 with The Tonnage Tour: Metric Edition, including a date at Manchester’s O2 Apollo.

The band has now racked up an incredible five decades together, with guitarist Billy Gibbons, bassist Duty Hill and drummer Frank Bear recording 15 studio albums which have spawned the hits Sharp Dressed Man, Legs and La Grange.

Speaking about the tour, Gibbons commented “ It’s another exotic spicy-hot Tex-Mex excursion and it’s gonna be loud and lovely. Our friends, fans, and followers throughout Europe are in for a genuine good time!”

The full UK and Ireland tour listing:
25 July   –   Manchester, O2 Apollo
28 July   –   Dublin, 3Arena
30 July   –   Maidsone, Ramblin’ Man

Tickets for ZZ Top performing at Manchester’s O2 Apollo on 25 July 2017 go on sale at 9am on Friday 16 December.