ZZ Top

Photos and review by Raven Divito

The ZZ Top concert held at the Toyota Amphitheater in Wheatland, CA on August 11, 2023 was an unforgettable evening of electrifying music and legendary performances. Billy Gibbons, the iconic frontman of ZZ Top, showcased his extraordinary talent with his finger picking, slides, and kicks, forever etching his talent in my brain. As his raw and gravelly vocals filled the amphitheater I couldn’t help but feel honored to capture the essence of this living legend.

The concert ignited with a bang as the band kicked off with “Got Me Under Pressure,” setting the tone for a rocking night. With a repertoire spanning 16 songs, ZZ Top delivered hit after hit, maintaining an energy that had the crowd on their feet. The encore was climactic, featuring a three-song finale that culminated in the timeless classic “La Grange.”

Under the hot, starlit August sky, the Toyota Amphitheater provided the perfect backdrop for this evening of Great Southern Rock N’ Roll. The atmosphere was electric, and the music reverberated through the air, creating an experience that will be cherished by all who were fortunate enough to be there. ZZ Top’s performance was a true celebration of their enduring legacy, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of fans old and new.