She’s got jazz hands! She knows how to use them!
ZZ Top is lending their music to a new rock musical called Sharp Dressed Man, which is currently slated to open in Las Vegas in 2020. Sharp Dressed Man is described as “a modern-day Robin Hood” about a mechanic from Texas that is “stealing hearts — and car parts — with the help of his merry band of beer drinkers and hell raisers.”
ZZ Top’s biggest hits will be woven into this stage tale that is being produced by Caesars Entertainment, band manager Carl Stubner and Prem Akkaraju. Sharp Dressed Man was written by Robert Cary and Jonathan Tolins, who also wrote the television adaptations for FOX’s Grease Live! and A Christmas Story Live!
In a statement on the project, Billy Gibbons said, “We’re excited about this fantastic project and look forward to hearing our music in a new innovative context. Fans have often told us that we’ve provided the soundtrack to their lives, and this is very much in line with that kind of enthusiastic thinking”
Erica Banas is rock/classic rock news blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.