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ZZ Top Cancels Upcoming Concerts After Bassist Dusty Hill Injures Hip

August 28, 2014 (7:23 am) GMT
After the group cancels their upcoming concerts, tourmate Jeff Beck announces he'll still play three already-scheduled shows on August 29, 30 and 31.

has been forced to cancel the remaining dates on their co-headlining tour with after bassist Dusty Hill got injured in an incident earlier this week. According to promoter Live Nation, Hill slipped and fell on his hip inside his tour bus on Tuesday night, August 26.

The 65-year-old musician sustained an injury that required "immediate attention." Following the fall, the group decided to temporarily suspend the forthcoming shows, including the one scheduled for August 27 in Clarkson, Michigan, to give him time to recover.

ZZ Top was initially scheduled to co-headline the tour with Beck until September 13. After the band canceled their upcoming appearances, Beck announced he'd still play several already-scheduled dates. He's expected to headline the shows in Salamanca, New York on August 29, in Atlantic City on August 30 and in Mashantucket, Connecticut on August 31.

"While we are very disappointed to not continue this tour with ZZ Top, our thoughts and best wishes are for Dusty to have a speedy recovery," Beck said in a release.

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