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ZZ Top: Civic Center, Lake Charles LA

David Sinclair, The Times, 4 February 1986

ALTHOUGH A low-profile start to their lengthy American tour, ZZ Top's performance at this small lakeside township in Louisiana was anything but understated. With a new stage-show and a revamped repertoire incorporating much of the material from Afterburner, the Texans captivated and delighted an 8,000 capacity crowd of their neighbours, using many imaginative and typically comic touches to highlight their increasingly sophisticated power rock format.

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