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“DUSTY LAND” EXHIBITION
November 30, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - December 7, 2023 @ 8:00 pm
Visit the free immersive exhibition of the collection of Dusty Hill, the legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame bassist for ZZ Top, in his hometown of Dallas beginning Thursday, November 30th.
Details of the “Dusty Land” exhibition can be found below, as well as a media kit with images of select auction items and licensed photos of Dusty Hill. We hope you can add this exciting event to your calendar so all DFW rock-n-roll fans can come check it out!
WHAWHEN: WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 30 – Thursday, Dec. 7
Weekdays: 12:00 PM-8:00 PM
Weekends: 10:30-6:30 PM
WHERE: 915 Slocum Street Dallas, Texas (street parking available)
“DUSTY LAND” EXHIBITION DETAILS:
Fans of the ZZ Top legend can experience a museum-like exhibition dubbed “Dusty Land,” where the rock icon’s most sensational and instantly recognizable items will be on display.
Dusty Hill’s circa 1983, Wayne Charvel, Custom Eliminator Hot Rod car shaped bass guitar in custom red and yellow Eliminator hot rod finish previously displayed at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland
Hill’s fur bass guitar played in ZZ Top’s iconic “Legs” music video, a 1983 Dean Explorer style bass in sheepskin finish with ZZ Top logo painted on the fretboard, attached to a rig worn around Hill’s waist to make it spin
Hill’s signature 1953 Fender Precision bass guitar, and most played instrument by Hill out of all the guitars in this collection
Hill’s ” circa 1960s Fender body Telecaster bass guitar, in grey-blue finish with custom pinstriping by Houston artist Jim Carnifax done in 1983, used in “Gimme all your Lovin” and “Sharp Dressed Man” music videos
Hill’s circa 1985 Eric Yunker conceptual bass guitar used in ZZ Top music videos, “Rough Boy” and “Give It Up”
An MTV Moonman award statuette presented to Dusty Hill for Best Group Video “Legs” at the inaugural MTV Video Music Awards ceremony in 1984
Hill’s bald eagle jacket by Manuel with talons and feather accents down sleeves, accented with prong-set stones, with personalized “Dusty Hill” Manuel label
Hill’s black leather motorcycle jacket with custom painted skeleton motif, eagle head pins on lapel, and silver spike embellishments with “Streek Landslide” written on the back.
Special wall displays featuring a Texas sized horseshoe ring of his hats, awards, Elvis Presley memorabilia, and love of everything for the Lone Star State, including cowboy boots, Western-style accessories, and more.
The “Duzzty’s Stash” pop store will also be set up at the exhibition, which will offer some of his T-shirts, posters, and other items that Hill collected personally.
The official media kit with licensed Dusty Hill photographs and images of select memorabilia that will be displayed can be found here: https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fo/qcc22zvtpzdkicqnk1m5i/h?rlkey=yz6xkuvsl0xo1b968d83cmsgu&dl=0