Eric Burdon, Zombies to headline HAAM benefit at ACL Live

August 12, 2014


By Peter Blackstock (

English classic-rock bands Eric Burdon & the Animals and the Zombies will headline a “British Invasion” benefit for the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians at ACL Live on Sept. 22, with local acts including Alejandro Escovedo, Christopher Cross and Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis also taking part.
Tickets, ranging from $35 to $100, go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. via or 877-4FLYTIX. Also in the announced lineup of the show, which will start at 6:30 p.m., are Shinyribs, Malford Milligan, Dana Falconberry and Hector Ward & the Big Time, with other names to be added. KLRU will tape the show and distribute it nationally later in the year.
ACL Live also announced a second date for Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band on Oct. 12. The band’s initial Oct. 8 date is sold out.