Public Television's Speakeasy Presents An Intimate Conversation with Billy F Gibbons & WFUV'S Eric Holland at The Triad

On September 19, the public television series Speakeasy will film an episode featuring Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Billy F Gibbons, guitarist/vocalist for Texas trio ZZ Top, in conversation with WFUV personality Eric Holland at The Iridium in New York City. Doors will open at 6:30 pm with the taping beginning at 8:00 pm. Tickets will be available on September 16 at 10am ET through

The episode tapes just days before Gibbons releases The Big Bad Blues, his sophomore solo album effort on September 21/Concord Records. Gibbons will also embark on a North American tour this October/November in support of The Big Bad Blues, including a return to The Iridium on October 30 & 31.

Ticket holders to the October 30 & 31 performances at The Iridium can purchase tickets to the September 19 Speakeasy event before the general public beginning September 14 through

For all The Big Bad Blues tour dates and more information, visit

Speakeasy is the ground-breaking public television series from the producers of Front and Center which pairs Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famers, Grammy Award and Tony Award winners, and iconic musicians with an interviewer of their choice. The result is an intimate conversation that leads to stories, experiences and compelling viewpoints that may not have been heard before. Speakeasy will return to public television for a fourth season in January of 2019.

Videos and more information about Speakeasy are available at

About The Iridium

The Iridium and its legacy as "The Home of Les Paul" has established the audiophile venue as a musical landmark in New York City, known as a destination for intimately experiencing the best artists in the world. Icons like David Bowie, Paul McCartney, Keith Richards, and Slash were regulars at Les Paul's weekly residency at The Iridium which lasted for 14 years until his passing in 2009. For more on The Iridium go to

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