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Billy Gibbons (left) and Dusty Hill of ZZ Top will no longer play the South Carolina State Fair. (Provided)

Iconic rock group ZZ Top will no longer perform at the South Carolina State Fair in Columbia on Oct. 18, according to a news release.

The band's management informed fair officials Monday the group is canceling its current tour, which also brings into question the Performing Arts Center performance in Charleston scheduled for Nov. 5. 

The Performing Arts Center did not immediately respond to questions about the status of the upcoming ZZ Top show and management did not immediately say why the tour was being canceled. 

As for the South Carolina State Fair, all ZZ Top tickets purchased online will be automatically refunded. However, the tickets can still be used for regular fair admission any day through Oct. 22. 

“Our Pepsi Grandstand shows have remained one of the hallmarks of our fair, and we encourage our patrons to come out and enjoy our remaining shows,” said State Fair manager Gary Goodman.

ZZ Top was one of six musical acts booked at the grandstand this year. Remaining concerts include Chris Young on Oct. 16, TobyMac on Oct. 20 and Sabrina Carpenter on Oct. 22. 

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Reach Kalyn Oyer at 843-371-4469. Follow her on Twitter @sound_wavves.

Kalyn Oyer is a Charleston native who covers arts and entertainment for The Post and Courier's Thursday edition, Charleston Scene. She used to write about music for the Charleston City Paper and Scene SC.