Lynyrd Skynyrd Plan Farewell Tour, Including Country Special Guests
Lynyrd Skynyrd have announced their final tour. The Southern rock icons will be bringing some fellow big names in country and Southern rock out on the road with them for their Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour.
Set to run May 4 through Sept. 1, Lynyrd Skynyrd's Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour will feature a number of special guests: Kid Rock, Hank Williams Jr., the Charlie Daniels Band, Bad Company, the Marshall Tucker Band, .38 Special, Blackberry Smoke and Blackfoot, among others.
"It's hard to imagine, after all these years, the band that Ronnie Van Zant, Allen Collins and myself started back in Jacksonville, [Fla.] would resonate for this long and to so many generations of fans. I’m certain they are looking down from above, amazed that the music has touched so many," says Gary Rossington in a press release. Adds Johnny Van Zant, "We've been blessed by these great songs and the messages they carry to the fans. It’s been a true honor to try and fill in my brother’s footsteps for the past 31 years, keeping the music and his spirit alive."
Lynyrd Skynyrd's farewell tour's name is a nod to their 1977 album Street Survivors, a multi-platinum-certified release that turned out to be the final album recorded by the band's original lineup. Three days after its debut (Oct. 20, 1977), the band's infamous plane crash occurred. Lynyrd Skynyrd are also releasing a new song titled "The Last of the Street Survivors."
A full list of Lynyrd Skynyrd Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour dates is below; the details on which special guests will be joining at which shows have not been released. Tickets will go on sale on Feb. 2 at 10AM local time; visit LynyrdSkynyrd.com for more information.
Lynyrd Skynyrd, 2018 Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour Dates:
May 4 – West Palm Beach, Fla. @ Coral Sky Amphitheatre
May 5 – Tampa, Fla. @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
May 11 – Dallas, Texas @ Starplex Pavilion
May 12 – Houston, Texas @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Presented by Huntsman
May 18 – Phoenix, Ariz. @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
May 19 – Chula Vista, Calif. @ Mattress Firm Amphitheatre
May 25 – Mountain View, Calif. @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
May 26 – San Bernadino, Calif. @ Glen Helen Amphitheater
June 22 – Holmdel, N.J. @ PNC Bank Arts Center
June 23 – Wantagh, N.Y. @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theatre
June 29 – Raleigh, N.C. @ Coastal Credit Union Music Park
June 30 – Charlotte, N.C. @ PNC Music Pavilion
July 6 – Virginia Beach, Va. @ Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
July 7 – Bristow, Va. @ Jiffy Lube Live
July 13 – Darien, N.Y. @ Darien Lake Amphitheater
July 14 – Hartford, Conn. @ Xfinity Theatre
July 20 – Mansfield, Mass. @ Xfinity Center
July 21 – Bethel, N.Y. @ Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
July 27 – Cleveland, Ohio @ Blossom Music Center
July 28 – Hershey, Pa. @ Hersheypark Stadium
Aug. 3 – Tinley Park, Ill. @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Aug. 4 – Noblesville, Ind. @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
Aug. 10 – Detroit, Mich. @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
Aug. 11 – Toronto, Ontario, Canada @ Budweiser Stage
Aug. 17 – Cincinnati, Ohio @ Riverbend Music Center
Aug. 18 – St. Louis, Mo. @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Aug. 24 – Syracuse, N.Y. @ Lakeview Amphitheatre
Aug. 25 – Burgettstown, Pa. @ KeyBank Pavilion
Aug. 31 – Pelham, Ala. @ Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
Sept. 1 – Atlanta, Ga. @ Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
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