Saturday, April 21, 2018

Lynyrd Skynyrd announce final concert

Lynyrd Skynyrd will play the final concert of their Last Of The Street Survivors Farewell Tour at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, FL on September 2.

News4JAX reports singer Johnny Van Zant and guitarist Rickey Medlocke announced the event at the venue during the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars' annual ‘State Of The Franchise’ presentation, saying they were both born and raised in Jacksonville and would be proud to play their final concert in their home town.

"This is a dream come true for the Lynyrd Skynyrd band," said Van Zant. "We're going to rock the house here. My brother and Gary [Rossington] and Alan Collins started this band a long time ago. We are on our farewell tour. It’s time to wrap it up. To be able to play Jacksonville, here, with the Jags, come on. It doesn’t get any better than that.”

“We are very excited to have friends Jason Aldean and Kid Rock join us in our hometown of Jacksonville,” added guitarist and sole original founding member Gary Rossington. “Playing where the band got its start all those years ago is always special but having these guys with us makes it even sweeter. We can’t wait to rock EverBank Field!”

The Southern rock icons will be joined by additional "special guests" at the hometown show.

Presale tickets for the Labor Day weekend concert are available starting Tuesday, April 24, with general public seats on sale Monday, April 30 at 10 AM.

The Southern rock icons will launch the final leg of the farewell trek in West Palm Beach, FL on May 4.

The Last Of The Street Survivors Farewell Tour is named after the Florida group’s 1977 album, “Street Survivors.” Just days after the its release, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s chartered airplane crashed near Gillsburg, MS en route to a show in Baton Rouge, LA, killing the pilot, co-pilot, the group's assistant road-manager and three band members – frontman Ronnie Van Zant, guitarist Steve Gaines and backup singer Cassie Gaines.

Lynyrd Skynyrd
The Last Of The Street Survivors Farewell Tour
North America 2018

May 04 – West Palm Beach, FL @ Coral Sky Amphitheatre
May 05 – Tampa, FL @ MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre
May 11 – Dallas, TX @ Starplex Pavilion
May 12 – Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
May 18 – Phoenix, AZ @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
May 19 – Chula Vista, CA @ Mattress Firm Amphitheatre
May 25 – Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
May 26 – San Bernardino, CA @ Glen Helen Amphitheater
Jun 22 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
Jun 23 – Wantagh, NY @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theatre
Jun 29 – Raleigh, NC @ Coastal Credit Union Music Park
Jun 30 – Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion
Jul 06 – Virginia Beach, VA @ Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
Jul 07 – Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live
Jul 13 – Darien, NY @ Darien Lake Amphitheater
Jul 14 – Hartford, CT @ Xfinity Theatre
Jul 20 – Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Center
Jul 21 – Bethel, NY @ Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
Jul 27 – Cleveland, OH @ Blossom Music Center
Jul 28 – Hershey, PA @ Hersheypark Stadium
Aug 03 – Tinley Park, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Aug 04 – Noblesville, IN @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
Aug 06 – Sturgis, SD @ Sturgis Buffalo Chip
Aug 10 – Detroit, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
Aug 11 – Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage
Aug 17 – Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
Aug 18 – St. Louis, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Aug 24 – Syracuse, NY @ Lakeview Amphitheatre
Aug 25 – Burgettstown, PA @ KeyBank Pavilion
Aug 31 – Pelham, AL @ Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
Sep 01 – Atlanta, GA @ Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
Sep 02 – Jacksonville, FL @ EverBank Field **

** new date added

See also:

Lynyrd Skynyrd to preview farewell tour with live concert broadcast
Lynyrd Skynyrd to extend farewell tour
Lynyrd Skynyrd announce farewell tour
Lynyrd Skynyrd cancel final 2017 dates over medical emergency
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