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Lynyrd Skynyrd announces farewell tour, including Jones Beach show

30 January 2018, 01:35 | Denise Dawson

Lynyrd Skynyrd on stage Image from Twitter

Lynyrd Skynyrd on stage  Image from Twitter

Tickets are on sale beginning February 2 at 10 a.m.through Live Nation. The band took a decade-long hiatus before reuniting for a tour and live album, Southern by the Grace of God. Kid Rock, Hank Williams Jr., Charlie Daniels Band, Bad Company, Marshall Tucker Band, 38 Special, Blackberry Smoke and Blackfoot are among the acts scheduled to appear at some dates. The tours only two Florida shows will be May 4 in West Palm Beach and May 5 at Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre.

This summer will be the classic rock band's final tour around the country. The band's current line-up includes original member Rossington, Johnny Van Zant, Rickey Medlocke, Mark "Sparky" Matejka, Michael Cartellone, Keith Christopher, Peter Keys, Dale Krantz Rossington and Carol Chase. The tour derives its name from their new song, "The Last of the Street Survivors" and the band's fifth studio album Street Survivors that is certified multi-platinum by the RIAA and includes the platinum-certified single, "What's Your Name".

Lynyrd Skynyrd first rose to prominence in the 1970s with some of its biggest hits such as "Free Bird", "Sweet Home Alabama", and "Simple Man".

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After 40 years of touring and recording, Lynyrd Skynyrd is calling it quits.

However, tragedy also struck the group in 1977 when a plane crash killed multiple members of the band, including lead singer Ronnie Van Zant, and also members of the road crew. You can find more information at the band's website.



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