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Lynyrd Skynyrd Announce 2020 Tour Dates

Candice Blundo | December 3, 2019
Lynyrd Skynyrd 2020

Lynyrd Skynyrd have revealed dates for the third leg of their “Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour,” coming to stages nationwide starting early next spring.

The final trek kicks off March 7 in Savannah, GA and will travel to cities including Fresno, Tupelo, Madison, and Knoxville before wrapping up with a final performance in Pikeville, KY on May 8.

Skynyrd will go on to play previously announced one-off shows in Forest City, IA and Indianapolis, IN in June and July before heading to their home state of Florida for their Lynyrd Skynyrd & Frynds Simple Man Jam: A Family Reunion festival in Orlando, August 20-24.

The band will receive support from Travis Tritt and the Eli Young Band on select dates throughout the tour.

Check out a full list of dates and stops below!

Where are Lynyrd Skynyrd playing near me?

Mar. 7 – Savannah, GA @ Martin Luther King Jr. Arena

Mar. 8 – Plant City, FL @ Strawberry Festival

Mar. 13 – Fresno, CA @ Save Mart Center

Mar. 14 – Reno, NV @ Reno Events Center

Mar. 20 – Tupelo, MS @ BancorpSouth Arena

Mar. 21 – Bossier City, LA @ CenturyLink Center

Apr. 17 – Allentown, PA @ PPL Center

Apr. 18 – Providence, RI @ Dunkin’ Donuts Center

Apr. 24 – Madison, WI @ Coliseum at Alliant Energy Center

Apr. 25 – Ft Wayne, IN @ Allen County War Memorial Coliseum

May 1 – Knoxville, TN @ Thompson-Boling Arena

May 2 – Charlotte, NC @ Epicenter Festival 2020

May 8 – Pikeville, KY @ Appalachian Wireless Arena

Jun. 13 – Forest City, IA @ Country Thunder Iowa

Jul. 31 – Indianapolis, IN @ The Amphitheater at White River State Park

Aug. 20-24 – Orlando, FL @ Lynyrd Skynyrd & Frynds Simple Man Jam at Shingle Creek Resort

Who are Lynyrd Skynyrd?

Southern rock outfit Lynyrd Skynyrd emerged from Jacksonville, FL in the mid-1960s. The band, originally known as My Backyard, spent five years touring small venues under a variety of different monikers and enduring several lineup changes before finally settling on official members and the name Lynyrd Skynyrd in 1969. They released their debut album a few years later in 1973, becoming a commercial success on the strength of hit singles like “Gimme Three Steps,” “Simple Man,” “Tuesday’s Gone,” and “Free Bird,” the latter of which launched them to national stardom.

In 1977, the band was struck with unimaginable tragedy when three of its members, including founding members Ronnie Van Zant and Steve Gaines along with his sister, backup singer Cassie Gaines, were killed in in airplane crash. Skynyrd reformed ten years later for a reunion tour, with Ronnie’s brother Johnny Van Zant taking his place as the lead vocalist. The band continues to tour with Johnny as their frontman to this day, along with co-founder Gary Rossington (the band’s sole continuous member), and Rickey Medlocke, who first wrote and recorded with Skynyrd in 1971. Lynyrd Skynyrd has sold more than 28 million records in the US. They have been Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees since 2006.

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