Lynyrd Skynyrd announces farewell tour

Nichole Vega
January 30, 2018

Today, it was Lynyrd Skynyrd's turn with the announcement of their Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour. The tour will cross the country throughout the summer over Fridays and Saturdays to give fans one last memorable night of classic American Rock-and-Roll.

The closest the "Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour" comes is May 26 at Glen Helen Amphitheater in San Bernardino.

Tickets are on sale beginning February 2 at 10 a.m.through Live Nation. For complete presale details visit http://www.citiprivatepass.com. The lineup now includes Gary Rossington and Johnny Van Zant, Ronnie's brother.

The Rock & Roll Hall of Famers announced Thursday that the farewell tour will also feature Kid Rock, Hank Williams Jr., Bad Company, the Marshall Tucker Band and 38 Special.

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

The Southern Rockers are best known for the RIAA Platinum-certified "Sweet Home Alabama" and self-proclaimed signature song, "Free Bird", that Rolling Stone said was "easily the most requested live song in existence".

The group released four more albums before frontman Ronnie Van Zant, guitarist Steve Gaines, backup singer Cassie Gaines and more died in a 1977 plane crash. You can find more information at the band's website.

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