After a career that has spanned more than 40 years and includes a catalog of more than 60 albums, Southern Rock icons Lynyrd Skynyrd will embark on its final “Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour” with The Charlie Daniels Band, The Marshall Tucker Band and Jamey Johnson, locally presented by WCSX. The first leg of the career-concluding tour, produced by Live Nation, will include a performance at DTE Energy Music Theatre on Friday, August 10 at 6 p.m. 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.
“It’s hard to imagine, after all these years, the band that Ronnie Van Zant, Allen Collins and myself started back in Jacksonville, 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,” said Gary Rossington, original and founding member of Lynyrd Skynyrd. Lead vocalist, Johnny Van Zant added, “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.”
In addition to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band, they will be joined on stage by numerous friends throughout the tour, including but not limited to: Kid Rock, Hank Williams Jr., Charlie Daniels Band, Bad Company, Marshall Tucker Band, 38 Special, Blackberry Smoke and Blackfoot. The tour derives its name from their new song, “The Last of the Street Survivors” and the band’s fifth studio album Street Survivorsthat is certified multi-platinum by the RIAA and includes the platinum-certified single, “What’s Your Name.”
Featuring: The Charlie Daniels Band, The Marshall Tucker Band and Jamey Johnson
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