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Lynyrd Skynyrd Farewell Tour Comes to Blossom Music Center

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After a career that has spanned over 40 years, Lynyrd Skynyrd have announced their farewell tour, which will include appearances by some Country Music acts along the way.

The Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour will begin on Friday, May 4, in West Palm Beach, Fla., at the Coral Sky Amphitheatre. The tour will run through Sept. 1, and will make a stop at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio on Friday, July 27 with special guests Marshall Tucker Band and Blackberry Smoke.

Other special guests that are joining Lynyrd Synyrd on their farewell tour include Kid Rock, Hank Williams, Jr., Charlie Daniels Band, Bad Company, 38 Special, and Blackfoot. The tour takes it’s name from the latest Lynyrd Skynyrd song, “The Last Of The Street Survivors” as well as the band’s fifth studio album, Street Survivors.

“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,” says Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist and founding member Gary Rossington.

“We’ve been blessed by these great songs and the messages they carry to the fans,” lead vocalist Johnny Van Zant adds. “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.” Van Zant replaced his brother, original Skynyrd singer Ronnie Van Zant, in 1987 when Skynyrd resumed touring after the 1977 plane crash that killed Van Zant and several other band members.

The Southern Rockers are best known for their iconic anthems “Sweet Home Alabama” and “Free Bird,” that Rolling Stone said was “easily the most requested live song in existence.” With more than 30 million units sold over their career, the band and their music has become an integral part of America music with hits that also include “Simple Man,” “Gimme Three Steps,” “What’s Your Name,” “Call Me The Breeze,” “You Got that Right,” and many more.

Tickets for the Blossom Music Center appearance will go on sale to the public on Friday, Feb. 2, at 10am at LiveNation.com. Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase U.S. presale tickets beginning Tuesday, Jan. 30, at 10am local time until Thursday, Feb. 1, at 10pm local time through Citi’s Private Pass program. More information on acts supporting the show at Blossom will be announced soon.

VIP packages will also be available for all dates. Details available at Lynyrd Skynyrd’s official website.

Lynyrd Skynyrd’s 2018 Last of the Steet Survivors Farewell Tour Dates

May 4 – West Palm Beach, Fla. @ Coral Sky Amphitheatre
May 5 – Tampa, Fla. @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
May 11 – Dallas, Texas @ Starplex Pavilion
May 12 – Houston, Texas @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
May 18 – Phoenix, Ariz. @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
May 19 – Chula Vista, Calif. @ Mattress Firm Amphitheatre
May 25 – Mountain View, Calif. @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
May 26 – San Bernadino, Calif. @ Glen Helen Amphitheater
June 22 – Holmdel, N.J. @ PNC Bank Arts Center
June 23 – Wantagh, N.Y. @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theatre
June 29 – Raleigh, N.C. @ Coastal Credit Union Music Park
June 30 – Charlotte, N.C. @ PNC Music Pavilion
July 6 – Virginia Beach, Va. @ Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
July 7 – Bristow, Va. @ Jiffy Lube Live,
July 13 – Darien, N.Y. @ Darien Lake Amphitheater
July 14 – Hartford, Conn. @ Xfinity Theatre
July 20 – Mansfield, Mass. @ Xfinity Center*
July 21 – Bethel, N.Y. @ Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
July 27 – Cleveland, Ohio @ Blossom Music Center
July 28 – Hershey, Pa. @ Hersheypark Stadium
Aug. 3 – Tinley Park, Ill. @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Aug. 4 – Noblesville, Ind. @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
Aug. 10 – Detroit, Mich. @ DTE Energy Music Theatre+
Aug. 11 – Toronto, Ontario, Canada @ Budweiser Stage
Aug. 17 – Cincinnati, Ohio @ Riverbend Music Center,
Aug. 18 – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, St. Louis, Missouri
Aug. 24 – Syracuse, N.Y. @Lakeview Amphitheatre,
Aug. 25 – Burgettstown, Pa. @ KeyBank Pavilion
Aug. 31 – Pelham, Ala. @ Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
Sept. 1 – Atlanta, Ga. @ Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
*on sale at 11AM local time
+on sale Saturday, February 3 at 10AM local time

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