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Lynyrd Skynyrd announce dates for farewell tour

By Wade Sheridan
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Lynyrd Skynyrd announce dates for farewell tour
Lynyrd Skynyrd will embark on a final tour this summer with special guests such as Kid Rock, Hank Williams Jr. and Bad Company. File Photo by David Tulis/UPI | License Photo

Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Lynyrd Skynyrd has announced the final dates for their Street Survivors Farewell Tour that begins its final portion this summer.

The band will be performing May 4 at the Coral Sky Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach. Fla. before wrapping everything up Sept. 1 at the Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood in Atlanta.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd will also be making stops in cities such as Dallas, Houston, Phoenix, Cleveland, Detroit, Toronto and St. Louis, among others.

Tickets go on sale starting Feb. 2 at 10 a.m. local time through LiveNation, however, tickets for the July 20th show in Mansfield, Mass. go on sale at 11 a.m. local time and tickets for the Aug. 10 show in Detroit go on sale Feb. 3 at 10 a.m. local time.

A pre-sale will be available for Citi cardholders from Jan. 30 at 10 a.m. local time until Feb. 1 at 10 a.m. local time.

The tour will also include special guests on select dates such as Kid Rock, Hank Williams Jr., Bad Company, Charlie Daniels Band, the Marshall Tucker Band. 38 Special, Blackberry Smoke and Blackfoot, Rolling Stone reported.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd, whose first album was released in 1973, have featured a different lineup after frontman Ronnie Van Zant, guitarist Steve Gaines, backup singer Cassie Gaines and more died in a 1977 plane crash. Ronnie's brother Johnny Van Zant has served as lead singer since 1987 and has played with original guitarist Gary Rossington and guitarist Ricky Medlocke who was a part of the band in the '70s.

Lynyrd Skynyrd's last album, Last of a Dyin' Breed, was released in 2012.

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