Lynyrd Skynyrd announce 2020 dates for farewell tour

Dec. 3 (UPI) — Lynyrd Skynyrd announced on Tuesday a new slate of 2020 concert dates as part of their ongoing Last of the Street Survivors farewell tour.

The band will be touring North America once again in 2020 starting on March 7 in Savannah, Ga., at the Martin Luther King Jr. Arena. Lynyrd Skynyrd will also be performing internationally throughout the year.

Tickets go on sale for the general public on Friday at 10 a.m. local time through Live Nation. Eli Young Band and Travis Tritt will serve as special guests on select dates.

The farewell tour was first started in 2018.

“We’ve said we want to play every venue and market we’ve ever visited around the world one last time and even some places we haven’t, so we get to see all of Skynyrd Nation,” lead singer Johnny Van Zant said in a statement. “We are getting close!”

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.

The tour will feature Johnny Van Zant who has served as lead singer since 1987, original guitarist Gary Rossington, guitarist Ricky Medlocke who was a part of the group in the ’70s, Mark ‘Sparky’ Matejka, Michael Cartellone, Keith Christopher, Peter Keys, Dale Krantz Rossington, Carol Chase and special guest Jim Horn.

Here is the full list of 2020 North American dates for the Last of the Street Survivors farewell tour

March 7 — Savannah, Ga., at Martin Luther King Jr. Arena

March 8 — Plant City, Fla., at Strawberry Festival

March 13 — Fresno, Calif., at Save Mart Center

March 14 — Reno, Nev., at Reno Events Center

March 20 — Tupelo, Miss., at BancorpSouth Arena

March 21 — Bossier City, La., at CenturyLink Center

April 17 — Allentown, Pa., at PPL Center

April 18 — Providence, R.I., at Dunkin’ Donuts Center

April 24 — Madison, Wis., at Coliseum at Alliant Energy Center

April 25 — Ft. Wayne, Ind., at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum

May 1 — Knoxville, Tenn., at Thompson-Boling Arena

May 2 — Charlotte, N.C., at Epicenter Festival 2020

May 8 — Pikeville, Ky., at Appalachian Wireless Arena

June 13 — Forest City, Iowa at Country Thunder Iowa

July 31 — Indianapolis, Ind., at The Amphitheater at White River State Park

Aug. 20-24 — Orlando, Fla., at Lynyrd Skynyrd & Frynds Simple Man Jam at Shingle Creek Resort