Last year, Southern rock icons LYNYRD SKYNYRD announced that, after a career that has spanned more than 40 years and includes a catalog of more than 60 albums with more than 30 million units sold, they would embark on their "Last Of The Street Survivors Farewell Tour". Produced by Live Nation, the career-concluding farewell tour logged over 50 stops by the end of 2018.
During the first leg of their farewell tour, Gary Rossington told "The Big Interview": "It takes a long time to finish a farewell tour when you're like us, 'cause we've played everywhere… I keep jokin' it'd take 10 years to do the farewell tour."
True to their word and faithful to their loyal fans, the "Last Of The Street Survivors Farewell Tour" continues in 2019, with tickets for U.S. dates going on sale to the general public this Friday, February 8 at 10 a.m. local time at LiveNation.com. Citi is the official pre-sale credit card for the tour. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Tuesday, February 5 at 10 a.m. local time until Thursday, February 7 at 10 p.m. local time through Citi's Private Pass program.
The farewell tour will continue to take the band across the country and around the globe through the remainder of the year giving fans one last unforgettable night of classic American rock and roll. The Southern rockers will be joined for select dates by special guests, including BAD COMPANY, Cody Jinks and Hank Williams Jr.
The blockbuster farewell tour kicks off 2019 in Canada where the band will be joined by one of the most celebrated musicians in Canadian history, special guest Randy Bachman. The two-time inductee into the Canadian Music Hall Of Fame is one of few artists to hold the distinction of topping the charts in two different bands: "American Woman" with THE GUESS WHO and "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet" with BACHMAN‐TURNER OVERDRIVE. Following the Canadian run, the band will head to Europe this summer. They will be joined by special guests, English rock band STATUS QUO, for U.K. dates and Southern rock band BLACKBERRY SMOKE for dates in Germany.
The tour derives its name from the LYNYRD SKYNYRD song "The Last Of The Street Survivors" and the band's fifth studio album, "Street Survivors", that is certified multi-platinum by the RIAA and includes the platinum-certified single "What's Your Name".
The "Last Of The Street Survivors Farewell Tour" marks a big moment for generations of fans, as LYNYRD SKYNYRD has been touring consistently since the '90s. The band, which has been called the "whiskey-soaked genre's most popular and influential crew" by USA Today, is ready to rock one last time. The farewell tour will take original member Rossington joined by Johnny Van Zant, Rickey Medlocke, Mark "Sparky" Matejka, Michael Cartellone, Keith Christopher, Peter Keys, Dale Krantz Rossington, Carol Chase and special guest Jim Horn across the country over the next two years.
The legendary 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." With everlasting hits such as "Simple Man", "Gimme Three Steps", "What's Your Name", "Call Me The Breeze", "You Got That Right" and more, it is easy to see why Rolling Stone named LYNYRD SKYNYRD one of its "100 Greatest Bands Of All Time."
"Last Of The Street Survivors Farewell Tour" U.S. dates:
Apr. 27 - Indio, CA - Stagecoach *
May 10 - Tuscaloosa, AL - Tuscaloosa Amphitheater +
May 11 - Arlington, TX - KAABOO Texas *
May 17 - New Orleans, LA - Smoothie King Center ^
May 18 - Lafayette, LA - Cajundome ^
May 24 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena
May 31 - Gilford, NH - Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion ^
Jun. 01 - Bangor, ME - Darling's Waterfront Pavilion ^
Jul. 13 - Canandaigua, NY - Constellation Brands–Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center: CMAC
Jul. 19 - Welch, MN - Treasure Island Resort & Casino *
Jul. 20 - Walker, MN - Moondance Jam *
Jul. 26 - Portland, OR - Sunlight Supply Amphitheater #
Jul. 27 - Seattle, WA - White River Amphitheatre #
Aug. 09 - Albuquerque, NM - Isleta Amphitheater
Aug. 16 - Las Vegas, NV - T-Mobile Arena
Aug. 17 - Wheatland, CA - Toyota Amphitheatre
Aug. 23 - Irvine, CA - FivePoint Amphitheatre presented by Mercury Insurance
Aug. 30 - Camden, NJ - BB&T Pavilion ^
Aug. 31 - Saratoga Springs, NY - Saratoga Performing Arts Center ^
Sep. 13 - Southaven, MS - Bank Plus Amphitheater +
Sep. 14 - Alpharetta, GA - Ameris Bank Amphitheatre +
Sep. 20 - Salt Lake City, UT - USANA Amphitheater +
Sep. 21 - Denver, CO - Fiddler's Green
Sep. 27 - Jackson, MS - Brandon Amphitheater +
Sep. 28 - Orange Beach, AL - The Wharf Amphitheater +
+ with Cody Jinks
^ with Hank Williams Jr.
# with BAD COMPANY
* Previously announced U.S. dates