Earlier this year Southern Rock icons, Lynyrd Skynyrd, announced that, after a career that has spanned more than 40 years and includes a catalogue of more than 60 albums with more than 30 million units sold, they would embark on their Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour. The two-year farewell tour will have logged over 50 stops in the US and Canada by the end of 2018.
On the heels of last week’s announcement that the Rock & Roll Hall of Famers would be taking their blockbuster farewell tour to Canada in spring 2019 comes word the band will head to the U.K. and Europe next summer. They will be joined by special guests, Status Quo, for U.K. dates. The run of headline and festival dates will give European fans one last night of unforgettable classic Southern rock music.
The tour derives its name from their 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, that USA Today called the “whiskey-soaked genre’s most popular and influential crew,” is ready to rock one last time. The farewell tour will take original member Gary 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 Southern 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.
Tickets for European and U.K. dates go on sale to the general public on Friday Nov. 9 at 9 a.m.
UK dates here: http://www.axs.com/uk/series/7673/lynyrd-skynyrd-tickets?skin=aegpresentsuk
Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour
2019 Europe/U.K. Dates
June 17, 2019 Erfurt, Germany Messehalle^
June 18, 2019 Berlin, Germany Max Schmelinghalle^
June 19, 2019 Frankfurt, Germany Festhalle^
June 21, 2019 Dessel, Belgium Grasspop Metal Mtg
June 22, 2019 Hinwil, Switzerland Rock the Ring
June 26, 2019 Glasgow, UK SSE Hydro Arena*
June 27, 2019 Manchester, UK Arena*
June 29, 2019 London, UK Wembley Arena*
June 30, 2019 Birmingham, UK Genting Arena*
*Features Special Guest Status Quo
^Featured Special Guest Blackberry Smoke
VIP Packages will be available for all dates. Details available at lynyrdskynyrd.com