Lynyrd Skynyrd Postpone Tour Dates Due To Gary Rossington Heart Surgery

Luke Waskowski
Lynyrd Skynyrd Postpone Tour Dates Due To Gary Rossington Heart Surgery

Rock icons Lynyrd Skynrd have postponed this weekend’s concerts so founding member Gary Rossington can have time to recover from a recent heart procedure.

The shows that are part of the band’s “Last Of The Street Survivors Farewell Tour” were scheduled for August 16 in Las Vegas, Nevada and August 17 in Wheatland, California. The shows have now been moved to October 18 and October 19, respectively.

Rossington underwent surgery on July 31st and is expected to make a full recovery.

Singer Johnny Van Zant released a statement regarding the situation saying, “We all appreciate the well wishes for Gary and apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. But he can’t wait to come back and perform at 100 percent for the fans. We will see you all soon!”

Lynyrd Skynyrd are scheduled to return to tour on August 23rd in Irvine, California.

The upcoming dates of the “Last Of The Street Survivors” tour:

August 23 — Irvine, CA at the FivePoint Amphitheatre presented by Mercury Insurance
August 24 — Concord, CA at the Concord Pavilion
August 30 — Camden, NJ at the BB&T Pavilion
August 31 — Saratoga Springs, NY at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center
September 13 — Southaven, MS at the Bank Plus Amphitheater
September 14 — Alpharetta, GA at the Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
September 20 — Salt Lake City, UT at the USANA Amphitheater
September 21 — Denver, CO at the Fiddler’s Green
September 22 — Albuquerque, NM at the Isleta Amphitheater
September 27 — Jackson, MS at the Brandon Amphitheater
September 28 — Orange Beach, AL at The Wharf Amphitheater
October 11 — Manchester, TN at the Exit 111 Festival
October 12 — Little Rock, AR at the First Security Amphitheater
October 18 — Las Vegas, NV at the T-Mobile Arena
October 19 — Wheatland, CA at the Toyota Amphitheatre

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