Lynyrd Skynyrd announces new 2022 tour dates
Lynyrd Skynyrd announced two new concert dates that were added to their “Big Wheels Keep On Turnin'” American tour. The new dates are in Hollywood, Florida at the Seminole Hard Rock and San Antonio, Texas at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo.
The tour started started last April, 7 months after guitarist Gary Rossington, who was part of the band’s classic line-up had to do an emergency heart surgery.
The band’s current line-up features Rickey Medlocke (Guitar), Johnny Van Zant (Vocals), Michael Cartellone (Drums), Mark Matejka (Guitar), Peter Keys (Keyboards) and Keith Christopher (Bass).
All Lynyrd Skynyrd 2022 tour dates:
- 6 – Billings, MT – Magic City Blues Festival
- 7 – Sturgis, SD – Sturgis Buffalo Chip
- 26 – Doswell, VA – Afterhours Concerts at The Meadow Event Park
- 27 – Niagara Falls, NY – Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel
- 9 – Lafayette, LA – Cajundome
- 10 – Biloxi, MS – Mississippi Coast Coliseum
- 16 – Allegan, MI – Allegan County Fair
- 17 – Terre Haute, IN – Allegan County Fair
- 18 – Pryor, OK – Born & Raised Music Festival
- 22 – Concord, CA – Bone Bash, Concord Pavilion
- 23 – Sparks, NV – Nugget Event Center
- 25 – Puyallup, WA – Washington State Fair
- 26 – Airway Heights, WA – Northern Quest Resort & Casino
- 29 – Hollywood, FL – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
- 30 – Allentown, PA – PPL Center
- 2 – West Springfield, MA – The Big E Arena
During this tour the band is performing all their classics and the setlist might be similar to what was played at their show in Kingsport, TN back in July 23.
- Workin’ for MCA
- What’s Your Name
- You Got That Right
- Whiskey Rock-a-Roller
- That Smell
- Cry for the Bad Man
- Saturday Night Special
- Tuesday’s Gone
- Mississippi Kid
- Red White & Blue (Love It or Leave)
- Simple Man
- Gimme Three Steps
- Call Me the Breeze (J.J. Cale cover)
- Sweet Home Alabama
- Free Bird
Formed in Jacksonville, Florida back in 1964, Lynyrd Skynyrd spent five years touring and changing their line-up before chosing their name. From 1973 until 1977 they released 5 albums that became the most famous Southern Rock albums in history and gave the world hits like “Sweet Home Alabama” and “Free Bird”.
On October 20, 1977, their chartered airplane crashed, killing vocalist Ronnie Van Zant, guitarist Steve Gaines, and backup singer Cassie Gaines and seriously injuring the rest of the band. The group returned in 1987 with Ronnie’s brother Johnny Van Zant that remains until today the group’s vocalist