LYNYRD SKYNYRD SET CONCERT PERFORMANCE IN TAMPA

LYNYRD SKYNYRD SET FOR EVENTS DURING
REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION IN TAMPA
WITH CONCERT PERFORMANCE

TUNE IN: Lynyrd Skynyrd on FOX & Friends
“All American Concert Series” – August 17

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 13, 2011) – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame members Lynyrd Skynyrd
are set to perform during events outside of the 2012 Republican
National Convention in Tampa, Florida  on Sunday, August 26 as part of
the fundraising event Citizens Helping Heroes presents Southern Tribute
IV Honoring America’s Heroes. The concert takes place at The American
Action Network Pavilion at Liberty Plaza (corner of South Morgan &
East Whiting Streets next to the Tampa Times Forum) and is open to paid
sponsors and their guests. Lynyrd Skynyrd’s show launches the four-day
event which also includes performances by Trace Adkins (8/28) and Kid
Rock (8/29).

Tune In for Lynyrd Skynyrd’s performance live from New York City as part
of the FOX & Friends “All American Concert Series” on Friday,
August 17th during the 8am (ET) hour.  The concert is open to the public
(corner of 48th St and 6th Avenue) with free food offered all morning
from Famous Dave’s BBQ.

This free live performance is the 13th of the 14-week outdoor concert
series held in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, directly outside the FOX
News studios (48th & 6th).   Lynyrd Skynyrd, known for their
Southern rock anthems, will perform several new songs from their
forthcoming album Last of a Dyin’ Breed due in stores on August
21st on Loud & Proud / Roadrunner Records as well as some of their
notable anthems including “Sweet Home Alabama.”

Viewers will also be able to visit the FOX & Friends website at www.foxandfriends.com, which will feature post-performance coverage of the group’s appearance.

About Lynyrd Skynyrd:
With a catalog of over 60 albums, sales beyond 30 million worldwide and
their beloved classic American rock anthem “Sweet Home Alabama” having
over two million downloaded ringtones, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers
Lynyrd Skynyrd remains a cultural icon that appeals to all generations. 
Led by core members Gary Rossington (guitar), Johnny Van Zant (vocals)
and Rickey Medlock (guitar), Lynyrd Skynyrd continues the tremendous
legacy that began over 35 years ago in Jacksonville, Florida with their
August 21, 2012 release, Last Of A Dyin’ Breed, a legacy that was halted
for a decade after the 1977 plane crash that killed three band members,
including Ronnie Van Zant and Steve Gaines. Since then, the band
tragically lost Billy Powell, Ean Evans, Allen Collins, Leon Wilkeson
and Huey Thomasson, yet they continue to forge ahead. Rounding out the
line-up is bass player Johnny Colt, an original member of the Black
Crowes who recently joined the band, Mark “Sparky” Matejka on guitar,
Peter Keys on keyboards, and Dale Krantz Rossington and Carol Chase as
the Honkettes backing vocalists.
 

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