Lynyrd Skynyrd add New England shows

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After rocking the Cape Cod Melody Tent last week, Lynyrd Skynyrd have revealed plans to return to New England this fall. The southern rock heroes will hit Rhode Island and New Hampshire for shows in October.

Lynyrd Skynyrd will perform at New Hampshire’s Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom on Friday, October 4. Tickets for the show are now on sale through Ticketmaster for $61. The following night, the band will perform at the Newport Yachting Center in Rhode Island. Tickets for the show, which range in price from $40.50 to $90.50, will go on sale Friday at noon through Ticketmaster.

This year marks Lynyrd Skynyrd’s 40th anniversary of their 1973 self-titled debut album. The band also continues to promote their latest album, Last Of A Dying Breed. Released last August, the band’s thirteenth studio effort debuted at #14 on the Billboard 200, making it their highest charting album since 1977.

Led by core members Gary Rossington (guitar), Johnny Van Zant (vocals) and Rickey Medlocke (guitar), along with longtime drummer Michael Cartellone, Lynyrd Skynyrd current line-up also features Mark “Sparky” Matejka (guitar), Johnny Colt (bass), Peter Keys (keyboards), Dale Krantz Rossington-Honkettes (backing vocals) and Carol Chase-Honkettes (backing vocals).

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