St. Augustine Amphitheatre | St. Augustine, Florida
The wheels just keep on turning for the legendary rock outfit Lynyrd Skynyrd! The blues rock sensation who almost said goodbye to fans with a farewell tour in 2019 is keeping themselves might busy this 2023! The band is currently making waves across the U.S. with their co-headlining trek, titled the Sharp-Dressed Simple Man Tour! Before wrapping up the year 2023, the band will do a home-state show in St. Augustine, Florida! On Friday 6th, October 2023, Lynyrd Skynyrd will perform their 50th Anniversary show at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre! A mere 40 minutes from their hometown of Jacksonville, the band will deliver their highly-acclaimed set packed with sensational hits and iconic classics! Expect nothing but headbang-worthy staples as the legends perform “Sweet Home Alabama,” “Free Bird,” “Simple Man,” “Gimme Three Steps,” and many more! If you’re keen on catching these unprecedented Rock and Roll Hall of Famers during their 50th-anniversary celebration, you better hurry and secure your tickets now!
Lynyrd Skynyrd is one hot commodity this 2023. The band set out on a massive co-headlining trek titled the Sharp Dressed Simple Man Tour this summer with ZZ Top. Tickets are almost gone, and venues are definitely packed for the sunny season. The band will also close the summer with a major festival appearance in Brazil before heading home to Florida for a major homecoming concert at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. The band, nearing their sixth decade in the music business, shows no signs of slowing down. Even after band co-founder Gary Rossington’s untimely passing, frontman Johnny Van Zant decided to continue the highly-anticipated tour after much discussion within the band and Rossington’s family.
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s legacy continues this 2023 with their numerous dates in the summer and a one-off show in Florida during the fall. The band is also celebrating the 50th anniversary of their debut album (Pronounced 'Leh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd). The 1973 debut record spawned several iconic hits, including “Gimme Three Steps,” “Simple Man,” “Tuesday’s Gone,” and “Free Bird.” The album sold over two million copies in the U.S. It also became one of the greatest rock albums to ever come out in the 20th century.
The success of (Pronounced 'Leh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd) became a pivotal moment of the band’s career as they moved on to releasing 13 more studio albums, including their 1974 massively successful effort, Second Helping, which featured their most phenomenal hit, “Sweet Home Alabama.” The band has sold over 28 million albums in the U.S. and has become one of the most influential purveyors of American Southern rock.
The band’s exemplary work earned them a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame alongside other rock legends. They were inducted in 2006 with original members Ronnie Van Zant, Garry Rossington, Bon Burns, and other vital members Ed King, Steve Gaines, Billy Powell, Leon Wilkeson, and Artimus Pyle.
Fans can look forward to a plethora of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s career-spanning hits at their much-awaited show at the St Augustine Amphitheatre on Friday 6th, October 2023! This concert in St. Augustine is anticipated to be one of the highlights of the band’s 2023 run! So if you won’t want to miss this show, you better hurry and secure your tickets now before they sell out!