Lynyrd Skynyrd – 2014 Concert Schedule
You can't hear the name Lynyrd Skynyrd without classic tunes like
"Free Bird" and "Sweet Home Alabama" coming to mind. Since their debut in the 1970s, this Southern rock band has been keeping
audiences dancing and rocking out all over the world. They are now underway on another concert tour, allowing generations
of fans to experience all of their classic hits live in concert. This year, Lynyrd Skynyrd will be hitting up a variety of
venues far and wide, including the Indiana State Fairgrounds, Rogers Sports Complex in Fort Dodge, San Diego's Humphrey's
By the Bay, the Buffalo Chip Campground in Sturgis, Costa Mesa's Pacific Amphitheatre, the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas, the
Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, and plenty more. If you're ready to rock out with one of the best rock bands from
the 70s, then head over to StubHub for your concert tickets, and get ready to have a blast at the next Lynyrd Skynyrd concert!
About Lynyrd Skynyrd
Known for bringing Southern rock into the mainstream rock scene, Lynyrd Skynyrd initially
rose to popularity in the early 1970s, after the release of their debut album, "(Pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd)."
The album propelled the band to immediate fame and success, with the now-classic songs "Simple Man," "Free Bird," and "Gimme
Three Steps" gaining airplay. The album was eventually certified 2x platinum, and it was later featured as one of the "500
Greatest Albums of All Time" by Rolling Stone magazine. Following their breakout success of their debut album, Lynyrd Skynyrd
returned to the studio to begin working on their second album, "Second Helping." Their second studio album was released in
1974, and included the band's signature song, "Sweet Home Alabama," which was a response to Neil Young's song, "Southern Man."
"Second Helping" reached the number 12 position on the chart, and it was certified 2x platinum by 1987.
1975 with their third studio album, "Nuthin' Fancy," Lynyrd Skynyrd scored their first top 10 release, as the album reached
the number 9 position on the chart. With songs like "Saturday Night Special" and "Made in the Shade," Lynyrd Skynyrd's third
studio album was eventually certified platinum. They followed up with "Gimme Back My Bullets" in 1976, which reached the number
20 spot on the chart and was certified gold. Lynyrd Skynyrd's next big success came with their fifth studio album, "Street
Survivors," however, just a few days after the album was released, three of the band members were killed in an airplane crash
that was on its way to Louisiana. In the wake of the tragedy, the band's album was an immediate success, quickly going gold
and eventually achieving double platinum status.
After the phenomenal success they experienced in the 1970s, Lynyrd
Skynyrd continued to release a number of albums in the years that followed, including "Lynyrd Skynyrd 1991," "The Last Rebel,"
"Endangered Species," "Twenty," and more.
Lynyrd Skynyrd's Breakthrough Album
Lynyrd Skynyrd was immediately
thrust into the mainstream world of rock and roll when their debut album, "(Pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd),"
was released. The album's songs, "Simple Man," "Gimme Three Steps," and "Free Bird," have endured throughout the years and
are considered to be fan favorites. The album has also been featured in a number of lists honoring some of the best albums
of all time. After the whirlwind success of their debut album, Lynyrd Skynyrd released several more successful albums, including
"Second Helping," "Nuthin' Fancy," and "Gimme Back My Bullets." Their next big hit was "Street Survivors," which was released
in 1977 and reached the number 5 position on the chart. Spurred along by their popular singles "That Smell" and "What's Your
Name," the album was quickly certified double platinum.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Trivia
What was Lynyrd Skynyrd's
original band name?
Lynyrd Skynyrd originally went by the name The Pretty Ones, and then the Noble Five, and One Percent.
The idea for the name Lynyrd Skynyrd was inspired by a basketball coach by the name of Leonard Skinner who told the band members
that their hair was too long.
With songs like "That Smell," "Sweet Home Alabama," and "Free
Bird," Lynyrd Skynyrd dominated the airwaves during the height of their popularity. Their songs still remain fixtures on classic
rock radio stations far and wide, and there's no doubt that this iconic band has left a lasting legacy. Now is your chance
to see this legendary rock band as they head out for their 2014 concert tour. Whether you've been to countless Lynyrd Skynyrd
concerts and you're coming back for more, or this is your first time, fans of all generations are sure to be impressed by
their incredible show. When Lynyrd Skynyrd heads to a venue near you on their concert tour, you don't want to miss out on
this must-see show!