Rock legends, Lynyrd Skynyrd, have toured heavily for the past five months, playing dates throughout Canada, the UK and the U.S, and their current string of dates will wrap up for the band on September 4 on the Alton riverfront according to The Teelgraph. The band is slotted to play noteworthy dates in August, including a stop at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in Bethel, New York. Tickets for the band's remaining summer shows are on sale averaging just over $100. The current lineup features original band member Gary Rossington, joined by Johnny Van Zant, Rickey Medlocke, Mark "Sparky" Matejka, Michael Cartellone, Johnny Colt, Peter Keys, Dale Krantz Rossington and Carol Chase.
Lynyrd Skynard is a band well-known for their classic live performances. On July 24, they released a live album, One More for the Fans, which mirrored the theme of their live album, One More from the Road that they released in 1976. One More for the Fans was recorded during a star-studded tribute show in 2014 at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta and it includes appearances from artists like Gregg Allman, Cheap Trick, Peter Frampton, Blackberry Smoke, Alabama, Randy Houser, Aaron Lewis and Warren Haynes.
Lynyrd Skynyrd tickets are available on the secondary market, according to TiqIQ. Across the map, the average secondary ticket price to see the band is $109, although many dates have cheaper tickets. The band's August 15 show in Bethel Woods, New York has an average secondary ticket price of $137, with a get-in price of $34. The most affordable date on the map is the band's performance at the Rockingham County Fair in Virginia on August 19, where the average ticket price is $68, with a get-in price of $60. The band's most expensive date is their September 12 show at the Chinook Winds Casino in Oregon, where the average secondary price is $184, with a get-in ticket price of $100.Although the band's history has been tragic, Lynyrd Skynyrd has persevered throughout the years. A 1977 plane crash took the life of lead singer, Ronnie Van Zant, and two other band members. Mr. Van Zant's younger brother, Johnny, took over the lead singer duties in 1988 when the band re-formed. The band has a catalog of over 60 albums and over 30 million worldwide album sales.