Party of a Lifetime Tour
"PARTY OF A LIFETIME TOUR"
WITH CO-HEADLINERS SAMMY HAGAR AND LYNYRD SKYNYRD
TO RETURN TO THE ROAD AUGUST 8
LYNYRD SKYNYRD LEAD GUITARIST GARY ROSSINGTON
ORDERED TO REST TO COMBAT MEDICAL FATIGUE
August 1, 2003: The "Party of a Lifetime" co-headline tour with SAMMY HAGAR
and LYNYRD SKYNRD has cancelled the upcoming five scheduled concert dates
beginning today, Friday, August 1 through Wednesday, August 6, as founding
Lynyrd Skynyrd lead guitarist Gary Rossington has been advised to
immediately rest in order to combat medical fatigue.
The "Party of a Lifetimes" dates, August 1 at the Oak Mountain Amphitheater
in Pelham, AL, August 2 at the Hi-Fi Buys Amphitheatre in Atlanta, GA,
August 3 at the William Floyd Amphitheatre in Anderson, SC and August 5
concert at the SETEC Amphitheatre in Beaumont, TX have been cancelled.
Refunds for cancelled shows will be available at the ticket's point of
According to the Skynyrd camp, August 2 at the Hi-Fi Buys Amphitheatre
in Atlanta, GA and August 3 at the William Floyd Amphitheatre in Anderson, SC will be
rescheduled for Lynyrd Skynyrd only in September with Atlanta (September 10)
and Anderson (TBA). Unfortunately, two other concerts--August 1 at the Oak
Mountain Amphitheater in Pelham, AL and August 5 at SETEC Amphitheatre in
Beaumont, TX have been cancelled due to routing difficulties.
The "Party Of A Lifetime" tour is scheduled to start again next Friday,
August 8 at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in Houston, TX. The tour
kicked off July 19 and runs through August 17.
According to Hagar, "We wish Gary a speedy recovery so we can get back on
the road with us and kick some ass."
Rossington underwent a successful open heart operation in late February and
was given the green light from Smith to return to the stage June 13 in
Both artists are currently supporting their latest CD's; "Sammy and the
Wabos Live, 'Hallelujah" and Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Vicious Cycle."
Both bands regret this inconvenience to their fans.