Watch Lynyrd Skynyrd Talk About Touring Not Retiring

Watch Skynyrd guitarists Gary Rossington and Rickey Medlocke along with singer Johnny Van Zant talk about hitting the road and not retiring.

June 4th , 2021 Lynyrd Skynyrd played their first show since the COVID 19 pandemic began. Just a few days later on June 7th , 2021 Skynyrd released a video online. The caption on the video said “Hey Skynyrd Nation, we just wanted to give you an update and personal message from Gary, Johnny and Rickey on what’s been happening this past year and what’s upcoming for the Skynyrd band.” The video, which you can watch below, is Skynyrd guitarists Gary Rossington and Rickey Medlocke along with singer Johnny Van Zant talk about hitting the road and not retiring.

They discuss their “Big Wheels Keep on Turnin’ Tour” which kicks off June 13th, 2021.

The tour will last for 30 dates.

According to Ultimate Classic Rock Tesla will open the majority of the dates. Support acts for other shows include Kansas, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, Blackberry Smoke, Allman Betts Band and the Marshall Tucker Band. Thirteen of the shows go on sale Friday June 11th , 2021 at 10AM local time, preceded by a presale launching Wednesday June 9 th , 2021 at 10AM local time. You can access the presale through the Lynyrd Skynyrd site and using the code SKYNYRDBIGWHEELS.

Lynyrd Skynyrd 2021 Tour Dates

  • June 13 - Forest City, Iowa @ Country Thunder Iowa
  • June 18 - Ft. Worth, Texas @ Billy Bob’s Texas
  • June 19 - Ft. Worth, Texas @ Billy Bob’s Texas
  • July 22 - Shakopee, Minn. @ Twin Cities Summer Jam
  • July 23 - Minot, N.D. @ North Dakota State Fair
  • Aug. 9 - Canton, Ohio @ Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium
  • Aug. 10 - Jackson, MI @ Jackson County Fair
  • Aug. 13 - Atlanta @ Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
  • Aug. 14 - Cullman, Ala. @ Rock The South
  • Aug. 19 - Canandaigua, N.Y. @ CMAC
  • Aug. 20 - Bethel, N.Y. @ Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
  • Aug. 22 - Wildwood, N.J. @ Barefoot Country Music Festival
  • Aug. 27 - Holmdel, N.J. @ PNC Bank Arts Center
  • Aug. 28 - Saratoga Springs, N.Y. @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
  • Sept. 3 - Paducah, Ky. @ Touchdowns and Tunes Tailgate Party
  • Sept. 4 - Durant, Okla. @ Choctaw Grand Theater
  • Sept. 17 - Selbyville, Del. @ Freeman Arts Pavilion
  • Sept. 18 - Doswell, Va. @ After Hours Concerts at the MeadowEvent Park
  • Sept. 23 - Mansfield, Mass. @ Xfinity Center
  • Sept. 27 - Morrison, Colo. @ Red Rocks Amphitheater
  • Oct. 1 - Irvine, Calif. @ FivePoint Amphitheater
  • Oct. 2 - Laughlin, Nev. @ Laughlin Event Center
  • Oct. 8 - Noblesville, Ind. @ Ruoff Music Center
  • Oct. 9 - Cincinnati, Ohio @ Riverbend Music Center
  • Nov. 5 - Knoxville, Tenn. @ Thompson Boling Arena
  • Nov. 6 - Charleston, W.V. @ Charleston Coliseum
  • Nov. 13 - Greensboro, N.C. @ Greensboro Coliseum
  • Nov. 14 - Daytona Beach, Fla. @ Welcome to Rockville
  • Nov. 19 - Bossier City, La. @ Brookshire Grocery Arena
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