Lynyrd Skynyrd Cancels Rest Of Tour With Sammy Hagar

By | August 7, 2003 at 12:00 AM

The Lynyrd Skynyrd/Sammy Hagar “Party Of A Lifetime” tour has come to an end, as Skynyrd has pulled out of the remaining dates due to guitarist Gary Rossington’s health.

Rossington had open-heart surgery in February and was cleared to tour in support of their new album Vicious Cycle. However, Skynyrd dropped some shows in recent days because of Rossington’s medical fatigue, and they’ve now scrapped the rest of the coheadlining tour, after Rossington was diagnosed as having suffered a mild seizure. Rossington has been ordered to take three weeks off to recuperate, and he and Skynyrd should be ready to go on August 23, when the band kicks off its own headlining tour in Omaha, Nebraska.

Hagar wishes the best for Rossington and Skynyrd, but he’s staying on the road. He and his WaboRitas band will play a few dates this month, including the three shows they already announced with a reunited Montrose, his first group, and there could be more concerts added. Hagar is also planning his annual “Birthday Bash” for October at his Cabo Wabo Cantina in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

The Lynyrd Skynyrd Itinerary – Subject To Change:

  • August 23 – Omaha, NE – Levi Carter Park
  • August 26 – St. Paul, MN – Minnesota State Fair
  • August 29 – Crown Point, IN – Lake County Fair
  • August 30 – Plymouth, WI – Sheboygan Fair
  • August 31 – DuQuoin, IL – DuQuoin State Fair
  • September 1 – Lake Erie, PA – Lake Erie Speedway
  • September 4 – Richmond, VA – Innsbrook After Hours
  • September 5 – Portsmouth, VA – NTELOS Pavilion At Harbor Center
  • September 6 – Danville, VA – Carrington Pavilion
  • September 10 – Atlanta, GA – HiFi Buys Center
  • September 12 – York, PA – York Fair
  • September 13 – West Springfield, MA – Eastern States Exhibition
  • September 16 – Trenton, NJ – Sovereign Bank Arena
  • September 18 – Columbus, OH – Germain Amphitheatre
  • September 19 – Noblesville, IN – Verizon Wireless Music Center
  • September 20 – Burgettstown, PA – Post-Gazette Pavilion
  • September 21 – Dayton, OH – Ervin J. Nutter Center
  • September 23 – Bloomsburg, PA – Bloomsburg Fair
  • September 26 – Raleigh, NC – Alltel Pavilion At Walnut Creek
  • September 27 – Charlotte, NC – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte
  • September 28 – Chattanooga, TN – Finley Stadium
  • September 30 – Tulsa, OK – Tulsa State Fair
  • October 2 – Oklahoma City, OK – Zoo Amphitheater
  • October 3 – Bonner Springs, KS – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
  • October 4 – Maryland Heights, MO – UMB Bank Pavilion
  • October 15 – Coarsegold, CA – Half Dome Theatre At Chukchansi Casino
  • November 6 – Clearwater, FL – Ruth Eckerd Hall
  • November 7 – Estero, FL – TECO Arena

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