LYNARD SKYNYRD Cancels 3 Shows Due to Van Zant Illness
Shitty news. Johnny Van Zant, lead singer of Lynyrd Skynyrd, was in the hospital this past weekend from complications from a previous surgery. Van Zant was admitted to the hospital on August 6 due to a surgical site infected cellulitis (that shit’s really bad, btw). Van Zant has a severe Staph infection and multiple symptoms related to infection.
The following dates have been cancelled or re-scheduled:
-Clear Lake, WI at Firefest was August 6, is now re-scheduled for September 10
-Grand Rapids, MI at Rock the Rapids Music Festival on August 8 has been cancelled
-Sturgis, SD at Buffalo Chip on August 10 has been cancelled
For refunds, ticket holders should go back to point of purchase for refunds. Rescheduled shows will honor previously printed tickets.
Lynyrd Skynyrd plans to resume their regular tour schedule on Friday, August 12, in Sedalia, Missouri or as doctors advise.