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Lynyrd Skynrd and Bad Company Announce Top 40 Tour

Lynyrd Skynrd and Bad Company Announce Co-Headline Tour -

A double headline tour featuring Lynyrd Skynrd and Bad Company which is set to take in 12 dates across the US has been announced for the summer. 

The tour is in celebration of each of the band's 40th anniversaries and will be the first time the legendary outfits have shared a stage together. Although, Paul Rodgers has toured with Skynyrd in the past.

"Every member of Skynyrd has been fans of Bad Company from the get go," says Johnny Van Zant. "Personally, Paul is one of my favorite rock singers. We have a deep appreciation for Bad Company's music and look forward to being on the road with them and sharing the stage."

"The Skynyrds and I go back to the 70's and the days and nights at the Hyatt House on Sunset in LA aka the Riot House," adds Rodgers. "In the 90's, the band introduced me to my wife Cynthia, and that's why I am so damned happy and healthy these years."

Special guests support act, Black Stone Cherry will be kicking things off on 'The 40 Tour.'

The co-headline tour perform at the following venues:

Jun 20 - Auburn, WA - White River Amphitheater
Jun 21 - Ridgefield, WA - Sleep Country Amphitheater
Jun 23 - Mountain View, CA - Shoreline Amphitheater
Jul 11 - Houston, TX - Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Jul 13 - Charlotte, NC - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Jul 14 - Bristow, VA - Jiffy Lube Live
Jul 17 - Camden, NJ - Susquehanna Bank Center
Jul 19 - Burgettstown, PA - First Niagara Pavilion
Jul 20 - Noblesville, IN - Kilpsch Music Center
Jul 23 - Clarkston, MI - DTE Energy Music Theater
Jul 24 - Cincinnati, OH - Riverbend Music Center
Jul 26 - Gilford, NH - Meadowbrook (Not a Live Nation date)
Jul 27 - Bethel, NY -Bethel Woods Center for the Arts *

*Black Stone Cherry not appearing on this date


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