Lynyrd Skynyrd Celebration Concert Set for November
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:31:44
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Sweet home Alabama, er, Georgia!
On Wednesday, November 12, an extraordinary collection of music artists will come together for "One More For The Fans! - Celebrating The Songs & Music of Lynyrd Skynyrd," a special concert event taping honoring one of the most influential bands of our time.
The concert will take place at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia and will feature star-studded collaborations by esteemed artists paying tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd's music.
The initial lineup includes music artists: Lynryd Skynyrd, Trace Adkins, Alabama, Gregg Allman, Charlie Daniels, Peter Frampton, Warren Haynes, John Hiatt, Jason Isbell, Jamey Johnson, Aaron Lewis, moe., Govt Mule, Robert Randolph, Blackberry Smoke, Cheap Trick and Donnie Van Zant. Additional performers and surprise guests will be announced in the coming weeks.
An all-star house band will be led by GRAMMY Award-winner Don Was who will serve as the music director. Keith Wortman is the creator and executive producer. Ken Levitan and Ross Schilling are executive producers. The live concert event, "One More For The Fans! - Celebrating The Songs & Music of Lynyrd Skynyrd," will be filmed and recorded for multi-platform distribution.
As part of the campaign to save the Fox Theatre from demolition, Lynyrd Skynyrd recorded their 1976 live album, One More From the Road, at the landmark theatre. The title "One More For The Fans! - Celebrating The Songs & Music of Lynyrd Skynyrd," was inspired by that legendary album's title.
What is your favorite Skynyrd song?