CLASSIC ROCK LEGENDS
LYNYRD SKYNYRD AND PETER FRAMPTON
New Orleans Date Added to Spring Tour
Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square - August 5th, 2016
On Sale Friday, May 20th at 10am CST
"... the epitome of Southern rock and arguably the quintessential American rock band."
- AXS says of Lynyrd Skynyrd
"Frampton plays and sings as well as ever and, to his credit, his continually looking forward...only solidifies his status as one of rock ‘n' roll's lifelong major players."
- Rolling Stone
Nashville, TN - May, 2016 - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members Lynyrd Skynyrd and Grammy® award-winning guitarist Peter Frampton have been touring together since the 70's and are about to head out on another run of dates this spring. The tour kicks off in Albany, NY on June 3rd, taking the classic rock legends across the country through Philadelphia, Detroit and Los Angeles. VIP experience and merchandise packages will be available for both Lynyrd Skynyrd and Peter Frampton at the box office. Options include meet & greet and exclusive merchandise available only to VIP purchasers along with a premium reserved ticket.
With a catalog of over 60 albums and sales beyond 30 million worldwide, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band Lynyrd Skynyrd remains a cultural icon that appeals to multiple generations. Lynyrd Skynyrd continues to build on the legacy that began over 40 years ago in Jacksonville, Florida. Their last album, Last of a Dyin' Breed, debuted at #14 on the Billboard Top 200, making it their highest charting album since 1977. Led by core members Gary Rossington (guitar), Johnny Van Zant (vocals) and Rickey Medlocke (guitar), along with longtime drummer Michael Cartellone, the band also includes Mark "Sparky" Matejka (guitar), Johnny Colt (bass), Peter Keys (keyboards), Dale Krantz Rossington (Honkettes backing vocals) and Carol Chase (Honkettes backing vocals).
Peter Frampton remains one of the most celebrated artists and guitarists in rock history. At 16, he was lead singer and guitarist for British band the Herd. At 18, he co-founded one of the first super groups, seminal rock act Humble Pie. His session work includes collaborations with such legendary artists as George Harrison, Harry Nilsson, David Bowie, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ringo Starr, John Entwistle and many others. Frampton was recently inducted in the Musicians Hall of Fame, played an integral part in the 50th anniversary celebration of the Beatles' arrival in the U.S. by performing on CBS' "The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute to The Beatles." His fifth solo album, the electrifying Frampton Comes Alive! is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and remains one of the top-selling live records of all time. In addition, he continues to tour non-stop including Frampton's Guitar Circus and Peter Frampton Raw, An Acoustic Tour. Frampton's latest album Acoustic Classics is available now, featuring stripped-down versions of his classic hits including "Baby, I Love Your Way," "Lines On My Face," "Do You Feel Like I Do," "Show Me The Way" and more.
6/03/16 Albany, NY Times Union Center
6/04/16 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
6/05/16 Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
6/08/16 Lancaster, PA Clipper Magazine Stadium
6/10/16 Philadelphia, PA Mann Center for the Performing Arts
6/11/16 Gilford, NH Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
7/28/16 Clarkston, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
8/04/16 The Woodlands, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
8/05/16 New Orleans, LA Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square
8/09/16 Englewood, CO Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre
8/18/16 Los Angeles, CA The Greek Theatre
8/19/16 Las Vegas, NV The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan
8/21/16 Murphys, CA Ironstone Amphitheatre
*Additional tour dates to be announced.
Lynyrd Skynyrd PR Contacts:
Amanda Hale // Vector Management
615-269-6600 // firstname.lastname@example.org
Taylor Rozich // Vector Management
615-269-6600 // email@example.com
Peter Frampton PR Contacts:
Cami Opere // Sacks & Co.
+44 74 90212638 // firstname.lastname@example.org
Krista Williams // Sack & Co.
212-741-1000 // email@example.com
Carla Sacks // Sack & Co.
212-741-1000 // firstname.lastname@example.org