Skynyrd and Bad Co back on the road

Bad Company and Lynyrd Skynyrd will be back on a co-headlining tour this summer after their hugely successful 2013 tour.

The tour makes its way though the area when they each perform at the Darien Lake Performing Arts Center in Darien, NY on July 13th.

“We’re looking forward to being out on tour with our friends, Bad Company,” said Johnny Van Zant (current lead singer of Lynyrd Skynyrd), “Last year was great! If you want to see good rock ‘n’ roll, come check this out.”

Paul Rodgers (lead singer of Bad Company) said, “Last year’s tour with our friends in Skynyrd was a fantastic time for all. We’re looking forward to spending ten dates with them and our fans again this summer.”

The tour kicks off in Bangor, ME on July 10th and will end on July 25th in Clarkston, MI.  Tickets are on sale now.

Bad Company was titled a ‘super-group’ due to the band’s original line up. Free’s Paul Rodgers (Vocals/Multi-Instrumentalis), Mott The Hoople’s Mich Ralphs (Guitar), Free’s Simon Kirke (percussion) and King Crimison’s Boz Burrell (bassist), who passed away in 2006. Over the years, the band released six albums that sold millions of copies and having number one hits like “Can’t Get Enough,” “Bad Company,” “Feel Like Makin’ Love,” and many other songs that were written by main songwriters Paul Rodgers and Mick Ralphs. Guitarist Howard Leese and bassist, Todd Ronning will join the original members on their summer tour.

Lynyrd Skynyrd who is led by Gary Rossington (guitar), Johnny Van Zant (vocals), Ricky Medlocke (guitar) and with drummer Michael Cartellone have been keeping their legacy strong and memorable which started over 35 years ago in Jacksonville, Florida. Lynyrd Skynyrd have recorded over 60 albums with sales reaching over 30 million worldwide and even their song “Sweet Home Alabama” becoming a classic rock American anthem. The band remains a classic, rock ‘n’ roll cultural icon.