Rock icons Lynyrd Skynyrd rang in the new year with an unforgettable night of classic rock on December 31st at American Airlines Center in downtown Dallas, TX.
Skynyrd kicked-off the new year with special guests The Allman Betts Band and Asleep At The Wheel as part of the Winter Classic Week-Long Celebration.
Hot off their highly acclaimed The Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour that took the band across the country and around the globe, Lynyrd Skynyrd made a special stop in Dallas to bid a final farewell to 2019. Praised as one of Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Bands of All Time, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s career has spanned more than 40 years and includes a catalog of more than 60 albums with over 30 million units sold. The legendary rockers are best known for the Platinum-certified “Sweet Home Alabama”, self-proclaimed signature song “Free Bird”, and everlasting hits such as “Simple Man,” “Gimme Three Steps,” “What’s Your Name,” “Call Me The Breeze,” “You Got that Right,” and more.
Joining Lynyrd Skynyrd was The Allman Betts Band featuring Devon Allman, son of the late Southern Rocker and The Allman Brothers Band front man Gregg Allman, Duane Betts, son of The Allman Brothers Band founding guitarist and singer, Dickey Betts, and Berry Duane Oakley, son of The Allman Brothers Band’s founding bass player, the late Berry Oakley. Together as the Allman Betts Band, they feature new music, songs from their solo projects, and classic Allman Brothers and Gregg Allman classics, honoring the 50th Anniversary of The Allman Brothers Band.
Opening the night was legendary Austin, Texas band, Asleep At The Wheel. The nine-time Grammy® award-winning group has released more than 25 albums and is one of the most celebrated Texas “Outlaw” Country bands of the last fifty years.
The New Year’s Eve concert was produced by Blackbird Presents and promoted by Outback Presents.