Legendary southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd will perform at the Red River Valley on Saturday, July 15. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 3, at 10 am.
Lynyrd Skynyrd is the third headliner to be announced for the fair’s All Finish Concrete Grandstand concerts, with country duo Dan + Shay performing on July 7, Jelly Roll performing on July 9, and several more artists to be announced soon.
Tickets start at $35 plus applicable fees and include your gate admission to the Fair for July 15th. A brand new addition this year is the Grand Champion Experience! A limited number of these VIP tickets will be available for $199. VIP Grand Champion Experience includes early entry, elevated seating near the stage, private and climate-controlled restroom, private cash bar, catered food, exclusive access to the parking lot closest to the Grandstand and Red River Valley Fair merchandise items!
As Lynyrd Skynyrd approaches the 50th anniversary of the band’s critically acclaimed debut album ‘Pronounced ‘Lĕh-‘nérd ‘Skin-‘nérd’ in 2023, they resonate as deeply with their multi-generational fan base today as when they first emerged out of Jacksonville, Florida in 1973. Few ensembles have had the deep impact in creating a lifestyle as Skynyrd has. The band travels forward with a primary mission of celebrating a legacy that honors all whom have had a resonating contribution to the lives of hundreds of millions of fans globally. Former members Ronnie Van Zant, Allen Collins, Steve Gaines, Ed King, Billy Powell, Bob Burns, Leon Wilkeson and Hughie Thomasson alongside others will forever remain significant contributors to this indelible repertoire and the band’s colorful history. Today, Lynyrd Skynyrd rocks on with a current line-up featuring Johnny Van Zant, Rickey Medlocke, Mark “Sparky” Matejka, Michael Cartellone, Keith Christopher, Peter Keys, Carol Chase and Stacy Michelle. Gary Rossington continues to have a significant presence and creative influence with the band, while making select appearances on the road.
The rock and roll powerhouse continually tours, and as Van Zant shares, “It’s about the legacy of Lynyrd Skynyrd, and what it stands for, what the fans are all about. There’s nothing like getting out there playing a great show with Skynyrd and seeing people love this music.” Adds Rossington, “We’re still standing, Still keeping the music going. We wanted to do the guys who aren’t with us any more proud, and keep the name proud, too.”
With a catalog of over 60 albums, billions of streams, and tens of millions of records sold, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Lynyrd Skynyrd remain a cultural icon that appeal to all generations.
If you go…
Saturday, July 15, 2023
Red River Valley Fairgrounds
1805 Main Ave W, West Fargo, ND 58078