Lynyrd Skynyrd sets Pelham concert date

Published 1:10 pm Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Lynyrd Skynyrd will perform at Pelham's Oak Mountan Amphitheatre on July 12. (Contributed)

Lynyrd Skynyrd will perform at Pelham’s Oak Mountain Amphitheatre on July 12. (Contributed)

By NEAL WAGNER / City Editor

Classic rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd will take the stage at Pelham’s Oak Mountain Amphitheatre during a July 12 concert, venue officials announced on May 28.

Tickets for the concert range from $20-$75 apiece, and will go on sale at at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 31, said Oak Mountain Amphitheatre General Manager Patrick Boone.

The concert will feature the band’s classic hits, as well as songs from its newest album “Last of a Dyin’ Breed,” which was released in August 2012.

Lynyrd Skynyrd band members include Gary Rossington on guitar, Johnny Van Zant on vocals, Rickey Medlock on guitar, Mark “Sparky” Matejka on guitar, Michael Cartellone on drums, Johnny Colt on bass, Peter Keys on keyboards, Dale Krantz Rossington on backing vocals and Carol Chase on backing vocals.

Lynyrd Skynyrd is the most recent addition to the Amphitheatre’s 2013 concert season, which also includes a July 9 performance by Lil Wayne, July 19-20 performances by Widespread Panic, an Aug. 2 concert by Matchbox Twenty and Goo Goo Dolls and an Aug. 22 concert by Keith Urban.