The legendary guitarist passed away in March
Lynyrd Skynyrd have revealed the video of Gary Rossington’s final performance of “Gimme Three Steps” with the band. The clip is from the band’s show on November 13, 2022 at the legendary Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. It was their final performance with Rossington, the last original member of Skynyrd still touring with the band. Watch the video now below.
Gary Rossington passed away on March 5.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary 0f the band’s critically acclaimed debut album Pronounced ‘Lĕh-‘nérd ‘Skin-‘nérd, Lynyrd Skynyrd have partnered with Unbranded Events to screen the full Ryman Auditorium concert for a limited run at drive-ins, indoor theaters and outdoor venues across North America starting July 8 through July 14. The full concert features special guest performances from Jelly Roll, John Osborne of Brothers Osborne, Brent Smith of Shinedown, and Marcus King. Fans can purchase tickets to a screening at lynyrdskynyrd50.com.
“We are excited to share this special night and celebrate 50 Years of Skynyrd music with the Skynyrd Nation and fans of these timeless songs,” said Johnny Van Zant. “We were fortunate to capture this special evening with Gary Rossington and Dale Krantz Rossington and all of the special guests that were able to join us on stage. It is certainly bittersweet because this was Gary’s last show, but we are so fortunate that we were able to share one last special night together on stage, doing what Gary loved.”
Lynyrd Skynyrd are slated to tour with ZZ Top this summer, starting on July 21. Today, Lynyrd Skynyrd rocks 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 has had a significant presence and creative influence with the band, making select appearances on the road over the years.
“We’re still standing, still keeping the music going,” Gary Rossington said when the tour was announced. “We wanted to do the guys who aren’t with us any more proud, and keep the name proud, too.”