Shellabration 2014 featuring Lynyrd Skynyrd
plus DRAKE WHITE AND THE BIG FIRE & Planet Rock
Friday, Aug 01, 2014 6:00 PM CDT
(5:30 PM Doors)
- Friday, Aug 01, 2014 11:00 PM CDT
Rogers Sports Complex, Fort Dodge, IA
Limited supply remaining. Buy yours today before it's too late!
Shellabration Inc. proudly presents southern rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd as headliners for Shellabration 2014, Friday, August 1st at Roger Sports Complex in Fort Dodge (Iowa).
Lynyrd Skynyrd is credited with bringing vast popularity to the southern rock genre. They are best known for their driving live shows and most identified by their signature songs “Sweet Home Alabama” and “Free Bird”. Other classic Skynyrd standards include “What’s Your Name”, “Gimme Three Steps”, “Saturday Night Special”, “Call Me the Breeze”, Tuesday’s Gone” and “That Smell”. The Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame band has a catalog of over 60 albums, over 30 million units sold worldwide with their classic American rock anthem “Sweet Home Alabama” having sold over 2 million ring tones.
Tragedy beset the band in 1977 in which a plane crash claimed the lives of three of its members including Ronnie Van Zant and Steve Gaines. After a 10 year absence from touring, the band reformed in 1987 including Gary Rossington with Johnny Van Zant, younger brother of Ronnie, stepping in to the lead vocal role that his brother once held. Currently led by core members Gary Rossington (guitar), Johnny Van Zant (vocals) and Rickey Medlocke (guitar), the band recently recorded a new studio album entitled “Last of a Dying Breed” continuing the legacy that started over 35 years ago in Jacksonville, Florida.
Tickets for Lynyrd Skynyrd at Rogers Sports Complex in Fort Dodge go on sale Saturday, May 24th. They are $36 in advance and will increase to $45 beginning on Monday, July 21st leading up to the show on Friday, August 1st. An additional $1 is applied at checkout as a donation to Lynyrd Skynyrd non-profit charitable causes. Tickets can be purchased online at www.ticketweb.com or by phone at (866) 468-3401. Tickets will also be available for purchase at local Fort Dodge ticket sales locations including Hy-Vee and Hy-Vee Drug Store with other box office locations to be announced. Kids 12 years of age and under are admitted free and all tickets are general admission with festival style seating.
Shellabration Inc. is a tax exempt 501(c)4 non-profit organization consisting exclusively of unpaid board members and volunteers. The organization’s mission is to make a positive contribution to the quality of life and the economic development of the greater Fort Dodge area through the delivery of exciting, family-friendly entertainment and performing arts options. In years when a profit is realized, 100% of the net proceeds remain within the organization and are used to help stage additional events like Oktoberfest, to attract bigger headliners each year and to perpetuate the organization’s mission in down financial years. More information regarding either the event or organization is available at www.shellabration.org or by calling Jim Reed at (515) 570-0176.