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Canceled Performances Due to Illness.

Johnny Van Zant, lead singer of the group Lynyrd Skynyrd, was hospitalized over the weekend due to complications from a previous surgery. Johnny Van Zant was admitted to the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN on August 6, with a surgical site infected cellulitis which required hospitalization with IV antibiotic treatment. Van Zant has a severe Staph infection and multiple symptoms related to infection. Johnny Van Zant is to remain out of work and recover for at least one week or cleared by his primary doctor.

The following dates have been cancelled or re-scheduled:

-Clear Lake, WI at Firefest was August 6, is now re-scheduled for September 10
-Grand Rapids, MI at Rock the Rapids Music Festival on August, Skynyrd performance has been cancelled
-Sturgis, SD at Buffalo Chip on August 10, Skynyrd performance has been cancelled

For refunds, ticket holders should go back to point of purchase for refunds. Rescheduled shows will honor previously printed tickets.

Lynyrd Skynyrd plans to resume their regular tour schedule on Friday, August 12, in Sedalia, Missouri or as doctors advise.

Posted by TheDuke in Site News August 08, 2011 8:19:00 PM UTC |

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Road Fatigue // August 09, 2011 2:56:13 AM UTC

=RossingtonRules said:PLEASE Don't Do the MO.State Fair-Play the 13th and then be off for a few Days-if the dr.said ONE WEEK-include Friday!! Just GET WELL !
I think Frday might be too soon,that's all.
Love ya JVZ!


Hi Mrs. Rossington! LMAO!!

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bluesman-70 // August 09, 2011 2:00:46 AM UTC

Johnny Get well my father in law had this last year and it almost killed him . But he got better so if he can do it I know a tough young southern boy like you can do it too. The world needs you my friend take care God Bless and have a good rest you earned it.

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duffy c. wishbone // August 09, 2011 1:26:55 AM UTC

@RossingtonRules: HI Dale I hope all is well with the rest of you all.Get well J.V.Z. Pat

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86chevysilverado // August 09, 2011 1:08:37 AM UTC

WE,your fans are praying for you and wish you a speedy recovery.God bless you and the reat of the Skynyrd family.

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RossingtonRules // August 09, 2011 1:03:27 AM UTC

PLEASE Don't Do the MO.State Fair-Play the 13th and then be off for a few Days-if the dr.said ONE WEEK-include Friday!! Just GET WELL !
I think Frday might be too soon,that's all.
Love ya JVZ!

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duffy c. wishbone // August 09, 2011 1:02:09 AM UTC

Hey Johnny SOLD OUT ! I hope u get better soon.I got cellulitus 2 weeks ago ago from my arm surgery I had 3 years ago. I had a stitch that was supposed to desolve and it surfaced and I got sick as dog.Pat

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skynyrdfan2385 // August 09, 2011 12:55:03 AM UTC

Johnny ,our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. My wife and I are praying for a full speedy recovery. God bless and get well soon.

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danalynn // August 08, 2011 11:57:18 PM UTC

Feel better, Johnny. Prayers for you and a speedy recovery. ♥♥

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CASH // August 08, 2011 11:53:41 PM UTC

Johnny, take care my friend. What you need is some good old Jacksonville drinking water and a swim at Jax Beach.

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WildSpirit // August 08, 2011 11:48:04 PM UTC

~~*** Thoughts and Prayers for Johnny!!! ***~~
*** KICK THAT ILLNESSES ASS AND GET WELL SOON JOHNNY!!! ***





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