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Lynyrd Skynyrd to perform in St. Paul on their farewell tour

They're coming in October.

Southern rockers Lynyrd Skynard will play one last time in Minnesota as part of their farewell tour, which will touch down in more than 50 cities and run for the next two years. 

The Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour, which began May 4, will be in St. Paul for a performance at Xcel Energy Center on Friday, Oct. 5. 

Tickets go on sale Friday, June 15 at 10 a.m. via

The Hall of Fame band was founded by Gary Rossington more than 40 years ago. He, along with lead singer Johnny Van Zant, frontman Rickey Medlocke, guitarist Mark "Sparky" Matejka, drummer Michael Cartellone, bassist Keith Christopher and keyboardist Peter Keys – not to mention Rossington's wife, actress Dale Krantz Rossington, singer-songwriter Carol Chase and legendary saxophonist Jim Horn – will be featured during the entire tour. 

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"We are having a blast!" Van Zant said in a release. "Every crowd so far has been incredible. The energy and excitement they have been giving us has been like fuel on a fire. We can't wait to get out there each night and burn it up!" 

Skynyrd is best know for hits like "Sweet Home Alabama," "Free Bird," "Simple Man," "Gimme Three Steps," "What's Your Name," "Call Me The Breeze" and "You Got That Right." 

Rossington, who still plays guitar as the band's sole-surviving original member, told Billboard in May that they'll end every show with "Free Bird." 

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