More artists have been added to the upcoming star-studded tribute to southern rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd, set to invade Atlanta’s Fox Theatre on Nov. 12. Randy Houser, O.A.R. and Al Kooper, who discovered Skynyrd and produced many of their hits, are the newest additions to “One More For the Fans! – Celebrating the Songs & Music of Lynyrd Skynyrd,” organizers announced.
They join a previously set lineup of rock and country acts that includes Lynyrd Skynyrd, Trace Adkins, Alabama, Gregg Allman, Charlie Daniels, Peter Frampton, Warren Haynes, John Hiatt, Jason Isbell, Jamey Johnson, Aaron Lewis, moe., Gov’t Mule, Robert Randolph, Blackberry Smoke, Cheap Trick and Donnie Van Zant.
Lynyrd Skynyrd recorded a live album, One More From the Road, at the Fox Theatre in 1976 as part of a campaign to save the historic venue from the wrecking ball. Producer Don Was will serve as the music director and house band leader at the event, with Ken Levitan and Ross Schilling as executive producers and Keith Wortman as creator and executive producer.
Listen to “Free Bird” from the 1976 Fox show:
“We are thrilled to add these incredible musicians to this special show,” said Wortman. “November 12th in Atlanta is going to be epic.”
Formed in the late 1960s in Jacksonville, Fla., Skynyrd’s many hits include “Sweet Home Alabama,” “Free Bird,” “Gimme Three Steps,” “Saturday Night Special,” “What’s Your Name?”
“One More For The Fans!” will be filmed and recorded for “multi-platform distribution,” according to a press release. A final block of tickets at various price levels has been made available at foxtheatre.org. More info can be found at celebrateskynyrd.com.