According to the news release from the pavilion, "the Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Fame band last headlined a show in Portsmouth in 2007. Longtime local fans cheer the triple-lead guitar attack that's sold more than 30 million albums on 60 releases. Their anthem "Sweet Home Alabama" is one of the most downloaded ring tones ever, with more than 2 million purchases.
Comprising the Lynyrd Skynyrd band today are "Gary Rossington, guitar; Johnny Van Zant, vocals; Rickey Medlock, guitar; Mark "Sparky" Matejka, guitar; Michael Cartellone, drums; Johnny Colt, bass; Peter Keys, keyboards; Dale Krantz, backing vocals; and Carol Chase, backing vocals.
"The band has a new CD being released on Aug. 21 called 'Last of a Dyin' Breed.'
"Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, June 29 through all