Thompson Boling Arena at Food City Center | Knoxville, Tennessee
Buckle up for Lynyrd Skynyrd and ZZ Top’s long-awaited joint concert comeback featuring special guest Black Stone Cherry this Friday, March 15, LIVE at the Thompson-Boling Arena! This 2024, our two Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legends will co-headline the “Sharp Dressed Simple Man Tour,” extended via popular demand with almost 40 dates set from spring to fall. Southern rock superstars Lynyrd Skynyrd have recently celebrated the 50th Anniversary of their 2x Platinum first album, and now, they’re gonna take another ‘70s-styled pitch at North America with their Billboard chart-busting discography, led by classic singles like “Free Bird” and “Sweet Home Alabama.” Up next in the batter’s box is iconic blues-rock band ZZ Top, itching to hit a home run using their biggest MTV swings, such as “La Grange,” “Legs.” and “Gimme All Your Lovin’,” with a crowd-pleasing set of their Diamond-certified sellers. Buy your tickets now to see this historic rock showdown LIVE at Knoxville’s #1 indoor arena!
Multi-platinum artists. Rock and Roll Hall of Famers. Immortal American legends. Live Nation proudly presents a roadshow reunion over ten years in the making — Lynyrd Skynyrd and ZZ Top’s “Sharp Dressed Simple Man Tour”! In response to rising demands, this nationwide outing has added several dates to its initial schedule, now totaling almost 40 concerts that will span seasons from spring to fall. The Thompson-Boling Arena will host the tour’s stop in Knoxville on Friday, March 15th, featuring an evening of all-out musical mayhem with our two headlining groups and special guest Black Stone Cherry!
Hot off the heels of their first album’s 50th Anniversary celebrations, Lynyrd Skynyrd comes in with this groundbreaking performance of the multi-platinum ‘70s music that helped them sell more than 28 million records here in the US! Experience the band’s rebellious anthems, including cultural phenomenon “Sweet Home Alabama” and Southern rock standard “Free Bird,” in all their historic glory, compiled into a setlist narrating a colorful career that recalls humble Jacksonville origins. Rolling Stone Magazine named Lynyrd Skynyrd in their "100 Greatest Artists of All Time” list, citing a fiercely singular vision that gave way to Billboard-busting radio staples such as “Gimme Three Steps,” “Tuesday’s Gone,” and “What’s Your Name.” Today, they maintain a reputation as one of the country’s most exciting live acts, and you’re about to see how they do it.
Never before has America laid its eyes on a more iconic beard than that of fabled frontman Billy Gibbons. And never will you hear music quite like ZZ Top’s. Known for their smash hits “Tush” and “La Grange,” this trio of blues-rock tastemakers defies labels with a knack for genre transgressions, birthing two of their discography’s most influential albums: the Diamond-certified Eliminator and the 5x Platinum Afterburner. Descend into headbanging havoc as ZZ Top offers jaw-dropping performances of their Mainstream Rock #1 classics and Video Music Award-winning singles such as “Legs” and “Rough Boy.” At the height of their synth and new wave-inspired fame, this band became MTV legends through fan-favorite songs like “Sleeping Bag” and “Gimme All Your Lovin.” This is your chance to revisit the era. Take it, and tell the tale.
Kentucky quartet Black Stone Cherry will be in charge of opening the night, so brace for a fiery concert starter of their Southern-rock spiced alt-metal music in US Mainstream Rock singles such as “Blame It On the Boom Boom” and “White Trash Millionaire.”
Our host, the Thompson-Boling Arena at Food City Center, is Knoxville’s leading destination for the BIGGEST touring shows in the country, featuring state-of-the-art audio-visual facilities and delectably diverse concessions. Take a pick from the venue’s rows of excellent seats and immerse yourself in its electrifyingly world-class atmosphere. Book your reservations now to see Lynyrd Skynyrd and ZZ Top LIVE this Friday, March 15th, 2024!