The Boot News Roundup: Lynyrd Skynyrd Concert Film Coming to Theaters + More
Welcome to The Boot's News Roundup, a morning rundown of the news country music fans need to know. Read on to learn more about the latest goings-on in the country, Americana, bluegrass and folk genres.
Lynyrd Skynyrd are headed to the silver screen this fall. According to a press release, a one-night-only theatrical release of the band's farewell concert, performed in their hometown of Jacksonville, Fla., at TIAA Bank Field in 2018, will hit theaters across the country on Nov. 7. Tickets for the Lynyrd Skynyrd: Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour screening go on sale on Oct. 4 via FathomEvents.com.
Kenny Chesney will headline the fifth annual Buckeye Country Superfest in 2020. Set for June 20 at Columbus' Ohio Stadium, the festival will also feature performances from Kane Brown, Brett Young, Tyler Rich and Florida Georgia Line. Tickets for Buckeye Country Superfest 2020 go on sale on Oct. 4 via the festival's official website.
Brantley Gilbert will help iconic Nashville venue Tootsie's celebrate its 59th birthday: He'll headline the venue's 59th Anniversary Birthday Bash on Oct. 9 in celebration of his brand-new album Fire & Brimstone, which is set for release on Oct. 4. At the album release-slash-birthday shindig, Gilbert will be joined by an all-star lineup of fellow performers that includes Jon Pardi, Terri Clark, Lee Brice, Darryl Worley and Randy Houser. Held in Nashville on Lower Broadway, between 4th and 5th Avenues, the birthday bash is open (and free!) to the public.