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Gary Rossington Hospitalized: Lynyrd Skynyrd Cancels Weekend Shows

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Lynyrd Skynyrd had to cancel two shows over the weekend at the Hard Rock Cafe in Biloxi, Mississippi, after founding member/guitarist Gary Rossington was hospitalized with an abdominal infection. The band informed fans of the cancellation via their official Facebook page, saying, “We are awaiting further tests and treatment; once we receive more information on Gary’s status additional information will be released. Thank you for your support & understanding.”

Skynyrd is currently on tour, their next scheduled date is February 23 in Kinder, Louisiana. No announcements have been made about that show as of yet.

Brian Ives, Radio.com 

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