(Sub) Lynyrd Skynyrd is kicking-off the Grand Opening of their first Southern barbecue, music and entertainment joint, "Lynyrd Skynyrd BBQ & Beer" this December at the Excalibur Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip.
The week-long celebration begins Thursday, December 1, 2011 with a series of rockin' live concerts, promotions, giveaways and of course, mouthwatering BBQ - all leading up to the exclusive Grand Opening on Thursday, December 8th.
The once-in-a–lifetime Grand Opening on Thursday, December 8th kicks-off with an "Eat 'N' Greet" luncheon with Lynyrd Skynyrd and Jeff Arnett, the 7th master distiller in Jack Daniel's 142-year history, followed by an intimate Lynyrd Skynyrd concert that evening.
Tickets for the Grand Opening Eat 'N' Greet and Lynyrd Skynyrd concert go on-sale beginning Friday, October 28th, 2011 at 10:00 A.M. through the Excalibur Box Office and by calling (702) 262-4400.
"With Lynyrd Skynyrd BBQ & Beer, we wanted to create the kind of place that we'd like to hang out at," says Johnny Van Zant of Lynyrd Skynyrd. "With Southern-style barbecue and great music, this will be the perfect spot for rock and barbecue fans to kick back and have a great time in Vegas."
"Lynyrd Skynyrd fans from around the globe have reached out about coming out for the grand opening of Lynyrd Skynyrd BBQ & Beer," says Michael Frey, co-owner of parent company, Drive This! Entertainment. "We plan to put on a party that fans and barbecue lovers alike will never forget."
The grand opening celebration will kick off the first day of National Finals Rodeo on Thursday, Dec. 1, and culminate with an exclusive "Eat 'N' Greet" luncheon and evening concert by Lynyrd Skynyrd on Thursday, Dec. 8. Throughout the week, Lynyrd Skynyrd BBQ & Beer will feature a series of live bands, promotions, giveaways and more.
The "Eat 'N' Greet" luncheon will feature a unique opportunity for fans to enjoy an intimate meal with the band members of Lynyrd Skynyrd and a presentation by Jeff Arnett, the 7th master distiller in Jack Daniel's 142-year history. The evening concert will offer Lynyrd Skynyrd fans a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be one of just a few hundred people to see the iconic band perform in their first dining venue.