Lynyrd Skynyrd To Open BBQ Joint In Las Vegas
June 8, 2011 at 9:59 AM (PT)
Legendary Southern rock band LYNYRD SKYNRD will be adding restaurateur to their list of accomplishments as LYNYRD SKYNYRD BBQ AND BEER opens this fall at THE EXCALIBUR HOTEL & CASINO in LAS VEGAS. The restaurant is the concept of MICHAEL FREY and CRAIG GILBERT of DRIVE THIS! ENTERTAINMENT, the team behind such classic VEGAS venues as RHUMBAR and TACOS & TEQUILA.
GILBERT said of the new venture, "Paying homage to the venue’s famous namesake, LYNYRD SKYNYRD BBQ & BEER will embrace the band’s unique spirit and the lifestyle it so proudly defined. We are honored to work with the rock legends to not only create a much-needed, authentic BBQ spot, but also a place for people to immerse themselves in an eclectic blend of rock, country and blues music."