An important member of the rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rickey Medlocke announced that he is Coronavirus positive. Lynyrd Skynyrd had to cancel their upcoming four shows. The manager of the band said that Medlocke is recovering quickly.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Manager Added That Medlocke Is On The Path To Recovery!
On Saturday, in an interview with Fox News, the manager of the band confirmed this news. The band is best known for its Southern rock music. Ross Schilling, the manager, stated that the band will be canceling their upcoming four shows inside Cullman, AL, Atlanta, GA, Jackson, MI, and Canton, OH. Schilling also added that Medlocke is recovering soon and responding very well to medical treatment.
At present Medlocke is in his house resting. He promised to provide more updates on Lynyrd Skynyrd. The show that was scheduled to be held on 13th August, Friday in Georgia’s Atlanta has been shifted to 23rd October. This news of Medlocke comes just weeks after Gary Rossington, fellow guitarist of Lynyrd Skynyrd underwent a heart procedure. Rossington is currently 69 years old.
Rossington has a repeated history of issues with his heart. In 2015, he got a surprising heart attack and had to undergo surgery. He also had to undergo surgery in 2019 to repair his heart valve. The above was confirmed by the famous magazine called Rolling Stones. His surgery in 2019 postponed the tour of Lynyrd Skynyrd. According to reports by AL.com, the band had to bring in Damon Johnson, a guitarist in Alabama, to step in while Gary recovers completely. On their official account on Instagram, the bandmates of Rossington wished Gary well and hoped for his quick recovery. Lynyrd Skynyrd will take time before scheduling another show!