Artimus Pyle Band to headline 'Rock in the Park 2013'

By WBNG News

Artimus Pyle Band to headline 'Rock in the Park 2013'

April 3, 2013 Updated Apr 3, 2013 at 5:11 PM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) “Rock in the Park 2013 - A Benefit for Chenango County Toys for Tots” will be held on August 10th, 2013 at General Clinton Park in Bainbridge, NY. 

According to a news release issued Wednesday:

Organizers are proud to announce that the headliner for this year’s concert will be 2006 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, and one of the last surviving members of Ronnie Van Zant’s Lynyrd Skynyrd, Artimus Pyle!

Artimus Pyle joined Lynyrd Skynyrd in 1974, and is one of the only members to have survived a plane crash in 1977 that killed three of the original band members, including Ronnie Van Zant. The Artimus Pyle Band is described as a tribute to early Lynyrd Skynyrd and Ronnie Van Zant. Also performing for the 2nd year in a row will be local band Woodshed Prophets. New to the line-up this year is another local band, Tumbleweed Highway.

Tickets are being sold in advance at Snips & Snails Children’s Consignment on Main Street in Bainbridge. They can also be purchased online at rockinthepark2013.eventbrite.com.

Organizers are adding more activities this year, including various crafters and vendors. At present, over 20 different vendors have already committed to the event. The event will also include a Chinese and Silent Auction.