‘Rock The Rapids’ Update: Lynyrd Skynryd Out. Mitch Ryder In
Johnny Van Zandt, lead singer of Lynyrd Skynyrd was hospitalized over the weekend
due to complications from a previous surgery. Regrettably, organizers of the Rock the
Rapids Music Festival have been officially notified that Johnny Van Zandt will not be
able to perform tonight, Monday, August 8, as he continues treatment for infectious
Organizers have worked quickly to secure Mitch Ryder who will join Johnny Lang and
Finding Clyde originally scheduled to perform tonight.