Lynyrd Skynyrd's Las Vegas BBQ Joint Files For Ch. 11

Law360, New York (September 27, 2012, 10:41 PM EDT) -- Fans of Southern rock and Southern food could only hold up a lighter and wait for an encore Wednesday after Lynyrd Skynyrd BBQ & Beer, the Las Vegas restaurant named for and partially owned by the legendary band, sought Chapter 11 protection in Nevada bankruptcy court.

Known for perennial encore favorite “Free Bird” and hard rocking hits such as "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Gimme Three Steps,” Lynyrd Skynyrd entered the Sin City food-service business in December 2011.

Featuring Texas-style barbecue in the medieval-themed Excalibur Hotel and...
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