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Berkeley Photos and Recap

on September 1, 2017
The Greek Theatre
Berkeley, CA
August 22, 28, 30, 2017
 
On February 17-19, 1977, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers played three sold-out shows at The Keystone, the legendary rock club in downtown Berkeley played by the likes of Jerry Garcia, Ray Charles, The Talking Heads, The Ramones, Metallica and B.B King, among many more.
 
It was the start of the band’s first cross-country tour supporting their debut album, and the Keystone shows were the springboard, hurtling the band east to shows in the Midwest, East Coast and, ultimately, Europe. 
 
The Keystone closed its doors in 1984, but
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Seattle Photos and Recap

on August 22, 2017

Safeco Field

Seattle, WA

August 19, 2017

 

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers played the back-end of their summer baseball park doubleheader Saturday, packing more than 42,000 fans into Seattle’s Safeco Field for a two-hour-plus, career-spanning concert that culminated with a fireworks show above the stage following the final note of “American Girl.”

 

Rockin’ Around With You

Mary Jane’s Last Dance

You Don’t Know How It Feels

Forgotten Man

Into The Great Wide Open

I Won’t Back Down

Free Fallin’

Walls

Don’t Come Around Here No More

It’s Good To Be King

Crawling Back to You

Wildflowers

Learning to

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Vancouver Photos and Recap

on August 21, 2017

Rogers Arena

Vancouver, BC

August 17, 2017

 

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers started the home stretch of the 40th Anniversary tour in Vancouver on Thursday, rocking a sold-out Rogers Arena with opening act, The Lumineers.

 

Welcomed to the stage with a deafening standing ovation, Tom and the guys showed no rust following a two-week break after their last show in Philadelphia, stretching out on many songs throughout the two-hour-plus show with extended solos from Tom, Mike Campbell and Benmont Tench.

 

Rockin’ Around With You

Mary Jane’s Last Dance

You Don’t Know How It Feels

Forgotten Man

Into

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Forest Hills Photos and Recap

on August 10, 2017
Forest Hills Tennis Stadium
New York, NY
July 26-27, 2017
 
On August 28 & 29, 1964, The Beatles played two shows at the Forest Hills Tennis Stadium. Tickets for both shows were sold out, and the 15,983 screaming fans were kept from the stage by an eight-foot high fence topped with barbed wire. The Fab Four arrived by helicopter and played their standard 12-song set from the ’64 U.S. tour.
 
53 years later, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers walked onto the same stage at the recently revived former home of the U.S.
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Philadelphia Photos and Recap

on August 9, 2017
Wells Fargo Center
Philadelphia, PA
July 29, 2017
 
“Before I go, Tom, I gotta tell you one thing,” Peter Wolf said standing in Tom’s dressing room about half an hour before the Heartbreakers were scheduled to take the stage at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. “Everybody on this tour - from the rest of the guys in the Heartbreakers to your production team, backline guys, sound and lighting crews to the truck drivers – has been incredible.
 
“They’ve helped us feel comfortable and welcomed in so many ways, and I gotta believe that’s ‘cause it starts at the top.
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