Rolling Stone Reviews Broomfield Night 2.
"Giddy Tom Petty Opens Tour in Colorado" By John Wenzel.
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April 19, 2012Tour openers can be anxious occasions, but you'd never have guessed it had you been at Colorado's 1st Bank Center Wednesday night for Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' first show of their 2012 Tour. Comments
Tom and the band strode on stage just after 9 pm to a standing ovation from the relatively intimate 6,500-seat-capacity arena and promptly ripped into "Listen to Her Heart," the first song in a nearly two-and-a-half hour show that found the rock legends covering material from throughout their storied career.
Mixing old classics like "Here Comes My Girl" and "I Won't Back Down" with rarities like
April 18, 2012The year's first show is just hours away from beginning in Broomfield, CO and we are happy to share this video taken during rehearsals last week. Comments
It includes some choice music and an interview about the this year's stage set with longtime Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers lighting and set designer, Jim Lenahan.
April 18, 2012For the better part of the last two weeks, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers have been rehearsing for a few hours each day to prepare for the upcoming North American Tour and the band's first trip to Europe in 25 years beginning in June. Comments
The band has been busy, working through some old blues tunes and covers to get warmed up early on in rehearsals before transitioning to the Heartbreakers' catalogue in the last week to solidify the songs that they'll play out on this tour.
Be ready for some tried and true favorites, some rarities, and a special cover or two to keep everyone on their toes!
April 17, 2012Highway Companions Club Will Call at 6:00pm on Wednesday April 18 and 5:30pm on Thursday April 19. HCC Will Call is located at the Box Office windows. Premium Package Will Call will open at the same time, but will be located at a table away from the Box Office. Comments
April 17, 2012As previously reported five guitars belonging to Tom Petty, Mike Campbell, Ron Blair and Scott Thurston were stolen from Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers' tour production rehearsal studio last week. Comments
We are happy to report that the guitars have been recovered by the Culver City Police Department.
Tom Petty says, "I am extremely grateful to the Culver City Police Department for a job well done and touched by the outpouring of good wishes and concern from our fans and friends."
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers' 2012 Tour begins tomorrow night in Broomfield, CO.
See you on the road!
April 13, 2012Five guitars belonging to Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers have been stolen from the Soundstage in Culver City where they have been rehearsing for their US tour which will start next week. Comments
The stolen guitars are:
Tom's Rickenbacker 360/12 - 1967 Blonde (serial # GH 3747)
Scott's Epiphone Sheridan - 1967 (serial # to be updated ASAP)
Tom's Gibson SG TV Junior - 1965 (serial # 318533)
Ron's Fender Broadcaster – (serial # to be updated ASAP)
(The photo is of Mike's Broadcaster, but Ron's was stolen.)
Mike's Dusenberg Mike Campbell Model (serial # to be updated ASAP)
Police in Culver City are
April 12, 2012Many thanks to all the Highway Companions Club members who entered during Weeks 1 and 2 of our vintage poster and concert ticket giveaway extravaganza. It's been simply incredible reading all of your responses about your favorite moments on Wildflowers and in Runnin' Down A Dream. Comments
For our final Week 3 we have a rare poster from the October 15, 2002 Movie Theater Simulcast of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers' performance of the entire Last DJ album, live from the Grand Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles.
And this particular poster is autographed by Tom Petty!
To enter the contest, tell us
April 05, 2012Week Two Winners Announced! Comments
It's a large Wildflowers album poster autographed by Tom Petty himself!
To enter to win this 2012 Tour Tickets and this beautiful poster, let us know below what your favorite song on Wildflowers is and what about that song moves you so much. (Maximum 1000 character answers please.)
Send us your answer below and you could win a pair of tickets to a the show of your choice (festivals excluded) anywhere in the world during the 2012 Tour.*
A grand prize winner will win a pair of tickets and the autographed Wildflowers poster.
*Please note: the tickets prize is concert
March 27, 2012We are excited to announce that Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers will return to Holland for the first time since 1987 with a show at the Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam on June 24. Comments
The Amsterdam show replaces the Zurich concert which, as announced last week, was cancelled due to logistical and production issues.
Tickets for the Heineken Music Hall go on sale this Friday March 30 at 10am local time at Ticketmaster.nl.
The Highway Companions Club pre-sale for Amsterdam will start tomorrow Wednesday March 28 at 10AM local venue time and will end on Friday March 30 at 9AM local venue time.