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  • May 29, 2013
    UPDATE: Please see message here for an update on Early Entry into The Fonda. Greetings Highway Companions! The shows in Evansville, at Hangout, and at the Beacon Theatre were absolutely incredible! For complete recaps of each night’s shows including setlists and photos, visit TomPetty.com here. We are so excited to do it again next week at the Fonda!  The Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles is a primarily standing room-only venue. We want to give Highway Companions Club members a chance to gain early entry into the venue, prior to the general public, so you can grab a good spot to see the band!
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  • May 26, 2013
    The fourth night of the Beacon residency began as all the previous nights have, exploding out of the gates to raucous cheers with "So You Want To Be A Rock & Roll Star."  As Rolling Stone rock critic David Fricke commented in one of his extensive reviews of the first few Beacon shows, The Byrds cover has evolved night in and night out, especially Mike Campbell's guitar solo, which went from bouncy at the beginning of the week to a note-bending mind warp by Saturday. Saturday saw Tom and the guys' first stab at Into The Great Wide Open with a stellar "Two Gunslingers," along with selections
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  • May 24, 2013
    "Hey Tom, why not make this an annual thing?!" The belted fan suggestion between "Night Watchman" and "Good Enough" elicited a huge cheer among fans in the first few rows, an approving point from Benmont Tench and smiles across the stage at the Beacon Theatre Thursday night, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' third night of this weeklong residency at one of New York's legendary rooms. In a way, the heckler couldn't be more right.
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  • May 22, 2013
    Beacon Theatre
    New York, NY May 21, 2013 Tuesday was the second night of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers’ five-show residency at New York’s Beacon Theatre, coming hot on the heels of Monday’s instant-classic concert. While Tuesday night offered up more tour debuts, #1 hits and deep cuts, it was a moment early in the concert that really showed how much fun Tom and the guys are having on this tour. As the cheers died down after the band ended “When The Time Comes” off You’re Gonna Get It, Benmont Tench turned toward his Hammond organ and glanced out across the stage at his bandmates from
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  • May 21, 2013
    Tom and The Heartbreakers opened their tour in Evansville, IN last week. As you can see in this video, we had some fun planting tickets for some quick and lucky fans around town before the show!
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  • May 21, 2013
    Beacon Theatre New York, NY May 20, 2013 Long after Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers took a final bow at the lip of the stage in front of a sold-out Beacon Theatre and the grateful crowd exited after an incredible first night of the band’s 2013 Beacon residency, the old theater on Broadway and 74th Street that’s hosted so many legendary concerts was still buzzing from the night’s performance. The lights may have been turned off, the amps powered down and the guitars put away, but the room was still alive and very much electric. Heartbreakers loyalists will point to the summer tour debut of eight
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  • May 20, 2013
    Hangout 2013 Gulf Shores, AL May 18, 2013 With Kings of Leon warming the stage up as the Friday night headliner and Stevie Wonder slated to close festivities down on the Main Stage Sunday, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers were in primed for a big night Saturday night with a two-hour slot following supporting sets from the Black Crowes, Gov’t Mule and Shoves & Rope. Tom and the guys arrived to the festival site a few hours before showtime, mingling backstage and taking in the gorgeous beachfront views of the Gulf of Mexico.
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  • May 17, 2013
    May 16, 2013 Ford Center, Evansville, IN Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers kicked off their 21-show North American tour last night with two-plus hours of rock 'n roll in Evansville, Indiana that found Tom and the band dusting off some old gems and deep album cuts for a grateful standing-room-only crowd at the Ford Center. Opening with The Byrds' "So You Want To Be A Rock And Roll Star," Tom and the guys dug deep on night one of the tour, crafting the setlist with hits, some choice covers and a handful of deep cuts that hadn't been performed in years.
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  • May 07, 2013
    The Wallflowers have been added as the special guest for the Sunday June 23 show at Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, NY.

    Fronted by Jakob Dylan, The Wallflowers last played with Tom and The Heartbreakers on their 2001 tour.

    Heartbreakers fans may also be interested to know that Mike Campbell plays slide guitar on The Wallflowers' 1997 hit "6th Avenue Heartache."

    Tickets for the June 23 show in Saratoga Springs are on sale now.
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  • May 06, 2013

    We're giving Highway Companions members a chance to win tickets to the festivals Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers will be playing this summer. This week we're giving away VIP passes to Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.

    Members can head to the Highway Companions Club forum for all contest information, here.
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