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  • December 05, 2011
    Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers are pleased to announce that they will headline the first night of the 2012 Isle of Wight Festival on Friday, June 22.

    The band's performance at the legendary UK festival is their first announced concert in 2012 and will be their first major European show in 20 years.

    The Isle of Wight Festival is one of the most prestigious events in rock 'n roll. In the late 1960s the festival drew large crowds to the beautiful island to see acts such as Bob Dylan and The Who.
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  • November 30, 2011
    This week's featured single is You Got Lucky from the 1982 album Long After Dark.   This tune reached #1 on the Billboard Album Rock Tracks Chart and to this day is one of Tom and The Heartbreakers' recognizable songs. It was also the first time the Heartbreakers used a real synthesizer on a track!

    The b-side on this single is the rocker Between Two Worlds, also from Long After Dark.  

    Below is this week's question.
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  • November 23, 2011
    Don't forget to visit your favorite local independent record store this Friday November 25th and pick up a copy of the limited edition vinyl-only release of Kiss My Amps (Live).

    Each copy of this album is individually numbered and features six tracks recorded during the 2010 Mojo Tour plus a scorching hot version of Sweet William recorded live during the 2008 Tour. Sweet William had previously only been released as the b-side to 1999's Room At The Top single!

    Check out a preview clip of Sweet William from Kiss My Amps (Live) right here.



    And click here to find an independent record store
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  • November 08, 2011
    Learning to Fly is a retrospective of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' 2010 Mojo North American Tour by Andy Tennille, the band's tour photographer. Andy's photos also appear as the album artwork for the upcoming Kiss My Amps (Live) vinyl-only release.

    The photo show, which will be up for the entire month of November, is being held at the Electric Moustache Gallery in Winston-Salem, NC, Tennille's hometown. An opening reception is being held on Thursday, November 10th at 7pm. 
    If you're in the area make sure to stop by!

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  • November 03, 2011
    In celebration of the the upcoming vinyl-only release of Kiss My Amps (Live), we're opening up the Heartbreakers vinyl vault and making rare copies of vintage Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers 7" singles available to Highway Companions Club members over the next seven weeks.

    Each week, beginning now, a new question will be asked of fans relating to the era of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers history from which that week's selected 7" single originated.
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  • November 03, 2011
    Kiss My Amps (Live) features 6 tracks from Mojo recorded during the 2010 Mojo Tour plus "Sweet William," a fan favorite recorded live during the 2008 Tour that has previously only been released as a b-side to the "Room At The Top" single from Echo.

    The release of Kiss My Amps (Live) will be limited to 5,000 individually numbered pressings. Each copy will include a unique code to allow purchasers to also download the album at no extra charge in High Resolution FLAC or 320k MP3 formats.

    This limited edition, individually numbered album will only be available at independent retailers in
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  • October 31, 2011
    Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers returned last night to the intimate Plaza Del Sol Performing Arts Center on the campus of Cal State Northridge, CA for the second of two shows benefitting public radio station KCSN 88.5.

    Again the band offered up an two hour show featuring cuts rarely played in recent years, including several not played at Saturday night's show.

    Here is Sunday night's setlist:

    October 30 – Plaza Del Sol Performance Hall, Northridge, CA

    Jefferson Jericho Blues
    Listen To Her Heart
    Mary Jane's Last Dance
    Fooled Again
    Lover's Touch
    I Won't Back Down
    Takin' My Time
    Spike
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  • October 30, 2011
    Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers treated those fans lucky enough to score a ticket last night to the first of two KCSN Benefit shows KCSN Benefit shows in Northridge, CA to a lengthy show including with deep tracks and unexpected covers. Below is the setlist.

    Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers return to the Plaza Del Sol Performing Arts Center on the campus of Cal State Northridge, CA tonight. The show is sold out.

    October 29 – Plaza Del Sol Performance Hall, Northridge, CA

    Jefferson Jericho Blues
    Listen To Her Heart
    Mary Jane's Last Dance
    Fooled Again
    Lover's Touch
    I Won't Back Down
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  • October 27, 2011
    The 3-DVD set features many other incredible performances from the legendary annual concerts and all profits from DVD sales go directly to the Bridge School.

    Visit this page to learn more about this release as well as to watch the 25th Bridge School Anniversary Trailer.

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  • October 21, 2011
    We are pleased to announce that Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers will play a second benefit show for KCSN 88.5 on Sunday, October 30.

    Like the first show on October 29, the second engagement on October 30 will take place at the 500-seat Plaza del Sol Performance Hall, on the campus of Cal State University, Northridge, CA.

    Tickets are extremely limited and will cost $157.50 per ticket ($150.00 plus $7.50 to cover credit card and other service fees). There is a strict two ticket limit per person and every seat in the venue, no matter where it is located, is a great seat.

    There are three ways
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