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Bill Belichick, head coach of the New England Patriots, is a big fan of Tom\'s. In this New York Times article, Belichick said he would play Petty's songs in his office while he prepared for his fourth Super Bowl in seven seasons. Check out the full article click HERE.
In recognition of Tom Petty\'s upcoming performance at Super Bowl XLII, NPR has posted a rebroadcast of a Tom Petty interview that was first broadcast on July 27, 2006. In this nearly forty minute audio interview Tom talks about his inspirations and how he has evolved as an artist over the years. Click HERE to check out this amazing interview.
Tickets for Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers\' 2008 North American
Tour go on sale to the general public soon, but there is no need to
wait until the public on sale to buy tickets! Fan club members will
have the opportunity to jump to the front of the line and purchase
There exists in sound a map of Los Angeles, filled with song-lyric street names, neighborhoods, beaches, bars, empty spaces and spaces between spaces. It\'s a chart that follows more than 30 years in the life and work of Tom Petty, a longtime resident of the city and an undercelebrated rock & roll icon who finally appears to be getting his due.
Benmont will be appearing with the Watkins Family Hour on Thursdays in January, except January 31st and maybe January 24th - see note below, at the Los Angeles supper club Largo. Check out watkinsfamilyhour.com
for more info on the band. If you are in LA on any of these dates you owe it to yourself to check out Sara & Sean Watkins, Benmont and anyone else who might join them in Largo\'s intimate and dynamic setting.