Athens, Georgia-based rockers Drive-By Truckers joined up with the tour in St. Paul as the new opening act replacing Joe Cocker, and their hard-driving, road-worn rock 'n roll has been a good change of pace that has seemingly worn off the Heartbreakers. Tom seemed to snarl even more defiantly during "I Won't Back Down," and Mike Campbell's edgy guitar riffs over the galloping rhythm of "Drivin' Down to Georgia" played the perfect foil to Benmont Tench's delicate piano runs.
For the full review of the Omaha show, set list, photos and more click here. Please leave your own review.
June 22, 2010"Running Man's Bible" in St. Paul was when it all clicked for me. Comments
A new song off Mojo, "Running Man's Bible" reads like the midnight ruminations of a man looking back over a lifetime spent on the highway between the centerline and the ditch and lived to tell the tale.
"You're with me tonight on this dark highway
We've run it together
So many times
We've run it for money
We've run it for music
We've run it to pay for our innocent crimes"
And standing in the last row of the arena tonight, it suddenly dawned on me that "Running Man's Bible" isn't only a retrospective on days gone by, but
June 22, 2010Tom, Mike and Benmont answered fans questions during a special 90 minute radio show which aired recently across the Westwood One Network. Comments
Many tracks from Mojo are also featured on the show in addition to the Q+A with the guys.
If you missed the radio broadcast, do not fear! You can listen to the whole show anytime on TomPetty.com.
June 22, 2010In addition to posting show recaps, setlists, and great photos from each show TomPetty.com will also offer videos shot out on tour this summer. Interviews with the band and crew will be featured plus a look at our support acts and YOU...the fans. Comments
The videos will live in the video section of the Tour page of TomPetty.com but we'll also post them here in the news as they are released.
In the meantime, check out the first few videos here now:
American Girl- 6/5/10, Oakland, CA
June 20, 2010On their last night in Canada until the Toronto show in August, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers played Winnipeg, unleashing two hours of non-stop rock 'n roll that left the MTS Centre crowd screaming for more. Comments
For the full review of the Winnipeg show, set list, photos and more click here. Please leave your own review. If you have pictures to share you can upload those too! (Make sure your photos are 400k or smaller and end in .jpg not .jpeg .
June 20, 2010Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' new album Mojo was released this past Tuesday. Have you had a chance to share your thoughts on the album? Now you can! Review the new Mojo album by commenting on this news post and be entered to win a pair of great tickets to your choice of one of the following shows: Comments
Tuesday, 6/22 in St. Paul, MN
Wednesday, 6/23 in Omaha, NE
Friday, 6/25 in Milwaukee, WI
Saturday, 6/26 in Milwaukee, WI
Along with your review, let us know which show you'd like to attend! Good luck and thanks for sharing with us!
We will select the winners from our favorite reviews and
June 20, 2010St. Paul and Omaha Will Call opens at 5PM. Comments
Gates open at 6:30. For the 2 Summer Fest shows, Will Call opens at 12noon and gates open at 12noon.
June 18, 2010There are few places in North America that Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers haven't played in their career, but Friday's show marked a first for the band as they made their debut in Saskatoon. Comments
For the full review of the Saskatoon show, set list, photos and more click here. Please leave your own review. If you have pictures to share you can upload those too! (Make sure your photos are 400k or smaller and end in .jpg not .jpeg .
June 16, 2010Five white banners ring the ceiling at Rexall Place, representing the five Stanley Cups the Edmonton Oilers have won in their history. Wayne Gretzky is largely responsible for four of those white banners, earning him a bronze statue out in front of the arena, a street named in his honor and his retired #99 jersey hanging in the rafters. Comments
For the full review of the Calgary show, set list, photos and more click here. Please leave your own review. If you have pictures to share you can upload those too! (Make sure your photos are 400k or smaller and end in .jpg not .jpeg .
June 16, 2010Buried Treasure Show #100 (repeat), Season 5 / Show 2, airs June 17-21, 2010 Comments
The Beatles Things We Said Today A Hard Day's Night (Remastered)
Little Richard Ready Teddy The Very Best of Little Richard
Muddy Waters (I'm Your) Hoochie Coochie Man The Anthology 1947-1972
Ray Charles I Don't Need No Doctor Anthology
Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood Georgia On My Mind Live From Madison Square Garden
Lonnie Mack Memphis Memphis Wham!
The Jaynetts Sally Go Round The Roses The Very Best of The Jaynetts
The Zombies Summertime The Singles A's & B's
Mose Allison Eyesight To The Blind Sings