The 2010 tour has kicked off to a fantastic start and the new MOJO album will be released on June 15th! TomPetty.com wants to celebrate with fans by giving away three pairs of tickets to the following shows in Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon and Winnipeg Canada. Don't miss your chance to see Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers live!
Three winners to each of the show dates below:
* Wed, 6/16 - Edmonton, Canada at Rexall Place
* Fri, 6/18 - Saskatoon, Canada at Credit Union Centre
* Sat, 6/19 - Winnipeg, Canada at MTS Centre
Each winner will receive two tickets to these show dates.
June 13, 2010Tom Petty will appear as the sole guest on tomorrow night's June 15 episode of the Tavis Smiley Show. Comments
The Tavis Smiley Show appears on your local PBS Station. Click here to find the time the show is airing in your town.
June 12, 2010Originally founded as a vineyard in the 1980s, The Gorge Amphitheatre was opened in 1985 with a concert by Jesse Colin Young. Although the founders sold the venue in 1993, grape vines still dot the property today. Comments
For the full review of The Gorge 2nd night, set list and more click here. Please leave your own review. If you have pictures to share you can upload those too!
June 11, 2010Carved into the basalt cliffs and perched above the rolling Columbia River in George, Washington, The Gorge Amphitheatre is perhaps the most picturesque music venue in all of North America. Comments
For the full review, set list and more click here. Please leave your own review. If you have pictures to share you can upload those too!
June 10, 2010Reviewed by Andy Gill Comments
After years spent establishing their command of most genres of American rock and pop, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers finally get around to making their blues album - and it's one of their very best efforts, as ought to be the case when a band plugs into the potency of raw R'n'B spirit.
There's a steely confidence about the album right from the opening riff of "Jefferson Jericho Blues", whose unison guitar and harmonica groove rolls along with the Corvette power of a Chess Records classic, Petty musing about Thomas Jefferson's miscegenate affection for "the little maid
June 10, 2010By Randy Lewis, Los Angeles Times Comments
Tom Petty casually rolled back the sliding glass door at his rustic beach house in Malibu and stepped out onto the deck for a clear look at the waves crashing on the sand a dozen yards away. Surveying the picture-perfect blue sky and sparkling water to match, the 59-year-old rocker took in the view surrounding him and couldn't help noticing two young women sunbathing topless in front of the house next to his.
The record business may be in disarray, but on days like this, it's still good to be a rock star - a job Petty has fulfilled admirably for more than
June 10, 2010Tom, Mike and Benmont recently answered fans questions during a special 90 minute radio show airing this weekend and Monday 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.
Below are air dates and times. Make sure to tune in if the show is playing in your city!
KLOS 6/14 - 10p
KFOG- check local listings
WMMR 6/13 - 7a
WZLX 6/13 - 8p
KGB 6/13 - 10:30p
KSEG 6/13 - 7p
June 09, 2010MALIBU, Calif. - Tom Petty's plunge into the blues left him ecstatic. Comments
"We finally made a record worthy of the band, one that makes use of the musicianship," he says. "Every rehearsal for years started with blues. It's how we sound after hours. I thought, 'we should stay where we naturally play.' I'm more excited than I've been in a long time."
'MOJO': Read the Listen Up review
Mojo, out Tuesday (June 29 on audio Blu-ray and vinyl), is Petty's first album since 2006 solo disc 'Highway Companion' and first with The Heartbreakers since 2002's 'The Last DJ.' Recorded live with minimal overdubs,