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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 24, 2013

    Buried Treasure Show #150 (repeat), Season 7 / Show 2, airing May 23-27, 2013

    The Searchers Bumble Bee The Very Best of The Searchers
    Larry Williams Slow Down Bad Boy
    Ann Peebles (I Feel Like) Breaking Up Somebody's Home The Best of Ann Peebles: The Hi Records Years
    The Beatles You Really Got A Hold On Me With The Beatles
    Lucinda Williams Can't Let Go Car Wheels On A Gravel Road
    Traffic You Can All Join In Traffic
    Long John Baldry Don't Try To Lay No Boogie Woogie On The King of Rock & Roll It Ain't Easy
    Lonnie Mack Wham! Memphis Wham!
    The Hollies Pay You Back With Interest 30th

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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 18, 2013

     

    On April 18, Tom appeared with Randy Newman, Jackson Browne and John Fogerty at the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony. They performed Randy Newman's "I Love L.A." as part of Newman's induction in the Hall.
     
    HBO is broadcasting their performance and the entire induction ceremony tonight at 9pm ET/PT!
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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 17, 2013

    Buried Treasure Show #149 (repeat), Season 7 / Show 1, airing May 16-20, 2013

    The Beatles Devil In Her Heart With The Beatles

    Lee Dorsey Working In The Coal Mine The Defenitive Collection

    The Kinks I Gotta Move Picture Book (Box Set)

    Little Richard Directly From My Heart The Essential Little Richard

    Little Walter Dead Presidents The Essential Little Walter

    Love My Little Red Book The Best Of Love

    Manfred Mann What You Gonna Do? Down The Road Apiece: Their EMI Recordings

    Howlin' Wolf Spoonful His Best

    King Curtis Soul Twist The Best of King Curtis

    J.J. Cale Rock and

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