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Saratoga Springs, NY 6/23


Jun 23 2013
Saratoga Springs, New York
Saratoga Performing Arts Center

June 23, 2013

Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY

Coming off a huge headlining performance Saturday night at the Firefly Music Festival, Tom and the guys didn't step off the gas Sunday at the Saratoga Springs Performing Arts Center, rocking thousands of Heartbreakers fans at a venue that's been a staple on the band's summer tours for more than three decades.

"Saratoga Springs, it's good to see you!" Tom said after "Love Is A Long Road," waving to the packed amphitheater. "I hope you don't have any plans to go anywhere, 'cause we're ready to go!"

Mike Campbell tore into "I Won't Back Down," wringing every note out of his Gretch Clipper as the crowd sang along with Tom. "Steppin' Stone" gave everyone some insight into the band's roots in garage rock and love of Paul Revere & the Raiders, but tonight's highlight was "I Should Have Known It," the sweltering blues rocker off Mojo that sends Tom swaggering each night around the stage, maracas or tambourine in hand.

"We've been coming here since 1980," Tom said as his bid goodnight to the cheering amphitheater after "American Girl." "Thank you for always supporting us and coming out to see us, Saratoga. We'll see you next time!"

Set List:

Rock & Roll Star
Love Is A Long Road
I Won't Back Down
Steppin' Stone
Here Comes My Girl
Mary Jane's Last Dance
Free Fallin'
Woman In Love
Listen to Her Heart
Tweeter & The Monkey Man
Learning to Fly
You're So Bad
I Should Have Known It
Runnin' Down A Dream


Don't Come Around Here No More

You Wreck Me

American Girl

Check Out Photos From The Show Here!

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dianakemp's picture

As always, excellent concert.  Thank you, TP&THB ... we love you!!

MaxHalabuda's picture

Great show Tom and the band! A kick ass set!

bribomaster2k's picture

the wallflowers just played an amazing set,
they were truly a great act, tom and the boys
will be out here in a bit, and they will blow me away all over again...what a perfect night

MaxHalabuda's picture

Tonight will be my 20th TPHB show, first time my friend had an extra ticket and asked me to come along...been a diehard fan ever since....Rock on Tom and the Band...I know we won't be disappointed !

ccrocodile's picture

Today is the day - my daughter's first rock concert and I get to go with her. What better introduction for her than Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers!!! Responsibilities get left at home tonight and we plan to let loose. Their music just makes you feel great - listening to their discs lately I've been reconnecting with some dormant creative energy - hey, I'm not a child of the '60's for nothing!!!       A great big welcome to Saratoga - we'll be waving and smiling in the 3rd row, stage left singing our hearts out. Have a great night everybody - 

bribomaster2k's picture

my parents took me to my first tom petty show in 2005 it was my first professional rock concert, havent stopped seeing them since it was the greatest experience to share with my parents, your daughter will have a blast

dianakemp's picture

  Just 24 hours away!!!  Can't wait ....

bribomaster2k's picture

wooooo cant wait!!!!! this show is going to be amazing!
i selfishly hope they play dog on the run from the official love bootleg

hotsand's picture

Almost time, listening to You're gonna get it now - and Magnolia is so smoothe - I've had a lousy day today, just knowing I will be seeing TPATH is contributing greatly to my coping ability - so I am looking forward to this show!