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    Saratoga Springs: Recap, Photos & Set List!

    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
    Rebels
    Melinda
    Learning to Fly
    You're So Bad
    I Should Have Known It
    Refugee
    Runnin' Down A Dream

     

    Encore:

    Don't Come Around Here No More

    You Wreck Me

    American Girl

     

    Check Out Photos From The Show Here!

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Highway Companions's picture
on Fri, 2013-06-28 12:13

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
Rebels
Melinda
Learning to Fly
You're So Bad
I Should Have Known It
Refugee
Runnin' Down A Dream

 

Encore:

Don't Come Around Here No More

You Wreck Me

American Girl

 

Check Out Photos From The Show Here!

Comments

hotsand's picture

Great fun - Saratoga Springs is now holding a place in my TPATH five fav shows..... Thanks so much for the acoustic version of Rebels!

tammy's picture

Great Show as always! 18th time seeing the band and they only get better!


 


 

swanns's picture

Stepping Stone was The Monkees...not Paul Revere And The Raiders....there is my trivia for the day...LOVED the show in Pittsburgh BTW...as always....

relic's picture

I missed this one too LOL!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXd8qnONDIk

Sex pistols.

relic's picture

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0v0o0NZbMWg

I think the raiders got there first.

swanns's picture

Hey..I stand corrected here...although I do believe the Monkees had the only hit single with the song....if TP is doing it as a tribute...it would be way more apt to do Kicks...Just Like Me etc.....

relic's picture

Its all good! I never knew about all the different recordings of this great tune until this tour. I'd probably heard them all before on the radio over the years but didnt know much of the back story and probably thought there was the Monkees and the 'other' version. There are at least three LOL. Well, four now that TP&HB covered it on this years tour! Figures TP&HB would once again excavate a great big nugget of buried treasure on the tour.

[edit 5 and counting....]

relic's picture

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0tVrg2nFxKQ

but the liverpool five beat the raiders it seems (in recording it) a trippier version if you ask me.

stephanie_meyer39's picture

This was by far the best Tom Petty Concert I have ever been to! One of the best nights of my life!

mojoman_1's picture

I agree, Stephanie. One of the best shows I've seen (and I was up in the field area, not the good seats). I had a better time than I did at two Beacon Theater shows last month, where they played some cool obscure songs those nights but only played for 2 hrs total. This show was a pleasing 2-1/2 hrs and lots of great hits and sing-alongs. My favorites were Here Comes My Girl, A Woman in Love, and Don't Come Around Here No More. Great show!  Crazy crowd, too!