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    August 21, 2017

    Rogers Arena

    Vancouver, BC

    August 17, 2017

     

    Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers started the home stretch of the 40th Anniversary tour in Vancouver on Thursday, rocking a sold-out Rogers Arena with opening act, The Lumineers.

     

    Welcomed to the stage with a deafening standing ovation, Tom and the guys showed no rust following a two-week break after their last show in Philadelphia, stretching out on many songs throughout the two-hour-plus show with extended solos from Tom, Mike Campbell and Benmont Tench.

     

    Rockin’ Around With You

    Mary Jane’s Last Dance

    You Don’t Know How It Feels

    Forgotten Man

    Into

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    August 10, 2017
    Forest Hills Tennis Stadium
    New York, NY
    July 26-27, 2017
     
    On August 28 & 29, 1964, The Beatles played two shows at the Forest Hills Tennis Stadium. Tickets for both shows were sold out, and the 15,983 screaming fans were kept from the stage by an eight-foot high fence topped with barbed wire. The Fab Four arrived by helicopter and played their standard 12-song set from the ’64 U.S. tour.
     
    53 years later, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers walked onto the same stage at the recently revived former home of the U.S.
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    August 09, 2017
    Wells Fargo Center
    Philadelphia, PA
    July 29, 2017
     
    “Before I go, Tom, I gotta tell you one thing,” Peter Wolf said standing in Tom’s dressing room about half an hour before the Heartbreakers were scheduled to take the stage at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. “Everybody on this tour - from the rest of the guys in the Heartbreakers to your production team, backline guys, sound and lighting crews to the truck drivers – has been incredible.
     
    “They’ve helped us feel comfortable and welcomed in so many ways, and I gotta believe that’s ‘cause it starts at the top.
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    August 08, 2017
    Royal Farms Arena
    Baltimore, MD
    July 23, 2017
     
    “You don’t want to shake my hand today.”
     
    Benmont Tench pulled some Kleenex out from his jacket pocket and wiped his runny nose.
     
    Being sick on the road is no fun. There’s no place to hide, no rest for the weary and no bowl of Mom’s chicken soup to help you feel better. It just stinks.
     
    But something magical happens at show time when the lights go down and the band walks onstage.
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    July 29, 2017

    DTE Music Center

     

    Clarkston, MI

    July 18, 2017

     

    The amphitheater outside Detroit, MI may now be called DTE Music Center, but to most everyone on Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers’ 40th Anniversary tour, it will always be Pine Knob.

     

    Tom and the guys first played Pine Knob on the Damn the Torpedoes tour and have played the legendary amphitheater 13 times since, most recently on the Hypnotic Eye tour in August 2014.

     

    “We first came to Pine Knob in 1980,” Tom said after the last notes of “You Wreck Me” rang out across the legendary amphitheater.

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    July 29, 2017

    TD Garden

    Boston, MA

    July 20-21, 2017

     

    On December 10 & 12, 1976, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers played their first two shows in Boston, MA, opening up for Al Kooper at Paul’s Mall, a long-defunct club located underground at 733 Boylston Street.

     

    Their self-titled debut album had been out for about a month on Shelter Records, and deejays in Boston were among the first in the country to spin it. Depending on who you ask in the Heartbreaker camp, the Boston shows were among the first ten gigs of the band’s storied career.

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    July 24, 2017

    Ottawa Blues Festival

    Ottawa, Ontario

    July 16, 2017

     

    Thirty-six years after playing the Canadian capital for the first time, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers returned to Ottawa to close out the RBC Blues Festival Sunday night.

     

    “Have you got your mojo working out there?” Tom asked the sold-out festival crowd before the band launched into the show-opening “Rockin’ Around With You,” the first song off the Heartbreakers’ debut album.

     

    Detroit, you’re next!

     

    Rockin’ Around With You

    Mary Jane’s Last Dance

    You Don’t Know How It Feels

    Forgotten Man

    I Won’t Back Down

    Free Fallin’

    Walls

    Don’t Come

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    July 24, 2017

    Air Canada Centre

    Toronto, Ontario

    July 15, 2017

     

    Watching Steve Ferrone every night is like taking a master class in drumming.

     

    The Heartbreakers’ long-time drummer from Brighton, England can be a total powerhouse on songs like “Mary Jane’s Last Dance,” “Don’t Come Around Here No More,” or “I Should Have Known It,” or he can get real quiet when a little finesse is necessary, like on “Learning to Fly” or “Wildflowers.”

     

    Songs like “It’s Good to Be King,” where the band stretches out a bit and never really plays the song the exactly same way twice, is where Steve is at his best, watching

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    July 21, 2017

     

    Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers are pleased to announce the third and final show of the last stop on their 2017 40th Anniversary Tour:

     

    SEP 25th
    Hollywood Bowl
    Los Angeles, CA

     

    The general public on-sale for this show is Tuesday July 25th at 10:00AM PST.


    The official fan club New Member pre-sale will begin on Sunday, July 23rd at 10:00AM PST. If you are not already a fan club member, you can participate in this pre-sale by joining the Highway Companions Club between now and the end of the pre-sale on Sunday, July 23rd at 10:00PM PST. After you join, you will receive via email a unique code to

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    July 20, 2017

    2017 British Summer Time
    Hyde Park
    London, UK

    July 9, 2017

     

    Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers played their first show across the pond in five years for the final night of the 2017 British Summer Time concert series in London’s Hyde Park, topping a bill featuring Stevie Nicks, The Lumineers and The Shelters, among many more.

    Before the show, the vibe was loose backstage as friend and family from all over the world gathered to wish the band well.

    Just after 8 pm, Tom and the band hit the stage to a huge ovation from the nearly 60,000 packed into Hyde Park, ripping through “Rockin’ Around With You”

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