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  • September 14, 2007
    On Monday, October 15th, Runnin\' Down A Dream the Peter Bogdanovich documentary about Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will be shown in theaters across America for one night only. Currently, the following cities have been confirmed, with more to follow. Theaters, locations and screening times as well as a pre-sale for Highway Companion Club Members will also be announced shortly. For more information on this film, sign up for the Tom Petty email list and keep checking for updates.

    Preliminary list of cities where screenings will take place:*
  • September 12, 2007
    In the most current issue of RollingStone Magazine (Kanye West / 50 Cent cover), Austin Saggs from the Smoking Section, writes about the upcoming Tom Petty film, Running Down A Dream\"
  • September 10, 2007
    4-hour Opus To Premiere October 29th at 7:00pm

    New York, September 12, 2007 - Sundance Channel will air the world television premiere of Peter Bogdanovich's 4-hour documentary Runnin' Down a Dream: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers on October 29th at 7:00pm e/p. The announcement was made today by Laura Michalchyshyn, Executive Vice President and GM Programming and Creative Affairs. This follows the film's world premiere in the special events section of the film at the New York Film Festival on October 14th, 2007.
  • September 09, 2007

  • September 06, 2007
    On October 14 the hotly anticipated Warner Brothers Records film Runnin' Down A Dream: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will have its first public screening. Directed by cinema legend Peter Bogdanovich (The Last Picture Show), Runnin' Down A Dream has been selected to close the 2007 New York Film Festival.

    Ticket sales begin on Sunday, September 9 at 10am at the box office located at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th Street or by phone at CenterCharge 212 721 6500

    On Monday, September 10 at tickets go on sale online at:
  • September 04, 2007
    Benmont Tench will be playing with the Watkins Family Hour at Largo in Hollywood every Thursday this September. Check out for band details.
  • August 30, 2007
    By Kate Maier from the East Hampton Star

    (08/31/2007) Perhaps the biggest difference between the Hamptons Social concert series at the Ross School in East Hampton and a straight rock concert was the relative amount of ease experienced by die-hard fans on a mission to wrestle their way into the front row.
  • August 15, 2007
    Sun entertainment editor

    One summer morning in 1961, an 11-year-old Tom Petty sat on pine straw in his front yard, wondering how he was going to spend his day.

    By the end of the afternoon, he knew how he would spend his life.
  • July 30, 2007
    Following chart-topping sales success, and due to the overwhelming support and demand from the Traveling Wilburys fan community, Rhino will release a Vinyl Box Set and Second Edition Deluxe Sets of The Traveling Wilburys Collection on November 20, 2007. The Re-mastered and Expanded Collectible Package features unreleased Bonus Tracks and a bonus DVD featuring a 24-minute documentary including unseen footage of The Wilburys.
  • July 02, 2007
    Tom Petty has recorded the Fats Domino classic "I'm Walking" for an upcoming charity tribute album due September 25. Other artists who are participating by putting their own spin on Fats Domino hits include Elton John, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Robert Plant and Willie Nelson. The double-disc \"Goin\' Home: A Tribute to Fats Domino\" includes tracks like \"I Want to Walk You Home,\" \"Blueberry Hill,\" and \"Ain\'t That a Shame\", with proceeds to be donated to New Orleans public school music programs and to rebuilding Domino\'s Hurricane Katrina-ravaged home.