Benmont will celebrate the release of his debut solo album, You Should Be So Lucky, at the Grammy Museum in Downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, February 13.
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January 21, 2014
Due to overwhelming demand, Benmont has announced a third intimate show at Largo in Los Angeles on Saturday, February 22.
January 08, 2014
As many of you know, episodes from the eight incredible seasons of Tom Petty's Buried Treasure run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on SiriusXM Internet Radio, channel 312.
This weekend, you can hear a special preview of the 24/7 Buried Treasure channel via your satellite radio as well as online.
It's happening on SiriusXM Deep Tracks, channel 27, all weekend long starting Friday, January 10 at 5pm ET through Sunday night, January 12.
Listen to Buried Treasure this weekend on Deep Tracks as Tom plays the best in rock, rhythm and blues!
For more information, visit siriusxm.com/tompetty.
December 20, 2013
We're excited to announce tonight's special guests who will appear tonight alongside Mike Campbell and Jonathan Wilson at the Troubadour. They include Benmont Tench, Jackson Browne, Lucinda Williams, Father John Misty, Dawes, Jim Keltner & more!
Tickets are sold out. Mike and Jonathan thank you for your support of the LA Public Schools and the Tazzy Animal Fund!
Benmont's Debut Solo Album Coming February 18 - Los Angeles Album Release Shows on February 20 and 21
Blue Note Records will release the debut solo album from Benmont Tench, You Should Be So Lucky, on February 18, 2014. Produced by legendary producer Glyn Johns, the album was recorded to tape at Sunset Sound in Los Angeles and features Benmont handling lead vocals, piano and organs, joined by a team of collaborators including a core band of Don Was, Ethan Johns, Blake Mills and Jeremy Stacey and contributions by Ryan Adams, Gillian Welch & David Rawlings,Joel Jerome, Tom Petty and Ringo
November 22, 2013
On December 20th, Mike Campbell & Jonathan Wilson will return to the Troubdaour in Los Angeles to host the 2nd Annual Merry Minstrel Musical Circus: A Holiday Gathering & Jamathon!
The concert will benefit Los Angeles Public Schools/Manual Arts High School as well as the Tazzy Animal Rescue Fund! Special guests for this year's show will be announced in the coming weeks.
In addition to Mike and Jonathan, performers at last year's show included Jackson Browne, Bob Weir, Jeff Lynne, Benmont Tench, and more, who came together for a memorable night the Los Angeles Times praised for its
"'I always say this, but I'm tremendously excited for this one,' says Tom Petty, discussing his upcoming 13th album with the Heartbreakers, which he expects out early next year.”
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Losing JJ Cale is losing an American musical treasure. Always under the radar, he has been, and will always be, a huge inspiration to me and the band.
Luckily, I had the pleasure of playing with him several times. He was always gracious and treated me like a friend.
Whenever I listen to music, it is nearly always one of his records. He had a gift for the sweetest groove, the sweetest guitar phrase, and the coolest lyrics- understated, but deep. "I'm not a homeless man - I'm a gypsy by trade and I'm traveling this land" is one of my favorites.
His guitar tone and touch were magical
One month ago, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers headlined the final night of Bonnaroo 2013.You can now check out performances from that incredible evening of "A Woman In Love (It's Not Me)," "Rebels," "I Should Have Known It," and "Runnin' Down A Dream" on the Official Bonnaroo Ustream.Click here to watch.Filed under: