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“Well, fellas, let’s go get ‘em,” Tom said as the band assembled in the hallway outside their dressing rooms. “It’s our party tonight.”
September 14, 2014
Find the playlist and streaming link from this week's Buried Treasure Show below!
A little rain and some scattered lightning couldn't keep Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers from rocking their headlining slot at the Lockn festival on Saturday night.
A few minutes prior to show time, Tom stepped out of his dressing room to find Steve Winwood walking back to his bus after hisopening set.
The two old friends stopped to catch up and share a laugh about Lockn andthe weather delay the day before.
"I heard you were playing with Widespread Panic, but there was actual widespread panic out there," Tom said with a laugh. "Everything got alittle crazy for a little while there."
Order was restored Sunday night as the tour hit Darien Lake, one of few outdoor amphitheater shows of the tour.
September 08, 2014Find the playlist and streaming link from this week's Buried Treasure Show below!
August 30, 2014
Half an hour before show time, Richard Fernanadez stepped up the staircase at stage left and looked out over Boston’s Fenway Park.
“I’ve been with these guys for a long, long time, and this is the biggest headlining gig outside of a festival I’ve ever done with ‘em,” the long-time Heartbreakers tour manager said as he looked out over the 36,000-plus that gathered in one of America’s most famed baseball cathedrals.
And did Tom and the guys ever deliver!
Cumberland County Civic Center
August 31, 2014
Sometimes the best shows of a tour come in the unlikeliest of places.
A Sunday show in Portland, Maine after an insane, sold-out show at Boston’s historic Fenway Park may have appeared at face to be a potential anti-climatic pitfall, but Tom and the guys sensed the intimacy of the gig and room and brought it full-bore to the capacity crowd in Maine.
So You Want To Be A Rock ‘n Roll Star (The Byrds cover)
Mary Jane's Last Dance
American Dream Plan B
Into The Great Wide Open
Listen to Her Heart
I Won't Back Down
August 28, 2014
For their last show in Canada, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers brought their A-game to Montreal’s Bell Centre, feeding of the French-Canadian crowd’s energy to play one of the best shows of the Hypnotic Eye tour to date.
“A Woman In Love (It’s Not Me)” is quickly becoming a mid-show staple on this run. It’s a dynamic tune that features multiple band members and has one of the best first lyrical stanzas in rock history.
She laughed in my face, told me good-bye
Said “Don’t think about it, you can go crazy
Anything can happen, anything can end
Don’t try to fight
August 28, 2014Find the playlist and streaming link from this week's Buried Treasure Show below!
Air Canada Centre
August 26, 2014
It’s pretty incredible to watch Scott Thurston work during a show.
At Tuesday night’s show in Toronto, the Heartbreakers’ stage-left multi-instrumentalist bounced from guitar to harmonica to keyboards to singing harmony vocals…and that was just the first two songs of the set!
Scott’s contributions onstage are always tasteful and spot on, and the parts he handles are like the musical glue that helps hold the songs together.
Every great band has someone like him, but there is only one Scott Thurston.
So You Want To Be A Rock ‘n Roll Star