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  • webcrew's picture
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    June 16, 2017

    U.S. Bank Arena

    Cincinnati, OH           

    June 12, 2017


    As many times as Tom and the band have played “Free Fallin’” since the release of Full Moon Fever back in 1989, the song always delivers.


    Maybe it’s the beautiful simplicity with which it begins: Mike and Tom standing together in the spotlight at the center of an otherwise pitch-black stage, Rickenbacker guitars as their side.


    Or maybe it’s the anthemic chorus, just five words that Tom sings twice over the top of soaring guitars, keys, bass and drums.


    Or it could be the universality of the lyric.

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    June 15, 2017

    Quicken Loans Arena

    Cleveland, OH

    June 10, 2017


    Megan Hinds’ eyes widened as she brought her hand up to cover her mouth, which was now hanging open.


    The long-time Heartbreakers fan and her father Frank had won a contest through Tom Petty Radio on Sirius XM that granted the Hinds’ the opportunity to meet Tom and the band backstage before the show in Cleveland.


    In her hands, Megan held a few photos and other items she and Frank brought with them to have the guys autograph, but all of those things were cast aside when the band walked in the dressing room, and Mike handed Megan his hat.


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    June 14, 2017

    PPG Paints Arena

    Pittsburgh, PA

    June 9, 2017


    It’s midnight in Pittsburgh, about an hour after the show went down and just 24 hours after the Pittsburgh Penguins, the main tenant of PPG Paints Arena where Tom and the band played tonight, beat the Nashville Predators 6-0 at the arena to win Game 5 of the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup.


    Most everyone in the Heartbreakers camp is a sports fan, so televisions backstage in the dressing rooms, production or catering are always typically tuned to a game of some sort, whether it’s playoff hockey or basketball, auto racing or European soccer.

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    June 13, 2017

    Schottenstein Center

    Columbus, OH

    June 7, 2017


    Though it’d been more than a decade since their last visit to Columbus, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers were given a heroes’ welcome by the 15,000-plus screaming fans packed into the Schottenstein Center on the Ohio State University campus Wednesday night.


    And while songs like “I Won’t Back Down,” “You Got Lucky,” and “Don’t Come Around Here No More” were big crowd favorites, one of the special moments of the night was when Tom strapped on his acoustic guitar, surrounded in total darkness onstage, save for a lone spotlight on his mic, and

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    June 12, 2017

    Wells Fargo Arena

    Des Moines, IA

    June 5, 2017


    “This is so great!”


    Hattie Webb scanned the poster in her hands as a smile grew across her glowing face. In celebration of her birthday, the entire band and road crew signed a tour poster to Hattie, which she got upon arriving in Des Moines on Monday night.


    The tour hasn’t yet reached the end of the second leg, and the Webb sisters have already ingrained themselves in the Heartbreaker family.

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    June 09, 2017

    Due to overwhelming demand, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers are pleased to announce an additional show on their 2017 40th Anniversary Tour: 

    AUGUST 27, 2017
    Greek Theatre U.C. Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA

    Onsale to the general public for this show will begin on Friday June 16th at 10 am local venue time.

    You can participate in the official fan club new member pre-sale by joining the Highway Companions Club between now and the end of the pre-sale on Thursday, June 15th at 10pm local venue time. This pre-sale will begin on Wednesday, June 14th at 10am local venue time. After you join, you will receive via

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    June 07, 2017

    Xcel Energy Center

    St. Paul, MN

    June 3, 2017


    “Oh my, Ron…you are VERY handsome in person.”


    Ron Blair blushed as the entire room backstage at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, MN exploded in laughter around the smiling Heartbreakers bass player and Laury Myhre, a long-time Heartbreakers fan with terminal cancer who met the band before they went onstage. Laury told the guys how much she loved their music and how much meeting them meant to her. One of her friends handed Benmont an old publicity photo of a band Laury used to play in, and everyone gathered around her to check it out.



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    June 06, 2017

    Sprint Center

    Kansas City, MO

    June 2, 2017


    You never know when the show of the tour will happen, but Friday night in Kansas City ranks right up there with the best of the 40th Anniversary tour so far.


    Maybe it was the two days off after Red Rocks, or maybe it was the fact that the guys like playing at the Sprint Center, but Tom and the band were ON from note one. “Mary Jane’s Last Dance” was loud, with Tom winding his guitar solo out on his Gibson SG extra long.

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    June 05, 2017

    Tom and The Heartbreakers are pleased to announce Northern California shows for their 2017 40th Anniversary Tour, including two performances at Berkeley’s Greek Theatre! The three newly added shows will feature special guest The Shelters.



    Tickets for all newly announced shows will go on-sale to the general public on Friday, June 9, at 10:00AM local venue time.


    Special pre-sales for Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers’ Highway Companions Club members will begin this week in advance of the general public on-sale.


    For more information on the Highway Companions Club and the club’s brand new

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    June 04, 2017

    Red Rocks Amphitheatre

    Morrison, CO

    May 30, 2017


    “Better safe than sorry, I guess. Here’s one we don’t normally do. Thanks for sticking with us through the storm.”


    Tom turned from his microphone and walked back toward Steve Ferrone as the drummer counted off, launching into “Swingin’” off the band’s 1999 album, Echo. Moments before, Tom and the guys had returned to the stage at Red Rocks Amphitheatre outside Denver, CO after bad weather forced the venue to pull the band off the stage and ask fans to evacuate and take cover.


    But neither rain nor lightning could keep Tom and the guys from

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