Tom is on the cover of the June 2010 issue of Sound and Vision Magazine. The issue contains an interview with Tom where he talks about the new album Mojo and in particular the production of the album. Click here to read the interview.
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A little more than a month after postponing their show due to Mike Campbell's heat exhaustion, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers returned to the Blossom Music Center Tuesday night to bring the rock to Cleveland.
Affable, Athens-based rockers Drive-By Truckers reprised their role as the show opener, dropping a nifty hour-long set that featured several songs from their new album, The Big To-Do. Frontman Patterson Hood dedicated "Road Cases," a deep cut off the band's much-lauded Southern Rock Opera album, to "the two best road crews in the world - the Heartbreakers crew and the DBT crew."
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25,000 feet above Buffalo and more than an hour after the last notes rang out at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, and Tom Petty is still buzzing about the show.
"Did you hear Crosby, Stills and Nash tonight?" he asks excitedly, taking a sip of coffee. "I stopped by the stage when we got there and listened to them for a few minutes. Man, they were great! Stephen's guitar playing was so good, and David and Graham sounded amazing. What a show!"
What a show, indeed. Playing their last date on the Mojo tour, CSN shined, delivering a set worthy of their legendary reputation with classics like "Our
Nearly half a century ago, Duane La Fleche proposed in his weekly column in the Albany Times Union that the New York Philharmonic eschew an offer to make its summer residence in Stowe, Vermont and instead set up shop in Saratoga Springs. It seems very wrong,- La Fleche wrote, "that a New York orchestra should have to look outside the State for a summer residence. Wouldn't the State Reservation at Saratoga Springs make a nice location?"
Local civic leaders agreed, selecting Saratoga Spa State Park as the site, and began in earnest to design the Saratoga Springs Performing Arts Center.
You have seen the video clips featuring members of the Heartbreakers' road crew. We'd like to take the interviews with crew members even deeper and want your help. What questions do you have for road crew members about their work and what it takes to put on a show and a tour?
Send us any questions you may have and some will be chosen to be answered on TomPetty.com by the relevant crew members.
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Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers are among the most "American" of bands in the history of rock 'n roll, but that doesn't dissuade folks north of the border from being amongst the Heartbreakers' most ardent fans. The Canadian shows on the Mojo tour have been excellent, and Toronto may have been best among them.
Crosby, Stills and Nash hopped back on the tour in Ontario, enthralling the audience with a stunning set that brought the packed house to its feet.
Have Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers played a meaningful part of your life in some way? If so, you could win a pair of tickets to an upcoming show by participating in our homemade video contest.
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New Jersey may be home to Bruce Springsteen and Bon Jovi, but for a summer night in August, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers brought a little bit of California to the Garden State.
My Morning Jacket wrapped up their run opening for the Heartbreakers at the Izod Center on Tuesday night with an astounding set of songs from across their five fantastic studio albums, as well as one new unreleased song, "Circuital." Though they were only on the tour for three shows, MMJ brought an awe-inspiring energy to the show that seemingly converted the uninitiated into fervent fans every night.
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