Originally founded as a vineyard in the 1980s, The Gorge Amphitheatre was opened in 1985 with a concert by Jesse Colin Young. Although the founders sold the venue in 1993, grape vines still dot the property today.
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Carved into the basalt cliffs and perched above the rolling Columbia River in George, Washington, The Gorge Amphitheatre is perhaps the most picturesque music venue in all of North America.
Tom, Mike and Benmont recently answered fans questions during a special 90 minute radio show airing this weekend and Monday across the Westwood One Network.
Many tracks from Mojo are also featured on the show in addition to the Q+A with the guys.
Below are air dates and times. Make sure to tune in if the show is playing in your city!
KLOS 6/14 - 10p
KFOG- check local listings
WMMR 6/13 - 7a
WZLX 6/13 - 8p
KGB 6/13 - 10:30p
KSEG 6/13 - 7p
WHTQ- check local
Tom Petty casually rolled back the sliding glass door at his rustic beach house in Malibu and stepped out onto the deck for a clear look at the waves crashing on the sand a dozen yards away. Surveying the picture-perfect blue sky and sparkling water to match, the 59-year-old rocker took in the view surrounding him and couldn't help noticing two young women sunbathing topless in front of the house next to his.
The record business may be in disarray, but on days like this, it's still good to be a rock star - a job Petty has fulfilled admirably for more than 30
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After years spent establishing their command of most genres of American rock and pop, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers finally get around to making their blues album - and it's one of their very best efforts, as ought to be the case when a band plugs into the potency of raw R'n'B spirit.
There's a steely confidence about the album right from the opening riff of "Jefferson Jericho Blues", whose unison guitar and harmonica groove rolls along with the Corvette power of a Chess Records classic, Petty musing about Thomas Jefferson's miscegenate affection for "the little maid out
June 09, 2010
MALIBU, Calif. - Tom Petty's plunge into the blues left him ecstatic.
"We finally made a record worthy of the band, one that makes use of the musicianship," he says. "Every rehearsal for years started with blues. It's how we sound after hours. I thought, 'we should stay where we naturally play.' I'm more excited than I've been in a long time."
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Mojo, out Tuesday (June 29 on audio Blu-ray and vinyl), is Petty's first album since 2006 solo disc 'Highway Companion' and first with The Heartbreakers since 2002's 'The Last DJ.' Recorded live with minimal overdubs,
Buried Treasure Show #098 (repeat), Season 4 / Show 26, airing June 10, 14, 2010
Moby Grape Hey Grandma Moby Grape
Nazz Open My Eyes Nazz
The Nightcrawlers A Basket of Flowers The Little Black Egg
The Monkees Saturday's Child The Monkees (Deluxe Edition)
The Move Message From The Country Message From The Country
The Beatles Love You To Revolver
Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels Ruby Baby & Peaches On a Cherry Tree Sock It To Me
Mink DeVille Cadillac Walk Spanish Stroll 1977-1987
Marvin Gaye At Last (I Found A Love) I Heard It Through The Grapevine/I Want You
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We are excited to announce that Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers will return to Tulsa, OK for a show at the BOK Center on September 23.
The BOK Center concert will be the first time the band has played Tulsa since their June 29, 1985 show at Mohawk Park on the Southern Accents Tour.
The public ticket onsale for this show will be Saturday June 19 at 10am local time, and Highway Companions Club Presales begin Tuesday June 15.
* Please be advised that the digital download of Mojo and the 8 live tracks to be recorded on the 2010 tour are not be available with ticket purchase for the Tulsa show.Filed under:
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers headed north of the border on Tuesday night for a highly anticipated appearance in Vancouver, British Columbia that rounded out the first week of the Mojo Summer 2010 tour.