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    November 19, 2009



    We are excited to announce that tickets for the entirely unique Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Superhighway Tour are now onsale via TomPettySuperHighwayTour.com and Ticketmaster.com.

    The Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Superhighway Tour is a first of its kind online-only music experience that delivers to ticketholders 24 of the 48 The Live Anthology tracks over an 8 week advance period.

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    November 19, 2009


    Show 099 (Season 5 Show 1), broadcast November 19-23, 2009

    Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Nightwatchman (The Live Anthology)
    Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers I'm A Man (The Live Anthology)
    Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Something In The Air (The Live Anthology)
    Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Oh Well (The Live Anthology)
    Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Green Onions (The Live Anthology)
    Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Friend Of The Devil (The Live Anthology)
    Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Diddy Wah Diddy (The Live Anthology)
    Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers I'm In Love (The Live Anthology)
    Tom Petty & the

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    November 18, 2009



    We are very happy to announce more details regarding the release of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers' The Live Anthology, a multiple disc set of recordings drawn from thirty years of live performances. As we reported earlier, the collection brings together material from 1978-2007 culled from hundreds of hours of live concert recordings covering every era of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' tours and represents the best tracks as chosen by producers Tom Petty, Mike Campbell and Ryan Ulyate. The Live Anthology is the band's story told through the music alone; the producers made no fixes or

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  • Benmont Tench will be performing with the band WPA featuring Sean and Sara Watkins at the Strawberry Bluegrass Festival on September 6, 2009. The festival will be held inside Yosemite National Park in Northern California. For more information go to www.seanwatkins.com.

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  • Benmont Tench will be performing with W.P.A at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival this Sunday afternoon, June 21st.


    Check out the festival's website for complete information. Amazing performers in an amazing setting for summer solstice 2009.

    About Works Progress Administration (WPA)

    Formerly known under the working title The Scrolls, WPA is an American eight-piece supergroup consisting of Glenn Phillips (Toad the Wet Sprocket), Sean Watkins (Nickel Creek), Luke Bulla (Jerry Douglas Band), Sara Watkins (Nickel Creek), Benmont Tench (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers), Greg Leisz (Lucinda

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  • Last night at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles Tom Petty, Mike Campbell, and Benmont Tench took the stage for special guest performances with the Allman Brothers Band.

    Benmont contributed piano to "The Sky is Crying" before Tom and Mike also took the stage for great versions of Dylan's "It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry" and "Highway 61 Revisited."

    Benmont returned for the "Southbound" encore which also included harmonica from Bruce Willis.

    Were you at the show? Let us hear what you think and leave a comment below.

    Here are some photos from the show.



    Photo by Randall Michelson

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    May 13, 2009



    Benmont will be "on the road" performing with Sara Watkins for four additional shows over the next five days.

    Wed. May 13 - La Paloma Theatre Encinitas, CA

    Thurs. May 14 - Largo at Coronet Theatre West Hollywood, CA
    Sat. May 16 - Mississippi Studios Portland, OR
    Sun. May 17 - Tractor Tavern Seattle, WA

    Those of you familiar with the Watkins Family Hour will recognize Sara's brother Sean playing guitar with her.

    If you are near any of these venues treat yourself to an evening with Benmont Tench!

    Check out www.sarawatkins.com for

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    April 27, 2009


    Tomorrow Bob Dylan will release his 46th album, "Together Through Life". Our very own Mike Campbell played guitar on all 10 tracks. Mike had this to say about the experience:

    "These were special sessions. All the players were in a loose and inspired mood and ideas were flowing freely throughout. In fact, there were more songs recorded than actually made the album."


    Click here to read the "Rolling Stone" article on "Together Through Life".



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  • Earlier today George Harrison was posthumously awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. George is the 2,382nd person to be honored with a star.

    The ceremony was a star-studded and celebratory affair. Packing Vine Street in front of the Capitol Records building were fans, friends, and family of George including his son Dhani and widow Olivia, Sir Paul McCartney, Tom Hanks, T-Bone Burnett, Eric Idle, Joe Walsh, fellow Wilburys Jeff Lynne and Tom Petty, and Heartbreakers Mike Campbell, Ron Blair, Scott Thurston, and Steve Ferrone. Benmont Tench was out of town today.

    To read more about the

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    April 09, 2009


    JJ Cale's tour continued last night at the Triple Door in Seattle, WA and those in attendance were treated to guest appearance by Mike Campbell. Sitting on an amplifier near Cale's drum riser, Mike played the whole set and encore!


    Here is the setlist from last night's April 8 JJ Cale show in Seattle.


    Ride Me High

    Artificial Paradise

    Sensitive Kind

    Cocaine

    Magnolia

    Walt's Boogie*

    Cajun Moon

    Baby What's Wrong+

    Crazy Mama

    Thirteen Days

    After Midnight

    Roll On

    Strollin' With Bones%

    Travelin Light

    Borrowed Time

    Low Down

    Roll On (Reprise)

    * by Walt Richmond

    + by Jimmy Reed

    % by T-Bone Walker

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