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Florida shows are always special affairs on a Heartbreaker tour.
“Rebels” takes on a new life when played in the South.
25 years is a long time, but that’s exactly how long Heartbreaker fans in the Lehigh Valley have been waiting for Tom and the band to return to their corner of Pennsylvania.
“Take as long as you want with it, really. We’ll just hang back. Whenever you’re ready to sing, just step up to the mike.”
September 13, 2014
“U Get Me High” is shaping into the big rocker on this tour that Tom and the guys envisioned when they recorded it for Hypnotic Eye.
Usually slotted in the set list about halfway through the show, the current single off the new album gets the crowd moving and singing along. Michael Brown, the tour’s lighting designer, has created a technicolor rainbow look for it that vibes well with the lyrics and music. It’s quickly becoming a fan favorite.
So You Want To Be A Rock ‘n Roll Star (The Byrds cover)
Mary Jane's Last Dance
American Dream Plan B
Ever since it hit the setlist a few weeks back, “A Woman In Love (It’s Not Me)” has been an absolute showstopper.
“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.”
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.
Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
Darien Lake, NY
September 7, 2014
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