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Houston, TX 09/24


Sep 24 2010
Houston, TX
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Hometown shows are always special nights.

Next weekend, the Heartbreakers will bring the Mojo tour to Los Angeles for a homecoming show at the Hollywood Bowl that will no doubt be full of friends and family.

Friday night at Houston's Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion was much the same way for Billy Gibbons, the 60-year-old Houston native and frontman for ZZ Top. A few songs into their set, Gibbons introduced his mother, Lorraine, who appeared onstage to thunderous applause and blew a kiss to her son.

That Little ol' Band from Texas dusted off classics including "Waiting on the Bus," "Tush," "La Grange" and "Legs" before gathering at the front of the stage for a bow amid a standing ovation.

Tom and the Heartbreakers fed off the tremendous energy ignited by ZZ Top with a fantastic two-hour tour-de-force featuring hits spanning the band's entire career that left the 17,000 in attendance screaming for more. As the band exited the stage after the "Running Down A Dream > American Girl" encore, Tom smiled and said, "Thank you and thank you to ZZ Top! What a night!"

Phoenix, here we come! Remember to check back for more from the Mojo tour!

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Tour Tracks: 
Jefferson Jericho Blues
Running Man's Bible
I Should Have Known It
Good Enough
American Girl
Oh Well
Listen to Her Heart
Kings Highway
Don't Come Around Here No More
Free Fallin'
I Won't Back Down
Mary Jane's Last Dance
Runnin' Down A Dream
Learning To Fly


dhaynie's picture

Another vote here for "It's Good to be King" on the set list! Also, can't wait to hear the MOJO stuff live. This is going to be ANOTHER AWESOME performance by the band!!! Can't wait!
kellybaker's picture

Very excited to see TP and the guys. This will be our 10th show over the years. Tom never disappoints. Happy Mike has fully recovered. Hope to hear "Don't Pull Me Over". See y'all at the Woodlands on the 24th.
jensminger's picture

We are heading to the show in Houston with friends in September after catching the Heartbreakers at the Gorge earlier this year. Same routine we did in '08. Some serious Petty fans, age 11 to 50. It would be great to hear Good to be King. Our Houston friends got married to that song last year, memories of a Gorge show in the early '90s.
amartindale's picture

I am very excited to be taking my kids, ages 20, 15,and 14 to their very first TPATH concert. We are all VERY excited!
angeleyez712's picture

I am very excited to see Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers!!!!! Just wish I had Rock Star Parking! Seats 26 & 27 row 103 maybe to far for me to hear them, cuz I am deaf in 1 ear! Good enough' I hope... Have great songs myself, and if any one cares to see me & hear them, @ myspace/angeleyez712 Hope everyone at this gig has a fabulous time!!! Love, ANGEL
angeleyez712's picture

Looking forward to Finally seeing Tom Petty & The Heartbrakers! Wish I had Rock Star Parking though!!! Have seats 26 & 27 Row 103, darn it hope I can hear them and see them from that far, since I am deaf in one ear! If ya want to see me go to myspace/angeleyez712 Take-care! ANGEL