Just months after releasing the career-spanning four-disc concert set The Live Anthology, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers have announced details for a forthcoming new studio album and tour. And, in a bit of shrewd marketing, every concert ticket purchase includes an MP3 download of Mojo, slated for release sometime this spring, plus a selection of live tracks recorded during the upcoming tour.
The band makes its Dallas stop at Superpages.com Center Saturday, May 15 with Joe Cocker opening. Tickets ($35 to $125 plus service charges) go on sale through LiveNation and TicketMaster at 10 a.m. Monday, March 8. Ticket buyers will receive a code by e-mail that allows them to download songs "First Flash Of Freedom" and "Good Enough" from Mojo; once the album is released, they will be sent a link to download the entire thing.
In other show announcement news, Chelsea Callahan and the Double-Wide Bar quickly organized a benefit show to help out employees of Terilli's, Mick's Bar, Hurricane Grill and Greenville Bar & Grill--all of which were destroyed in a Tuesday morning fire. The bill for the Sunday, March 7, show includes Slider Pines, Cocky Americans, Manned Missiles, Stew, Corey Howe, Skaraoke with DJ Mr. Rid and more. Suggested donation is $7.
After the jump, more show announcements.
Tuesday, March 16 -- Miles Kurosky, Pancho-San
Wednesday, March 17 -- Gringo Star, UUVVWWZ
Thursday, April 22 -- Local Natives
Saturday, April 24 -- Bitch, The State Of
Wednesday, March 17 -- Weatherbox, The Photo Atlas
Saturday, May 15 -- Harlem
Sunday, March 7 -- Benefit for fire-affected Lower Greenville employees with Slider Pines, Cocky Americans, Manned Missiles, Stew, Corey Howe, Skaraoke with DJ Mr. Rid, more.
Thursday, April 22 -- Willowz
The Glass Cactus, Grapevine
Friday, March 19 -- Skid Row, Dokken
The Granada Theater
Sunday, March 28 -- Bobby Rush
Saturday, May 1 -- Keith Emerson and Greg Lake
Tuesday, May 18 -- OK GO
Saturday, May 22 -- Larry Carlton
Monday, June 7 -- Mike Snow
Saturday, March 20 -- Bobby Bare Jr., David Vandervelde
Sunday, March 21 -- Suckers, Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson, Shilpa Ray and Her Happy Hookers
Wednesday, March 24 -- Holiday Shores, Twin Sister, Writer, Manned Missiles
Saturday, May 1 -- Dosh, White Hinterland, The Tallest Man On Earth, Nurses
House of Blues
Thursday, April 1 -- Ruby Revue (Cambridge Room)
Friday, April 9 -- Comedy Central presents Kevin Hart
Thursday, April 22 -- Serena Ryder (Cambridge Room)
Tuesday, April 27 -- As Tall As Lions (Cambridge Room)
Thursday, May 6 -- The Blasters (Cambridge Room)
Sunday, May 9 -- Ben Folds And A Piano
Sunday, May 9 -- Ralph's Word (Cambridge Room)
Saturday, May 29 -- Odis (Cambridge Room)
Friday, June 4 -- The Fab Four
Thursday, June 10 -- Mumford & Sons (Cambridge Room)
Lola's Sixth, Fort Worth
Friday, April 16 -- Heartless Bastards
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Thursday, April 29 -- Awesome Color, Hair Police
Saturday, April 24 -- World Of Dance
Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios, Denton
Monday, March 15 -- Jaguar Love, The Silent League, Orange Peel Sunshine, I Am The Dot (support added)
Saturday, May 15 -- Tom Petty and the Heart Breakers, Joe Cocker