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Tom Petty

15 years ago by Rob Patterson
Tom Petty has made some of the most apropos music to ever enhance windshield time, both solo and with the Heartbreakers. But despite its title, Highway Companion isn't exactly that. Instead, his new near-literally solo album--on which Petty plays a full complement of instruments down to the drums, abetted only...

Tom Petty Concert


Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

19 years ago by Robert Wilonsky
Tom Petty's as pissed as a millionaire gets, meaning you'd best take this (ahem) concept album about rock-and-roll corruption with a grain of salt the size of Mike Campbell. What happens when this album, financed by a multinational, gets airplay? Will it be considered victory or surrender, ironic or just...

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

22 years ago by Zac Crain
Never quite understood why Calways frontman Todd Deatherage idolized Tom Petty so much. Why would someone with Deatherage's voice and songwriting ability deify a man who has always sounded as though he's singing out of Dylan's nose while recycling the same Keith Richards-by-way-of-Roger McGuinn riff? Sure, it's fine to marvel...

Tom Petty Free Fallin' to Dallas

13 years ago by Chelsea Mueller
All the old big guns seem to be on the road. We just had Billy Joel and Van Halen and now we're expecting Bruce Springsteen. AEG Live just sent out word that Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are heading this way as well. Petty will be free fallin' his way...

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Steve Winwood

13 years ago by Jen Paulson
While Petty and the Heartbreakers are the major selling point of this show, Steve Winwood has his own place in rock history. His work in bands including the Spencer Davis Group, Traffic, and Blind Faith, and his big-time light-rock output in the ’80s, have made him a household name. Now,...

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Announce September Dallas Visit

7 years ago by Jeff Gage
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers made their fans happy twice over this morning with the announcement of a new album and a slew of North American tour dates taking place in late summer. The album, Hypnotic Eye, due out on Reprise Records July 29, is Petty's 16th studio album and...

Exclusive: Watch Willie Nelson's Son Cover Tom Petty

4 years ago by Caroline North
Lukas Nelson, son of Willie, performed with his band, Promise of the Real, last week at House of Blues. His famous last name may the reason you attend one of his shows, but his talent is the reason you'll stay. His star wan't even dimmed when he stood next to...

The 10 Best Concerts of the Week: Tom Petty, Anthrax, A Perfect Circle and More

4 years ago by Diamond Rodrigue
If you were one of the lucky ones who managed to escape with a three-day weekend, Monday morning definitely came calling too soon. But not to worry, this week's lineup will help get you back into the swing of things. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers make a stop through town...

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