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Tom Petty’s ‘Mojo’

Posted in interview, news with tags , , , on June 11, 2010 by thirteenburn

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers have a new album, Mojo, hitting the shelves Tuesday, some seven-plus years since the last Heartbreakers album, The Last DJ.

Head over to the L.A. Times Entertainment section for an excellent interview in which he discusses his life as leader of the Heartbreakers, the new album and what’s in store for the future.

Thanks to the L.A. Times

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Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Get Their “Mojo” Back; Celebrate With New Tour

Posted in general with tags , , , , , , on February 26, 2010 by thirteenburn

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers have announced the upcoming release of Mojo, their first album in eight years since The Last DJ, released back in 2002. The new album will be hit record stores this Spring, with their North American Tour following close behind.      

According to Billboard.com, the Heartbreakers will hit the road on May 6th in Raleigh, North Carolina and end August 27th in Sarasota Springs, New York.      

Here is the complete list of tour dates:

May 6: Raleigh, N.C. (Time Warner Cable Pavilion at Walnut Creek)*
May 7: Charlotte, N.C (Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre)*
May 9: Tampa, Fla. (St. Pete Times Forum)*
May 15: Dallas, Tex. (Superpages.com Center)*
May 16: Houston, Tex. (Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion)*
May 18: Phoenix, Ariz. (US Airways Arena)*
May 22: Los Angeles, Calif. (Hollywood Bowl)*
Jun 2: San Diego, Calif. (Cricket Wireless Pavilion)*
Jun 3: Irvine, Calif. (Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre)*
Jun 5: Oakland, Calif. (Oracle Pavilion)*
Jun 8: Vancouver, BC (GM Place)*
Jun 11: Seattle, Wash. (The Gorge)*
Jun 12: Seattle, Wash. (The Gorge)*
Jun 15: Calgary, AB (Pengrowth Saddledome)*
Jun 16: Edmonton, AB (Rexall Place)*
Jun 19: Winnipeg, MB (MTS Centre)*
Jun 22: St Paul, Minn. (Xcel Energy Center)**
Jun 23: Omaha, Neb. (Qwest Center)**
Jun 25: Milwaukee, Wis. (Summerfest)***
Jul 10: Indianapolis, Ind. (Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre)**
Jul 13: Kansas City, Mo. (Sprint Center)**
Jul 15: Cincinnati, Ohio (Riverbend Music Center)**
Jul 17: Chicago, Ill. (United Center)**
Jul 20: Cleveland, Ohio (Blossom Music Center)**
Jul 22: Detroit, Mich. (Palace of Auburn Hills)**
Jul 24: Pittsburgh, Pa. (First Niagra Pavilion)**
Jul 28: New York, N.Y. (Madison Square Garden)
Jul 31: Philadelphia, Pa. (Wachovia Center)
Aug 11: Atlanta, Ga. (Philips Arena)****
Aug 12: Nashville, Tenn. (Sommet Center)****
Aug 14: Darien Lake, N.Y. (Darien Lake Performing Arts Center)****
Aug 15: Bristow, Vt. (Jiffy Lube Live)****
Aug 17: Hartford, Conn. (Comcast Theater)****
Aug 19: Boston, Mass. (Comcast Center)*****
Aug 21: Boston, Mass. (Comcast Center)*****
Aug 24: East Rutherford, N.J. (IZOD Center)*****
Aug 25: Toronto, ON (Air Canada Center)****
Aug 27: Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (Saratoga Performing Arts Center)****

      

Opening along the way for The Heartbreakers during their upcoming road trip will be *Joe Cocker; **Drive-by Truckers; ***ZZ Top; ****Crosby, Stills & Nash and *****My Morning Jacket (tour legend via billboard