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The Austin Chronicle
I am writing to respond to the Chronicle's August 15 article regarding the Sunset Commission's recommended closures of six state ... General Manager Stewart Vanderwilt at public radio KUT is making a serious programming mistake and doing it as silently as ... I just finished reading Raoul Hernandez's review of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' ... (more)
Executive Sports Co: Tom Petty proves rock 'n' roll isn't dead at Toronto gig
It wasn't exactly Free Fallin' but it was close, laughs Kyle Gaspari, founder and owner of Executive Sports Co in Burlington and Toronto, ON.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Executive Sports Co: Get Read Toronto - Tom Petty's Hypnotic Eye gritty and cranky
Nearly 40 years on, Petty and the Heartbreakers remain a reasonably vital rock 'n' roll entity on their 13th album with new tour.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Petty party takes fans on a trip back in time
TOM PETTY PARTY: Fans at the Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers concert loved the time-travel effect! Inside the MTS Centre's bowl Thursday night, they were hugging, playing air guitar, jumping up and having "moments."
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Stage Buzz - Live Review & Photo Gallery: Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers
With a catalog of thirteen albums by the Heartbreakers, three solo albums, and other projects including the Traveling Wilburys to Tom Petty's credit, no two-hour set list could have covered every fan's favorite song.
Sunday Cinema | Brock Butler Shares Solo Performances
We've been thrilled to see singer-songwriter Brock Butler start a trend of posting video of solo acoustic performances on his Facebook page over the past few days.
Tom Petty at United Center: The stealth protest singer
Steve Winwood opens for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers at the United Center in Chicago on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Tom Petty flies high in Winnipeg at MTS Centre, concert review
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers made a triumphant return to Winnipeg's MTS Centre on Aug. 8, 2014.
Live music in New Orleans for Sun., Aug. 24, 2014: Memphis rocker John Paul Keith
Memphis roots rocker John Paul Ketih, who makes classic-sounding power pop, performs at d.b.a. on Frenchmen Street on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Your devoted editor has left the building ... for a few days
My talented co-worker Kati MacFarline laid out this week's Encore for me. You might notice it's a bit smaller; this week marks a move from 32 pages to 24 pages.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Built to Last
Mary Ellen Matthews photo Tom Petty and the Heartbreakersi 1 2 new album is their first to debut at No.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Austin Chronicle
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
Rock and Roll Hall of Famers have only their back catalogs to blame. The songs, sounds, and signifiers that crown them within the slave-to-youth genre become a millstone around the neck of every new album past those pulpy peak years.
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers keep on rocking with Hypnotic Eye
Tom Petty is at the point in his life where he doesn't really need to release any more records.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Review: Petty's new songs hold up to the hits
"This song comes from 1991," said Tom Petty, early on in his set Tuesday night at the Saddledome "It may be the only thing I remember about 1991."
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Chatty Tom Petty still free fallin' at 63
Fine, it's true. Tom Petty is beautiful. Witty, bearded, talented, famous, iconic, cooler in one pinky than the last 40 bands through town.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Concert preview: Tom Petty No. 1 at last
Keyboardist Benmont Tench met Tom Petty at a Gainesville, Fla., music store in the mid-'60s, when Tench was 11. A few years later, they started playing together, but it wasn't until after attending university that Tench joined Petty's band Mudcrutch.
Live This Weekend: Tom Petty, Haim, Murder City Devils, Fucked Up, and More
Damn the Torpedos went platinum right out of the gates in '79 with tracks like "Don't Do Me Like That" and "Here Comes My Girl" .
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Review: Tom Petty won't back down as he rocks first Canadian stop
Wet weather blew into the Lower Mainland Wednesday and continues to hang around but that hasn't stopped Vancouverites from heading outdoors to enjoy favourite summer pastimes.
Aerosmith, Tom Petty to play the Gorge
This weekend, the Gorge Amphitheatre will give fans a chance to see what all that experience means, as the venue hosts both groups on different nights.
The Georgia Straight
Meet Mike Campbell, the underrated guitar genius behind all those Tom Petty hits
Sometimes when I drop something on the ground and am too lazy to pick it up, I go full-primate and pick it up with my toes.