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Wednesday | SF Weekly

Outside Lands 2014 Announces Daily Lineups, Single-Day Ticket Sales

Only a week after the lineup for Outside Lands 2014 was released, we've got the daily lineups.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

Into the Great Divide: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, "Mystery Man"

Tom Petty sets the record straight with Paul Zollo in Conversations With Tom Petty , concerning a very particular label that is often cast upon the Heartbreakers: "We're always referred to as a Southern band," he says.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Country, Los Angeles, CA, The Allman Brothers

Sat Apr 12, 2014


Fallon Becomes Petty

Jimmy Fallon, dressed as Tom Petty, joined Stevie Nicks for a live re-creation of her classic 1981 video for 'Stop Draggin' My Heart Around' earlier this week on 'The Tonight Show.'


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Nirvana, Grunge

Fri Apr 11, 2014


Outside Lands Brings You The 2014 Line-Up! Tom Petty And The...

Possibly the only major festival where you can enjoy fine gourmet cuisine while rocking out to an eclectic variety of international artists, Outside Lands has now unveiled the 2014 line-up as it prepares to return to San Francisco this August.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, San Francisco, CA, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, The Heartbreakers

Thu Apr 10, 2014


Jimmy Fallon, Stevie Nicks Recreate Classic 'Stop Draggin' My Heart Around' Video

Jimmy Fallon is of course equally qualified as a musician as he is a talk show host, but the man of many talents has outdone himself this time.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Stevie Nicks, Jimmy Fallon, Belladonna, House

Alabama Live

Alabama's C.J. Harris on 'American Idol': Top 8 Redux performance recap, with video and...

His job: to help the top eight finalists navigate a 1980s theme week. Harris, 23, needed guidance with his arrangement for Tom Petty's "Free Fallin'."


Related Topix: Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Alabama, Alabama Government, Pop/Rock

Wed Apr 09, 2014

CBS News

Outside Lands Festival 2014 lineup announced

Tom Petty performs at the Firefly Music Festival at The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway on June 22, 2013 in Dover, Del.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Dover, DE, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Huffington Post

Petty Fest

There's something special about your first time. That memory stays with you forever, and it's often the basis for a lot of comparison the rest of your life.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers


Outside Lands 2014: Kanye West, Tom Petty, The Killers Top Lineup

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Arctic Monkeys, Tiesto and Death Cab For Cutie are also going to San Francisco, Aug. 8-10 Hip-hop superstar Kanye West, who rented out San Fancisco's ballpark last fall so he could propose to Kim Kardashian, will return to "The City By the Bay" in August to headline the seventh annual Outside Lands Festival.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Kanye West, Hip-Hop, Death Cab for Cutie, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Sat Apr 05, 2014

CBC News

Ridley Bent releases fourth album Wildcard in Winnipeg

Bent says he's happy with the new recording. "I'm very excited with how everything turned out," he said with a smile.


Thu Apr 03, 2014

Seattle Times

Tom Petty Fest features Strokes' Albert Hammond Jr. | Concert preview

A blog for Seattle music lovers of all stripes, from hip-hop and indie rock to jazz and world music.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, The Band

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

'American Idol' Recap: The Top 8 Revisit Their Audition Songs

Sometimes life is one big audition, and on American Idol' s Wednesday night performance show the Top 8 remaining vocalists were reminded that they aren't done currying favor with viewers.


Related Topix: Keith Urban, Country

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

Into the Great Wide Open: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers,...

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers is, ultimately, an uneven record. Taking their official lineup into account, only eight of the ten tracks can really be considered Heartbreakers songs.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Mon Mar 31, 2014


Quick Hits: Juno Awards, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Mayhem Festival, The Cure

Canada's 43rd annual Juno Awards were handed out in Winnipeg on Sunday night, and Tegan and Sara won three trophies while Arcade Fire and Serena Ryder each won two.


Related Topix: Gothic, Pop/Rock, The Cure, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Dance, Tegan and Sara, Music!, Billboard Music Awards, Celebrities, Justin Bieber

WJZW-FM Washington

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Eyeing Summer Release for New Album, "Hypnotic Eye"

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers have nearly completed a new studio album that should hit stores within the next few months.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Punk

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

'I wanted to do a rock 'n' roll record': Tom...

Tom Petty says he had one main goal in putting together his first album in four years with the Heartbreakers: Getting back to basics.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Spectrum

Legendary Dylan tribute releases on Blu-ray

It's quite a compliment when Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Stevie Wonder, Neil Young, Eric Clapton, George Harrison and Tom Petty all show up to pay tribute to you.


Related Topix: Willie Nelson, Blues, Eric Clapton, Country, Neil Young

Thu Mar 20, 2014

WIGM-AM Medford

Petty Fest Set for Three Dates in April

You're so Petty! The Best Fest Sponsored by Jameson Irish Whiskey, announced Petty Fest 2014, the annual tribute to Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers.


Related Topix: Drink, Whiskey, Liquor, Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Entertainment

Hollywood Reporter

ASCAP Taps Tom Petty for Founders Award

The veteran rocker will be honored with the organization's prestigious Founders Award at its 31 st annual Pop Music Awards, an invitation-only gala which will take place April 23 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Short, Music!, Business News

Wed Mar 19, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Music Review: Benmont Tench - 'You Should Be So Lucky'

Benmont Tench has been in the music business for 34 years. As a member of the Heartbreakers, backing Tom Petty , there's little doubt that this keyboardist's first solo effort would display musical competence.


Related Topix: Short, Music!, Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, The Traveling Wilburys, Music, Entertainment