Special Guests To Include Joe Walsh and Chris Stapleton

More Dates To Be Added, Including West Coast

Two Companion Vinyl Box Set Featuring Entire Studio Album Repertoire Out Today

LOS ANGELES, DEC. 9, 2016 – Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, one of the most iconic bands in American music history, have announced the first dates of their 40th Anniversary Tour. Tom Petty announced the tour on SiriusXM’s “Tom Petty Radio” this morning and also on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” last night: http://bit.ly/2giAGBr. The primarily U.S. tour, produced by Live Nation, will begin on April 20, 2017 in Oklahoma City and continues throughout the summer with more dates, including on the west coast, still to be announced.

Joe Walsh will appear as very special guest on many of the dates announced today and Chris Stapleton will appear as very special guest at Chicago’s Wrigley Field and for two nights at the Marcus Amphitheater at Milwaukee’s Summerfest.

Tickets for all of the newly announced shows, except for two concerts at New York City’s Forest Hills Stadium, will go on sale to the general public on Friday, December 16 at 10a.m. local time. Special pre-sales for Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Highway Companions Club members will begin Wednesday, December 14 at 10a.m. local time. To sign up for the Highway Companions Club, whose membership includes exclusive pre-sale access and other perks, fans should visit the club’s website.

To further commemorate the 40th anniversary of their self-titled debut album, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers are releasing two companion vinyl box sets featuring their entire studio album repertoire. Both box sets are available today via UMe and Reprise/Warner Bros.  All LPs in the limited-edition box sets have been pressed on 180-gram vinyl with replica artwork. Several of these albums have been out of print on vinyl for years and most albums have been re-mastered for this release.

Further details on the band’s 40th Anniversary Tour and career-spanning vinyl box sets are available at www.tompetty.com .




April 20*                 Chesapeake Energy Center              Oklahoma City, OK

April 22*                 American Airlines Arena                                  Dallas, TX

April 23*                 Verizon Wireless Arena                            Little Rock, AR

April 25*                 Bridgestone Arena                                      Nashville, TN

April 27*                 Philips Arena                                                  Atlanta, GA

April 29*                 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion                   Houston, TX

May 2                     Frank Erwin Center                                          Austin, TX

May 5*                    Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre         West Palm Beach, FL

May 6*                    Amalie Arena                                                  Tampa, FL

May 8*                  FedEx Forum                                     Memphis,TN

May 10*                  StateFarm Center                                     Champaign, IL

May 12*                  Scottrade Center                                        St. Louis, MO

May 13*                  Klipsch Music                                          Indianapolis, IN

May 29-30*             Red Rocks Amphitheatre                           Morrison, CO

June 2*                   Sprint Center                                         Kansas City, MO

June 3*                   Xcel Energy Center                                      St. Paul, MN

June 5*                   Wells Fargo Center                                  Des Moines, IA

June 7*                    Schottenstein Center                                Columbus, OH

June 9*                    PPG Paints Arena                                    Pittsburgh, PA

June 10*                  Quicken Loans Arena                               Cleveland, OH

June 12*                  US Bank Arena                                        Cincinnati, OH

June 14*                  XFINITY Theatre                                           Hartford, CT

June 16*                  Prudential Center                                          Newark, NJ

June 17                   Mountain Jam Festival                                    Hunter, NY

June 29**                 Wrigley Field                                                Chicago, IL

July 1                       Wells Fargo Center                              Philadelphia, PA

July 2                       CMAC Performing Arts Center            anandaigua, NY

July 5-6**                 Marcus Amphitheater – Summerfest         Milwaukee, WI

July 15                     Air Canada Centre                                     Toronto, ONT

July 18                     DTE Energy Music Theatre                             Detroit, MI

July 20                     TD Garden                                                    Boston, MA

July 23                    Royal Farms Arena                                   Baltimore, MD

July 26-27***            Forest Hills Stadium                                    Queens, NY


*with very special guest Joe Walsh

**with very special guest Chris Stapleton

***on sale January 14