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Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers 2010 tour

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Bad Guy Zero, Feb 25, 2010.

  1. Bad Guy Zero

    Bad Guy Zero Active Member

    Holy hell...look at the opening acts!!!

    May 06 2010 w/ Joe Cocker - Raleigh, NC @ Time Warner Cable Arena at Walnut Creek
    May 07 2010 w/ Joe Cocker - Charlotte, NC @ Charlotte Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
    May 09 2010 w/ Joe Cocker - Tampa, FL @St Pete Times Forum
    May 15 2010 w/ Joe Cocker - Dallas, TX @ Superpages.com Center
    May 16 2010 w/ Joe Cocker - Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
    May 18 2010 w/ Joe Cocker - Phoenix, AZ @ US Airways
    May 22 2010 w/ Joe Cocker - Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl
    Jun 02 2010 w/ Joe Cocker - San Diego, CA @ Cricket Pavilion
    Jun 03 2010 w/ Joe Cocker - Irvine, CA @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
    Jun 05 2010 w/ Joe Cocker - Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena
    Jun 08 2010 w/ Joe Cocker - Vancouver, BC @ GM Place
    Jun 11 2010 w/ Joe Cocker - Seattle, WA @ The Gorge
    Jun 12 2010 w/ Joe Cocker - Seattle, WA @ The Gorge
    Jun 15 2010 w/ Joe Cocker - Calgary, AB @ Pengrowth Saddeldome
    Jun 16 2010 w/ Joe Cocker - Edmonton, AB @ Rexall Place
    Jun 19 2010 w/ Joe Cocker - Winnipeg, MB @ MTS Centre
    Jun 22 2010 w/ Drive-By Truckers - St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
    Jun 23 2010 w/ Drive-By Truckers - Omaha, NE @ Qwest Center
    Jun 25 2010 w/ ZZ Top - Millwaukee, WI @ Summerfest
    Jul 10 2010 w/ Drive-By Truckers - Indianapolis, IN @ Verizon Wireless Music Center
    Jul 13 2010 w/ Drive-By Truckers - Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
    Jul 15 2010 w/ Drive-By Truckers - Cincinati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
    Jul 17 2010 w/ Drive-By Truckers - Chicago, IL @ United Center
    Jul 20 2010 w/ Drive-By Truckers - Cleveland, OH @ Blossom Music Center
    Jul 22 2010 w/ Drive-By Truckers - Detroit, MI @ Palace of Auburn Hills
    Jul 24 2010 w/ Drive-By Truckers - Pittsburgh, PA @ First Niagra Pavilion
    Jul 28 2010 w/ TBA - New York City, NY @ Madison Square Garden
    Jul 31 2010 w/ TBA - Philadelphia, PA @ Wachovia Center
    Aug 11 2010 w/ Crosby, Stills, and Nash - Atlanta, GA @ Philips Arena
    Aug 12 2010 w/ Crosby, Stills, and Nash - Nashville, TN @ Sommet Center
    Aug 14 2010 w/ Crosby, Stills, and Nash - Darien Lake, NY @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
    Aug 15 2010 w/ Crosby, Stills, and Nash - Washington, DC @ Jiffy Lube Live
    Aug 17 2010 w/ Crosby, Stills, and Nash - Hartford, CT @ Comcast Theater
    Aug 19 2010 w/ My Morning Jacket - Boston, MA @ Comcast Center
    Aug 21 2010 w/ My Morning Jacket - Boston, MA @ Comcast Center
    Aug 24 2010 w/ My Morning Jacket - East Rutherford, NJ @ Izod Center
    Aug 25 2010 w/ Crosby, Stills, and Nash - Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Center
    Aug 27 2010 w/ Crosby, Stills, and Nash - Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Springs Performing Arts Center

    I guess I'll be making a roadtrip to catch one of the shows with DBT or MMJ opening!!!
  2. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    Haven't seen TP and the boys in years. Will definitely be trying to hit that Toronto date, although I wish I could see Joe Cocker, ZZ Top or the Drive-By Truckers rather than CS&N.

    Best TP opening act I ever saw was the Georgia Satellites. Close second would be Split Enz on the Hard Promises tour. Yeah, that was an interesting double bill.
  3. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    Saw the Heartbreakers a few years back. Brian Setzer was the opener. Good times all around.
  4. finishthehat

    finishthehat Active Member

    I'm not a huge Petty fan at all, but "American Girl" is one of the all-time great songs.
  5. NDub

    NDub Guest

    Petty's concerts are the best I've ever been to. The music is great and the atmosphere is unreal. Being outdoors helped that.
  6. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    Seen them a bunch of times and it is always a great show. Hear what you're saying about a summer outdoors venue as well, although my favorite show was the Southern Accents tour, which was indoors, so I guess it doesn't really matter where they play....

    Looks like a lot of indoor venues on this tour. A couple of outdoors venues with a lot of potential would seem to be Summerfest and the Hollywood Bowl.
  7. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    Agreed. Saw TP three times - at least - at Kingswood Music Theatre, a shed at the Canada's Wonderland theme park. Was surprised to see he's playing indoors in Toronto this time.
  8. Bob Cook

    Bob Cook Active Member

    The DC venue is Jiffy Lube Live? Is Petty playing the waiting room while you're hustled into buying a new PVC valve?
  9. I Should Coco

    I Should Coco Well-Known Member

    Those are some cool opening acts. And yeah, TP and the Heartbreakers put on a great show.

    Wish it was DBT on the western leg of the tour.

    BTW, The Gorge outdoor theater isn't really "in Seattle." It's actually in the middle of the state -- for which I am very grateful!
  10. forever_town

    forever_town Well-Known Member

    I saw Joe Cocker open for Tina Turner back in 2000. I really wanted to see him in addition to seeing Tina. My friend who was a self-professed Tina Turner fanatic didn't really care ... until she saw him perform. After he was done she was like "I need to go get his greatest hits CD." He totally won her over.

    I've seen Crosby, Stills and Nash once and CSNY once. I'm glad they're the "opening act" in my area. I'd love to see that show!
  11. NDub

    NDub Guest

    I saw him at Verizon in Indy like 3-4 times. Just unreal.

    I'll have to catch him in Atlanta this year. Too bad it's indoors. But it's mid-August, and what I hear about summers down here (recently relocated), it's probably a good thing being indoors. I don't want mid-60s Tom keeling over from heat exhaustion.
  12. ifilus

    ifilus Active Member

    Thomas Earl "Tom" Petty (born October 20, 1950) is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.
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