Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers announce 2012 tour

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers have announced a series of North American concerts in 2012 prior to embarking on their first tour of Europe in 20 years.

The North American tour includes the band's first ever show at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, where they will headline the first weekend of the annual event on Saturday, April 28.

The band will also perform in the Canadian provinces of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia for the first time; they’ll play in St. John's, NL on June 3 and in Halifax, NS on a date to be announced shortly.

Following the Canadian dates, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers will head to Europe for a tour which includes their already announced headlining performance at the Isle of Wight Festival on June 22. Shows in Ireland, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, England, Switzerland, France, and Italy are currently included on the schedule.

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
2012 North American Tour

Apr 19 – Broomfield, CO – 1st Bank Center
Apr 21 – Little Rock, AR – Verizon Arena
Apr 24 – Albuquerque, NM – Tingley Coliseum
Apr 26 – Wichita, KS – Intrust Bank Arena
Apr 28 – New Orleans, LA – New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
Apr 29 – Alpharetta, GA – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
May 01 – Estero, FL – Germain Arena
May 03 – Orlando, FL – Amway Center
May 05 – Austin, TX – Frank Irwin Center
Jun 03 – St. Johns, NL – Mile One Center
TBA – Halifax, NS - TBA

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See also:

Tom Petty: Vinyl-only live album due next month
Super Bowl Flashback: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers (2008)
1986: Tom Petty rocks The Bridge School – part 1
1986: Tom Petty rocks The Bridge School – part 2
Tom Petty rocks The Midnight Special