Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Announce Additional 2017 Tour Dates

Photo: Joel Bernstein

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers recently announced a big tour in commemoration of their 40th anniversary, a trek that will carry them throughout most of North America for much of the year.
On Tuesday, four additional shows were added to the pre-existing schedule, and they are:
July 21 – TD Garden – Boston, MA*2nd Show
July 29 – Wells Fargo Center – Philadelphia, PA – **2nd Show
August 27 – Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena – Vancouver, BC – **2nd Show
August 19 – Safeco Field  – Seattle, WA

The special tour celebrating 40 years of the Heartbreakers comes in addition to the band reissuing their entire catalog in some fancy vinyl box sets sure to make longtime fans happy.
Here’s the full list of previously-announced dates:
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 Center – 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 Arena – 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 Arena – Philadelphia, PA
July 2 – CMAC Performing Arts Center – Canandaigua, 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

By Rock Cellar Magazine Staff

Staff writer from Rock Cellar Magazine