Tom Petty

Featured Tom Petty stories

Interview

Q&A: Chris Hillman On Working With Tom Petty, Reappraising The Byrds, & Touring In His 70s

Chris Hillman bought his first smartphone just a few months ago. "I didn't want one," he admits. "I had a flip-top phone and that was…
Stephen Deusner | September 15, 2017 - 12:39 pm

Sounding Board

Tom Petty Brought All The Hits To Forest Hills

Last night, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers brought their 40th anniversary tour to New York for the first time. After playing an arena in New…
Ryan Leas | July 27, 2017 - 2:03 pm

More Tom Petty stories

Premiere

Hear Chris Hillman’s New Tom Petty Cover Produced By Tom Petty

Country-rock pioneer Chris Hillman, a founding member of both the Byrds and the Flying Burrito Brothers, is putting out his first album in over a…
Peter Helman | August 10, 2017 - 10:00 am

The Byrds’ Chris Hillman Announces New Tom Petty-Produced LP Bidin’ My Time

This fall, the Byrds' Chris Hillman will release his first studio album in over a decade, Bidin' My Time. It was produced by Tom Petty…
James Rettig | June 28, 2017 - 10:50 am

Watch Foo Fighters, Norah Jones, & Gary Clark Jr. Cover Tom Petty At MusiCares Tribute

Tom Petty was honored as the 2017 MusiCares Person Of The Year at the foundation's annual pre-Grammys gala in LA last night. In addition to…
Peter Helman | February 11, 2017 - 5:15 pm

Watch John Mayer And Dave Chappelle Cover Nirvana In LA

John Mayer has appeared on Chappelle's Show before, and on Tuesday night, Dave Chappelle returned the favor, showing up at Mayer's secret acoustic show in…
Peter Helman | January 5, 2017 - 10:17 pm

Tom Petty Announces 40th Anniversary Tour In Fake Fallon Interview

Tom Petty has been performing with his backing band the Heartbreakers for four full decades now, and next year, the classic-rock institution will celebrate its…
Tom Breihan | December 9, 2016 - 11:52 am

Tom Petty MusiCares Tribute Lines Up Foo Fighters, Stevie Nicks, Don Henley, Kings Of Leon, Randy Newman, & More

Tom Petty is this year's MusiCares Person Of The Year, and the initial lineup for the accompanying tribute concert has been announced: Foo Fighters, Don…
James Rettig | November 4, 2016 - 1:58 pm

Tom Petty To Be Honored With MusiCares Person Of The Year Tribute Concert

For the past two-and-a-half decades during the week before the Grammy Awards, one legacy artist has been named the MusiCares Person of the Year and…
James Rettig | September 28, 2016 - 11:21 am

Watch Kristen Wiig & Norah Jones Cover Tom Petty

Last night at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles was the first night of Petty Fest, a celebration of the 40th anniversary of Tom Petty…
James Rettig | September 14, 2016 - 10:17 am

Early Version Of “Free Fallin'” Surprisingly Horse-Focused

On The Tonight Show last night, Jimmy Fallon notched another classic-rock star impression on his seemingly endless list of them. During a sketch about the…
Tom Breihan | August 30, 2016 - 9:05 am

Mudcrutch – “I Forgive It All” Video (Feat. Anthony Hopkins)

Tom Petty revived his pre-Heartbreakers band Mudcrutch earlier this year to release a new album called Mudcrutch 2, and today, he's sharing a new video…
Peter Helman | July 14, 2016 - 12:29 pm

Tom Petty Reminisces About Prince’s Newly Viral Rock Hall Guitar Solo

In the hours after we learned of Prince's death last week, one video seemed to go more viral than any others: Prince, Tom Petty, Jeff…
Tom Breihan | April 29, 2016 - 9:32 am

Watch The Real Tom Petty Fight A Fake Bob Dylan In :DRYVRS Episode 2

Only Son frontman and former Moldy Peaches guitarist Jack Dishel was inspired to make the pilot episode of the web series :DRYVRS after using Lyft…
Collin Robinson | April 15, 2016 - 10:33 am
1 2 3 4 ...