Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers announce new album and tour dates; special guest Steve Winwood

By on May 20, 2014

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers

Credit: Mary Ellen Matthews

TOM PETTY AND THE HEARTBREAKERS today announced their 2014 North American tour and the July 29th release of their first new studio album in four years on Reprise Records, Hypnotic Eye. The tour, featuring very special guest Steve Winwood, will begin in San Diego, CA on August 3rd. The tour includes already announced headline performances at San Francisco’s Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival and at the Lockn’ Festival in Arrington, VA. On Labor Day weekend, for the first time ever, the band will perform at Boston’s Fenway Park.


Tickets to many of the 2014 concerts will go on sale at and other select ticketing services on Saturday May 31. The full list of tour cities, venues and dates are listed below. Full on-sale information is available on


Every 2014 Tour ticket will include Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers’ new album, Hypnotic Eye.


Hypnotic Eye was recently described by Rolling Stone magazine as “maximum rock & roll” and “a decisive return to the concise Sixties-rock classicism of his first great New Wave era albums.” Check out the album and tour announcement video for a preview:


The new album Hypnotic Eye will be available in CD, digital, high-resolution Blu-ray audio and vinyl formats. The vinyl will be available as 1-LP or as 2-LPs inclusive of an additional track not available in any other format. Beginning June 3, fans can pre-order the vinyl, CD and Blu-ray audioeditions on and Amazon and can pre-order the digital edition on ITunes and Amazon.


Fans who preorder the digital album on ITunes and Amazon beginning June 3rd will get an instant download of the first of several album tracks to be revealed prior to the release date.


Members of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers’ Highway Companions Fan Club will be able to participate in special ticket presales. Members will also receive a CD copy of Hypnotic Eye plus a digital copy of an exclusive new live album, Live 2013, thatfeatures eleven tracks recorded during the Heartbreakers’ 2013 Theatre residencies in New York and Los Angeles, plus tracks recorded at last year’s Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival – all hand-picked by Tom Petty. For more information on the Highway Companions Club, please visit






Aug 03            San Diego, CA          Viejas Arena

Aug 05            Boise, ID                   Taco Bell Arena

Aug 07            Eugene, OR              Matthew Knight Center

Aug 09            San Francisco, CA   Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival

Aug 12            Portland, OR             Moda Center

Aug 14            Vancouver, BC          Rogers Arena

Aug 15            George, WA              The Gorge

Aug 17            Edmonton, AB           Rexall Place

Aug 19            Calgary, AB               Scotiabank Saddledome

Aug 21            Winnipeg, MB            MTS Centre

Aug 23            Chicago, IL                United Center

Aug 26            Toronto, ONT            Air Canada Centre

Aug 28            Montreal, QC             Bell Centre

Aug 30            Boston, MA                Fenway Park

Sep 06            Arrington, VA             Lockn’ Festival

Sep 07            Darien Center, NY     Darien Lake PAC

Sep 10            New York, NY            Madison Square Garden

Sep 13            Hartford, CT               XL Center

Sep 15            Philadelphia, PA        Wells Fargo Arena

Sep 18            Raleigh, NC               PNC Arena

Sep 20            West Palm Beach, FL Cruzan Amphitheater

Sep 21            Tampa, FL                  Tampa Bay Times Forum

Sep 23            Nashville, TN              Bridgestone Arena

Sep 25            Houston, TX               Toyota Center

Sep 26            Dallas, TX                   American Airlines Center

Sep 28            Tulsa, OK                    BOK Center

Sep 30            Kansas City, MO         Sprint Center

Oct 01             Lincoln, NE                 Pinnacle Bank Arena

Oct 07             Anaheim, CA              Honda Center

Oct 10             Los Angeles, CA         The Forum



For more information on Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers plus details of their new album Hypnotic Eye and upcoming North American tour, please visit



TOM PETTY AND THE HEARTBREAKERSreleased their debut album in 1976 and have since sold over 60 million records. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002, their first year of eligibility, and in recent years have continued to build on their already legendary success. Their concerts are celebrated by fans and critics alike and their music has influenced numerous young bands and writers around the world. Between the Heartbreakers’ recordings, his solo work and his membership in The Traveling Wilburys along with George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison and Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty has received 18 Grammy nominations and been honored with lifetime achievement awards including Billboard’s Century Award, ASCAP’s Founders Award, MTV’s Video Vanguard Award. Tom Petty’s SiriusXM radio show, Tom Petty’s Buried Treasure, now in its eighth season, is one of the most beloved and popular shows on satellite radio. It features Tom Petty spinning favorite tunes from his extensive private music collection. Tom Petty, with the Heartbreakers at his side, has become a rock and roll icon lauded by fellow musicians and music lovers worldwide.


Beginning with The Spencer Davis Group at age 15, extending through Traffic and Blind Faith to a landmark Grammy-award winning solo career, STEVE WINWOOD has remained a primary figure in rock ‘n’ roll for more than five decades.  He is a respected innovator who has helped to create some of the genre’s most celebrated achievements.  As a multi instrumentalist with unmistakable vocals, he continues to deliver inspirational performances of his diverse catalog.



Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.