Tom Petty adds Regina Spektor, Jimmy Cliff as opening acts for North American leg
With the start of their headlining tour just a few weeks away, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers have added a few additional stops, as well as confirmed Regina Spektor and Jimmy Cliff as special guests along the way.
Since last check, second nights have been added in Broomfield, CO (4/18-4/19), and London (6/18 and 6/20), and a new stop in Halifax, Nova Scotia, has been confirmed for May 31. The stateside outing includes the band's first-ever appearance at New Orleans' Jazz & Heritage Festival, which takes place April 28, just a few days before the June 7 kick-off of the European leg in Dublin, Ireland.
Regina Spektor will open the U.S. shows through the May 5 concert in Austin, TX, and Jimmy Cliff will take to the stage for the three Canadian gigs.
Ticket information for the run is available at iconic group's website.
Petty and the Heartbreakers most recently released "Mojo," the outfit's 12th studio set, in 2010. The effort, which is the group's first since 2002's "The Last DJ," debuted at No. 2 on The Billboard 200, selling 125,000 copies its first week in stores.
18, 19 - Broomfield, CO - 1st Bank Center (w/ Regina Spektor)
21 - Little Rock, AR - Verizon Arena (w/ Regina Spektor)
24 - Albuquerque, NM - Tingley Coliseum (w/ Regina Spektor)
26 - Wichita, KS - InTrust Bank Arena (w/ Regina Spektor)
28 - New Orleans, LA - New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
29 - Alpharetta, GA - Verizon Wireless Amphitheater at Encore Park (w/ Regina Spektor)
1 - Estero, FL - Germain Arena (w/ Regina Spektor)
3 - Orlando, FL - Amway Center (w/ Regina Spektor)
5 - Austin, TX - Frank Erwin Center (w/ Regina Spektor)
31 - Halifax, Nova Scotia - Halifax Metro Centre (w/ Jimmy Cliff)
2, 3 - St. John's, Newfoundland - Mile One Centre (w/ Jimmy Cliff)
7 - Dublin, Ireland - O2 Arena
8 - Cork, Ireland - The Marquee
10 - Hamburg, Germany - O2 World
12 - Horsens, Denmark - Open Air
14 - Stockholm, Sweden - The Globe
15 - Oslo, Norway - Norwegian Wood Festival
18, 20 - London, United Kingdom - Royal Albert Hall
22 - Isle of Wight, United Kingdom - Isle of Wight Festival
25 - Cologne, Germany - Lanxess Arena
27 - Paris, France - Grand Rex
29 - Lucca, Italy - Piazza Napoleone
30 - Mannheim, Germany - SAP Arena