Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers are back with an upcoming album and a planned 2014 tour of Canada and the U.S. The veteran Gainsville, Fla. heartland rockers will hit the road for an extensive summer - fall tour in support of their 13th studio album "Hypnotic Eye," scheduled for release on July 29.
According to news releases posted May 20 at the TomPetty.com, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and longtime band will head out for a 30-city trek, which will begin in August. The tour kicks off Aug. 3 in San Diego, Calif. at Viejas Arena and wraps up Oct. 10 in Inglewood, Calif. at The Forum.
The coast to coast Canadian leg begins Aug. 14 in Vancouver, B.C. at Rogers Arena and finishes Aug. 28 at Montreal's Bell Centre. Presales begin on May 26 in Canada and May 27 in the U.S. General onsales begin May 31. See below for a complete list of tour dates or head to TomPetty.com for more details.
"Hypnotic Eye" will be released in digital, vinyl and Blu-ray audio editions, as well as on CD. Vinyl lovers can purchase the album either as a single disc or as double album that includes an additional track. Fans who preorder the release on iTunes and Amazon beginning June 3 will receive an instant download of the first of several tracks from the album.
The "Free Fallin'' hitmakers previously announced a couple of summer festival headline appearances, which include Aug. 9 in San Francisco, Calif. at Outside Land Music and Arts Festival, as well as Sept. 6 in Arrington, Va. at Interlocking Music Festival. On May 20, Petty tweeted a tease about playing Boston’s Fenway Park.
Did you know? Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers have sold more than 80 million records worldwide, making them one of the world’s best-selling bands of all time.
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Hypnotic Eye Tour schedule:
Aug. 3 San Diego, CA - Viejas Arena.
Aug. 5 Boise, ID - Taco Bell Arena.
Aug. 7 Eugene, OR - Matthew Knight Center.
Aug. 12 Portland, OR - Moda Center - Rose Garden.
Aug. 14 Vancouver, BC - Rogers Arena.
Aug. 15 George, WA - The Gorge.
Aug. 17 Edmonton, Alberta - Rexall Place.
Aug. 19 Calgary, Alberta - Scotiabank Saddledome.
Aug. 21 Winnipeg, Manitoba - MTS Centre.
Aug. 23 Chicago, IL - United Center.
Aug. 26 Toronto, Ontario - Air Canada Centre.
Aug. 28 Montreal, Quebec - Bell Centre.
Aug. 30 Boston, MA - Fenway Park.
Sept. 7 Darien Center, NY - Darien Lake Performing Arts Center.
Sept. 10 New York, NY - Madison Square Garden.
Sept. 13 Hartford, CT - XL Center.
Sept. 15 Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center.
Sept. 18 Raleigh, NC - PNC Arena.
Sept. 20 West Palm Beach, FL - Cruzan Amphitheater.
Sept. 21 Tampa, FL - Tampa Bay Times Forum.
Sept. 23 Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena.
Sept. 25 Houston, TX - Toyota Center.
Sept. 26 Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center.
Sept. 28 Tulsa, OK - BOK Center.
Sept. 30 Kansas City, MO - Sprint Center.
Oct. 1 Lincoln, NE - Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Oct. 7 Anaheim, CA - Honda Center.
Oct. 10 Los Angeles, CA - The Forum.