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The Mac Attack Cometh!

The new incarnation of Fleetwood Mac will play the Amalie Arena in Tampa on Monday, February 18. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 4 at 10am – with a presale starting the day before, at midnight Thursday, May 3.  191 more words

Heartbreakers Play for First Time Since Petty's Death

It’s been over 6 months now since we lost Tom Petty (on October 2).

This past Saturday night, Heartbreakers Mike Campbell, Benmont Tench and Steve Ferrone played together, along with other musicians Patti Smith, Beck and Stephen Stills, who invited the band to play the “Light Up the Blues” event in Los Angeles, an autism awareness benefit. 16 more words

Guns N’ Roses, Linkin Park, Etc. Nominated For 2018 Billboard Music Awards

The nominees have been revealed for the 2018 Billboard Music Awards. The ceremony will be held on May 20, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV and the categories featuring rock artists can be found below. 91 more words


History of Rock: Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, and Disco of the 1970s

Welcome to Sheldon’s Shindigs.  Let’s get down to business.

We continue our rock history course by discussing my favorite decade of rock music:  the 1970s.  This is the decade where rock went from being a small town fad to a worldwide cultural phenomenon, thanks to the many different genres that came about during this decade, as well as the creation of many of my favorite bands.  1,145 more words

Classic Rock Song Of The Week

Released as a single in February 1983. Peaked at #21 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, April 2nd, 1983. Reached #10 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart, March 19th, 1983. 146 more words

TOM PETTY & The HEARTBREAKERS - " Live Radio Broadcast " Commemorative Edition 5CD-box

As the title suggests, this collection of live performances by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers that have been broadcast on American TV over the years.  4 out of the 9 songs featured (i.e. 345 more words


Album review: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Pack Up the Plantation (1985)


By Steve Newton

One of my fondest concert memories dates back to 1978, when Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers played the Commodore Ballroom. 410 more words

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