Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers have announced the first dates of their 40th Anniversary Tour, which includes two shows, Wednesday, July 5 and Thursday, July 6, at the Marcus Amphitheater for Summerfest’s 50th celebration. Chris Stapleton will appear as a very special guest.
Tom Petty announced the tour on SiriusXM’s “Tom Petty Radio” this morning and also on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon." The primarily U.S. tour will begin on April 20, 2017 in Oklahoma City and continue throughout the summer with dates on the west coast still to be announced.
Tickets for both shows on Wednesday, July 5 and Thursday, July 6 at the Marcus Amphitheater will go on sale to the general public on Friday, December 16 at 10 a.m. and include Summerfest admission.
Tickets can be purchased at the Summerfest Box Office in person and by phone at (414) 273-2600, Ticketmaster Ticket Centers, Walmart stores, online at Ticketmaster.com and by phone at (800) 745-3000 (live Ticketmaster Agent) or (866) 448-7849 ("Ticketmaster Express" automated phone line). Patrons may also utilize "ticketfast" at Ticketmaster.com to print barcoded concert tickets from home. Convenience fees may be added to all purchases.
Special pre-sales for Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Highway Companions Club members will begin Wednesday, December 14 at 10 AM CST.
Further details on Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers’ 40th Anniversary Tour and career-spanning vinyl box sets are available at www.tompetty.com.
Summerfest 2017 – the festival’s 50th edition – will take place June 28 – July 2 and July 4 – July 9 from noon until midnight and will be closed Monday, July 3.