Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers are heading out on a huge anniversary tour and Eagles’ guitarist Joe Walsh is joining them. Ultimate Classic Rock reported on Friday that the tour will make a stop in Dallas on April 22, 2017, at the American Airlines Center. Tickets for this huge concert go on sale on Friday, Dec. 16.
The Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers tour stretches from April through July 2017 and it will kick off on April 20 in Oklahoma City before heading to Dallas two nights later. The only other Texas stops on this tour will come when he hits Houston on April 29 and then Austin on May 2. The final shows take place in Queens, New York, for back-to-back concerts on July 26-27.
This is the 40th-anniversary tour for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers as they hit 30 cities at major arenas and stadiums. While Joe Walsh is playing the Dallas concert, there are also a number of shows that Chris Stapleton will join them as the opening act. Along with the tour, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers will release companion box sets of all their albums on vinyl.
Tom Petty also had plans to release an expanded edition of his 1995 Wildflowers album. In an interview with Rolling Stone, Petty said he wants to tour in 2017 playing that entire album on the road as well. There is no word if that tour will happen at all now that the 40th-anniversary tour is underway.
Tickets for the Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Dallas concert go on sale on Dec. 16 at 10 a.m. CST here. The concert takes place on April 22, 2017, with Joe Walsh as the opening act. Tickets range from $79.50 up to $149.50.