A Virtual Music Festival To Celebrate Tom Petty’s 70th Birthday
Tomorrow, a giant virtual music festival will celebrate what should have been Tom Petty’s 70th birthday. yes, it’s another virtual event and most of us are probably tired of them, but the lineup should interest a large audience as an all-star list of rockers will perform to honor the rock icon, who died in December 2017 of an accidental drug overdose.
Mike Campbell & Benmont Tench, Adam Sandler, Amos Lee, Beck, Brandi Carlile, Chris Stapleton, Dave Stewart, Dhani Harrison & Graham Coxon, Emily King, The Flaming Lips, Foo Fighters, Gary Clark Jr., Jackson Browne, Lady Blackbird, Lucinda Williams, Lukas Nelson, Margo Price, Mosshart-Sexton, Norah Jones, Patterson Hood of Drive-By Truckers, Roger McGuinn, Sabina Sciubba, Spoon, Stephen Stills with Christopher Stills, Susanna Hoffs, Wesley Schultz of The Lumineers, Eddie Vedder, Jakob Dylan, Jimmy Iovine, Kiefer Sutherland, Lenny Kravitz, Marty Stuart, Olivia Harrison, Post Malone, Rick Rubin, Stephen Perkins of Jane’s Addiction and Stevie Nicks are all scheduled to play during the 5-hour event
You will be able to watch the event on Amazon Music’s Twitch Channel and TomPetty.com at 7:00 p.m. ET, but a second event will kick off the party earlier (at 4:30 p.m. ET) on SiriusXM’s Tom Petty Radio, with an audio broadcast featuring the Petty estate, and hosted by David Fricke & Mark Felsot and Jason & Sarah Hedges. The lineup includes Caamp, Dawes, Grouplove, Jason Isbell, The Killers, Kurt Vile, The Raconteurs, Resynator feat. Grace Potter, Starcrawler with Mike Campbell, Larkin Poe with Steve Ferrone, Low Cut Connie, Andrew Leahey and The Homestead, Arts In Medicine Hospital Band, Edan Archer, Emma Swift, Hannah Harber, Hannah Wicklund, Have Gun Will Travel, Hedges, Jake Thistle, Jeff Slate’s Weekend Wilburys, Johnathan Coody, Michigan Rattlers, Miss Tess, Mr. Cool, Sunkat, The High Divers, Tristen Orphans
Here we have it, a full afternoon and evening of Tom Petty with a myriad of musicians: