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Legendary rock band coming to Ford Center

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A classic rock legend is coming to Evansville.

It was just announced that Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers are going to play the Ford Center on Thursday, May 16. 

Tickets go on sale Saturday, March 16 at 10:00 AM.

They have scored hits in five different decades such as "American Girl," "Refugee," "The Waiting," "I Won't Back Down," "Free Fallin'," "Mary Jane's Last Dance," and "You Don't Know How It Feels." And they have sold tens of millions of records along the way. Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during their first year of eligibility and have garnered accolades and awards too many to mention. Through it all their uncompromising integrity has never wavered while their concert tours have become things of legend.

Tom Petty has said the Heartbreakers are first a live band. Critics have said they are one of the few great live rock 'n roll bands still playing today. The audience spoke loudest of all in 2010 when Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' last major North American tour was their most successful, attended by more people than ever before.

Tickets go on sale Saturday, March 16 date at 10:00 AM.

Reserved seat tickets ($117.00 / $74.50 / $52.50 / $29.50) will be available for purchase at the Ford Center ticket office, all Ticketmaster locations, Charge by phone at 800-745-3000 and online at Ticketmaster.com.

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Highway Companions Club ticket pre-sales will begin on Wednesday, March 13 at 10:00 AM. To learn more about the Highway Companions Club, please visit HighwayCompanions.com.

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Premium Ticket Packages, which include premium seating and exclusive band merchandise, will also be available for this show via Ticketmaster.com. Full details can be found at TomPetty.com. 

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