Petty’s Date Changing ‘Mojo’

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers have moved the first 10 dates of their summer tour to September and October.

The band delayed the start of the tour because the release of their upcoming album Mojo was pushed back to June 15, according to an announcement by Live Nation.

Here are the details:

May 6 in Raleigh moves to Sept. 18.
May 7 in Charlotte moves to Sept. 19.
May 9 in Tampa moves to Sept. 16.
May 15 in Dallas moves to Sept. 21.
May 16 in Houston moves to Sept. 24.
May 18 in Phoenix moves to Sept. 26.
May 22 in Los Angeles moves to Oct. 1
June 2 in Chula Vista moves to Sept. 28.
June 3 in Irvine moves to Oct. 2.

The tour’s opening date is now June 5 in Oakland, Calif.

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Super Bowl XLII, University of Phoenix Stadium, Arizona.

All tickets purchased for the original dates will be honored on the new dates. The May 12 date at Louisville’s Freedom Hall is currently being rescheduled and a new date should be announced shortly. It is not known if special guest Joe Cocker will appear on the rescheduled shows. For more information, click here for the Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Web site.