Festival Noize: High Sierra, British Summer Time, Tibet House

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers books Barclaycard British Summer Time as its only European performance of its 40th anniversary tour … Trey Anastasio Band tops the initial lineup for High Sierra Music Festival … Tibet House US announces acts for its 2017 benefit concert.

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– Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, Mich.

When Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers unveiled the routing for its 40th anniversary tour last week, the band promised that more dates were to come, including West Coast gigs.

It turns out the European portion of the tour will be very short – made up of just one stop at London’s

The Heartbreakers will be joined by very special guests Stevie Nicks and The Lumineers.

The British Summer Time calendar also includes Phil Collins, Green Day, Justin Bieber, Kings Of Leon and more.

Tickets are on sale now. Click here for more information.

High Sierra Music Festival is ready to rock 2017, with a lineup boasting Trey Anastasio Band, Ween, Galactic, Mike Gordon and Con Brio

The festival is scheduled June 29 through July 2 in Quincy, Calif., at the

John Davisson
– Mike Gordon of Phish
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Fairgrounds Racecourse, New Orleans, La.

The initial list of acts also includes Fruition, The Suffers, Aoife O’Donovan, Billy Strings, The Lil’ Smokies, Big Something, and Achilles Wheel.

Advance four-day passes are available now for $255.75 plus fees. Head over to HighSierraMusic.com for more details.

The upcoming edition of The Tibet House Benefit Concert is extra special because it marks the event’s 30th anniversary as well as Philip Glass’ 80th birthday.

The concert returns to New York’s Carnegie Hall March 16, with Glass resuming his role as artistic director.

The lineup features Laurie Anderson, Iggy Pop, Bernard Sumner, Phil Cunningham and Tom Chapman, Patti Smith and her band, Tenzin Choegyal and Jesse Paris Smith, Scorchio Quartet, and

Tickets are on sale now.

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– Laurie Anderson
Big Ears Festival, Tennessee Theatre, Knoxville, Tenn.

Proceeds support Tibet House US, which is “dedicated to preserving Tibet’s unique culture at a time when it is confronted with extinction on its own soil.” The non-profit educational institution and cultural embassy was founded in 1987 at the request of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Visit TibetHouse.US for more information.