This JUST off the wire... Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers are taking a little longer than anticipated to finish their new album, Mojo, and have rescheduled several early dates of the accompanying tour, including May 16 at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, which is now scheduled for September 24. All tickets for May 16 will be honored at the new date, although Joe Cocker may or may not still be around to open the show. We'll let the Live Nation release take it from here...
"LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2010 - Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers announce today that the first 10 dates of their 2010 summer tour will be re-routed to September and October to accommodate the delayed arrival of their highly anticipated new album, Mojo. The album will be released on Reprise Records on June 15. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers regret any inconvenience caused to fans and hope they can make the rescheduled dates which are listed below.
"Additionally, due to demand the tour will add additional dates including a second show at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia on August 1 and others to be announced shortly. Further information for all additional shows and ticket on sale dates will be announced soon.
"Tickets for the rescheduled concerts will be honored on the new dates. Refunds are available at the point of purchase if desired. Complete ticket, tour and on sale information is available at LiveNation.com.
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