VIDEO: Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers – LIVE – “American Dream Plan B”

petty2014Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers remain one of the finest American rock bands around – and much of the reason (besides the talent) is work ethic. They keep touring and rocking and recording new music that sounds like …Tom Petty.

The new album Hypnotic Eye has led to a tour of the US.  He kicked it off with a pretty cool Jimmy Kimmel Live concert from the band’s rehearsal space.  Turn it up. Love the Mike Campbell guitar…

NEWS: Petty’s new album scores #1 spot; best first week for Petty since 1994’s Wildflowers album – Read Story  /

Part of the reason for Hypnotic Eye’s impressive performance is due to a concert ticket promotion for Petty’s ongoing summer tour. Those customers who purchased tickets through agents like Ticketmaster were presented with the option to also buy Hypnotic Eye. Though many declined the option, all redeemed copies were counted in Billboard’s official sales. Interesting…

 

 

 

 

Avett Brothers Live webcast October 30 with Live on Letterman

avettQuietly, David Letterman has quietly built quite the music legacy.  His Live on Letterman webcasts have been featuring bands like Mumford and Sons, Taylor Swift, John Mayer, Kings of Leon, Adele and lots more.  Recorded in the hours before the show airs on TV, but just after the talk show is actually taped, it’s a up-close, high-production, intimate venue featuring bands letting loose for the audience sitting in the same building where The Beatles performed on the Ed Sullivan Show

Coming up on October 30, a particularly noteworthy show is worth catching. Fans can watch the Avett Brothers’ webcast live or on-demand. Also during CBS.com’s live webcast, fans will have access to  multiple camera angles, and the ability to pick the last song in the band’s set.

According to the Letterman show, the performance will feature songs off of their newly released album, Magpie and the Dandelion, including “Another Is Waiting,” as well as songs from their previous albums 2012’s The Carpenter and the band’s 2009 major label debut, I and Love and You.

Additionally, the webcast is available live and on-demand on Radio.com, and on-demand via the CBS App for iOS, Android and Windows 8.