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  • Petty Fest Set for Three Dates in April

    Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:15:58

    Petty Fest Set for Three Dates in April - Get the details!

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    You're so Petty!

    The Best Fest Sponsored by Jameson Irish Whiskey, announced Petty Fest 2014, the annual tribute to Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers.

    This April, Petty Fest will hit Los Angeles at The El Rey Theatre on April 3, Seattle at The Showbox April 9 and Chicago at The Metro April 23.

    The star-studded events, backed all night by the legendary Cabin Down Below Band, bring together the top musicians, actors, and comedians working today. All involved will be performing their favorite Petty classics. As is tradition at the Fests, these shows are sure to offer a handful of very special surprise guest stars. Once again, 100% of the ticket sale proceeds will go to benefit Sweet Relief and the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund.

    On April 3, Petty Fest will headline the El Rey Theatre. [tickets] Confirmed guests will include: Flea, Albert Hammond, Jr., The Walking Papers, Brendan Benson, Nikki Lane, Dhani Harrison, Jason Lee, Butch Walker, Ruby Amanfu, Eric Pulido of Midlake, James Valentine of Maroon 5, Pete Yorn, Matt Sorum & Ace Harper, Lukas Nelson, Chase Cohl, Zane Carney, Danny Masterson, Adam Busch, Ruby Stewart, Cory Chisel, Adriel Denae, Emily Armstrong of Dead Sara, Danny Clinch, Jordan Beckett of Bootstraps and more.

    On April 9, the Fest will play for the first time in Seattle, at the famous Showbox. [tickets] Confirmed guests will include: Jakob Dylan, Alison Mosshart, Albert Hammond Jr., Jake Snider of Minus The Bear, The Walking Papers, Eric Pulido of Midlake, Matt Sorum & Ace Harper, Glenn Kotche of Wilco, Erika Wennerstrom of Heartless Bastards, Noah Gundersen, Brendan Benson, Butch Walker, Nikki Lane, Ayron Jones, Ruby Amanfu, Matt Bishop of Hey Marseilles, Cory Chisel, Peter Quirk of The Cave Singers, Adriel Denae, Danny Masterson, John Van Deusen of The Lonely Forest and more.

    On April 23, Petty Fest will make another debut, this time in Chicago, at the legendary Metro. [tickets] Confirmed guests will include: Alison Mosshart, Jakob Dylan, John Stirratt & Pat Sansone of The Autumn Defense, Eric Pulido of Midlake, Members of The Wild Feathers, Brendan Benson, Butch Walker, Cory Chisel, Danny Masterson, Erika Wennerstrom of Heartless Bastards, Jesse Malin, Dave Davison of Maps & Atlases, Adriel Denae, Kelly Hogan, Lukas Nelson, Nikki Lane, Robert Ellis, Butterfly Boucher and more.

    For more info, visit thebestfest.com/.

    Anyone plan to hit a Petty Fest?

    —Maggie Pannacione
    03.20.14



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