Tom Petty Radio, the exclusive, limited-run channel, will feature music spanning Tom Petty’s entire career, from his first album with The Heartbreakers up to their new album Hypnotic Eye, including personal stories from Petty and his bandmates in The Heartbreakers about each track on the new album. The channel will also feature songs Petty recorded as a solo artist and as a member of the Traveling Wilburys as well as live tracks from Petty’s most recent tour. Listeners will also hear highlights from Petty’s exclusive SiriusXM show, Tom Petty’s Buried Treasure. Tom Petty Radio will air on SiriusXM’s Classic Rewind channel through Sunday, August 3rd.
Tom Petty Radio, which previously aired for a limited time in 2013, will also feature an exclusive Town Hall with Tom Petty, during which Petty will sit down for an intimate Q&A session with a select group of SiriusXM listeners in Los Angeles.
Moderated by SiriusXM host Jim Ladd, SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Tom Petty will air on Saturday, July 26th at 3 pm ET on Tom Petty Radio via satellite, channel 25 and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com.
SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Tom Petty will feature Petty answering questions from fans about his career, including the release of their new album Hypnotic Eye, scheduled for release on July 29th.
“Tom Petty has written and performed some of the most legendary and loved music of the recent decades, and he is followed by a legion of fans that cross generations,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. “We’re excited to bring all his music together in one place for a truly special and unique channel.”
After the broadcast, SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Tom Petty will be available on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices or online at siriusxm.com.
Now in its eighth season, Tom Petty’s Buried Treasure features the Grammy Award-winning, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, playing a set of rare and classic tracks from his private vaults, many vintage, with his informed and entertaining commentary. Tom Petty’s Buried Treasure airs on Deep Tracks, channel 27, on Thursdays at 5 pm ET.
SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Tom Petty is part of SiriusXM’s Town Hall series, featuring iconic entertainers and figures sitting down with studio audiences of SiriusXM listeners. Previous SiriusXM Town Hall specials have featured Bruce Springsteen, Billy Crystal, Roger Waters, Quentin Tarantino, Willie Nelson, Billy Joel, KISS, Coldplay, Katy Perry, Ringo Starr, Taylor Swift, Hugh Jackman, the surviving members of Nirvana, Gregg Allman, Usher and Tony Hawk.