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Tom Petty, Ian Anderson and more.
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers paid tribute to Jerry Garcia in San Francisco on Saturday, which was the 19th anniversary of the guitarist’s death. They performed the Grateful Dead‘s “Friend of the Devil,” with Petty on harmonica and keyboardist Benmont Tench and guitarist Mike Campbell trading solos. The tour continues tonight (Tuesday) in Portland, Oregon.
Ian Anderson will release a CD/DVD tour edition of his latest album, Homo Erraticus, to coincide with his upcoming U.S. tour. It will be available on September 30th, a little more than two weeks after the start of the tour — September 12th in Seattle.
The Alarm‘s Mike Peters will speak at the 2014 World Cancer Congress in Melbourne, Australia in December and do three shows while he is there. Peters was diagnosed in the early ’90s with non-Hodgkins lymphoma.