Ron Blair featuring The Chris Torres Band
Roy Orbison, Jr. ● Alex Orbison
L.A. Edwards ● Jeff Slate
Sarah Rogo ● Jake Thistle
and more very special guest stars
Celebrate the life and legacy of Tom Petty to benefit two charities near and dear to his heart, The Midnight Mission and MusiCares
Friday, October 18, 2019
The El Rey Theater
5515 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90036
“I love the idea of an L.A. birthday celebration for TP (he considered LA his hometown, after all). I also love that the proceeds will go to his two favorite charities. Bless you all for putting this together.” – Dana York Petty
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Musicians who love and respect Tom Petty – some who worked with him closely and others who were deeply influenced by the legend’s career – will come together in Los Angeles on Friday, October 18, 2019, to celebrate the life and legacy of the man and to mark what would have been his 69th birthday, in an all-star charity show that will benefit two charities near and dear to Petty’s heart: The Midnight Mission and MusiCares.
Tickets on sale at 10:00 AM PST on Friday, September 6, 2019, priced as follows GA: $55.00; VIP tickets (with merchandise): $125.00.
“I’m honored and excited that so many wonderful artists who worked with Tom, and loved Tom, will be coming together to celebrate him in such an amazing way and for such worthy causes,” said Robin Peters of Rockin Robin Promotions, who is organizing the event. “We have an amazing show planned – with lots of surprises that we’ll be announcing in the coming weeks – so folks should make their plans to be here early!”
“I knew Tom for as long as I can remember, and loved him,” said Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ bassist Ron Blair, who will perform at the event. “The best way to celebrate him is by playing his music, and the music he loved, for a good cause.”