STAMFORD, Conn. -- The Avon Theatre in Stamford will give audience members a rare look inside the legendary musical act Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers on Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m.
The event will be hosted by music archivist Bill Shelley, whose company has compiled more than 100,000 reels of original 35mm and 16mm films in its archives and more than 10,000 hours of rare concerts, television shows, promos, interviews, out-takes and home movies.
The 110-minute show will include footage of Petty and the band performing many of their hit singles ssuch as “Breakdown,” “ American Girl,” “I Won’t Back Down,” “Don’t Want to Live Like a Refugee,” “Don’t Do Me Like That” and “Free Falling.” The footage has been compiled from promos, films and videos of live concerts, studio rehearsals, and television appearances.
Tickets for the event are $6 for members, $8 for students and seniors and $11 for non-members. Call the Avon business office at 203-661-0321 or the box office at 203-967-3660, ext. 2 to purchase tickets.
The Avon Theatre is at 272 Bedford St. in Stamford.