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Tom Petty Hints at Playing Fenway This Summer
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Tom Petty left a pretty decent hint on his Facebook page today that either he will be attending a Red Sox game in the near future or that he and The Heartbreakers will be playing Fenway. The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame-inducted songwriter has made the amphitheater circuit in years past, but has yet to play Friendly Fenway, a venue that will also host Billy Joel and Zac Brown Band this summer. A tour announcement hasn’t been made yet, but other hints on the rocker’s Facebook page hint that it is on the way as well. Wouldn’t be a bad way to spend a summer night, but can we please request a reenactment of Bullpen Cop during “Free Falling”? More

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Boston bands dress up: Best Halloween cover shows (including Dio!)
Local Music

Halloween brings one of Boston’s coolest local music traditions, with bands taking the stage (sometimes in costume) as a more famous/often hilarious musical act. You may be particularly intrigued this year in the week leading up to ‘ween, particularly if you have an appetite for pizza, Green Day, or EDM. If cover sets aren’t your thing, there are plenty of Halloween-themed shows, including RadioBDC’s Retro Halloween Ball at Ned Devine’s on Oct. 31. But wherever you go, make sure you dress the part. Nothing is more embarrassing than not looking like a total idiot at a Halloween show. Here are our picks for Boston’s best cover sets this October. More