Tom Petty performs  Sept. 18, 2014 at PNC Arena in Raleigh. The North Carolina Symphony, led by guest conductor Richard Carsey and vocalist Tony Vincent, will perform "The Music of Tom Petty" at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary on July 14.
Tom Petty performs Sept. 18, 2014 at PNC Arena in Raleigh. The North Carolina Symphony, led by guest conductor Richard Carsey and vocalist Tony Vincent, will perform "The Music of Tom Petty" at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary on July 14. Scott Sharpe ssharpe@newsobserver.com
Tom Petty performs Sept. 18, 2014 at PNC Arena in Raleigh. The North Carolina Symphony, led by guest conductor Richard Carsey and vocalist Tony Vincent, will perform "The Music of Tom Petty" at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary on July 14. Scott Sharpe ssharpe@newsobserver.com
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Everybody liked Tom Petty. Saying you didn’t is like saying you don’t like ice cream.

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