On Sept. 21, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will perform their second and final concert in their home state of Florida during the outfit's 2014 Hypnotic Eye Tour. The Tampa Bay Times Forum will come to life with the familiar sounds of this Gainesville-based outfit when it headlines this Tampa venue for a Sunday night show. In addition to delighting the crowd with staples from its early career, the outfit will share selections from its latest work, the album "Hypnotic Eye," which became Petty's first No. 1 album after its release this summer. Steve Winwood will join the trek as opening act.
Tampa Bay Times Forum Seating Information
The stage for the Tom Petty Tampa performance will be set up on the far side of the arena near Sections 123-124. Opt for floor seating in Sections 1-3 if you want to sit on the same level as the stage, or enjoy the show from the Lower Level in Sections 101-130. Sections 201-230 make up the Club Level, and a number of suites that may be available for the concert are located on the next level. The seating area farthest from the stage is the Upper Level with Sections 301-330. Some sections that have an obstructed view of the stage may be unavailable for the show.
Tampa Bay Times Forum General Information
You may not bring cameras with detachable lenses, recording devices, or camera bags with you to this Tampa Bay Times Forum concert. To ensure the safety and security of all guests, backpacks, large bags, outside food, outside drinks, fireworks, and laser pointers are prohibited. All guests are subject to search upon entering Tampa Bay Times Forum.
Tampa Bay Times Forum Parking Information
There are a number of lots surrounding Tampa Bay Times Forum that may offer prepaid, reserved parking for the Tom Petty performance. Club and suite parking is available in the Silver and Blue lots, and bus parking is also available. Prices vary by lot and event.
Tampa Bay Times Forum Gate Times
Tampa Bay Times Forum gate times will vary from event to event, but they typically open one hour ahead for major concerts like this one from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.