Tom Petty Offers Refunds For Short Show
Tom Petty has offered a full refund to fans who attended a gig that was cut short at the Fonda Theater in Los Angeles on Saturday.
The fire marshal shut the show down after 90 minutes, saying there were too many people crowding the main floor of the venue. So at Sunday night’s show, Petty said, “We had to quit a little early last night. I don’t like to assign blame, but it wasn’t me. I’m absolutely sure we’re going to work this out. If I have to pay it myself, everyone will be reimbursed.” Petty made good on the promise, with refunds available at point of purchase for all tickets, along with a refunding of Ticketmaster fees.
The band’s statement about the refund said, “The satisfaction of fans is of paramount importance to Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, and the band shares the frustration of the fans in attendance that evening who deserved to experience the entire performance.”