(Update) Tickets for Tom Petty Fenway show go on sale this weekend

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Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are apparently set to play Boston soon. Photo: Facebook/Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Tickets for an August 30 Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers concert at Fenway Park will go on sale Saturday morning.

The band posted a photo last month announcing the Fenway performance on its official Facebook page. The image showed a photo of the Fenway Park scoreboard with the words “Tom Petty and Heartbreakers” and the caption “Coming soon…”

The news was welcomed by the legendary band’s multitude of fans. Nearly 4,600 people had ‘liked’ the page within an hour of the announcement, and hundreds more weighed in.

“Tom Petty is the love of my life….. hope to see you soon,” wrote fan Debbi e Fordyce.

Others weren’t so excited about the concert location.

“Crappy venue! No tailgating, inflated parking costs, and uptight cops!” wrote Ken Forsyth.

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