Celebrate Tom Petty’s birthday & new documentary with exclusive specials
In honour of what would’ve been Tom Petty’s 71st birthday, plus one year after the release of the jam-packed Wildflowers & All the Rest, SiriusXM and Tom Petty Radio (Ch. 31) are celebrating the occasion with a week of special programming coinciding with the theatrical release of the new documentary film, Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free: The Making Of Wildflowers. Turn the radio loud and enjoy exclusive documentary previews, a special Guest DJ special from GRAMMY Award winner Jim Scott, the engineer of Wildflowers, archival programming available exclusively on the SXM App, and more from Monday, October 18th through Sunday, October 24th.
Exclusive Documentary Previews
Throughout the week, hear audio vignettes taken from the forthcoming critically-acclaimed documentary film Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free: The Making Of Wildflowers.
Jim Scott Guest DJ
Multi GRAMMY Award-winning studio engineer Jim Scott takes you into the studio and behind the scenes with songs and stories from the making of Wildflowers. He shares his experience from working with Tom on his solo masterpiece.
Monday, October 18th at 4 pm ET
Tuesday, October 19th at 10am and 8 pm ET
Wednesday, October 20th at 10 pm ET
Thursday, October 21st at 12 pm ET
Friday, October 22nd at 3 pm ET
Saturday, October 23rd at 1 am and 1 pm ET
Sunday, October 24th at 6 pm ET
Drop in on a conversation with Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free: The Making Of Wildflowers director Mary Wharton, Tom’s daughter Adria Petty, film producers, and more for a roundtable discussion led by Tom Petty Radio host David Fricke and held at this year’s SXSW film festival in Austin, TX.
Behind The Glass
Wildflowers & All The Rest co-producer Ryan Ulyate takes you into the studio during the making of Wildflowers to show you what happened between the takes. Treat yourself to a mix of covers, studio jams, and fun improvised songs from Tom and the band that you’ll simply not hear anywhere else.
Broken Record podcast: “Tom Petty and the Creation of Wildflowers”
Malcolm Gladwell talks with Rick Rubin about Tom Petty and their work together on Tom’s expansive solo album Wildflowers.
Broken Record podcast: “Wildflowers II with Adria Petty”
Producer Rick Rubin talks to Tom Petty’s daughter, Adria Petty, about her memories of her dad and the hard curatorial work of putting together the box set Wildflowers & All The Rest.