Wildflowers Are Blooming This Spring With Teddy Petty and The Refugees

Tom Petty may have left the world in 2017 but his legacy lives on thanks to Teddy Petty and The Refugees. Catch this world class tribute act on May 22 as they bring the Petty song catalog into the wide open of The Island Showroom.

Michigan’s Own Tom Petty Connection

From Farmington, MI, comes Teddy Petty and The Refugees. Teddy, aka Ted VanDerMaas, is a performer whose dedication to recreating Tom Petty’s unique voice and sound make him one of the best impersonators in the world. Ted is joined by The Refugees: Vango Kafflo on drums, Mark Miller on bass, Ronny Klingenberg on lead guitar and PJ Cruz on keyboards.

Together, these talented Michiganians recreate all the power and passion of a Tom Petty show. They not only cover the songs but they deliver an experience complete with the smooth guitar tones, layered vocals and iconic Rickenbacker guitar that made Tom Petty’s concerts a special occasion for fans.

Check out Teddy and gang in action to see that we’re not jammin’ you. This is a professional tribute act with a polished show that brings the look and sound of a Tom Petty concert to audiences around the country.

You can also check out the band’s SoundCloud page to hear some of their faithful re-recordings of Petty favorites like “Even the Losers,” “Wreck Me,” and “Learning to Fly.” 

Learn more at the Teddy Petty and the Refugees homepage: Teddypetty.com

Tribute to An American Icon

Few American singer/songwriters can top the legacy Tom Petty left behind. He recorded 16 albums with The Heartbreakers and three solo albums on his own. Ten of those records went gold and nine of them platinum. He teamed up with George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison and Jeff Lyne for two Traveling Wilburys records that also went platinum. 

Petty is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, Billboard Century Award winner, Gershwin Award winner and Musicares person of the year. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the key to the city of Gainesville, Florida, where he was born.

You Got Lucky

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to experience the music of Tom Petty live. The Waiting is the hardest part so be sure you get your tickets to this special night before they’re gone.

Show Details

  • Date: May 22nd, 2021
  • Time: 8:00 p.m.
  • Location: Island Showroom
  • Ticket price: $20.00

Find seats online or call 877-475-7469 to order tickets by phone.