Williams To Open For Petty

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Folk-rocker Lucinda Williams will open for Tom Petty and the

Heartbreakers on the band's upcoming U.S. tour, a Petty spokesperson

said. The two-month outing will kick off June 14 at the Van Andel Arena

in Grand Rapids, Mich., and continue until Aug. 13, when it will wrap at

Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre in Irvine, Calif. Williams, who'll appear at

the Merle Watson Festival in North Carolina this week, is supporting her

Grammy-winning fifth album, Car Wheels on a Gravel Road (1998).