Hot on the heels of their just-announced headlining slot at the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers have revealed that they'll be playing a series of North American concerts this spring with a May 5th stop in Austin.

This Thursday at 5:30 p.m. ET, Petty will visit his Twitter page, @TomPetty, for an hour to answer questions from fans about his upcoming plans.

 

Here are all of Petty and the Heartbreakers' confirmed North American tour dates:

4/19 -- Broomfield, CO, 1st Bank Center
4/21 -- Little Rock, AR, Verizon Arena
4/24 -- Albuquerque, NM, Tingley Coliseum
4/26 -- Wichita, KS, INTRUST Bank Arena
4/28 -- New Orleans, LA, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
4/29 -- Alpharetta, GA, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater at Encore Park
5/1 -- Estero, FL, Germain Arena
5/3 -- Orlando, FL, Amway Center
5/5 -- Austin, TX, Frank Irwin Center
6/3 -- St. John's, Canada, Mile One Centre