Pearl Jam celebrates 20th anniversary with tour


Pearl Jam will make their only U.S. performances at a festival at Alpine Valley Music Theatre in East Troy, Wisconsin over Labor Day weekend (September: 3-4) with bands like the Strokes, Queens of the Stone Age, Mudhoney,Liam Finn, X's, Joseph Arthur and Glen Hansard, with more acts to be announced. Tickets for the festival were released on Monday, May 23 for members of the band's fan club and on June 4 for the general public, Billboard reports.Following the festival, the band will play 10 shows in Canada. The band also filmed a documentary, "Pearl Jam Twenty," which was directed by Cameron Crowe and was created from 1200 hours of vintage footage and new interviews and live footage. "Pearl Jam Twenty" will premiere on PBS on October 21 at 9 p.m. ET.Crowe also wrote the forward in a book also called "Pearl Jam Twenty," which will be released by Simon & Schuster in the fall. The book was written by former Billboard journalist Jonathan Cohen and Mark Wilkerson, who wrote "Who Are You: The Life of Pete Townshend."The band became popular in the 90's Seattle grunge movement with hits like "Alive," "Even Flow" and "Jeremy." Pearl Jam members include Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard, Mike McCready, Eddie Vedder and Matt Cameron.The group is currently starting work on their tenth studio album and lead vocalist Eddie Vedder is planning to release his second solo album, "Ukulele Songs" on May 31 and will embark on his solo tour on June 15. 

Check out the dates for Pearl Jam's North American Tour below:

September 3-4 - East Troy, Wis. - Alpine Valley Music Theatre
September 7 - Montreal - Bell Centre
September 11-12 - Toronto - Air Canada Centre
September 14 - Ottawa, Ontario - Scotiabank Place
September 15 - Hamilton, Ontario - Copps Coliseum
September 17 - Winnipeg, Manitoba - MTS Centre
September 19 - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan - Credit Union Centre
September 21 - Calgary, Alberta - Scotiabank Saddledome
September 23 - Edmonton, Alberta - Rexall Place
September 25 - Vancouver - Pacific Coliseum
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...