PEARL JAM Announces North American Tour DatesJanuary 19, 2016
PEARL JAM will launch a North American tour this spring. The first leg of the trek kicks off April 8 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida at the BBTN Center, with shows booked through a May 10 finale at Toronto, Ontario, Canada's Air Canada Center.
Tickets to most shows go on sale on January 29. The group has pledged to donate $3 from every ticket sold to its Vitalogy Foundation, a nonprofit organization that works in community health, the environment, arts and education and social justice.
The dates are as follows:
Apr. 08 - Fort Lauderdale, FL @ BB&T Arena
Apr. 09 - Miami, FL @ American Airlines Arena
Apr. 11 - Tampa, FL @ Amalie Arena
Apr. 13 - Jacksonville, FL @ Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
Apr. 16 - Greenville, SC @ Bon Secours Wellness Arena
Apr. 18 - Hampton, VA @ Hampton Coliseum
Apr. 20 - Raleigh, NC @ PNC Arena
Apr. 21 - Columbia, SC @ Colonial Life Arena
Apr. 22-24 - New Orleans, LA @ New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
Apr. 26 - Lexington, KY @ Rupp Arena
Apr. 28 - Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
Apr. 29 - Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
May 01 - New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
May 02 - New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
May 05 - Quebec City, QC @ Centre Vidéotron
May 08 - Ottawa, ON @ Canadian Tire Centre
May 10 - Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
Jun. 9-12 - Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo Festival
Aug. 05 - Boston, MA @ Fenway Park
Aug. 07 - Boston, MA @ Fenway Park
Aug. 20 - Chicago, IL @ Wrigley Field
Aug. 22 - Chicago, IL @ Wrigley Field
PEARL JAM is known for playing long shows and changing its set list completely from night to night. Guitarist Mike McCready told The Pulse Of Radio that the band feels lucky that its fans respond to songs from across the their entire catalog. "We're lucky in the sense that we can go out and play every night and play different stuff 'cause we have so much stuff to play, and people are receptive to it," he said. "There are fans that like — their favorite record is 'No Code' or their favorite record is 'Vs.' And we're lucky in a way that people want to hear new music from us — at least that's my perception."
PEARL JAM's last studio effort was 2013's "Lightning Bolt".
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