Pearl Jam Prepares for Summer Arena Concert Dates
Grunge stalwarts Pearl Jam are ready to take to the road to support last fall’s release “Backspacer.” The tour is slated for May and will cover 10 US cities along the east coast and Midwest. The tour kicks off in Kansas City, Missouri on May 2 and runs through a double stop at New York’s Madison Square Garden on May 20 & 21. Band of Horses will provide opening support on all tour stops save the NYC dates. The Black Keys will cover opening responsibilities for these dates. A full listing of Pearl Jam tour dates are listed below.
Pearl Jam Ten Club members will have the first stab at tickets on March 15 at 9am. The regular onsale dates have yet to be released.
Pearl Jam’s latest album “Backspacer” debuted at the number 1 slot on the Billboard album charts when it was released on November 10. The album represents Pearl Jam’s ninth studio release and first since 2006. It was released on their homegrown label Monkeywrench Records.