Pearl Jam Celebrates 20th Anniversary

2011 marks the 20th anniversary of Pearl Jam, one of the most influential bands of the 1990s. To celebrate, the band has announced a Canadian tour – with special guests Mudhoney – for September of this year:

September 7 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
September 11/12 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
September 14 Ottawa, ON Scotiabank Place
September 15 Hamilton, ON Copps Colise um
September 17 Winnipeg, MB MTS Centre
September 19 Saskatoon, SK Credit Union Centre
September 21 Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome
September 23 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place
September 25 Vancouver, BC Pacific Coliseum

Tickets are $69.50 plus applicable service charges, with $2 from every ticket sold to be donated to the Vitalogy Foundation, which grants funds to non-profit organizations chosen personally by the members of Pearl Jam.

In 2005, Pearl Jam toured Canada extensively, performing in seventeen cities nationwide. The band cemented a special relationship with their Canadian fans, selling out arenas coast to coast.

2011 will be a yearlong celebration of Pearl Jam’s rich twenty-year history. The band kicked off the year with the release of a new live compilation album, Live on Ten Legs, followed by expanded reissues of Vs. and Vitalogy in March.

TICKETS ON SALE MAY 27 AT 10:00am LOCAL TIME
TICKETS FOR MONTREAL DATE ON SALE MAY 28 AT 12:00pm LOCAL TIME

In addition to this Canadian tour, September brings Pearl Jam’s 20th anniversary weekend concert to Alpine Valley followed by the debut of Cameron Crowe’s film, Pearl Jam Twenty, accompanied by the release of a book and soundtrack album. Interspersed between these PJ20 highlights will be a number of special events.

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