Pearl Jam Celebrates 20th Anniversary
2011 marks the 20th anniversary of Pearl Jam, one of the most influential bands of the 1990s.Â 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.Â 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.Â 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
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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.Â Interspersed between these PJ20 highlights will be a number of special events.