Pearl Jam has announced plans for a two-leg, twenty-four date North American tour this fall. Leg one kicks off in Pittsburgh on October 11 and wraps in New Orleans with the band's previously announced headlining performance at Voodoo Music + Arts Experience during the weekend of November 1. The second leg of the tour commences in Dallas on November 15 and closes in the band’s hometown of Seattle on December 6.
That's all fine and good, but where the hell is the new album news????! A countdown clock has been promising exciting things for several days now, and while a tour is always great news an announced follow-up to 2009's Backspacer was the news most fans were really keeping their fingers crossed for. However, a new countdown clock has replaced the old one on PJ's official site, and we may have more to discuss on Thursday…
Public tickets for Pearl Jam's North American dates go on-sale Saturday, July 27 at 10:00 AM local time. Specific ticket on-sale times and locations will be announced in local markets. Tickets for Voodoo Music + Arts Experience are on sale now at www.thevoodooexperience.com.
A special ticket pre-sale drawing for current Pearl Jam Ten Club members (as of July 7, 2013) begins today. Visit www.pearljam.com/tickets for full details.
Watch Pearl Jam's tour announcement video at www.pearljam.com/countdown. Follow the latest with #PearlJam2013.
Pearl Jam’s North American tour dates are as follows:
Oct-11 Pittsburgh, PA Consol Energy Center
Oct-12 Buffalo, NY First Niagara Center
Oct-15 Worcester, MA DCU Center
Oct-18 Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center
Oct-19 Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center
Oct-21 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
Oct-22 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
Oct-25 Hartford, CT XL Center
Oct-27 Baltimore, MD 1st Mariner Arena
Oct-29 Charlottesville, VA John Paul Jones Arena
Oct-30 Charlotte, NC Time Warner Cable Arena
Nov-1-3* New Orleans, LA Voodoo Music + Arts Experience
Nov-15 Dallas, TX American Airlines Arena
Nov-16 Oklahoma City, OK Chesapeake Energy Arena
Nov-19 Phoenix, AZ Jobing.com Arena
Nov-21 San Diego, CA Viejas Arena
Nov-23 Los Angeles, CA Sports Arena
Nov-24 Los Angeles, CA Sports Arena
Nov-26 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
Nov-29 Portland, OR Rose Garden Arena
Nov-30 Spokane, WA Spokane Arena
Dec-2 Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome
Dec-4 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
Dec-6 Seattle, WA Key Arena
* Pearl Jam's specific performance date will be announced by Voodoo Music + Arts Experience over the coming months.
Pearl Jam's North American tour dates are in addition to the band's previously announced sold out concerts in London, Ontario (July 16) and Chicago, IL (July 19) as well as the band's headlining performance at Voodoo Music + Arts Experience in New Orleans (November 1-3) A full list of dates is available at www.pearljam.com/tour.
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