Pearl Jam announces upcoming spring tour


This week, Pearl Jam announced an upcoming spring tour that will kick off May 3 in Kansas City, hit eleven different cities over the course of three weeks throughout the Midwest and East Coast, and wrap with two shows at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

The Seattle-based band will be largely performing songs from their latest release Backspacer. SPIN Magazine reports that Band of Horses will be the opening act for most of the tour, and will be releasing their third album, Infinite Arms on May 18. The one date Band of Horses will miss, May 20, the Blues-rockers group the Black Keys will fill in.

The full list of tour dates for the spring tour follows:

5/3 Kansas City, MO (Sprint Center)
5/4 St. Louis, MO (Scottrade Center)
5/6 Columbus, OH (Nationwide Arena)
5/7 Noblesville, IN (Verizon Wireless Music Center)
5/9 Cleveland, OH (Quicken Loans Arena)
5/10 Buffalo, NY (HSBC Arena)
5/13 Bristow, VA (Jiffy Lube Live)
5/15 Hartford, CT (XL Center)
5/17 Boston, MA (TD Garden)
5/18 TBD
5/20 New York, NY (Madison Square Garden)
5/21 New York, NY (Madison Square Garden)

Tickets are scheduled to go on sale March 19. Do you hope to hit a stop on the tour?

And, if you need to get a Pearl Jam fix before then, check them out tomorrow night on Saturday Night Live!

New music first – HP


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