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Pearl Jam’s hometown shows raise millions for Seattle’s homeless population

Pearl Jam have raised millions for Seattle's homeless, after donating proceeds from their hometown shows to local organisations. Eddie Vedder and co. performed two shows at the city’s Safeco Field earlier this week. During Friday's gig (August 10), they covered the rare Chris Cornell track 'Missing'. On Wednesday (August 8), they treated fans to tunes by The White Stripes, The Beatles,...

Watch Pearl Jam cover rare Chris Cornell track at Seattle show

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Pearl Jam covered a rare Chris Cornell track during their Seattle show last night (August 10), alongside a handful of other grunge covers. The Eddie Vedder-fronted band performed two shows at the city's Safeco Field this week and treated fans to covers of The White Stripes, Neil Young, Brandi Carlile, and The Beatles at Wednesday's gig (August 8). Pearl...

Watch Pearl Jam cover The White Stripes and The Beatles during their first Seattle show in five years

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Pearl Jam have kicked off the first in a string of stadium shows in Seattle by entertaining a home town crowd with an epic 33 song set that saw them mixing their own material with some iconic covers. As they performed at Seattle’s Safeco Field on Wednesday night, the grunge icon surprised fans by delivering a cover of The Beatles’...

Watch Pearl Jam cover The White Stripes’ ‘We’re Going To Be Friends’ as a tribute to teachers

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Pearl Jam covered a White Stripes classic at their show in Seattle last night (August 8) in tribute to the teachers of Eddie Vedder's kids and teachers worldwide. Vedder spoke at length, as reported by Stereogum, about the role teachers play in local communities before covering the track from White Stripes' 2001 album, White Blood Cells.  Vedder began: "There’s one part of the...

Pearl Jam have released their own record-breaking, limited edition red wine

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Pearl Jam released their own limited edition red wine, which sold out in a record-breaking 12 minutes. The 450-box run wine was announced via the band's newsletter and was snapped up by eager fans before most had even heard about it. Each box was priced at $150 and contained four bottles. The bottles came branded with a Pearl Jam graphic that...

The baby Trump balloon made an appearance at a Pearl Jam gig last night

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The giant Donald Trump balloon made an appearance outside Pearl Jam's gig in London last night (July 17) - see images of the effigy below. The veteran band's show at The O2 yesterday saw fans being greeted by the inflatable orange balloon - which was debuted in public for the first time last week during the large-scale protests against the...

Pearl Jam rock for freedom and equality in the free world at Mad Cool 2018

With a crowd sprawling as far as the eye can see, you sense that Pearl Jam have drawn on the vast majority of the 80,000 strong Mad Cool festival crowd. Hell, that's enough to make a show feel like its own principality. With a statesman-like poise and all present sharing in his vision, tonight Eddie Vedder is commander in...

Pearl Jam reschedule cancelled London show

Pearl Jam have announced a rescheduled date for the London show they had to cancel last week (June 19). Read more: Pearl Jam cancel O2 Arena show after Eddie Vedder loses voice The new date will take place on July 17 at London's O2 with all tickets from the original show remaining valid for this event. Announcing the show via their...

Eddie Vedder’s wife hits back at Melania Trump with response jacket at Pearl Jam show

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Eddie Vedder's wife hit back at Melania Trump by wearing her own statement-making jacket onstage at a Pearl Jam show. The US First Lady caused controversy earlier this week (June 21) when she visited children who had been separated from their parents at the border of the United States and Mexico in a jacket that read: "I really don't...

Pearl Jam cancel O2 Arena show after Eddie Vedder loses voice

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Pearl Jam have announced the cancellation of a London show tonight after singer Eddie Vedder completely lost his voice. The grunge icons were due to deliver a second show at London's O2 Arena after performing at the venue last night. Posting on Twitter, Pearl Jam wrote: "Singer Eddie Vedder has completely lost his voice. He is on vocal rest for the...