Monday, March 28, 2011
Eddie Vedder to tour solo
In support of his forthcoming solo album, Ukulele Songs, Eddie Vedder will embark on a month-long U.S. solo tour in June and July. Vedder's tour kicks off on June 15th at Providence's Performing Arts Center and wraps up on July 15th at Seattle’s Benaroya Hall (full tour dates follow). He will perform at the Long Beach Terrace Theatre on July 6 and The Wiltern on July 8. Both shows go on sale Friday, April 1st and can be purchased at Live Nation.com, select Live Nation and Ticketmaster retail outlets and via Charge-By-Phone at (800) 745-3000. Special guest Glen Hansard (The Swell Season, The Frames) will join Vedder on the road. Tickets for all shows go on sale Friday, April 1st. A pre-sale for active members of Pearl Jam's Ten Club takes place Tuesday, March 29th and Wednesday, March 30th. (For full details on this pre-sale, visit www.pearljam.com ). Vedder's solo album, Ukulele Songs, will be released on Tuesday, May 31st through Pearl Jam's Monkeywrench Records. Ukulele Songs is a collection of original songs and covers performed by Vedder on ukulele. The first single from the album, "Longing to Belong," is available now digitally. Also released on May 31st is Water on the Road, a live-concert DVD directed by Brendan Canty of Fugazi and Christoph Green featuring performances from Vedder’s August 16th and 17th 2008 solo tour engagements at Washington, D.C.'s Warner Theatre. The DVD features a live performance of "You're True" from Ukulele Songs as well as a mix of Pearl Jam catalog, covers and songs from Vedder’s critically acclaimed, award-winning solo record, Into The Wild. Eddie Vedder June/July U.S. Tour Dates: Date City Venue June 15 Providence, RI Providence Performing Arts Center (PAC) June 16 Boston, MA The Wang Theatre June 18 Hartford, CT The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts June 21 New York, NY Beacon Theatre June 22 New York, NY Beacon Theatre June 25 Philadelphia, PA Tower Theatre June 26 Detroit, MI Fox Theatre June 28 Chicago, IL The Chicago Theatre July 1 St. Louis, MO Fox Theatre July 2 Minneapolis, MN Orpheum Theatre July 5 San Diego, CA Copley Symphony Hall July 6 Long Beach, CA Terrace Theatre July 8 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern July 9 Santa Barbara, CA Santa Barbara Bowl July 11 Oakland, CA The Paramount Theatre July 14 Portland, OR Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall July 15 Seattle, WA Benaroya Hall For more information on Eddie Vedder, visit www.pearljam.com.