KANSAS CITY (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Although rumors have been circulating for a few weeks, Pearl Jam made it official when they announced plans to hit the road for a spring & summer tour.
The tour kicks off on May 3rd at Sprint Center in Kansas City and wraps on May 21st at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Pearl Jam's U.S. tour follows the band's previously announced headlining appearance at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation Festival on May 1st. Band of Horses will open all shows except the May 20th Madison Square Garden engagement, where The Black Keys will open.
After the U.S. leg, Eddie Vedder and company will be heading across the pond for a string of 'select' European festival and arena dates.
The current list of tourdates
May 3rd – Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center
May 4th – St. Louis, MO – Scottrade Center
May 6th – Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena
May 7th – Noblesville, IN – Verizon Wireless Music Center
May 9th – Cleveland, OH – Quicken Loans Arena
May 10th – Buffalo, NY – HSBC Arena
May 13th – Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live
May 15th – Hartford, CT – XL Center
May 17th – Boston, MA – TD Garden
May 18th – TBD – TBD
May 20th – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
May 21st – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
June 22nd – Dublin, Ireland – 02 Arena
June 23rd – Belfast, Ireland – Odyssey Arena
June 25th- London, England – Hard Rock Calling Hyde Park
June 27th – Nijmegen, Holland – Rock In Park Festival
June 30th – Berlin, Germany – Wuhlheide
July 1st – Gdynia, Poland – Heineken Open'er Festival
July 3rd – Arras, France – Main Square Festival
July 4th – Werchter, Belgium – Rock Werchter Festival
July 6th – TBD -TBD
July 9th – Bilbao, Spain – BBK Live Festival
-July 10th – Oeiras, Portugal – Optimus Alive Festival
-CelebrityAccess Staff writers