Pearl Jam announces 2016 North American tour dates, including Bonnaroo

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After teasing a special announcement on its Facebook page last night, Pearl Jam has dropped the news fans have been waiting for.

Today (Jan. 19), the road warriors shared a slew of U.S. and Canadian concerts between April and Aug. 2016. This includes festival appearances at Bonnaroo and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Fest and stadium shows at Boston's Fenway Park and Chicago's Wrigley Field.

Announcing Pearl Jam's Tour 2016! More info at #PJTour2016

Posted by Pearl Jam on Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Today the band is holding a special pre-sale drawing for members of its fan club, the Ten Club. This includes all shows except for the festival and stadium dates.

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Details on public ticket sales will be shown on the tour page of Pearl Jam's site when they are made official.

Below is the complete itinerary. The exact date of their Bonnaroo performance will be announced by the festival during the coming months. Bonnaroo's lineup will be announced tonight on Conan.

April 8: Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (BB&T Arena)
April 9: Miami, Fla. (American Airlines Arena)
April 11: Tampa, Fla. (Amalie Arena)
April 13: Jacksonville, Fla. (Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena)
April 16: Greenville, S.C. (Bon Secours Wellness Arena)
April 18: Hampton, Va. (Hampton Coliseum)
April 20: Raleigh, N.C. (PNC Arena)
April 21: Columbia, S.C. (Colonia Life Arena)
April 23: New Orleans, LA (New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Fest)
April 26: Lexington, KY (Rupp Arena)
April 28: Philadelphia, Penn. (Wells Fargo Center)
April 29: Philadelphia, Penn. (Wells Fargo Center)
May 1: New York, N.Y. (Madison Square Garden)
May 2: New York, N.Y. (Madison Square Garden)
May 5: Quebec City, Quebec (Centre Videotron)
May 8: Ottawa, Ontario (Canadian Tire Centre)
May 10: Toronto, Ontario (Air Canada Centre)
June 9-12: Manchester, Tenn. (Bonnaroo)
Aug. 5: Boston, Mass. (Fenway Park)
Aug. 7: Boston, Mass. (Fenway Park)
Aug. 20: Chicago, Ill. (Wrigley Field)
Aug. 22: Chicago, Ill. (Wrigley Field)

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Pearl Jam announces 2016 North American tour dates, including Bonnaroo

10. 'Whip It' / Devo

During a 2009 Halloween show, Pearl Jam played the last public event at the Spectrum in Philadelphia, and in the middle of the show, the band members dressed up in full Devo regalia and covered 'Whip It.'

Click here for the original version.

9. 'I Believe In Miracles' / The Ramones

Pearl Jam performing the 1989 single from The Ramones' album 'Brain Drain.'

Click here for the original song.

8. 'Last Kiss' / Wayne Cochran

Pearl Jam performing the Wayne Cochran classic first recorded back in 1961, and then re-recorded by Cochran in 193.

Click here for the 1963 version, which sounds extremely different from Pearl Jam's interpretation.


7. 'I Won't Back Down' / Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Pearl Jam (really just Eddie Vedder here) plays the classic Petty tune at the request of Steve Gleason in Spokane, Washington, November 30th 2013.

Click here for the original version.

6. 'Love Reign O'er Me' / The Who

Pearl Jam performed it and 'The Real Me' at the VH1 Rock Honors show in 2008.

Click here for the original version.

5. 'Masters of War' / Bob Dylan

This cover of Dylan's famous anti-war ballad is from Pearl Jam's live performance at Benaroya Hall, in Seattle on October 22, 2003.

Click here for the original version.

4. 'Eruption' and 'Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love' / Van Halen

The two guitar-heavy tunes, in which Mike McCready channels Eddie Van Halen, were performed in Hartford, Conn. on October, 25 2013 during the band's 'Lightning Bolt' tour.

Click here for the original version of 'Eruption' and here for the original version of 'Ain't Talkin 'Bout Love.'

3. 'Keep On Rockin' In The Free World' / Neil Young

Pearl Jam performing 'Rockin' In The Free World' live at Duomo Square in Pistoia, Italy on September 20, 2006. The Neil Young song has basically morphed into a Pearl Jam song over the years, as its a staple of live shows.

Click here for the original version, and here for the famous MTV collaboration between Pearl Jam and the Godfather of Grunge in 1993.

2. 'Baba O'Riley' / The Who

Pearl Jam performing The Who's rock anthem 'Baba O'Riley'  live at Madison Square Garden with Steve Diggle of The Buzzcocks in New York City on July 8, 2003.

Click here for the original version.

1. Mother / Pink Floyd

Pearl Jam performing Pink Floyd's classic 'Mother,' from iconic 1979 album 'The Wall,' in Chicago at Wrigley Field July, 19, 2013.

Click here for the original version.


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