Last night, Pearl Jam played the first of two “home shows” taking place at Safeco Field. The beloved local band played a massive 33-song set that included a number of covers including Neil Young’s “Throw You Hatred Down,” The Beatles’ “Help,” and The White Stripes’ “We’re Going to Be Friends.” The White Stripes cover came during their first encore and saw Eddie Vedder do an acoustic solo take on the 2001 White Blood Cells track. Pearl Jam will play their second home show this Friday, August 10. Pearl Jam is donating 10% of the proceeds from The Home Shows to battle homelessness in King County. Below, watch live video of Pearl Jam’s take on “We’re Going to Be Friends” and watch a live in-studio KEXP session with John Doe and Mike McCready from 2014.
Ament debuted songs from the new album, tracks that inspired him, and some of his favorite new music on The Afternoon Show with DJ Kevin Cole.
Dubbed Pearl Jam: Home and Away, the exhibit will open on August 11th to coincide with the band’s Seattle Home Shows at Safeco Field
Rumours have been buzzing all weekend about Pearl Jam's 2018 North American tour schedule -- today, we can confirm at least two of those shows. On Wednesday, August 8th and Friday, August 10th, our hometown heroes will take the stage at Safeco Field as part of their series The Home Shows.