Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder Announces European Solo Tour


Story by Charles Ken

Eddie Vedder books five European solo shows

Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder is adding to his upcoming solo, North American trek with a handful of European tour dates in support of his 2011 solo album, “Ukulele Songs.” The trek — which starts in Amsterdam on July 25 and runs through Sudoeste Festival in Portugal on August 3 — marks the first time Vedder has brought his solo show to Europe. Find a complete list of European tour dates, below.

Pearl Jam are already scheduled to play Europe in June, so it looks like Vedder will just hang around another month to cap off his solo run. Pearl Jam’s tour kicks off June 20 in Manchester and runs through July 10 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Check out details on that trek and public ticket sale information via Pearl Jam’s official website.

In other Pearl Jam news, guitarist Stone Gossard recently told Rolling Stone that the band’s upcoming new album, the disc fans are waiting so patiently to hear, isn’t likely to drop anytime soon. Even so, he says the band have some songs recorded for the set. “I don’t know, it’s hard to say,” Gossard said, when asked how far along Pearl Jam are with their latest studio set. “We’ve recorded some songs, and we’re going to record and write some more. You never know. It might be that we’re a song away or two, or it might be that we’re going to record six or seven more songs. I think the main thing is that were not in a rush and there’s no urgency to it… ”

Eddie Vedder 2012 Solo European Tour Dates:

07/25 — Amsterdam, Holland at Carre Theatre
07/26 — Amsterdam , Holland at Carre Theatre
07/28 — Manchester, United Kingdom at the 02 Apollo Manchester
07/30 — London, United Kingdom at HMV Apollo Hammersmith
08/03 — Zambujeira Do Mar, Portugal at Sudoeste Festival TMN


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