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Mad Season (McCready, Cornell, McKagan & Martin) To Perform With the Seattle Symphony

December 15, 2014 -

Mike McCready, Chris Cornell, Duff McKagan and Barrett Martin will join forces for a special Mad Season performance at and with the Seattle Symphony on January 30, 2015 as part of the symphony’s annual Sonic Evolution concert.

Happy Rocktober: Pearl Jam’s Fall Tour Is Underway!

October 2, 2014 -

Pearl Jam started October 2014 the best way possible: by kicking off the month (and the tour) with a show!

Eddie Vedder Announces Brazil Solo Shows

March 7, 2014 -

Eddie Vedder is headed to South America in May!

Pearl Jam-y Pop-Ups: Australia 2014 Edition

February 18, 2014 -

Australia has had it all this January and February: summer, Pearl Jam shows, an Eddie Vedder tour — and some very cool PJ-related pop-up guest appearances involving Bruce Springsteen, Arcade Fire’s Win Butler, Neil Finn, Cat Power, and more!

Eddie Vedder Opened for Bill Maher on New Year’s Eve 2014

January 2, 2014 -

Hawaii sounds like a good place to be on New Year’s Eve; Eddie Vedder sure thinks so. He popped up at Bill Maher’s annual show at the Blaisdell Theatre in Honolulu on Tuesday night (Dec. 31), and played a quick set before Maher took the stage. Maher tweeted a picture of Ed (in his ‘Every [...]

Pearl Jam Pictorial: West Lightning Bolt Tour Scrapbook

December 31, 2013 -

Leg 2 of Pearl Jam’s “Lightning Bolt” tour 2013 told in photos & words by eight fans: Jessica Letkemann, Thaís Campos, Su May Ong, Aris Siliverdis, Shannon Monroe, Brian Smith, Rich Wilson & Juan C. Campos.

Pearl Jam Pictorial: Lightning Bolt Tour East Scrapbook

December 23, 2013 -

Leg 1 of Pearl Jam’s “Lightning Bolt” tour 2013 told in photos and words by four fans: Jessica Letkemann, Rich Wilson, Su May Ong and Aris Siliverdis.

Eddie Vedder, Jason Grilli, Roberto Clemente, and Franco Harris. And wine.

October 12, 2013 -

Eddie Vedder’s wine is just one story at Pearl Jam’s Pittsburgh visit that touched on the city’s storied sports history with references and appearances by heroes past and present.

Pearl Jam’s ‘Lightning Bolt’: 23 More Facts So Far

September 10, 2013 -

There’s been a lot of new “Lightning Bolt” info to keep track of. Following our roundup of 10 things back in July, here are 23 MORE facts that we know so far about PJ’s upcoming 10th album.

Moline: Pearl Jam Rocks Full ‘No Code’

Months before Pearl Jam ever rolled into Moline, Illinois, a small town on the Mississippi river bordering Iowa, there was a buzz that this show would be something special, the cool, unpredictable kind of special that only comes out in the most random of places.

October 18, 2014 | 3 comments | Articles, Featured

Pearl Jam: Detroit Rock City

Pearl Jam // Detroit // Joe Louis Arena // October 16, 2014

October 17, 2014 | 11 comments | Articles, Featured

Pearl Jam’s Many Fast Cars: On The Road with ‘MFC’ & Other Car Songs

Pearl Jam’s Many Fast Cars: On The Road with ‘MFC’ & Other Car Songs

“MFC” is now officially old enough to drive: it was 16 years ago today that Pearl Jam first took the “Yield” song out for its road test, premiering it live on Feb. 20, 1998 in Hawaii. TFT now celebrates the song’s 16th live birthday with a guest post from PJ fan Rich Wilson (@RTW702) delving [...]

February 20, 2014 | 13 comments | Articles, Seeker

Pearl Jam Pictorial: West Lightning Bolt Tour Scrapbook

Pearl Jam Pictorial: West Lightning Bolt Tour Scrapbook

Leg 2 of Pearl Jam’s “Lightning Bolt” tour 2013 told in photos & words by eight fans: Jessica Letkemann, Thaís Campos, Su May Ong, Aris Siliverdis, Shannon Monroe, Brian Smith, Rich Wilson & Juan C. Campos.

December 31, 2013 | 7 comments | Articles, Featured, News

Pearl Jam Pictorial: Lightning Bolt Tour East Scrapbook

Pearl Jam Pictorial: Lightning Bolt Tour East Scrapbook

Leg 1 of Pearl Jam’s “Lightning Bolt” tour 2013 told in photos and words by four fans: Jessica Letkemann, Rich Wilson, Su May Ong and Aris Siliverdis.

December 23, 2013 | 5 comments | Articles, Featured, News

My PJ20: Jeff of “PJ Stat Tracker” Fame Shares His Story

The draw of Pearl Jam’s music live is such that once it grabs you, it never lets go!   To mark his 20th Pearl Jam show anniversary, Jeff Blagg – creator of the free Pearl Jam show statistic app PJ Stat Tracker - shares a few words about his own personal PJ20 on Nov. 12th, 2013.  (Ever [...]

November 12, 2013 | 5 comments | Articles, Articles, Featured, PJ20

Electric Hollywood: Matt Cameron’s New Pearl Jam Drum Logo

Electric Hollywood: Matt Cameron’s New Pearl Jam Drum Logo

The new lightning logo on Cameron’s drum is reminiscent of the logo of vintage Hollywood studio RKO.

November 8, 2013 | 2 comments | Articles, Artifactor

After 22 years, a Long-Lored 1991 Pearl Jam Show is Confirmed

After 22 years, a Long-Lored 1991 Pearl Jam Show is Confirmed

After 22 years of rumor and vague recollection, the existence of early Pearl Jam show from September 26, 1991 surfaces. Were you there?

September 30, 2013 | 4 comments | Articles, Artifactor, CC Updates

Pearl Jam at Wrigley Field: A Summer’s End Rewind

Pearl Jam at Wrigley Field: A Summer’s End Rewind

As summer 2013 closes, my most memorable Pearl Jam moment of the season — the Wrigley Field show — has come into sharper focus with wistful memories that stretch a lot farther back than July 19.

September 2, 2013 | 12 comments | Articles, Featured

Decoding Mike McCready’s M I K E Guitar Picks

Decoding Mike McCready’s M I K E Guitar Picks

Mike McCready’s been raining M I K & E picks on Pearl Jam crowds since 2011. Here’s a look at all 16 types and what they mean. It’s elemental.

August 21, 2013 | 11 comments | Articles, Artifactor

TFT10: Thanks to Pearl Jam, Thanks to our Readers

TFT10: Thanks to Pearl Jam, Thanks to our Readers

Ten years ago today, we asked the question: Does the world need another Pearl Jam website? We said Yes!

April 5, 2013 | 6 comments | Articles, Featured

Jeff Ament: 50 Years By The Numbers

Jeff Ament: 50 Years By The Numbers

Founding Pearl Jam member Jeff Ament turns 50 on March 10th. TFT takes a look at his life of music

March 10, 2013 | 9 comments | Articles, Featured