Remarkable Night In Portland

by Kathy Davis on September 28, 2009

It was quite a night at the Clark County Amphitheare in Ridgefield, WA – aka “The Portland show”.  (I think I remember Ed greeting us: “Hail Oregonians! Hail Washingtonians….where the f*ck are we?”)

In reverse order of appearance in the setlist, here is some fantastic video footage from the September 26th Pearl Jam show. First for your viewing pleasure, Ben Harper joins Pearl Jam for Red Mosquito in Portland, and it’s pretty much the perfect song to display his guitar skills. We can’t thank YouTube user Spin The Black enough for all of this incredible footage.

 Another great guest appearance in Portland, this time former Sleater Kinney singer Corin Tucker joins Ed for John Doe song Golden State:

Last but not least, our boys remind us what it makes more sense to do with a passionately sung by all – crowd included – Present Tense; the video cuts in after the song starts, but…it’s worth it. Enjoy!


Kathy Davis ( Twitter: @CrookedArm23 )
A Bay-Area based entrepreneur, co-editor Kathy conceives and writes her share of TFT’s articles and sections. She was co-editor/co-founder of one of the first Pearl Jam fanzines "Footsteps" (1992-1997). Kathy’s first Pearl Jam show was at the Bridge School Benefit on November 1, 1992.

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