Eddie Vedder Postpones Spring Solo Tour

by Jessica Letkemann on April 5, 2012

This afternoon (April 5), PearlJam.com posted the news that Ed’s spring tour of the southern U.S. has just been postponed until November as he recuperates from a back injury that’s caused some temporary nerve impairment in his right arm (which means playing the uke right now can’t be a lot of fun). PearlJam.com says the injury happened earlier this year.

Read the PearlJam.com Vedder tour postponement post (with resched. dates) here.

The tour was supposed to start next week, on April 10 in Las Vegas. The rescheduled dates begin on Halloween in Las Vegas and continue along the same path. Glen Hansard will be the opening act, as planned.

PearlJam.com quotes PJ manager Kelly Curtis saying, “Eddie is frustrated beyond measure,but remains positive that come this summer all will be back in good form.”

Fans with April/May Eddie solo tickets will have an opportunity to either get a refund or to use those same tickets for the rescheduled fall date. Those will Ten Club tickets will be getting an email with details.

Eddie, we hope you have a smooth, speedy recovery, and that you feel 100% soon.

Jessica Letkemann ( Twitter: @Letkemann )
TFT co-editor Jessica Letkemann is a New York based music journalist & editor. She's been the managing editor of Billboard.com and was also previously on staff at Spin and Premiere magazines. Her first Pearl Jam show was at Lollapalooza on August 2, 1992.

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Stacy April 12, 2012 at 9:51 pm

Get better Ed!! Health & family 1st!

HonoredGuest May 7, 2012 at 11:35 pm
HonoredGuest May 7, 2012 at 11:37 pm
Freddie Cheddar May 9, 2012 at 3:54 am

@HonoredGuest -oh jeez, leave it to women to gossip about the shortcomings of successful men. Yeah, most people should realize that to become highly successful or some might even call legendary, humans, specifically men have to be pricks. Since considering SOMETIMES in life we shouldn’t have to worry about others’ feelings 24/7 and a lot of women it seems have a hard time accepting that reality.
But then again if a woman is a prick (bitch) then she loses respect and everyone labels her as such. HEY! that should be the next and latest rallying cry for women in U.S. and elsewhere. One more point on the license to overkill. It could get some support or votes for a gal running for President.

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