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

by John Reynolds on September 30, 2013

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


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

by Jessica Letkemann on September 2, 2013

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.


Decoding Mike McCready’s M I K E Guitar Picks

by Jessica Letkemann on August 21, 2013

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.


TFT10: Thanks to Pearl Jam, Thanks to our Readers

by Kathy Davis , Jessica Letkemann , John Reynolds on April 5, 2013

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


Jeff Ament: 50 Years By The Numbers

by Jessica Letkemann on March 10, 2013

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


Yield At 15: An Appreciation

by Jessica Letkemann on February 3, 2013

A deep dive into Pearl Jam’s 1998 album, “Yield,” which was released 15 years ago today.


RNDM Has No Beef With NYC: 3 Gigs, 6 Days

by Jessica Letkemann on November 13, 2012

The TFT eyewitness account of Jeff Ament & his RNDM cohorts rocking NYC 3X this November.


My PJ20: Seeing Pearl Jam For The 1st Time 8/12/92

by John Reynolds on August 13, 2012

Lollapalooza Ticket Stub, 8/14/92 co-editor John Reynolds “reviews” his first Pearl Jam show, Lollapalooza 20 years ago, Aug. 12th and 14th. 1992. Second in a three-part series.


My PJ20: Seeing Pearl Jam For The 1st Time 8/2/92

by Jessica Letkemann on August 2, 2012

20 years ago today exactly I saw Pearl Jam live for the first time. August 2, 1992. It was Lollapalooza’s stop in Chicago with Red Hot Chili Peppers headlining — and I wasn’t even a Pearl Jam fan… until PJ played. All these years later now, I find myself, a huge fan ever since, in [...]


10 Days. 5 Shows. 4 Countries. 1 Band. Jessica Letkemann’s full report on PJ at Arras, Berlin & Stockholm, 2012.