Eddie Vedder Announces Solo Tour, Includes Jazz Fest Stop

to Embark on Solo Tour This Spring

This morning, frontman Eddie Vedder announced a run of Spring dates that will include a stop at the 43rd annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival on Thursday, May 3rd. It is unclear at this point where Vedder will fit on the schedule but my guess is that he’ll be either headlining the Gentilly Stage or playing before the main headliner on Thursday. Either way, the big hard sun will hopefully be out for a nice set of solo tunes and Pearl Jam originals on the generally less-crowded middle Thursday. For more info on this tour, continue on below.
Tickets for New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival are on sale now. All remaining shows go on sale Friday, February 3rd. A pre-sale for eligible members of Pearl Jam’s Ten Club takes place starting today. (For full details on this pre-sale, visit www.pearljam.com).

Eddie Vedder April/May U.S. Tour Dates:

Date City Venue
Apr-11 Las Vegas, NV The Pearl
Apr-13 Phoenix, AZ Comerica Theater
Apr-16 Albuquerque, NM Kiva Audotorium
Apr-19 Tulsa, OK Brady Theater
Apr-22 Houston, TX Jones Hall for the Performing Arts
Apr-25 San Antonio, TX Lila Cockrell Theatre
Apr-27 Austin, TX Bass Concert Hall
Apr-30 Dallas, TX The Music Hall at Fair Park
May-03 New Orleans, LA New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
May-08 Jacksonville, FL Moran Theater
May-10 Clearwater, FL Ruth Eckerd Hall
May-13 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Broward Center for the Performing Arts
May-16 Orlando, FL Bob Carr Performing Arts Center

Eddie Vedder’s solo album, Ukulele Songs, was released on May 31, 2011 through Pearl Jam’s Monkeywrench Records. Recently nominated for the Best Folk Album GRAMMY Award, Ukulele Songs is a collection of original songs and covers performed by Vedder on ukulele.

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