Pearl Jam announced today the addition of a Newark, New Jersey engagement Tuesday, May 18th at the Prudential Center. The New Jersey engagement is part of Pearl Jam’s 12-date Midwest and East Coast tour in May of 2010. The tour kicks-off on May 3rd at Sprint Center in Kansas City and wraps on May 21st at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Pearl Jam’s U.S. tour follows the band’s previously announced headlining appearance at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation Festival on May 1st.
Tickets for the Newark, New Jersey concert are $79.00 (plus applicable service fees) and go on sale Saturday, April 24th at 10:00 am EDT. (Check local concert listings.)
A special ticket presale for current members of Pearl Jam’s Ten Club begins Thursday, April 22nd at 10:00AM PDT. For full details visit pearljam.com.
Band of Horses will open all shows except the May 20th Madison Square Garden engagement, where The Black Keys will open. Show time for all concerts is 7:30PM.
PEARL JAM’S 2010 U.S. TOUR DATES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
DATE CITY VENUE
May 3rd Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
May 4th St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center
May 6th Columbus, OH Nationwide Arena
May 7th Noblesville, IN Verizon Wireless Music Center
May 9th Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena
May 10th Buffalo, NY HSBC Arena
May 13th Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
May 15th Hartford, CT XL Center
May 17th Boston, MA TD Garden
May 18th Newark, NJ Prudential Center
May 20th New York, NY Madison Square Garden
May 21st New York, NY Madison Square Garden
Pearl Jam recently announced that they will also play a series of select European festival and headlining tour dates in June and July of 2010. The band’s European dates kick off in Dublin, Ireland at the 02 Arena and close at the Optimus Alive Festival in Oeiras, Portugal. Pearl Jam’s tour dates are in support of their ninth studio album, Backspacer. Released on September 20, 2009 in the U.S. and September 21, 2009 internationally, Backspacer debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 Chart.