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Pearl Jam Stories

Roll Tape! Should “Record Everything” Replace “Keep Your Publishing” As A Band’s Golden Rule?

By: Steven Jurgensmeyer, Founder/Editor at AllMusicBooks.comIt was a trend started forever ago, in jazz dens, bluegrass festivals and folk haunts. Fans would recordsecretly and not so secretlytheir favorite musicians of the day, who plied their trade set after set, night after night. The Grateful Dead famously took that notion to the Nth...

Watch Eddie Vedder Cover Springsteen, Stones And More At Boston Benefit

Last Saturday, Eddie Vedder performed at Bostons Paradise Rock Club as part of the annual Hot Stove Cool Music benefit concert, created by Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein.For the show, Vedder was backed by members of Letters To Cleo, Buffalo Tom, and Belly, as well as baseball reporter Peter Gammons.Per usual, Vedder busted...

Who Wore It Best? Cubs Edition

We're taking our first dive into fashion with today's post. Somehow we've managed to convince some of our favorite musicians to model the same garment.  The question... who wore it best?  Vote in our poll at the bottom of the article. From 2006, a sweet no-undershirt look marries confidence with a devil-may-care...

Pearl Jam Welcomes Dennis Rodman, Acts As Venue Security, Tosses Baseballs | Setlist + Videos Monday @ Wrigley

More thoughts on this show to come, but first a quick recap.Pearl Jam bested Saturday's 34 song marathon by two on Monday night, playing a main set featuring all original music and then dropping both familiar and obscure covers throughout two encore that totaled 17 songs.While Saturday saw Cubs (and family of Cubs) royalty grace...

Pearl Jam Drops Eight Covers Amongst Saturday Wrigley Show | Setlist + Videos 8/20/16

Photo via laubau5 InstagramEddie Vedder sported a Murphy's Bleachers T-shirt (based on his exploits on the day prior), before switching into a good ol' Cubs Jersey for the first of two nights at Wrigley Field. Go #Cubs Go #eddievedder #pjwrigley #wrigleyfield #friendlyconfines #pearljam #chicago #concert #concertgram @pearljam @cubsA photo posted by Brian Phillips (@...

Pearl Jam Sets Up On Roof Of Chicago Bar

There are two Pearl Jam shows scheduled for this weekend at Chicago's Wrigley Field, but on Friday afternoon it seemed like there might be a third.While the stage in the venue itself was still being constructed, the band was spotted setup on a roof across the street from the bleachers -- at...

Pearl Jam Honors Prince and Jake Arrieta at South Carolina Show

While musicians -- and truly everyone -- worldwide werehonoring Prince and his career after he passed away tragically yesterday, there was another news story that had grabbed the attention of usChicagoans, and baseball fans everywhere.Jake Arrieta, of the Chicago Cubs tossed his second no-hitter in 11 regular season starts as a part of a 16-0...

Music Bracket | NCAA Men's Basketball Coaches Reveal Their Favorite Bands

Here's an interesting way to fill out your March Madness bracket.CBS Sports' Matt Norlander interviewed every coach in the field of 68 teams in the NCAA Men's Basketball tournament about their favorite band.The results teeter on the edge of enlightening and bizarre. A lot of Bruce Springsteen (or course), some Pearl Jam and one...

Pete Townshend and Eddie Vedder Announce Concert At Rosemont

Pete Townshend and Eddie Vedder have announced a collaborative benefit concert billed as Celebrating The Who at Rosemont Theater on May 14.The Whos guitarist and Pearl Jam frontman will be joined by Simon Townshend and Friends, which includes the bassist, drummer and guitarist of The Who's most recent lineup, as well as keyboardists.Tickets to...

Setlist / Stream / Download / Video: Pearl Jam @ BMO Harris Bradley Center 10/20/14 [Yield In Entirety!]

Leg two of the "not quite Chicago" Pearl Jam run continued last night in Milwaukee. After playing the entirety of No Code in Moline, Milwaukee got 1998's Yield with just a slight interruption.Not many of the Chicagoans who made the trek up appreciated the shout out to Aaron Rodgers, who was in attendance. But...