Pearl Jam announces 2 Wrigley Field shows

Pearl Jam announces 2 Wrigley Field shows

Pearl Jam will perform two shows at Wrigley Field in August, the band announced Tuesday.

Pearl Jam is scheduled to play Aug. 20 and Aug. 22 at the Cubs ballpark. Information about ticket sales has not yet been announced. The concerts are part of Pearl Jam’s North American tour set to kick off in April in Fort Lauderdale.

The band played Wrigley Field in July 2013 in a concert delayed by storms.

Wrigley Field’s summer concert lineup also includes Billy Joel, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter James Taylor and country music star Luke Bryan.

Foo Fighters and Joel performed at the ballpark last August, while the Zac Brown Band and AC/DC played there in September.

2016 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

Jazz Fest 2016 poster features Marsalis family

The 2016 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival poster titled “House of Swing – Portrait of the First Family of Jazz,” by Paul Rogers was revealed Tuesday (Jan. 19), coinciding with the release of the 2016 festival schedule. Read: “New Orleans Jazz Fest 2016 headliners: Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers.”

Numbered silk screen prints start at $69. To pre-order a print or for more information go to the art4now website.

Pearl Jam to play Ottawa again…

Pearl Jam, the grunge kings who have a history of epic concerts in Ottawa, are returning to the capital.

The Seattle band will play the Canadian Tire Centre on May 8. They played the arena in 2011 and 2005, with three-hour sets and rave reviews.

Pearl Jam exploded onto the rock and roll scene in 1991 with the debut album 10, which included the monster hits Alive and Jeremy. The hits just kept coming — Daughter, Better Man, Corduroy, Wishlist and others.

Ticket prices for the May 8 show have not yet been announced, but tickets go on sale at noon Friday, Jan. 29, through, by phone at 613-599-3267 or 1-877-788-3267, or at the CTC box office, select Canadian Tire stores, the Sens Store and Sports Experts.

The band will also play Quebec City May 5 and Toronto May 10.

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