Pearl Jam Is Playing the Wells Fargo Center in April
This year marks the 25th anniversary of Pearl Jam‘s Ten, which was recorded in the spring, released in late August and eventually sold 13 million copies. Unlike many of their contemporaries, Pearl Jam is still together and releasing albums. And they’re still selling out large arenas.
The band announced its 2016 tour today, and it will hit Philadelphia for two dates at the Wells Fargo Center: April 28th and 29th. The band last played the WFC for two shows in 2013; Pearl Jam was also in Philly the year before when it was the second-night headliner at the inaugural Made in America Festival on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
Pearl Jam has a history in Philadelphia; the band played the since-closed J.C. Dobbs on its 1991 tour and played “Oceans” and “State of Love and Trust” for the first time live there. They played the Troc in 1992. They closed the Spectrum with four shows in 2009, plus another show in 2003. They will have played the Center five times after their two shows this year. Pearl Jam has also played 10 shows in Camden at the E-Center.
Tickets for the April 28th and 29th shows go on sale January 29th at 10 a.m.
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