Pearl Jam & Soundgarden Members Unite To Celebrate Mike McCready’s Birthday


Photo credit: @lancebangs

A 50th birthday bash for Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready took place at Seattle’s Neptune Theater Friday night. The event included a set by one of McCready’s favorite bands, Cheap Trick, with McCready also joining in with the band.  The highlight of the set however featured Pearl Jam vocalist Eddie Vedder for a take of “I Want You To Want Me”.

Also in attendance were Soundgarden’s Kim Thayil, and Mad Season, Screaming Trees, and Walking Papers drummer Barrett Martin.

#Repost @cheaptrickrick | With #EddieVedder. Seattle 3/26/2016. Mike McCready photobomb. #cheaptrickrick

A photo posted by (@pearljamonline) on Mar 26, 2016 at 2:52pm PDT

In other Pearl Jam news, Vedder and McCready are set to join the rest of their band mates for a North American tour next month in celebration of the band’s 25th anniversary.
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  • — J —

    April 5th is his birthday. I wonder why they celebrated so early.

    • karennkc

      Maybe because of the tour…

  • Raj

    Robin Zander looks like some kind of white wizard cowboy, lol.

    • nomad

      With a little SRV mixed in!!

  • the return of Vedders beard.