Eddie Vedder Letting 9-Year Old Kid Sing “Hard Sun” Will Melt Your Heart


Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder invited a 9-year old boy named Casper on stage a few days ago in Amsterdam to sing “Hard Sun.” Watch video below!

Below is the setlist and notes posted by Sea (via John) on the PearlJam.com forums.

Eddie Vedder
Amsterdam, NL
May 30, 2017
Set List

Ed Onstage- 8:52
Ed Offstage 11:

The Red Limo String Quartet are:
Sietse van Gorkom-violin
Camilla van der Kooij-violin
Rani Kumar-viola
Jonas Pap-Cello

Intro Music: Tuolumne
01. Long Road
02. Picture In A Frame-(Brennan/Waits)
03. Dead Man
04. I Am Mine
05. Around The Bend
06. You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away-(Lennon, McCartney)
07. Sleeping By Myself (partial version-Ed forgets some lyrics etc. so moves on)
08. Can’t Keep
09. Love Boat Captain
10. Good Woman-(Marshall)
11. No Ceiling (played on banjo)
12. Not For You (played on acoustic guitar)
13. Far Behind
14. Guaranteed
15. Masters Of War-(Dylan)
16. Immortality
17. I Am A Patriot-(Van Zandt) {changes lyric from “walking with my sister” to “walking with my boyfriend”}
18. Crazy Mary-(Williams) with some “All Along The Watchtower” Chords and “Two Riders Were Approaching lyric. very short. 20 seconds. Played on electric guitar
19. Porch

(Ed does not take an encore break. He remains on stage. Comments about how he would normally go off but everyone knows he is coming back. He also discusses his mental and emotional state with the recent very difficult times. He thanks family, friends and fans for helping get through it.)

20. I’m So Tired-(Fugazi)
21. I Won’t Back Down-(Lynne, Petty)

Red Limo String Quartet enters the stage
22. Satellite
23. Lukin (fast)
24. Falling Slowly-(Hansard, Irglová) With Glen Hansard {Glen sings lead and plays guitar. Ed sings harmony and lead on bridge}
Red Limo String Quartet exits the stage

25. Society-(Hannan) with Glen Hansard
26. Rockin’ In The Free World-(Young) with Glen Hansard
27. Hard Sun-(Peterson) with Glen Hansard. Red Limo String Quartet joins singing back up and playing tamborine