Watch Eddie Vedder Smash Guitar At Dramatic Pearl Jam Show

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Pearl Jam’s second Wrigley Field concert in Chicago a few days ago was dramatic much like their 2013 performance, as they had to wait to go on and perform past curfew due to inclement weather, and fans even had to be evacuated from the field at one point. At the end of a cover of The Who classic “Baba O’Reilly,” Eddie Vedder smashed his guitar just like his hero Pete Townshend. Watch video below.

Pearl Jam recently wrote on their website about The Home Shows in Seattle, “A HUGE thank you to the more than 160 businesses—both big and small—philanthropic partners, and individuals that have committed more than $11 million to fight homelessness.

Even more important is seeing our community and fans rally around this effort. Tens of thousands of you have taken action by signing up for The Home Shows mailing list, watching stories of our neighbors with lived experience with homelessness, volunteering, getting registered to vote – and voting.

And this is just the beginning. You have more influence than you think—and now is the time to use it.

Email your elected officials and let them know what you want from them. Ask your employers what they’re doing on this issue. Support businesses committed to ending homelessness. Go out of your way to say ‘Hello’ and ‘How can I help?’ when you see a neighbor experiencing homelessness.

Then, keep learning, donating, volunteering, paying attention, and believing. The more than 12,000 people living on the streets of our city need us to.”

Setlist:
01. Given To Fly
02. Why Go
03. Go
04. Last Exit
05. Mind Your Manners
06. Do The Evolution
(Got my Jordan’s on. I am feeling bouncy)
07. Rain-(Lennon, McCartney)
(Gonna send this to the South Side with love)
08. Throw Your Hatred Down
09. Even Flow
10. U
11. In My Tree
(Ed sings “goodbye girl” a few times)
12. Immortality
13. Daughter / It’s OK-(Cole) -4:00 full cover
14. Unthought Known
15. Jeremy
16. I Am A Patriot-(Van Zandt) (v-1 slow Ed solo, v2 is fast full band)
17. Lukin
(After Lukin Ed plays the chords to Lukin slowly and sings, I’m Going To Wrigley’s and adds a line about going to Murphy’s. Very short. 20 seconds)
18. Porch

Encore Break One
19. We Are Gonna Be Friends-(Jack White) Ed solo acoustic guitar
20. Come Back
21. Corduroy (Go cubs go)
22. Black
23. Lightning Bolt
24. Rearviewmirrror
25. Smile
26. Evil Little Goat (first live performance)
27. Leash
28. Alive
29. Baba O’Riley-(Townshend)
(Danny Clinch plays harmonica. Ed destroys a blue telecaster)