Pearl Jam recently went premium. One of the fans on Reddit, jpc__25 noted that the band actually meant it when they said they would go premium. Eddie Vedder-fronted band is set to perform at the Madison Square Garden, New York on September 11 this year. The sho was originally scheduled to take place on Monday, March 30, 2020. The prices of the new ‘premium’ tickets have gone up drastically after the initial onsale. The fan revealed that Pearl Jam premium tickets are priced at $1,756/ea, $5,006/ea and $1,956/ea. Check out the screengrab below:
One of the fans on Reddit, crowe1977 said: “Didn’t they fight against ticket gouging In the 90s?” While another said: “F***ing bullshit. I used to love going to concerts. But I can take my family on a nice vacation for those prices.”
Pearl Jam announces new tour
Pearl Jam is set to embark on a North American tour this year. The tour will begin in San Diego, California on May 03rd at the Viejas Arena and ultimately conclude on September 22nd in Denver, Colorado at the Ball Arena. The group also entertained the fans with a 2022 European tour which will start at the Pinkpop Festival in Landgraaf, the Netherlands on June 18th.
Now, it is being reported that Pearl Jam will be planning to give their fans even more as Pearl Jam is negotiating to headline multiple international Lollapalooza festivals in 2023. This information comes from the international music news outlet Music Trends Colombia.
Not only the tours, but the Eddie Vedder-fronted Pearl Jam are also seemingly working hard on their new album as per the revelation of the guitarist and co-lyricist Stone Gossard. In his new interview with Consequence and Kyle Meredith With…, the legendary rocker said revealed that the band is working on the new album.
During the interview, here is what he stated: “We’ve recorded some songs. We’re on our way. We’re making music.”
It was noted how the band have hardly gotten to promote their last album, 2020’s Gigaton, due to the pandemic. After a hiatus of a couple of years, the band are back in the studio. Gossard said, “It’s important for us to maintain that irreverence to songwriting, in terms of like, just throwing rough vocals on, just taking stabs at stuff, trying stuff.”