Pearl Jam 2012 Tour

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Pearl Jam 2012 European Tour
Tour by Pearl Jam
Start date June 20, 2012
End date September 30, 2012
Legs 2
No. of shows 13 in Europe
4 in North America
17 in total
Pearl Jam concert chronology

The Pearl Jam 2012 Tour was a concert tour by the American rock band Pearl Jam.[1] The first leg of the tour consisted of thirteen shows in Europe, including a headling appearance at the Isle of Wight Festival.[2][3] American punk band X were the opening band for the arena shows.[4] Due to high ticket demand for pre-sale tickets, the third-party website handling the sale had to be taken offline. The Pearl Jam fanclub cited "an act of sabotage" to the site.[5] For the second show at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam, a fan of the band created the setlist.[6]

In May 2012, Pearl Jam announced they were playing three festival dates in the US, including a headling slot at Jay-Z's Made in America Music Festival.[7][8][9] In June 2012, the band announced they would be playing at the Adams Centre in Missoula, Montana.[10] This was scheduled to be the band's only non-festival show in the United States in 2012.[11]

At the Made in America Festival, Pearl Jam were joined onstage by Jay Z to perform the song "99 Problems".[12][13] For their appearance at Made In America, the band earned $2 million.[14] Some of the footage of Pearl Jam's set featured in the 2013 documentary film Made in America, directed by Ron Howard.[15]

Opening acts[edit]

  • X (excluding festivals)
  • Mudhoney (Missoula only)

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
June 20, 2012 Manchester England Manchester Arena
June 21, 2012
June 23, 2012[A] Isle of Wight Seaclose Park
June 26, 2012 Amsterdam Netherlands Ziggo Dome
June 27, 2012
June 29, 2012[B] Werchter Belgium Werchter Festival Grounds
June 30, 2012[C] Arras France Citadelle Vauban
July 2, 2012 Prague Czech Republic O2 Arena
July 4, 2012 Berlin Germany O2 World Berlin
July 5, 2012
July 7, 2012 Stockholm Sweden Ericsson Globe
July 9, 2012 Oslo Norway Oslo Spektrum
July 10, 2012 Copenhagen Denmark Forum Copenhagen
North America
September 2, 2012[D] Philadelphia United States Fairmount Park
September 21, 2012[E] Pensacola Pensacola Beach
September 22, 2012[F] Atlanta Piedmont Park
September 30, 2012 Missoula Adams Centre
Festivals and other miscellaneous performances
A This concert is a part of "Isle of Wight Festival"
B This concert is a part of "Rock Werchter"
C This concert is a part of "Main Square Festival"
D This concert is a part of "Budweiser Made in America Festival"
E This concert is a part of "De Luna Festival"
F This concert is a part of "Music Midtown Festival"

Band members[edit]

Pearl Jam
Additional musicians



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  2. ^ "Pearl Jam to headline Isle of Wight festival in 2012". BBC News. 2011-12-09. Retrieved 2011-12-15. 
  3. ^ "Pearl Jam to headline Isle Of Wight Festival 2012". NME. 2011-12-08. Retrieved 2011-12-15. 
  4. ^ "Pearl Jam announce tour dates for 2012". themusicpress. 2011-12-08. Retrieved 2011-12-15. 
  5. ^ "Pearl Jam website hit by ticket sale problems". Viagogo. 2011-12-15. Retrieved 2011-12-15. 
  6. ^ "Pearl Jam Superfan Creates Band's Setlist". Rolling Stone. 2012-07-06. Retrieved 2012-07-13. 
  7. ^ "Pearl Jam to headline Jay-Z's Made in America Music Festival". Metro. 2012-05-22. Retrieved 2012-06-03. 
  8. ^ "Pearl Jam to headline Jay-Z's Made in America Music Festival". 2012-05-21. Retrieved 2012-06-03. 
  9. ^ "Made In America Festival Lineup: Pearl Jam, Passion Pit, D'Angelo & Skrillex On Jay-Z's Call Sheet". Huffington Post. 2012-05-22. Retrieved 2012-06-03. 
  10. ^ "Small-town ties between Ament, Tester bring Pearl Jam back to Missoula". 2012-06-15. Retrieved 2012-06-15. 
  11. ^ "Pearl Jam to perform in Missoula". 2012-06-15. Retrieved 2012-06-15. 
  12. ^ "Jay-Z joins Pearl Jam on stage". The Press Association. 2012-09-03. Retrieved 2012-09-03. 
  13. ^ "Jay-Z Closes Made In America Fest With Help From Drake, Pearl Jam". MTV. 2012-09-03. Retrieved 2012-09-03. 
  14. ^ "Made in America: Did It Work?". Hollywood Reporter. 2012-09-14. Retrieved 2012-09-14. 
  15. ^ "Made in America". TIFF. Retrieved 2013-08-21. 
  16. ^ Sources for First Leg: