Pearl Jam have confirmed plans for a new tour in 2016 to celebrate their 25th anniversary. The news was recently revealed by the band’s manager Kelly Curtis in a Twitter Q&A.
Curtis was joined by bassist Jeff Ament as the group winds down from their South American tour and the end of its 2015 live schedule. When someone asked about more live shows next year The Pearl Jam manager said “We will announce some tour dates first part of the year.”
Also during the Q&A Curtis was asked about the band celebrating the 25th anniversary of their debut album Ten. Next year it will be 25 years since it was released and when asked if they would do anything to mark this Curtis said “Yes, can’t say anything yet.”
Pearl Jam previously celebrated the 10th anniversary of their live debut in 1990 with a 2000 show in Las Vegas, and their 20th with the documentary and book Pearl Jam Twenty and a two-day festival in Alpine Valley, Wisconsin.
Pearl Jam lead singer Eddie Vedder was recently part of Supergroup Ten Commandos which features- Pearl Jam and Soundgarden drummer Matt Cameron, QOTSA guitarist Alain Johannes, Soundgarden bassist Ben Shepherd and Burning Brides frontman Dimitri Coats.
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