Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam, the Seattle-based band that helped fuel the grunge movement and sold about 60 million records around the world, in 1999 they released the single, Last Kiss, with all proceeds going to refugees of the Kosovo war.

On coming Tuesday, 23rd July 2013 , they’ll play in Canada, at London’s Budweiser Gardens before heading to Chicago for a second July date Friday, more than two months ahead of a North American tour in support of their new album, Lightning Bolt, to be released in October.

The London show is reportedly sold out, but Budweiser officials say there could be tickets made available before show time.

They were part of the Seattle grunge explosion that included Alice in Chains, Nirvana and Soundgarden, who Cameron left to join Pearl Jam in the late ’90s.

The band includes frontman Eddie Vedder (vocals), Stone Gossard (guitar), Jeff Ament (bass), Mike McCready (guitar) and Matt Cameron on the drums.

IF YOU GO

What: Pearl Jam concert.
Where: Budweiser Gardens, 99 Dundas St., Canada
When: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Tickets: $71.25, it could be sold out. Check ticket sellers, or online at www.budweisergardens.com