Pearl Jam, the John Mayer Trio, Black Eyed Peas and Maroon 5 are among the first wave of acts confirmed to open shows on the Rolling Stones' upcoming On Stage tour. Black Eyed Peas will open the tour'

Pearl Jam, the John Mayer Trio, Black Eyed Peas and Maroon 5 are among the first wave of acts confirmed to open shows on the Rolling Stones' upcoming On Stage tour. Black Eyed Peas will open the tour's opening Aug. 21/23 stand at Boston's Fenway Park, while Maroon 5 takes over for an Aug. 26 show in Hartford, Conn., and an Aug. 31 date at Detroit's Comerica Park.

That group will be joined by the Tragically Hip for a Sept. 3 show in Moncton, N.B., while Pearl Jam will open a Sept. 28 engagement in Pittsburgh, marking its first appearance with the Stones since 1997.

Mayer's trio, which also includes bassist Pino Palladino and drummer Steve Jordan, will make its live debut opening shows on Oct. 3 in Washington, D.C., and Oct. 10 in Philadelphia. Palladino and Jordan previously backed Mayer for his 2005 Grammy Awards performance of "Daughters."

The Stones blew through the first round of ticket on sales last weekend, selling out gigs in Boston, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Miami, Charlotte, N.C., and Calgary. Visit the band's official Web site for a list of shows that go on-sale this weekend.

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