After a massive year celebrating their 20th anniversary, Pearl Jam is going from PJ 20 to U.K. festival headliners. The Seattle rockers will carry their 2011 momentum into next summer, headlining the Isle of Wight Festival's June 23rd date while touring Europe and the U.K.
Pearl Jam joins Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (June 22) and Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band (June 24) as the Isle of Wight Festival's headlining acts. The Vaccines, Noel Gallagher, Noah and the Whale, and Elbow are also among those scheduled to perform.
Pearl Jam kick off their tour on June 20 at Manchester's Evening News Arena and will make appearances at Belgium's Rockwerchter Festival (June 29) and France's Main Square Festival (June 30) before wrapping up at Copenhagen's Forum on July 10th. LA punks X will support Pearl Jam at their non-festival shows. Full tour dates are listed below:
June 20: Manchester, U.K. (MEN Arena)
June 23: Isle of Wright, U.K. (Isle of Wight Festival)
June 26: Amsterdam, Netherlands (Ziggo Dome)
June 29: Werchter, Belgium (Rockwerchter Festival)
July 4: Berlin, Germany (O2 Arena)
July 7: Stockholm, Sweden (Ericsson Globe Arena)
July 9: Oslo, Norway (Spektrum)
July 10: Copenhagen, Denmark (Forum)