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  • tschavtschav Posts: 1,525
    Would love to see them go the Yondr route for a few small shows and not release bootlegs. Give the band a chance to do whatever they want and make a few mistakes, let Ed get political, etc. 

    I'd be fine with an EV solo tour next year, even if a new PJ album came out.

    I'd also be down if EV releases a duets album of covers before another PJ album releases.

    I would trade any more multi-day shows at Wrigley for single appearances at Alpine Valley (and I live 10 minutes from Wrigleyville).
  • vaggar99vaggar99 San Diego USAPosts: 3,088
    Fuck Wrigley
  • HesCalledDyerHesCalledDyer MarylandPosts: 14,261
    Anyone who would choose to go and see a Pearl Jam tribute band when Mudhoney is on in the same town on the same night is not okay, I believe.
    I wouldn't see either one.  I've found that PJ tribute bands always overdo Ed's voice and end up sounding more like Days of the New or Creed.  And Mudhoney is just murder on the ears.
  • rummyrummy Ontario, CanadaPosts: 2,812
    Anyone who would choose to go and see a Pearl Jam tribute band when Mudhoney is on in the same town on the same night is not okay, I believe.
    I wouldn't see either one.  I've found that PJ tribute bands always overdo Ed's voice and end up sounding more like Days of the New or Creed.  And Mudhoney is just murder on the ears.
    Admittedly, the likelihood of one overdoing EV's voice has kept me from seeing any PJ tribute bands - and the fact that I've been fortunate enough to have seen the real deal, on average, once per year over the last seven years!

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  • PapPap Serres, GreecePosts: 20,885
    lastexitlondon said: I'm old fashioned and I have found facebook/Twitter/Instagram just a pointless habit  that wastes time and causes problems and conflict when it's not their in real life. That s just my veiw. Too easy to be upset and to upset others. I'm good without all of it
    Ooh, yeah! All right!
    Were [Pearl] jammin
    I wanna [Pearl] jam it wid you.
    Were [Pearl] jammin, [Pearl] jammin
    And I hope you like [Pearl] jammin too.


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  • rummy said:
    Anyone who would choose to go and see a Pearl Jam tribute band when Mudhoney is on in the same town on the same night is not okay, I believe.
    I wouldn't see either one.  I've found that PJ tribute bands always overdo Ed's voice and end up sounding more like Days of the New or Creed.  And Mudhoney is just murder on the ears.
    Admittedly, the likelihood of one overdoing EV's voice has kept me from seeing any PJ tribute bands - and the fact that I've been fortunate enough to have seen the real deal, on average, once per year over the last seven years!

    The worst concert experience of my life was seeing Evenflow the tribute band once in St. Louis. It was awful. The lead singer was a tool. They had girls up on stage making out and showing their stuff during Daughter. Of all songs...Daughter. My first live experience of hearing Sad was thar band. I remember when the band kicked into Sad during The Vic show my mind went back to that night and thought, “I really wish this was my first live experience with this song and not the version from those fucking tools in Evenflow.” 
  • vaggar99vaggar99 San Diego USAPosts: 3,088
    ^^^
    that does sound awful.  i would have left.
  • vaggar99 said:
    ^^^
    that does sound awful.  i would have left.
    That’s exactly what I did. (The tribute show. Not  The Vic. Ha!)
  • PB11041PB11041 EarthPosts: 1,307
    Covering a band is one thing.  Covering a bands entire catalog that is active is just...I actually do not have the correct words for it.

    Some band that has some silly name like EvenFlow was playing before the Philly 2003 Spectrum show.  All I wanted to do was buy the fanclub member who got me his extra a beer.  We were both slowly tortured, started laughing and just went into the spectrum to talk PJ instead waiting for Sparta to open up instead.
    His eminence has yet to show. 
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    1998 - 5/1, 8/22, 8/25, 8/26, 8/28, 9/8, 9/10, 9/11
    1999 - 10/30, 10/31 (left early due to flight grrr)
    2000 - 4/12, 8/4, 8/6, 8/23, 8/24, 8/25, 8/27
    2003 - 4/28, 4/29, 5/3, 6/29, 7/5, 7/6, 7/8, 7/9, 7/14
    2005 - 9/15, 9/16
    2006 - 5/12
    2008 - 6/25
    2013 - 7/16
    2016 - 4/29, 8/7
    2018 - 9/4

  • 100 Pacer100 Pacer Toronto, ONPosts: 6,107
    edited December 2018
    I actually found myself giddy while holding my iPhone up along with the crowd during Won’t Back Down. For years I refused to give up my BlackBerry but finally acknowledged if Ed is going to *really* notice me I need a proper device flashlight. 
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    1998: Chicago, Montreal, Barrie
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    2002: Seattle X2 (Key Arena)
    2003: Cleveland, Buffalo, Toronto, Montreal, Seattle (Benaroya Hall)
    2004: Reading, Toledo, Grand Rapids
    2005: Kitchener, London, Hamilton, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Quebec City
    2006: Toronto X2, Albany, Hartford, Grand Rapids, Cleveland
    2007: Chicago (Vic Theatre)
    2008: NYC X2, Hartford, Mansfield X2
    2009: Toronto, Chicago X2, Seattle X2, Philadelphia X4
    2010: Columbus, Noblesville, Cleveland, Buffalo, Hartford
    2011: Montreal, Toronto X2, Ottawa, Hamilton
    2012: Missoula
    2013: London, Chicago, Buffalo, Hartford
    2014: Detroit, Moline
    2015: NYC (Global Citizen Festival)
    2016: Greenville, Toronto X2, Chicago 1
    2017: Brooklyn (RRHOF Induction)
    2018: Chicago 1, Fenway 1
    2019:
  • Lerxst1992Lerxst1992 Posts: 1,052
    PB11041 said:
    Covering a band is one thing.  Covering a bands entire catalog that is active is just...I actually do not have the correct words for it.

    Some band that has some silly name like EvenFlow was playing before the Philly 2003 Spectrum show.  All I wanted to do was buy the fanclub member who got me his extra a beer.  We were both slowly tortured, started laughing and just went into the spectrum to talk PJ instead waiting for Sparta to open up instead.


    Another liberal use of the word "active."
  • The End is a good song
    PJ 2014: Leeds, Milton Keynes
    PJ 2018: London 1, Padova, Roma, Prague, Krakow, Berlin, Barcelona, Madrid, Lisbon, London 2
    EV 2017: Amsterdam 2&3, London 1&2
  • The End is a good song
    Yes it is. 
  • rummyrummy Ontario, CanadaPosts: 2,812
    A lot of the tour posters are really ugly.
    Auckland 1998, Toronto 1 2011, London 2013, Buffalo 2013, Toronto 1&2 2016, Seattle 1&2 2018
  • The End is a good song
    Yes it is. 
    IN A WELL
    WHAT THE HELL
    DID I FELL?
    WHO CAN TELL
    THIS IS HELL

    The man they call my enemy. I've seen his eyes, he looks just like me - A mirror...
  • Lerxst1992Lerxst1992 Posts: 1,052
    rummy said:
    A lot of the tour posters are really ugly.

    Thank you. I thought it was me.
  • vaggar99vaggar99 San Diego USAPosts: 3,088
    edited December 2018
    the band should stop releasing a holiday single on vinyl.  its pretty much a joke at this point.  its rarely anything worth getting excited about (or anything we have not already heard).  it can't be all that cheap to have these made. seems like a waste of effort and at this point, the band just does it out of tradition.  also, vinyl is a generally inconvenient format that really needs to die.
  • KN219077KN219077 MontanaPosts: 384
    rummy said:
    A lot of the tour posters are really ugly.
    For a band of their size, they get some pretty awful posters. Like embarrassingly bad
  • vaggar99vaggar99 San Diego USAPosts: 3,088
    Eddie needs to stop drinking on stage.
  • B-GirlB-Girl Posts: 97
    It should be illegal to put anything except multi-colored lights on a Christmas tree. You’re all-white tree isn’t “elegant” or “classy.” On the contrary, Christmas is supposed to be festive, a celebration, not “elegant” or “classy.” 
    Hahaha, I think I might agree with you on that one..🤣
  • B-GirlB-Girl Posts: 97
    rummy said:
    A lot of the tour posters are really ugly.
    +1.  Those are the only ones I have.
  • rummy said:
    A lot of the tour posters are really ugly.
    Not really an unpopoular opinion. More of a fact :)
    The man they call my enemy. I've seen his eyes, he looks just like me - A mirror...
  • vaggar99 said:
    Eddie needs to stop drinking on stage.
    :giggle:
    26/ 05/ 00 -Velodomo Anoeta -San Sebastián.
    02/ 09/ 06 -Azkena Rock Festival- Vitoria -Gasteiz.
    09/ 07/ 10 - BBK live -Bilbao.
    10/ 07/ 18 -Palau Sant jordi -Barcelona.




  • vaggar99 said:
    Eddie needs to stop drinking on stage.
    Mike should stop pointing finger towards the crowd. He’s been sloppy lately
    PJ 2014: Leeds, Milton Keynes
    PJ 2018: London 1, Padova, Roma, Prague, Krakow, Berlin, Barcelona, Madrid, Lisbon, London 2
    EV 2017: Amsterdam 2&3, London 1&2
  • Lerxst1992Lerxst1992 Posts: 1,052
    vaggar99 said:
    Eddie needs to stop drinking on stage.
    Mike should stop pointing finger towards the crowd. He’s been sloppy lately

    I would contend the sloppiness has little to do with pointing. These are the things that tend to happen to us as we ease into semi retirement.  He has earned his right to be sloppy.
  • vaggar99vaggar99 San Diego USAPosts: 3,088
    vaggar99 said:
    Eddie needs to stop drinking on stage.
    :giggle:
    not sure what he does off stage.  but, it does seem like a reduction is in order.
  • vaggar99 said:
    vaggar99 said:
    Eddie needs to stop drinking on stage.
    :giggle:
    not sure what he does off stage.  but, it does seem like a reduction is in order.
    Glad to hear that. We want PJ for many many years to come ;)
    26/ 05/ 00 -Velodomo Anoeta -San Sebastián.
    02/ 09/ 06 -Azkena Rock Festival- Vitoria -Gasteiz.
    09/ 07/ 10 - BBK live -Bilbao.
    10/ 07/ 18 -Palau Sant jordi -Barcelona.




  • vaggar99 said:
    Eddie needs to stop drinking on stage.
    Mike should stop pointing finger towards the crowd. He’s been sloppy lately
    Agree..and quit running around the stage..I prefer a stationary rock guitar God..
    Charlottesville 2013
    Hampton 2016

  • mrk2mrk2 FinlandPosts: 1,234
    vaggar99 said:
    the band should stop releasing a holiday single on vinyl.  its pretty much a joke at this point.  its rarely anything worth getting excited about (or anything we have not already heard).  it can't be all that cheap to have these made. seems like a waste of effort and at this point, the band just does it out of tradition.  also, vinyl is a generally inconvenient format that really needs to die.

    Didn’t they stop them already? ;)
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