Saturday, March 26, 2011

Eddie Vedder Announces Solo Ukulele Tour...

In support of his forthcoming solo album, Ukulele Songs, Eddie Vedder will embark on a month-long US tour on June 15th in Providence, Rhode Island which wraps up on July 15th at Seattle’s Benaroya Hall. Special guest Glen Hansard (The Swell Season, The Frames) will join Vedder on the road.

Eddie Vedder will release a solo album, Ukulele Songs, on Tuesday, May 31st (May 30th internationally) through Pearl Jam's Monkeywrench Records. Ukulele Songs is a collection of original songs and covers performed by Vedder on ukulele. The first single from the album, "Longing to Belong," will be available for sale through digital retailers on Tuesday, March 22nd (March 21st internationally).

Also released on May 31st is Water on the Road, a live-concert DVD directed by Brendan Canty of Fugazi and Christoph Green featuring performances from Vedder’s August 16th and 17th 2008 solo tour engagements at Washington, D.C.'s Warner Theatre. The DVD features a live performance of "You're True" from Ukulele Songs as well as a mix of Pearl Jam catalog, covers and songs from Vedder’s critically acclaimed, award-winning solo record, Into The Wild.

6/15 Providence, RI @ Providence Perf. Arts Ctr.    
6/16 Boston, MA @ Wang Theatre - Citi Performing Arts Center    
6/18 Hartford, CT @ Bushnell Center For Perf. Arts    
6/21 New York, NY @ Beacon Theatre    
6/22 New York, NY @ Beacon Theatre    
6/25 Upper Darby, PA @ Tower Theatre  
6/26 Detroit, MI @ Fox Theatre    
6/28 Chicago, IL @ Chicago Theatre    
7/1 St. Louis, MO @ Fabulous Fox Theatre    
7/2 Minneapolis, MN @ The Orpheum Theatre    
7/5 San Diego, CA @ Copley Symphony Hall    
7/6 Long Beach, CA @ Terrace Theater  
7/8 Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern    
7/9 Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl    
7/11 Oakland, CA @ Paramount Theatre    
7/14 Portland, OR @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall    
7/15 Seattle, WA @ Benaroya Hall

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