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Pearl Jam announce Isle of Wight headline slot and European tour

Pearl Jam

Story by Jack Foley

PEARL Jam have announced they will headline the Saturday night slot at the Isle of Wight Festival 2012.

They will also play six of their own shows between June 20 and July 10, 2012.

Pearl Jam’s European tour dates kick off in Manchester at the MEN Arena and closes at the Forum in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Los Angeles punk rockers X will serve as the support act for all of the band’s headlining shows.

A special ticket pre-sale for Pearl Jam’s non-festival shows will take place for eligible members of the band’s Ten Club beginning Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 5pm. Visit for full details.

Isle of Wight festival tickets are on sale now, while tickets for the Manchester gig go on sale on December 16.

The tour dates are (all June and July 2012):

20 – Manchester MEN Arena
23 – Isle of Wight Festival
26 – Amsterdam, Holland, Ziggo Dome
29 – Werchter, Belgium, Rockwerchter Festival
30 – Arras, France, Main Square Festival

4 – Berlin, Germany 02 Arena
7 – Stockholm, Sweden, Ericsson Globe Arena
9 – Oslo, Norway, Spektrum
10 – Copenhagen, Denmark, The Forum