Pearl Jam visits Canadian Tire Centre on May 8, 2016

Pearl Jam announces 2016 North American tour dates

Canadian cities to include Quebec, Ottawa and Toronto

Tickets go on sale on Friday, Jan. 29, at noon

Tickets can be purchased by visiting, by phone at 613-599-FANS (3267) or 1-877-788-FANS (3267); in person at each of the 10 participating Canadian Tire stores in Ottawa as well as the store in Perth, The Sens Store at Carlingwood Mall and Place d’Orléans, any Ottawa Sports Experts location, Les Galeries de Hull, Ottawa Festivals and at the Canadian Tire Centre box office.

Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to announce that Pearl Jam will perform a series of North American concert dates between April and August of 2016, that will include a stop at Ottawa’s Canadian Tire Centre on Sunday, May 8, and will be hosting the Canadian leg of the tour.

Pearl Jam’s 2016 North American dates kick-off in Fort Lauderdale on April 8, include festival headlining slots at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Bonnaroo and wrap in August with two nights each at historic baseball stadiums Fenway Park in Boston and Wrigley Field in Chicago (full list of tour dates below).

Public tickets for all Pearl Jam tour dates, except the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Bonnaroo, Boston and Chicago go on sale on Friday, Jan. 29, at noon local time. A special ticket pre-sale for the same shows will begin today for current Pearl Jam Ten Club members (as of Monday, Jan. 18). Additional details are available at

Pearl Jam 2016 North American Tour dates

Date City Venue
April 8 Fort Lauderdale, Fla. BB&T Arena
April 9 Miami American Airlines Arena
April 11 Tampa, Fla. Amalie Arena
April 13 Jacksonville, Fla. Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
April 16 Greenville, S.C. Bon Secours Wellness Arena
April 18 Hampton, Va. Hampton Coliseum
April 20 Raleigh, N.C. PNC Arena
April 21 Columbia, S.C. Colonial Life Arena
April 23 New Orleans New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
April 26 Lexington, Ky. Rupp Arena
April 28 Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center
April 29 Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center
May 1 New York Madison Square Garden
May 2 New York Madison Square Garden
May 5 Quebec City Centre Vidéotron
May 8 Ottawa Canadian Tire Centre
May 10 Toronto Air Canada Centre
June 9-12* Manchester, Tenn. Bonnaroo Festival
Aug. 5 Boston Fenway Park
Aug. 7 Boston Fenway Park
Aug. 20 Chicago Wrigley Field
Aug. 22 Chicago Wrigley Field

*Exact Pearl Jam performance date at Bonnaroo to be announced by the festival over the coming months.

More about Pearl Jam
Oct. 22, 2015, officially marked 25 years of Pearl Jam performing live. Ten studio albums, hundreds of unique live performances and hundreds of official live concert bootleg releases later, the band continue to be critically acclaimed and commercially successful – with more than 60 million albums sold worldwide.

Pearl Jam released their Grammy Award-winning tenth studio album, Lightning Bolt, through Monkeywrench Records/Republic Records on Oct. 15, 2013. Lightning Bolt debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart as well as No. 1 on iTunes in more than 50 countries and is available now at, via iTunes and all major retailers.

Vitalogy Foundation Donations
Pearl Jam will donate $3 USD ($4 CAD) from each concert ticket sold to the Vitalogy Foundation to help support non-profit organizations doing commendable work in the fields of community health, the environment, arts and education and social justice.

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About Paul Mercs Concerts
Paul Mercs Concerts ( has 40 years of in-depth industry experience in various aspects of the entertainment business: Artist management, large-scale event production and concert promotion. With concert promotion as the primary business, Paul Mercs Concerts is the only independent concert promoter to operate Canada-wide, coast to coast. In recent years, artists associated with Paul Mercs Concerts include Heart, Jeff Beck, Brian Wilson, Peter Frampton, The Moody Blues, Tom Jones, Willie Nelson, Chris Cornell, The Trailer Park Boys, Chris Botti, Diana Krall, George Jones, John Prine, Merle Haggard and Pearl Jam. From artists to media partners to audience members, Paul Mercs Concerts takes pride in its relationships and firmly believes in the true value of music.

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