Pearl Jam to tour Europe in 2010

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The Independent Culture

Pearl Jam will head to Europe next summer for a series of headlining and festival appearances in June and July. Seven dates have so far been confirmed, with four more shows yet to be announced.

Pearl Jam will be touring in support of its new self-released album Backspacer, which debuted in the top ten on US and European charts following its September release.

The tour will begin on June 22 at Dublin's O2 Arena, moving on to Belfast, London, and Berlin, plus festivals in France, Belgium, and Portugal.

2010 European tour dates:

June 22: Dublin (02 Arena)
June 23: Belfast, Ireland (Odyssey Arena)
June 25: London (Hard Rock Calling Hyde Park)
June 27: TBD
June 30: Berlin (Wuhlheide)
July 1: TBD
July 3: Arras, France (Main Square Festival)
July 4: Werchter, Belgium (Rock Werchter Festival)
July 6: TBD
July 9: TBD
July 10: Oeiras, Portugal (Optimus Alive Festival)

Since its inception in 1990, Pearl Jam has become one of the longest-standing alternative rock bands to first find success in the 1990s, selling an estimated 60 million records worldwide.

Public on-sale dates, plus additional venues, will be announced on the Pearl Jam website.