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PEARL JAM Cancels Tour Dates After Bassist JEFF AMENT Tests Positive For COVID-19

PEARL JAM has canceled tonight’s live performance at Golden 1 Heart in Sacramento, California and Friday’s present at MGM Grand Backyard Enviornment in Las Vegas, Nevada after bassist Jeff Ament examined constructive for COVID-19.

The most recent live performance cancelations come simply days after drummer Matt Cameron contracted COVID-19, main the opposite members of PEARL JAM to recruit new touring guitarist Josh Klinghoffer, longtime Ament collaborator Richard Stuveru, a fan plucked from the viewers, a highschool senior, and unique PEARL JAM drummer Dave Krusen to take a seat behind the equipment for his or her reveals in Oakland and Fresno.

Earlier immediately, PEARL JAM launched the next assertion by way of social media: “Whereas the band battled by means of Oakland after drummer Matt Cameron examined constructive for Covid, and Fresno the place Ed [Vedder, vocals] and the band acquired by means of it with the assistance of Dave Krusen as particular visitor drummer, they now must current the heartbreaking information that this morning bassist Jeff Ament has examined constructive for Covid.

“That is horrible for everyone concerned and we’re particularly sorry to these on the market who’ve made plans to attend these reveals.

“Our consideration to staying contained in the bubble has been fixed. We have now really finished all that we might have to stay away from an infection.

“Regretfully, the Sacramento and Las Vegas reveals are canceled. Ticket refunds will likely be routinely processed to ticket holders’ technique of buy. We’re so very sorry. Be protected on the market.”

On March 9, 2020, PEARL JAM was the primary main artist to drag the plug and postpone its spring 2020 tour dates attributable to COVID-19 considerations. Just a few weeks later, the band’s new album, “Gigaton”, was launched to essential acclaim however empty venues. Practically two years later, PEARL JAM lastly introduced that it will hit the street with their 2020 North American tour dates formally rescheduled for Could and September 2022.

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